Tourismus

  • Hamburg re-launching tourism

    Hamburg Tourismus GmbH (HHT) has developed all kinds of tips and attractive offers for summer holidays in Hamburg and virtually abroad. Summer in seven countries can be experienced up close in Hamburg by clicking onto www.dieweltinhamburg.de. The Hamburg CARD Local offers residents a new ticket for...

  • Heated beach chairs for chilly season

    Wicker beach chairs have dotted seashores along the North and Baltic Seas since the late 19th century. Fast forward to the 21st century and vacationers in Travemünde can now spend a night in a special wicker beach basket. An EU-funded, barrier-free beach chair complete with ramp, a folding seat and...

  • Hamburg Airport adds new destinations from March

    The Italian airline Alitalia will operate a daily flight from Hamburg to Milan Linate from March 29, 2020 while airBaltic will operate a flight to Tallinn four times a week and a connection to Vilnius three times a week giving passengers even more destinations. The Latvian airline will operate the...

  • Elbphilharmonie houses top lifestyle hotel

    Hamburg’s importance as a tourist location continues unabated. In December, the Statistikamt Nord reported guest growth of 5.8 per cent to over 6 million guests for the period January to October 2018. The number of overnight stays rose to over 12 million and by 5 per cent over the same period in...

  • Fraser Suites attracting more international guests to Hamburg

    The golden ribbon was cut at 12.52 pm on Tuesday (September 17) by the ambassadors of Singapore, Thailand, managers of the Asian hotel group and Dorothee Stapelfeldt, Senator for Urban Development and Housing. A Thai clergyman had declared 12.52 p.m. the ideal moment to open the hotel. The Stage...

  • Experiences in Hamburg - from digitization and instagramization

    For many visitors to Hamburg, the Elbphilharmonie is often the main drawcard. Yet there are many other tourist attractions within easy walking distance. Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg, which displays the world’s largest model railway over almost 1,500 square metres has gained international recognition...

  • Elbphilharmonie Hamburg presents programme in opening season

    Hamburg’s latest landmark, the impressive Elbphilharmonie concert hall is scheduled to open on January 11-12, 2017. Christoph Lieben-Seutter, Artistic Director of the Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle, recently presented the programmes offered at both establishments in the upcoming 2016/17 season in...

  • "Miniatur Wunderland" also in Google street view

    Hailed as a Guinness World record, fans can now pay a digital visit to the world’s largest model railway, Miniatur Wunderland, using Google maps street view. Google, Miniatur Wunderland and their partner, Ubilabs, have developed tiny cameras to photograph every nook and cranny of the Miniatur...

  • Michael Otremba Appointed as New Managing Director

    Michael Otremba is the new managing director of the Hamburg Marketing GmbH (HMG). This decision was taken on Tuesday, 8 December, by the board of HMG. Furthermore, the Supervisory Board of the Hamburg Tourism Board (HHT) plans to appoint Otremba as sole director of HHT. The vice president of...

  • Lonely Planet and New York Times declare love of Hamburg

    An enthusiastic New York Times writer has turned “Hamburg fan”. Praise aplenty can be found in his article under the headline “36 Hours in Hamburg, Germany,“ published on October 19, 2017. This comes just as the Lonely Planet travel guide put Hamburg fourth among the “Top 10” cities to visit in 2018...