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Edersee – During the Corona-lock downs there was the almost pleading appeal, of a Visit to the Edersee (Region Kassel) to refrain*. According to the easing of the contact restrictions, the reservoir experienced a rush of tourists. In the Interview with Claus Günther, CEO of the Edersee Touristic.
Mr Günther, the Edersee-tourism from Zero to a Hundred again started?
If we look at the last day of the holiday weekend of Pentecost, there seems to be a fact.
in Spite of Corona possible: holiday on the Edersee (Region Kassel) - After loosening overwhelmed tourists to the reservoir
the Edersee Was overwhelmed, especially by day trippers?
The days, tourism has always been a strong area and has developed again enormously. Overwhelmed is a good word, it was really crazy what happened on Pentecost week-end. There were traffic jams, it's bus routes have failed due to the volume of traffic, the barrier wall visited was of Thousands of people. And to keep the Overview, minimum-distance and the Corona measures to comply with to make these checks safely, that was really a challenge for the regulatory authorities – but also for the visitors.
How does it look in the bed area?
As the Numbers continue to grow since the loosening slowly. With the Lockdown, we had a huge cancellation wave. As it became known, that companies were allowed to re-accommodate guests, and has developed with us the Edersee relatively quickly. In comparison, we are still behind the bookings of last year, but overall, is to catch up on a good piece.
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in Spite of Corona possible: holiday on the Edersee (Kassel Region) Tourists will feel in apartments is safer
there is a difference between apartments and hotel Is rooms to
It seems so, that people in the apartments feel a bit safer. We have seen a high demand. But there are also hotels, which were very well booked. Overall, all of the accommodation establishments were recorded in the immense burglaries. If you want to look to the future, it is also very unlikely that in the course of the season to completely catch up.
Earlier vacationers bays, particularly in the short and in the short term – if good weather was announced. Has changed this Trend to the Corona?
It has reinforced in any case. This of course has to do with the fact that it had to be waited for, when, again, certain things are possible. A lot of book at very short notice, sometimes only for the next weekend.
in Spite of Corona possible: holiday on the Edersee (Kassel Region) - bookings for the summer of drag
According to the forecasts of the majority of the Germans want to spend the new year holiday this time in their own country. The Region is already noticeable?
bookings for The summer holidays, to draw slowly, but there is a certain amount of restraint is yet to be felt. For overnight guests, a large Potential still exists. We hope, however, that the true predicted Trend and we benefit as a Region.
Is upgraded to a multi-week rush to Overnight and day guests?
definitely! Last year, the overnight figures were slightly on the decline. This certainly had to do with the year long low water situation. But maybe we're lucky, we can catch up somewhat this year, this is hopefully starting a Trend to holiday in their own country.
in Spite of Corona possible: holiday on the Edersee (Kassel Region) - demand is very high
the demand is Like currently?
Very high, especially in terms of short-term trips. But here there is still capacity, so that we can serve all the guests.
What holiday activities are currently particularly in demand?
The theme of Cycling, the was already a strong Segment, has strengthened. Because of the Edersee plays with his good cycle network a major role. Hiking continues to be the Trend. Maybe it has to do with both of these are Outdoor activities. Because it feels safer. Even if you are in a smaller group on the road , the distance rules are fairly well observed.+ of The tourism on the lake Edersee has recorded, in spite of Corona again: Who wants to spend his summer holiday on the Edersee, you should book early, advises Claus Günther, CEO of the Edersee Touristic.©Conny Höhne
what challenges have to fight restaurateurs and establishments to?
There are requirements that must be complied with. The health is in the foreground. The challenge is for each individual operating therein, the rules implement, in particular because each has its individual infrastructure. There are continually gained experience and measures adapted to make it work.
in Spite of Corona possible: holiday on the Edersee (Region Kassel) restrictions for tourists are minimal
Where there are still restrictions at trip destinations and leisure activities?
About 90 percent of all businesses are open. Are currently closed the public swimming pools, but it may be that this will change soon. At the Edersee, you can still go swimming but the beaches were not monitored yet by the DLRG.
What is the hot tip you give guests who want to spend their holiday on the Edersee?
book Now at an early stage, then you can select in all accommodation categories Accommodations. This will certainly be in the next few weeks a little more difficult.
To the Person: Claus Günther (51)
Claus Günther (51) for nine years, managing Director of the Edersee Touristic. The aim of the society is the promotion of tourism in the lake Edersee is. The father of a family from the Frankenberger country, he previously worked for ten years in Korbach town hall, and was committed to the Diemelsee nature Park and as a promoter of economic development. Since 01.09.2011 and he is the head of the Edersee Touristic.
By Cornelia Höhne
at the end of April, it was on the part of the Edersee Touristic, that a forecast for the summer holiday on the Edersee is difficult - but with the latest Corona loosening the holiday on the Edersee (Region Kassel) in the way.
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section list image:©Conny HöhneDate Of Update: 07 June 2020, 08:34