🇩🇪 Germany


14 July 2021

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines to stop addressing passengers as “ladies and gentlemen”

Lufthansa group has announced that it will remove the phrase “ladies and gentlemen” when welcoming its passengers. The greeting will be replaced by a “neutral” one […]
7 July 2021

Germany repeals ban on travellers from UK, Portugal and others

On Monday Germany reopened its borders to travellers coming from the UK and Portugal, as well as several other countries, repealing a ban which had previously […]
28 June 2021
Lufthansa

Lufthansa launches QR code vaccine certificate to speed up check-in

On June 17th, Lufthansa announced that it will allow travelers to use an in-app QR code to confirm their vaccination status. More than a quarter of […]
22 June 2021

UEFA denies request to light up Munich stadium in rainbow colors

UEFA has rejected the city of Munich’s request to light up the stadium with rainbow colors for the Euro 2020 soccer match between Germany and Hungary […]
24 May 2021

All glaciers in Germany will melt away within ten years

Despite what some might say, global warming is real. And its consequences can be seen all over the planet. Species are getting extinct, weather conditions are […]
21 May 2021

Europa Park reopens its doors

Europa Park repones its doors today, as already hinted at by its owner, Roland Mack, in an interview given to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. View this […]
20 May 2021
Berlin

German hotels can advertise cheaper prices than booking.com, court rules

On 19 May, the German Federal Court of Justice declared the ‘narrow’ best price clauses imposed by booking portal Booking.com on hotels as incompatible with antitrust law. The […]
18 May 2021

Germany to allow vaccinated international travellers and reduce travel restrictions

As the summer holiday season approaches and certain European countries begin to reopen to tourists, Germany has announced it will allow vaccinated travellers as well as […]
12 May 2021

Pandemic-proof luxury bunkers could be the new trend in Europe

The constant worries about the collapse of society began to haunt a retired American couple, Tom and Mary, as soon as they read the book ‘Patriots: […]
12 April 2021
Berlin

Travel & Tourism contribution to Germany’s GDP dropped a staggering €161 billion in 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) reveals that the dramatic collapse of Germany’s Travel & Tourism sector has wiped out €161 billion from […]
9 April 2021

A smell of post-Covid-19 times: an intellectual rebel honoured by German conservatives

The debate about Covid-19 has a multitude of facets: one of the most important (nevertheless a quite neglected aspect), is the “post Covid-19” one. While the […]
12 February 2021

Covid-19: Carnival activities are being scaled down in Germany

The popular “Mainz bleibt Mainz” (“Mainz stays Mainz”) TV program is taking place and be broadcast as usual on Carnival Friday, which fell on February 12 […]
1 February 2021

German city of Ulm installs sleep pods to shelter homeless

The city of Ulm, around 75 miles west of Munich, Germany, has introduced a unique solution to protect its homeless throughout winter. They have installed sleep […]
6 January 2021

European Commission approves €1.25 billion to recapitalize TUI

The European Commission has approved German aid of a €1.25 billion recapitalization package for TUI AG (TUI), the parent company of the TUI Group, as part […]
6 January 2021

Covid-19: Germany tightens restrictions

Facing intense criticism for not having a sufficiently fast vaccination campaign, German authorities are extending and tightening its restrictions until at least January 31. A second […]
11 December 2020

10 Beautiful German Castles to Visit this Winter

Did you know that Germany has more than 20,000 castles? It sounds surreal, doesn’t it? The truth is that the country has one of the largest […]
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