News

Aran Wins Germany Travel Writers’ Award – Again

Aran Wins Germany Travel Writers’ Award – Again

Aran Brazil, Irish Sun, has won the German National Tourist Office’s Germany Travel Writers’ Award – for the second year running. One of the biggest events in Germany next year will be the international garden exhibition, IGA Berlin, from 13th April to 15th October 2017.

Klaus Lohmann, Director UK & Ireland (above with Mattias Höphner, His Excellency German Ambassador to Ireland), said that Irish visitor overnights in Germany increased by 13% last year to 435,494 and that the German NTO was hoping for similar growth next year. “As well as IGA Berlin 2017, there will be events celebrating the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s Reformation, the major arts and design event Documenta 14 in Kassel from 10th June to 17th September, and in December the launch of the world’s highest cable car.”

Klaus Lohmann congratulates first prize winner Aran Brazil, Irish Sun

Klaus Lohmann congratulates first prize winner Aran Brazil, Irish Sun

Aran’s prize is flights for two to Frankfurt, Deutsche Bahn tickets to Weimar and two nights in the Hotel Elephant. Una Mullally, Irish Times, won second prize of flights for two to Frankfurt, Deutsche Bahn tickets to Coburg, and two nights in the Best Western Blankenburg Hotel, while the third prize, a box of wine, was won by Caroline Delaney, Irish Examiner.

Ralf Lissek, Chief Executive, German-Irish Chamber of Industry and Commerce, invited the Irish travel trade to use the Chamber’s contacts to develop charters to Germany for special interests and trade shows. “We are open for anything,” he asserted.

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

More in News

Aer Lingus announces Santorini as new destination for Summer 2021

Michael FloodDecember 4, 2020

New Attractions and Accommodations in Portugal

Neil SteedmanDecember 4, 2020

Royal Caribbean floats out Odyssey of the Seas ahead of its 2021 launch

Michael FloodDecember 3, 2020

TUI Deals Ex-Dublin for Christmas and New Year

Neil SteedmanDecember 3, 2020

Royal Caribbean Group Extends Suspension of Cruising

Neil SteedmanDecember 3, 2020

easyJet to Charge for Overhead Locker Space

Neil SteedmanDecember 2, 2020

Emirates Offers Free 5-Star Hotel Stay in Dubai

Neil SteedmanDecember 2, 2020

Wendy Wu Extends Free Worldwide Flights Offer for Agents – Adds New Zealand

Neil SteedmanDecember 1, 2020

Emirates Delivers on Customer Promise to Complete Refunds Backlog

Neil SteedmanDecember 1, 2020

Copyright © 2019 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland