Tag: German tourists

Ten Lufthansa jumbo jets to evacuate German tourists from New Zealand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020 15:51

Lufthansa will bring vacationers on behalf of the Federal Foreign Office from New Zealand back to Europe. Five Airbus A380s with 509 seats each and five Boeing 747s with 371 ... Read More

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:20

After an Easter of Terror Sri Lanka needs a hug. Easter Monday is the day hugs are pouring in from every corner of the world. "I am a Muslim and ... Read More

28 killed in Portugal bus crash, many German tourists

editor editor- April 17, 2019 22:19

A bus reported to be carrying tourists, including many from Germany, crashed on the island of Madeira in Portugal, killing at least 28. Filipe Sousa, the mayor of Santa Cruz, ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019 03:44

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) was a huge challenge. Ras Al ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019 03:05

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii (a top destination for Japanese ... Read More

Russian and British tourists annoy German holidaymakers the most

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 23:45

According to the results of a sociological survey conducted among German citizens by the online platform ab-in-den-urlaub, German holidaymakers are most annoyed by fellow vacationers from Russia and Great Britain. ... Read More

German tourists ditch Greece, opt for Turkey, Italy and Spain instead

editor editor- February 8, 2013 06:58

German tourists will be in short supply in Greece this summer as less than one percent have made plans to visit the debt-hit country this season, according to a report ... Read More

Large group of German press visited Seychelles

editor editor- July 4, 2012 01:16

DERTOUR, one of the known German tour operators and now a reference brand in holiday offers to Seychelles, joined forces with the Seychelles Tourist Office in Frankfurt, Germany, to get ... Read More

Why Germans get their lounge chairs and beach towels first

editor editor- June 13, 2012 07:31

Germans sleep less and get up earlier than the British, according to a new study which suggests why holidaymakers from Germany get their beach towels on sunloungers first. Read More

Minister: German tourists afraid to come to Greece

editor editor- March 13, 2012 06:32

German tourists are "afraid" to come to Greece due to widespread anger at EU-mandated austerity cuts that have left the country in a deep recession, the Greek culture minister said ... Read More

120 tourists evacuated from Austrian ski resort fire

editor editor- December 27, 2011 07:28

Some 120 mostly Dutch and German tourists were forced to evacuate their hotel in the Austrian ski resort of Saalbach-Hinterglemm when a fire broke out on Christmas Day. Read More

Germans want parity with Brits on visa rules

editor editor- December 9, 2011 08:20

PANAJI - German tourists visiting Goa want parity with their UK counterparts regarding relaxation in the mandatory two-month cooling period required between subsequent visits to India. Read More

German tourists stranded on a flood plain for 48 hours

editor editor- November 22, 2011 08:12

Four German tourists stranded on a flood plain for 48 hours after their four-wheel-drive vehicle was bogged have said they thought they would die on the remote Territory stretch. Read More

Germany paints glowing picture of holiday in Seychelles

editor editor- August 16, 2011 06:11

Clever Reisen has come out with glowing accounts of a Seychelles dream holiday. Read More

Saudi Arabia affirms itself as key market for German tourism

editor editor- May 23, 2011 07:33

At the Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF), Germany highlights the prime role of the Saudi market for its tourist industry Read More

Tourists fined for chasing Grizzlies near Lake Louise

editor editor- November 18, 2010 04:14

A group of German tourists who chased a grizzly bear and her two cubs in Lake Louise, Alta., were fined $750. Read More

German tourists injured in Belfast bus attack

editor editor- August 18, 2010 05:47

Three German tourists have been injured after a coach was stoned in east Belfast. The vehicle was attacked on the King's Road, in the city at about 2130 BST on ... Read More

Klaus Laepple: Crisis or no crisis, German tourists will flock to Greece this year

editor editor- March 10, 2010 05:10

BERLIN - THE economic and fiscal crisis engulfing Greece will not prevent hordes of German holidaymakers flocking there this year, the head of Germany's tourism board predicted on Tuesday. Read More

German tourists killed in car-train collision in Egypt

editor editor- December 14, 2009 04:06

Three German tourists were killed when their car collided with a freight train near the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Safaga, the official MENA news agency reported. Read More

Thai minister says tourist did not die from H1N1

editor editor- May 20, 2009 04:38

BANGKOK - A German tourist who died in Thailand this week after falling ill with a fever did not have the H1N1 flu virus, Thailand's public health minister said on ... Read More

California pushes for more German tourists

editor editor- March 10, 2009 02:55

The California Travel and Tourism Commission unveiled a new German Web site to attract more German-speaking travelers to the Golden State. Read More

German tourists take clothes off in Brazilian airport

editor editor- February 4, 2009 05:48

SAO PAULO — Two German tourists have been detained for taking their clothes off in the lobby of a Brazilian airport, authorities said Tuesday. Read More

Euro adoption in Slovakia attracting German tourists

editor editor- January 28, 2009 02:18

Bratislava - Slovakia's entry to the Eurozone increased its attractiveness for Germans, the Slovak Tourism Agency (SACR) has said after the International Tourism Fair CTM in Stuttgart that took place Read More

Kurdish rebels release kidnapped German tourists

editor editor- July 21, 2008 04:09

Turkey's foreign ministry says Kurdish rebels have released three German tourists who were kidnapped earlier this month in the east of the country. Read More

Three German tourists drown while canyoning in France

editor editor- June 13, 2008 03:17

Paris - Three German tourists were killed in south-eastern France when they were trapped by rising waters while canyoning, police said Thursday. The three victims, two young women and their ... Read More

Germans told how to avoid British tourists

editor editor- June 4, 2008 05:00

Germany's biggest-selling newspaper has printed a guide to help readers going abroad to avoid British tourists. Bild's contribution to the annual battle of the beach loungers was sparked when a ... Read More

Tunisia plans to boost number of German tourists

editor editor- March 10, 2008 06:22

Tunisian tourist officials aim to "re-conquer" the German market which has a slump of 6% in 2007. On his part, Tunisia's tourism Minister Khelil Lajimi has told the official Tunisian ... Read More

Kenya – Industry Loses German Tourists

editor editor- January 31, 2008 05:44

More than 50 per cent of German tourists who were to visit the country have diverted to other destinations. An office manager with a travel Agency in Germany, Mr Christian ... Read More