Attended by more than 120 travel trade professionals and media representatives, the German National Tourist Office (GNTO) held a successful roadshow event in partnership with premium airline partner Qatar Airways in Doha, with the aim to promote Germany as a year-round travel destination and to share the country’s latest inbound tourism figures and forecast of the Gulf region.
The well-attended B2B event, which targeted key travel trade, media, and key opinion leaders, was hosted at Msheireb Properties, Jelmood House, where the German Ambassador, H.E. Hans-Udo Muzel inaugurated the event with a welcome speech confirming the commitment to the local travel market.
H.E. Hans-Udo Muzel, German Ambassador to Qatar, highlighted during his speech: “Travellers from Qatar are very welcome to visit Germany all year-round and are guaranteed to find high-quality services, great value for money, luxury accommodation, and facilities as well as a genuine appreciation for their business. We are very much looking forward to hosting our friends and partners from Qatar in our beautiful country.”
According to the latest forecast from the GNTB, Gulf region travelers visiting Germany are expected to grow to 3.6 million overnight stays by 2030, compared with 1.8 million guest nights recorded in 2018 with focused promotions of the country’s high-end resorts, shopping complexes, tour operating partners, medical tourism providers as well as excellent connectivity provided through direct flights to various German cities.
The Germany Roadshow in Doha was part of the growth campaign with 9 tourism, hospitality, medical and luxury retail partners meeting tourism trade leaders in Qatar to boost visits to Germany during the upcoming winter festive season and was hosted in partnership with premium airline partner Qatar Airways:
- Breuninger Department Store
- Cologne Tourist Board
- DMC & MICE Germany
- Excelsior Hotel Ernst
- HOTEL BAYERISCHER HOF MUNICH
- Ingolstadt & Wertheim Village
- OUTLETCITY METZINGEN
- Sana Hospital Group
- Studiosus Incoming Munich