Tag: Germany

Autograph Collection Hotels launches Roomers Munich in Germany

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s iconic independent hotels, announced its fourth hotel in Germany with the opening of Roomers Munich, located in the city’s burgeoning West-end. Brian Povinelli, Senior Vice President and Global Brand Leader, Autograph Collection Hotels, highlighting their growing global portfolio of 125 hotels around the globe said, “With its unparalleled location, immersive […]

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Germany records a steady increase in Indian tourists

Germany recorded a growth of 12.8% in tourists coming from India during January-May 2017. Romit Theophilus, Director, Sales and Marketing, German National Tourist Office (India) speaking at the Discover Germany roadshow held in Delhi said that Germany has had a phenomenal year so far and there has been around 329860 Indian visitors from Jan to […]

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Germany sees growth in inbound tourism in the first half of 2017

In the first half of 2017, incoming tourism in Germany grew strongly. The Federal Statistical Office, to the end of June, registered 36.7 million international overnight stays, 1.2 million more than in the same period of the previous year, a growth of 3%. Global tourism is forecast to develop positively this year, with the world […]

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A guide to Hamburg’s ‘Miniature Wonderland’ in Germany

Miniature Wonderland is an exhibit in Hamburg, Germany, which includes the world’s largest model railroad system, the world’s largest model airport and hundreds of tiny scenes from real life. Source: BBC

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German Tourism Market extends support to Kos

Germany’s leading tour operators and travel agents recently attended a three-day major destination marketing event on Kos to explore the ways to boost travel sale packages to the destination. The FVW Workshop 2016 was held by FVW Mediengruppe from June 29 – July 2 under the organisation of Region of South Aegean, the Greek National […]

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MoT takes step to ensure safety & security of tourists, including foreign tourists

Important source markets like USA, UK, Germany, Australia including Russia have not struck India, in particular Goa, from the list of safe travel destinations for their citizens. However, some countries have advised their citizens to exercise necessary precautions while travelling to some parts of India. As regards the impact on the tourism industry, there is […]

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Vienna reports a growth in tourism arrivals in the capital

The Austrian capital, Vienna, has registered 6.3 million visitor overnight stays between January and June – an increase of 5.4% for the same period the previous year. According to the data released by the Vienna Tourist Board, the capital’s top five source markets in the first half of 2015 were Germany with 1,283,000 bed nights […]

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Indonesia expects visa-free travel to double tourism to Bali

Indonesia intends to focus on Bali and islands near Singapore instead of developing more remote spots in the world’s largest archipelago, while it seeks to double tourist numbers by 2020. This year, the government has increased its marketing budget fourfold to 1 trillion rupiah (75 million USD), Tourism Minister Arief Yahya informed. The money is […]

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Iran launches ambitious tourism plans, anticipates 20 million visitors a year

Iran’s tourism industry is anticipating rapid growth following the lifting of economic sanctions. President Hassan Rouhani’s government is taking fresh measures to ease or abolish visa requirements for most foreign visitors. Business travellers are also making their way to Tehran scoping out opportunities. More tourists also appear to be on the planes coming from Frankfurt, […]

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Foreign tourists’ arrival registers growth of 955.9% in January-June 2015

The Government of India launched the Tourist Visa on Arrival (TVoA) enabled by Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA), presently known as e-Tourist Visa scheme, on November 27, 2014, for 43 countries. The Government extended this Scheme to the citizens of Guyana and Sri Lanka in January 2015 and April 2015 respectively. The e-Tourist Visa facility was further extended to […]

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