German National Tourist Office holds GCC promotional roadshow

German National Tourist Office

The German National Tourist Office (GNTO) completed a successful roadshow event in the GCC region, in cooperation with Emirates Airline.

The authority aimed to promote Germany as a year-round travel destination, highlighting its most prominent tourism attractions for the upcoming winter season.

Throughout the four-day event, the GNTO made stops in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

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German Ambassador to the UAE, HE Ernst Peter Fischer said: “Germany ranks among the top European destinations for Emirati travellers and we are proud to have established such strong tourism and trade links between our two countries. Germany is a fantastic place to visit, study and do business, and we look forward to welcoming more Emiratis to our wonderful country.”

The latest inbound tourism figures from the Gulf region reflect that Germany is a popular holiday destination for Gulf nationals. From January to July 2018 overnight stays from the GCC region increased by 5.3 per cent compared to the same period in 2017.