Higher price, holiday in Germany is booming - however, large losses by Corona

"From a Boom in Germany-tourism in this year, the line barely speak. The losses during the lock downs were too big," said Norbert Kunz, managing Director of t

Higher price, holiday in Germany is booming - however, large losses by Corona

"From a Boom in Germany-tourism in this year, the line barely speak. The losses during the lock downs were too big," said Norbert Kunz, managing Director of the German tourism Association (DTV). Currently vacationers have to engage in the most popular regions for overnight Stays deep in the pocket. Kunz speaks of the price increases of up to a maximum of 10 percent.

Particularly in the North sea and the Baltic sea and the foothills of the Alps are in demand, according to his information, currently. On the coast in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern approximately 80 percent of the accommodations were booked in July and August. "But even in boom regions will not make it in this year, the result for the year 2019 build," said Kunz of the German press Agency. This is due to the fact that Hotels, guest houses or campsites, but especially the gastronomy, because of the corona due to the distance rules are not able to utilize its capacity in full.

in Addition, foreign guests are missing in many regions almost completely. This will not be offset by tourists from the domestic market, said Kunz. A survey by the society for consumer research (GfK) show that 29 percent of people in Germany, the plan, after all, in this year, no more holidays.

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Updated Date: 10 August 2020, 04:26

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