Germany Launches New Campaign to Highlight Local Traditions and Customs

Germany’s ‘Traditions and Customs’ are the focus of the German National Tourism Board’s (GNTB) worldwide tourism campaign for 2015. The inclusion in a nationwide inventory, of 27 traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our...Read more

FITUR Sets New Records, Focuses on 2016

FITUR closed its 35th staging on February 1, 2015 with a record number of participants, having attracted 125,084 professionals from 139 countries and as many as 222,551 visitors in total. The event experienced a 12 percent growth in international professional...Read more

Germany’s Incoming Tourism Increases in 2014

For the period of January to September 2014, the number of overnight stays from abroad to Germany increased to 58.8 million. According to latest figures from the Federal Statistical Office of Germany, 2.9 million extra nights, in accommodation establishments with...Read more

Portugal: World Food Tourism Summit Integrates Chef’s Congress Into April 2015 Event

The World Food Tourism Summit program takes place at the Estoril Congress Centre in Portugal April 8 – 11, 2015. A new feature that the event is introducing this year is the integration of the Chefs Congress, promoted by “Edições...Read more

Malta’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Maltese Islands have three sites inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. These are the City of Valletta, the Megalithic Temples and the ?al Saflieni Hypogeum. In all, seven megalithic temples are found on the islands of Malta and...Read more

Swiss Intl. Air Lines Plans New Business Class lounges in Zurich

Swiss International Air Lines is investing continuously in its fleet, its products and its services under its “Next-Generation Airline of Switzerland” strategy. In its latest action, the airline plans to open two new lounges dedicated to Business Class passengers. New...Read more

EMITT Wraps Up Successsful 2015 Event in Istanbul

EMITT 2015 saw record numbers with the participation of 71 countries and 4.550 exhibitor companies. A total of 64.350 professionals from across the globe attended the Istanbul event, with an additional 77.750 travelers. The 19th edition of EMITT took place...Read more

Explore Turkey on Foot and by Sea with Peter Sommer Travels

Peter Sommer Travels is preparing to explore some of Turkey’s spectacular coastline in an expedition that combines walking ancient trails with cruising aboard a traditional Turkish yacht. Designed for travelers with a passion for history, scenery, archaeology and the outdoors,...Read more

TruMarketing Adds Portugal DMC TopMIC Turismo to its Portfolio

TruMarketing has announced the addition of Portugal DMC TopMIC Turismo to their portfolio. TopMIC Turismo is Portugal’s most top incoming operator that works in all segments of the market, carefully curating unique experiences and special interest elements for FITs &...Read more

Your Guide to Berlin’s 2015 Spring and Summer Events

Each year, the city of Berlin offers a growing list of festivals, parades, celebrations, and annual cultural highlights. Boasting over 1,500 events daily, the German capital promises an exciting event program in 2015, from museum nights, design festivals and symphonies...Read more