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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on YouTube

The partner country of ITB Berlin is promoting itself with an internet mini-series

The name says it all. Under the heading of ’Endlich Ruhe!’ (Silence at last) Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, this year’s partner country of ITB Berlin, is promoting itself with a five-part internet film series. Viewers can watch clips commissioned by the series producers on social media and the YouTube channel of Germany’s most north-easterly state: Each of the five episodes has a clear message: Mecklenburg-...


Tours full of life and adventure

Over the last 17 years World Insight has been operating adventure tours off the beaten track. The Cologne-based tour operator is expanding its portfolio with Joy of Travel and a relaunch of the Vagabunt line of products

Under the heading of ‘Lebe deinen Traum’ (Live your Dream) World Insight is promoting a wide range of adventure tours catering for all kinds of customers. Groups of up to 18 tour participants mingle with the locals, meeting them as equals. For instance, travellers wind their way by rickshaw through the streets of Hanoi, cycle side by side...


Icons of the modern age: Bauhaus Museum in Dessau to open in 2019

In 2019, marking its centenary, a comprehensive exhibition of the unique collection of Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau will take place for the first time

Dessau is the city one most associates with the Bauhaus movement. This is where it flourished, between 1925 and 1932. All three of its directors – Walter Gropius, Hannes Meyer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe – left their mark in Dessau. Almost all of the buildings attributed to the movement and which to this day can be seen in the city are regarded as icons of the modern age. 

When the Bauhaus Museum in Dessau opens marking its...


Icelandair: more and more destinations

In 2017 the Icelandic airline celebrated its 80th anniversary. In 2018 five new US routes to Kansas City, Dallas Fort Worth, Cleveland, San Francisco and Baltimore will be added to its destination network.

Icelandair can look back on 80 years of flying experience. With routes to 51 destinations, 21 of which are in the US and Canada, and 30 in Europe, its network is currently the largest in the company’s history. At ITB Berlin the airline will be announcing five new destinations in the US. Starting on 25 May 2018 the Icelandic airline...

Ice Bathing - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern/Photo: Joachim Kloock/TZRW

Polar bears ahoy! It’s ice bathing season in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern welcomes the New Year and the ice bathing season

On New Year’s Day the fearless, foolhardy and thick-skinned will be diving into the icy, three to four degree cold waters of the Baltic, in pursuit of a great tradition enjoyed by all kinds of ‘water rats’ between Boltenhagen and Usedom. Most of them belong to clubs which take their names from Arctic wildlife, and through long hours of training the ’Seals’, ’Walruses’ and ’Kingfishers’ of Rostock, Stralsund, Waren and Neubrandenburg have become so resistant to the cold that for others, watching...

Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (c)Felix Broede

Music and culture between the Baltic coast and lakeland region

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s calendar is packed with outstanding music and cultural events

2018 will be a special year for Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. This German holiday region is the first federal state to become the official partner country of ITB Berlin, which will take place from 7 to 11 March 2018. Between spring and late autumn Mecklenburg-Vorpommern will also provide the backdrop to some outstanding cultural events: some with a traditional maritime theme, while others are cult events, and still others classical.

Exceptional concert venues at ’...

Velo Classico Germany, Foto: Florian Selig

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern – a mecca for sports fans and amateurs

Water sports, running and cycling – sports events in the summer of 2018 will be as diverse as the holiday region between the Baltic and lakeland region

Next summer the official partner country of ITB Berlin 2018 will be showing off its sports credentials. From May through to September there will be back-to-back sports events. On 25 and 26 May 2018 they will kick off with the ’Mecklenburger Seen Runde’. Up to 3,000 riders are expected to join the 300-kilometre ’cycle tour for all comers’. Taking part is what counts. It is not just competing for the...

TravelUps! winner

The winner of this year‘s 'TravelUps! Startup Challenge' is

The perfect way to achieve success

With the ‘Travelups! Startup Challenge’ held on 31 October 2017 at the Feria Internacional de Turismo de América Latina (FIT) in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s start-up community recognised South American travel industry start-ups.

The winner of this year‘s TravelUps! Startup Challenge is...

ITB Asia 2017

ITB Asia 2017 wraps up 10th year anniversary with record highs

The show closed with a spectacular 77% growth from its inaugural edition and a record 22,000 scheduled appointments prior to show

Asia’s leading travel trade show, ITB Asia 2017 has completed its milestone anniversary event with record-breaking numbers. The tenth edition of ITB Asia came to a close today at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Over three days, the event hosted about 940 exhibitors from 113 countries, an 11% increase over the previous year. ITB Asia 2017 also welcomed its strongest ever buyer...

ITB Asia 2017

ITB Asia 2017 kicks off highly-anticipated milestone event

Event has grown from strength to strength to present its strongest line-up yet

Celebrating its 10th anniversary as Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show, ITB Asia 2017 has opened its doors today at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands.

An expected of more than 11,000 delegates will be able to look forward to an exciting exhibition event and conference programme. The event will feature its strongest line-up of exhibitors and speakers, as well as many firsts for the travel trade show.

“We are immensely proud to be...