Archive for the ‘Germany’ Category
Imagine people standing in front of a billboard designed to resemble shelves in a store, pointing their smartphones and clicking as if taking photos of their favorite products. As they walk away, they have the satisfaction of knowing theyâ€™ve just saved themselves a trip to the supermarket: the goods they just selected will be delivered [...]
Los Angeles/Berlin, April 2013 â€“ Berliners are commemorating the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedyâ€™s historic â€śIch bin ein Berlinerâ€ť speech, which he delivered on June 26, 1963, in front of Berlinâ€™s Rathaus SchĂ¶neberg. During the hot phase of the Cold War in what was then West-Berlin, Kennedy underscored American support for the divided [...]
Frankfurt am Main/Berlin, 6 March 2013 – Destination Germany is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe and is, according to IPK International, the number one cultural travel destination for Europeans. Prominent among Germany’s many cultural treasures are the 37 natural and cultural heritage sites that have been recognised by UNESCO.
Love Bach? Love classical concerts? Then Germany is the place to be in March or April. Not just any part of Germany, but the region where Johann Sebastian Bach spent most of his life: Luther Country. An easy drive, south of Berlin, the German federal states of Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia regularly celebrate the genius of [...]
Two Months until The Blue Rider Returns to Munuch, Germany – StĂ¤dtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus Reopens May 8, 2013
New York, March 8, 2013 â€“ After four years the worldâ€™s largest collection of Blue Rider works will return to the newly refurbished Munich art museum. The Lenbachhaus has been completely overhauled and expanded by the architects Foster + Partners, and soon famous works by Wassily Kandinsky, Gabriele MĂĽnter, Franz Marc, August Macke and Paul [...]
Wagner and the TannhĂ¤user Connection In May, the music world celebrates the 200th birthday of Richard Wagner. The composer had links with many places in Germany, but Wartburg Castle, outside Eisenach, has a fascinating tale to tell. Lutherans know that Martin Luther translated the Bible from Greek into German while in hiding, safe [...]
\New York, January 24, 2013 â€“ Travel to Germany is increasing at a faster rate than ever. According to statistics from the Federal Statistical Office, overnight stays by international visitors in accommodation establishments with more than ten beds totalled 59.8 million in the first ten months of 2012. This equates to an increase of 8.3 [...]
On behalf of the German federal government, the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has been working internationally to promote Germany as a travel destination for more than 60 years. It communicates the diverse appeal of the country to a worldwide market, thereby promoting a strong and attractive brand â€“ â€śDestination Germany.â€ť
Los Angeles, January 2013 â€“ To mark the 80th anniversary of the Nazisâ€™ accession to power on January 30, 1933, and the 75th anniversary of the November Pogroms (Reichskristallnacht) in 1938, the city of Berlin in 2013 is organizing cornerstone events to actively remember and acknowledge the painful past. From January 30 until November 9, [...]
BERLIN, Germany – There’s been a renewed boom in tourism in Germany over the past 12 months. Preliminary data indicate another record for the third year in a row, with overnight stays by foreigners rising particularly strongly.