All posts tagged "Petra Hedorfer"

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    German NTB Launches New German Summer Cities Campaign for 2019

    The German National Tourist Board has announced another new worldwide viral campaign for 2019 in addition to...

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    GTM – Germany Travel Mart 2018 Opens in Dresden

    The 44th German Travel Mart has opened in Dresden in Saxony. This year’s event will be attended...

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    Germany Shows 4.6% Growth in Irish Visitors in 2017

    The German National Tourist Board, with its year-end summary for 2017, is once more able to report...

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    Bavaria Hosts Successful German Travel Mart in Nuremberg

    This year’s German Travel Mart (GTM) opened to the music of Wagner played by the Nuremberg Symphony...

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    GTM 2016: Diversity of Germany’s Attractions Continue to Attract Increasing Numbers of Irish Visitors

    The huge variety of reasons to visit Germany, including value for money, is continuing to attract increasing...

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    Irish Overnights in Germany Increase by 22.3 Per Cent

    The volume of international travel to Germany reached a record high for the fifth year running in 2014, with a total of 
75.6 million overnight stays by foreign visitors. Overnight stays by visitors from Ireland increased by 22.3 per cent – with December recording a 34.1 per cent increase. Irish arrivals totalled...

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    Irish Visitor Numbers to Germany Up 21 Per Cent

    The German Federal Statistical Office recorded 70.2 million overnight stays from foreign visitors between January and November 2014, in accommodation facilities with 10 or more beds. Irish visitors during the 11 months increased by 21.1%.    The 70.2 million figure adds an extra three million overnight stays compared with the same time...

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    Germany No 1 in Worldwide Brand Comparison

    Germany has been voted into first place in the latest Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brands Index 2014, in a global comparison of 50 nations, putting it ahead of the USA and the UK. Meanwhile, over one million Germans and people from worldwide celebrated on Sunday 9th November. To the strains of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony,...

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    Neuschwanstein Still Germany’s Most Popular Destination

    Neuschwanstein Castle, Europa Park in Rust and Cologne Cathedral took front row yet again in this year’s list of the 100 most popular sights for foreign tourists in Germany. This was the result of the third survey about the ‘Top 100’ (via the website www.germany.travel/top100 and the Top 100 app), conducted by...

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    Top Three Priorities for New ETC President

    Manuel Butler, Director General of the Institute of Tourism of Spain, was elected President of the European Travel Commission at the 84th General Meeting held in Dublin yesterday, Thursday 11th April. Manuel succeeds Petra Hedorfer of the German National Tourist Board for a three-year term. Also elected at the meeting were Gergely...

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    Germany for Young People

    Next year, the German National Tourist Board will be training the spotlight on youth travel in its global sales and marketing activities. The ‘Germany for Young People – vibrant, fashionable, innovative’ theme caters to a tourism segment offering vast economic potential. The target group is also huge, with current figures showing that...