🇩🇪 Germany.


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 […]
27 November 2020

Discover the ‘Gardens of the World’ in Berlin

Away from the busy city centre of Berlin, slightly of the beaten track in the middle of Berlin’s Marzahn district, you can find the beautiful Gardens […]
27 November 2020

5 Berlin restaurants you should try

Although many things are closed, for the time being, many of these beautiful places will hopefully soon reopen. Until then, most of them have a take-away […]
15 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Germany 🇩🇪

Note: Last update of this article occurred on February 1st, 2021 Can I travel to Germany? Individuals entering the Federal Republic of Germany from another country […]
30 October 2020

Germany to enter ‘partial lockdown’ beginning Monday

On Wednesday, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and the country’s state premiers announced it will enter a partial lockdown beginning Monday 2 November. The country plans to […]
28 October 2020

5 stunning parks in Berlin for an autumnal walk

Autumn is upon us and even though we might not be able to profit from it as much as other years, there are still activities we […]
1 October 2020

Germany’s CureVac launches second stage of vaccine trial

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to progress, particularly in Europe, where the virus is still circulating at a high rate. The pandemic has caused at least 1,005,981 […]
29 September 2020

Hotel Beethoven: Celebrating the 250th anniversary of the artist’s legacy

In the context of Germany’s presidency of the Council of the European Union, BOZAR will contribute to Beethoven’s 250th birthday celebrations by hosting an exhibition that […]
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