German National Tourist Board Showcases Germany – Always Worth a Visit!

Berchtesgaden mit Kehlsteinhaus, Salzbergwerk und Nationalpark Enlarge image (© DZT- Deutsche Zentrale für Tourismus) Based in Frankfurt am Main, the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has been showcasing Destination Germany on the global market for 60 years, through a broad range of events and campaigns. These have included international tourism fairs, workshops and PR events. The GNTB internationally promotes Germany as a travel destination on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. It runs 30 offices abroad for that purpose. Information anyone can access is provided most particularly through the website “Welcome to Destination Germany," outlining topics and services for every possible type of travel, from honeymoons to business trips and from medical travel to creative visits.

Welcome to Destination Germany -

Trachten nach friesischer Art Enlarge image (© dpa/pa/Paul Mayall) In 2015, the GNTB’s marketing focus is on German customs and traditions. From Brezel to Bier and everything in between, the Tourism Office will be highlighting the best of German culture all year long. Germany has centuries of rich traditions that have influenced life in Europe and in the US. Check out their website for an overview of German inventions, arts and crafts, food and drink, and living traditions Be sure to take their quiz on German customs!

German Customs and Traditions Presented by the German National Tourism Board

German National Tourist Board

Germany - The travel destination

Funfare at the Oktoberfest in Munich

Funfare at the Oktoberfest in Munich