German Tourism Summit

Lufthansa eyes leisure travel growth

Lufthansa will focus more strongly on the leisure market with the launch of long-haul budget flights next year, CEO Carsten Spohr said at this week’s German Tourism Summit in Berlin. more

German market trends

Double-digit sales growth in September

Germans flocked into travel agencies last month to book late summer holidays and winter trips, generating a 13% sales rise, according to market surveys. more



Good growth for cultural holidays

German study tours specialist Studiosus has generated strong growth this year despite difficult market conditions. more



Fast growth and capacity expansion

Germany’s fourth-largest tour operator FTI has grown by a high double-digit rate this year and is expanding capacity in many destinations next summer. more



Fourth hotel brand for summer 2015

German tour operator Alltours is launching its fourth hotel brand for summer 2015 and stepping up product differentiation after low growth this year. more



Moving into holiday homes

Leading German hotel accommodation portal HRS is expanding into the holiday homes market with the takeover of Holidayinsider. more



More concept hotels

TUI Germany wants to double the number of its concept hotels and will increase the number of exclusively offered hotels by 30% next summer. more


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