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Fairmas Hotel Report September 2015

September 7, 2015, In Fairmas hotel report

In focus: Reduction in VAT on overnight stays: Deceptive packaging or an engine for growth? Summer is over and we’re back from the break with an exciting topic: More than five years have passed since Germany’s liberal-conservative government presented the hotel industry with a “tax gift” in the form of…

Reduction in VAT on overnight stays: Deceptive packaging or an engine for growth?

September 7, 2015, In Press releases

The press photographs showed Chancellor Merkel relaxed and smiling when Germany’s liberal-conservative coalition government passed the so-called Growth Acceleration Act on December 4, 2009. After all, it was already the third stimulus package in the difficult times following the global financial and economic crisis. The cut in VAT for hotels…

Fairmas Hotel Ticker September 2015

September 1, 2015, In Fairmas hotel ticker

Hotel Performance August 2015 in comparison to previous year The overall leisure demand in Dresden largely depends on the weather. This was particularly evident from the sharp fall in group sector trade. On the other hand, more individual tourists arrived, who paid higher room rates. In August, it was simply…

Fairmas Hotel Report July 2015

July 7, 2015, In Fairmas hotel report

No half-measures – the performance of the “big seven” in the first six months of the year Germany is a popular tourist destination – its tourist trade is booming. Last year, the country’s accommodation enterprises reported a record number of overnight stays – for the fifth year in a row….

Fairmas Hotel Ticker July 2015

July 1, 2015, In Fairmas hotel ticker

Hotel Performance June 2015 in comparison to previous year June was excellent for the Berlin hospitality industry. Occupancy rose by 5% and room rates were also much higher (28%) than last year (RevPar: +34%). The completely sold-out Champions League final on June 6 generated a huge surge in demand, as…

The Champions League Final poured €34 million more into the coffers of the Berlin hotel industry

June 22, 2015, In Press releases

Press Release: Great figures for the Berlin hotel industry Berlin, 19 June 2015. It is undisputed that trade fairs and conventions are of great importance for the hotel industry. Fairmas has now analysed which effects sporting events have on local hotels. This influence is not always especially noteworthy. However, the…

Fairmas Hotel Report June 2015

June 9, 2015, In Fairmas hotel report

The four-star hotel industry: A clear position is a clear advantage or: if you don’t position yourself, somebody will do it for you Four-star hotels are popular with both travellers and investors because they represent a high standard of accommodation. However, the competitive pressures are great. Since the last financial…

Fairmas Hotel Ticker June 2015

June 1, 2015, In Fairmas hotel ticker

Hotel Performance May 2015 in comparison to previous year Occupancy in Dusseldorf declined by 13% on a year-on-year basis. ADR actually collapsed by a dramatic 38%. There were many public holidays this May, including Whitsun (Pentecost), which fell in June last year. This meant there was much less corporate and…

Fairmas Hotel Report May 2015

May 7, 2015, In Fairmas hotel report

Hotel performance April 2015 and an analysis of the importance of large-scale congresses for the Hotel industry Germany is a top destination for business travellers, while German quality is also respected worldwide. Major events such as conferences and congresses are the biggest drivers of business trips to the country. Such…

Fairmas Hotel Ticker May 2015

May 4, 2015, In Fairmas hotel ticker

Hotel-Performance April 2015 in comparison to previous year The Berlin hotel industry enjoyed a very satisfactory April. This year, fewer days of April were taken up by school holidays. Demand in the group sector was very good and there was some high-priced business and convention trade, especially following the holidays….