Tourism figures in 2013: Cologne maintains its good position
Once again, more than 5 million overnight stays in Cologne; number of guests rises for the fourth time in a row. Although the number of arrivals has increased, the shorter amount of time that people remain in the city has caused the number of overnight stays to remain unchanged.
A Record for Tourism in Cologne for 2012: Breaking the 5 Million Mark
More overnight stays than ever before in Cologne — 2.4 per cent increase in arrivals, 2.3 per cent more overnight stays — large increases in tourists from the Netherlands and the BRIC countries — 5 per cent more events.
Upgrade of the Dom Hotel in Cologne to a Five-Star Superior Hotel
The Dom Hotel in Cologne is to receive an exclusive upgrade this year and will unveil its new look in Summer 2014 when it reopens as a five-star superior hotel under the ALTHOFF Hotel Collection brand.
ifo Study: Economic importance of events of KölnKongress GmbH in 2011
Congresses, conferences and events are an important economic factor and make an important contribution to the economic effects in a region. The City of Cologne also profits from the average of 2,000 events which are held annually on the premises of KölnKongress GmbH.
International Academy of Pathology and CCB put congress visitors in Cape Town in the mood for Cologne in 2016
To represent the host country and host city of the future congress, a delegation from the German Division of the International Academy of Pathology and the Cologne Convention Bureau will travel to this year’s congress, which will take place in Cape Town from 30th September to 5th October.
Considerable structural defects of the historic house demanded that a fundamental decision be made in the recent past - the Council of the City of Cologne decided on the general restoration of the Flora in June 2011.
Cologne and Düsseldorf present themselves as the “Meetropolis” at IMEX 2012
With the project "KÖLNDÜSSELDORF – The Meetropolis", the Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB) and the convention bureau DÜSSELDORF (cbD) joined forces at IMEX to present all that these Rhineland convention destinations have to offer.
In April, bathroom specialist Ultramarin officially opened the old gasworks “Alte Gaswerk” in the Braunsfeld district of Cologne, making the cathedral city one new and attractive location richer! As Ultramarin’s catering partner, Kirberg will operate the new event location Loft 2.
Best year in history of city's tourism – 9.7 per cent more visitors, 8.6 per cent more overnight stays – Big increase in German and international vacationers – Attractive congress and conference destination.
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World Congress of Pathologists 2016 in Cologne
KölnKongress is delighted once again to have attracted an important international congress to the cathedral city. The World Congress of Pathologists 2016 will be held in Cologne in the Congress Centre East of Koelnmesse.
Building on last year’s successful cooperation, the convention bureau DÜSSELDORF (cbD) and the Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB) will highlight Rhineland convention destinations in tandem again this year at IMEX.
City partnership “KÖLNDÜSSELDORF – The Meetropolis" awarded project funding
Through the "KÖLNDÜSSELDORF — The Meetropolis" project, the two convention destinations, Cologne and Dusseldorf, aim to further fuse and strengthen their expertise and capacities when it comes to hosting conventions and events.
Working in partnership with the specialist Paediatric Oncology department at the University Hospital of Cologne, the Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB) has won the bid to host an international convention.