Articles tagged “berlin”

Airline Weekly

Eurowings Adds 8 Berlin Routes to Exploit EasyJet and Ryanair Cutting Flights

EasyJet and Ryanair's struggles in Berlin are Eurowings' gain.

Eurowings Adds 8 Berlin Routes to Exploit EasyJet and Ryanair Cutting Flights

Overtourism

Berlin Locals Weigh in on Tourists

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Berlin’s use of local consultation, ITA Airlines’ likely new owner, and what Google says about cheap flights.

Berlin Locals Weigh in on Tourists

Tourism

Berlin Gives Local Residents a Say in Tourism Planning

Berlin has given a formal seat at the tourism development table to its citizens. That's nice but it's important how selected citizen representatives will vocalize new feedback and whether tourism officials will respond to it.

Berlin Gives Local Residents a Say in Tourism Planning

News Blog

Europe’s Multi-Modal Travel Platform Omio Raises $80 Million

Multi-modal transportation platform Omio has raised $80 million, with plans to expand via new partnerships, acquisitions and further growth into the U.S. after Europe-wide expansion. Omio launched in North America in 2020, but was then hit by the pandemic. However revenue has recovered to more than double pre-pandemic levels, and according to reports founder and…

Business Travel

When Travel Agencies Fail on the Leisure Part of ‘Bleisure’ Trips

With so-called workcations on the rise, Amadeus is ready to support travel management platforms that reflect the way employees are blending their professional and personal lives, something agencies just aren't grasping.

When Travel Agencies Fail on the Leisure Part of ‘Bleisure’ Trips

Airlines

Lufthansa Adds Workspace Bookings to Flights in Renewed Biz Travel Push

For an airline that not so long ago eased away from business travel, two new partnerships suggest it's thinking twice about that decision.

Lufthansa Adds Workspace Bookings to Flights in Renewed Biz Travel Push

Airline Weekly

Berlin Airport Prepares for Busy Summer as Airlines Add Routes

Berlin is preparing for a busy summer tourist season, despite the war raging just a few hundred miles away. Several airlines are launching new flights throughout Europe in anticipation of strong summer demand to visit the German capital.

Berlin Airport Prepares for Busy Summer as Airlines Add Routes

Rail

Deutsche Bahn Offers Ukrainian Refugees Free Travel and a Welcome in Berlin

Let's praise the German railway operator for offering free tickets anywhere within Germany to Ukrainian refugees. And props to Berlin for preparing public buildings such as the closed Tempelhof and Tegel airports to accommodate refugees.

Deutsche Bahn Offers Ukrainian Refugees Free Travel and a Welcome in Berlin

Business Travel

GBTA Postpones European Conference in Berlin Over Omicron Fears

This is a cruel blow for an event that was designed to instill confidence in corporate travel, after the Global Business Travel Association's successful U.S. edition in Orlando.

GBTA Postpones European Conference in Berlin Over Omicron Fears

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