GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Travel, Tourism and Hotels

 
  Share

Rising GCC tourist numbers to Hamburg reaffirm city's popularity

Dubai, 4 July 2017 – Recent tourist numbers and overnight hotel stay figures in the port city of Hamburg have reaffirmed the city's popularity among travellers from the GCC region, according to the Hamburg Tourism Board. The latest source market report has also revealed that Arab Gulf states are one of the most dynamic markets for Hamburg. 

The inflow of GCC tourists into Hamburg is expected to rise further as new attractions and landmarks have been added to the city, including Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, a modern music concert hall located within the HafenCity Hamburg quarter. 

The new and iconic landmark is considered a unique architectural masterpiece comprising three concert halls, a hotel, residential apartments and the publicly accessible Plaza, a viewing platform on 37 metres height. As an iconic destination within a destination, the Plaza lays in the gap between the old warehouse on which the landmark was built, and the modern glass structure above it. In just half a year since its opening, more than 2 million visitors have enjoyed the Plaza's unparalleled 360 degree views of the city of Hamburg. 

Attracted by Hamburg's pristine natural landscapes, lakes and rich history, GCC families in particular, are drawn to the city's prominent attractions such as the Miniatur Wunderland or 'Miniature Wonderland'. The world's largest model railway system is extremely popular with families for its intricate real-life-like design, fun and educational experiences and features 930 trains with nearly 14,450 railway wagons, 228,000 trees, 215,000 figures, 8,850 cars, 13,000 metres of track and 3,660 buildings and bridges. The impressive miniature versions of Hamburg, the mountainous German region of the Harz, the Austrian Alps, France, Italy, North-America and Scandinavia, in addition to the world's smallest ‘operating' airport shouldn't be missed.Quite a different experience awaits the families on rails at the nearby Hamburg Dungeon, a chamber of horrors, where actors perform spine-chilling scenes from Hamburg's history as you are transported around the dungeon – goose bumps guaranteed. 

Certainly a museum with a twist, located directly in the historic warehouse quarter of Hamburg, which is since 2015 part of the UNESCO World Heritage list in Germany.

Another attraction popular with visitors is the inner city Alster Lake, a 160-hectare lake that was created in the 13th century by damming the Alster River. Visitors flocking to Hamburg from all over the worldcan enjoy family-friendly cruises, canoe tours and sailing trips across theAlster with a great opportunity to view the myriad of houses and villas adjacent to the lake. The lake is also dotted with numerous restaurants and cafes offering stunning views of the water.

During a family holiday in Hamburg, guests should make sure to visit the TierparkHagenbeck. Granted, there are zoos all over the world, and tigers will have their stripes in each of them. And yet “Hagenbeck”, as the locals call their zoo, is a very special one: in 1907 it was the first zoo in the world where exotic animals could be admired uncaged. 

TierparkHagenbeck can be considered the mother of all modern zoos – with a carefully landscaped park and outdoor enclosures. Since 2007, Hagenbeck also includes a tropical aquarium, where an adventurous jungle-path leads you to the shark tank, crocodile pool and snake pits. 

Additionally, Hamburg'spleasant summer months and cool temperatures, offer a respite from the hot GCC summer season, making it the perfect destination for families to enjoy a mix of culture, nature, architecture, arts and relaxation in a safe and friendly environment. These unique attributes will only serve to boost the number of visitors and families travelling to Hamburg from the GCC.

 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 11456 times
Posted on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : flydubai to roll out new uniform
Next Story : Technology Boosts Passenger Satisfaction at Bag Collection and Borders
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
COLAB - Dry Shampoo
ORANGE & BERGAMOT Awaken the Cult Icon New Additions
FOREO delivers the ultimate festival survival kit for a glow-on-the-go.
The Perfect Gift Mark
New XE 300 Sport Edition Wins Gripping Ice Race
Palladio Beauty - a Professional Line of Botanical & Vitamin-Infused Cosmetics
Filorga Mesotherapist Derma Roller
Get Vibrant and lively hair with Rahua's new Color Full Range
Spring/Summer 18 Collection
OPPO unleashes the new Selfie Expert F7 with a 25 MP AI powered selfie camera
Enhance skin radiance, smoothness and brightness in just 14 days, with the new J...
Samsung launches Exciting Smartphone Trade-In Program with Galaxy S9 or S9+
Pinky Goat Launches BROWME
du to Offer New 9.7-inch iPad With Apple Pencil Support
Skyline University College Economics Day 2018: One Step towards Tomorrow
Dubai-based Al Kasir Group launches three Crypto assets backed by diamonds
Stylish Nursing wear at Mums and Bumps
New Blow Out Bar and Make-Up Studio SWISH by Immaclife Opens in Abu Dhabi in Apr...
Pandora Shine Discover A New Way to Shine
Penny Scallan Design Launches in the Middle East
Dubai Sports Council Pavilion a big hit at Bangkok SportAccord
The new BMW M2 Competition
Rolling Cones, a new luxury ice cream concept, launches at the Hyatt Regency Dub...
MINI at Auto China Beijing 2018
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Aventador S Verde Mantis
Gifts for Ramadan at Hour Choice
Mumzworld Announce Recruitment Drive To Empower Women in the Middle East
Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company Launches Two 64-Meter Landing Ships for the Kuwa...
Toshiba Releases New, Powerful Surveillance and Video Streaming Internal Consume...
Big Time with Graham Chronofighter Grand Vintage
Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi Leads Sharjah Contingent to Kuwait Arab Media Forum
Exclusive, Limited‐Edition, Swiss‐Made Cryptocurrency Watches
Mido Ramadan Watch Collection
Etihad Aviation Group Launches Four Initiatives To Commemorate The Year Of Zayed
The Beautiful Britain 2018
Pandora Spring Embrace Nature's Beauty
Genesis G70 Luxury Sedan Arrives in Middle East
Understanding what women want Balmain reveals the Madrigal Mini II
SUC Organized 10-Day Free IELTS Workshop for School Teachers and Students
Samsung Launches New Washing Machine with Groundbreaking QuickDrive™ Technology ...
Adamavi - Elegant, Timeles S, and Reliable
Airport Show Attracts Influential Aviation Leaders for Global Airport Leaders Fo...
Huawei Brings the Most Coveted Smartphone - HUAWEI P20 Pro to the UAE
April Marks Autism Awareness Month at Nursery Chain
A Face Transplant Operation is a Demonstration of Advanced Surgery and High Tech...
More Reasons to Head to the Ikea Store!
Tommy Fleetwood joins OMEGA's line-up of golfing greats
Get ready for an exciting Ramadan at Danat Al Ain Resort
Ashridge to help Saudi leaders explore and implement strategies for growth
Mido Multifort Datometer Limited Edition - A piece of history on your wrist