Articles tagged “berlin”

Tour Operators

Refugee-Led Tours Fight Pandemic Struggles to Expand Trips for Locals

Even if tourism companies are struggling to resume operations paused by Covid — let alone approach pre-pandemic levels — they must devise new ways to reach audiences interested in their products, even those tourists in their backyards. Especially if they've been popular, like many refugee-led tours have been.

Refugee-Led Tours Fight Pandemic Struggles to Expand Trips for Locals

Tourism

Berlin Museums to Welcome Guests as Germany Eases Lockdown Rules

The lonely bust of Queen Nefertiti and the abandoned gate of Ishtar may finally see some visitors in Berlin's silent museums as Germany allows visitors to book viewings.

Berlin Museums to Welcome Guests as Germany Eases Lockdown Rules

Coronavirus

Lufthansa’s Loyalty Guru Swaps Points for Behind-The-Scenes Reporting

Since May, Bastian Neumann-Semerow has been filming a video series for the airline on all aspects of the Covid-ready flying experience. Make no mistake, it’s an envious job.

Lufthansa’s Loyalty Guru Swaps Points for Behind-The-Scenes Reporting

Tourism

Germany Begins to Open Up But Holiday Restrictions Are Extended

The decision of the German government to renew its travel restrictions through June indicates that leisure tourism may be one of the last things to normalize as lockdowns tentatively lift.

Germany Begins to Open Up But Holiday Restrictions Are Extended

Coronavirus

ITB Berlin’s Cancellation Had Only a Mild Impact on Short-Term Rental Owners

An upside for cities like Berlin that tighten short-term rental supply through regulation is that they're less prone to price and occupancy shocks when something like the trade fair ITB Berlin cancels at the last minute.

ITB Berlin’s Cancellation Had Only a Mild Impact on Short-Term Rental Owners

Tourism

Berlin and Other German Cultural Hubs Grow Popular With Chinese Travelers

As Chinese travelers increasingly seek out cultural tourism, destination marketing organizations would do well to boost visibility for museum institutions and historic landmark sites with this segment. VisitBerlin's effort is case in point.

Berlin and Other German Cultural Hubs Grow Popular With Chinese Travelers

Online Travel

European Cities Turn to EU for Help in Battle Against Airbnb

Until Airbnb becomes more forthcoming about the information in its listings, which would enable cities to enforce their local regulations, the company will continue to face opposition from municipalities that want to limit its growth.

European Cities Turn to EU for Help in Battle Against Airbnb
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Airlines

American Airlines Launches Nine New Seasonal Routes to Europe

American Airlines is once again expanding its seasonal service to traditionally less-trafficked destinations in Europe where tourism growth is reaching new highs.

American Airlines Launches Nine New Seasonal Routes to Europe

Online Travel

Berlin App Has Grand Ambitions to Handle All Transport Modes

The app sounds like a good idea, but it remains to be seen whether all of the incumbent transit systems, with their vested interests, will hop along for the ride.

Berlin App Has Grand Ambitions to Handle All Transport Modes

Airlines

Tegel Airport Gets Backing From Berlin Voters Who Want It to Stay Open

A world city like Berlin deserves two airports. Yet courts may, in effect, overturn voter wishes. Whatever the outcome, let's hope the city soon gets the much-postponed, modern airport gateway it needs.

Tegel Airport Gets Backing From Berlin Voters Who Want It to Stay Open