The city's new landmark, the Elbphilharmonie, has contributed to the growing number of visitors. Other attractions include the Speicherstadt – a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2015 – and many museums.
People the world over are talking about the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, Hamburg's new landmark, but there's much more to see in the northern German port city.
Hamburg is again celebrating the cruise ship industry — and will provide thousands of visitors with a real spectacle. Environmental associations criticize the Hamburg Cruise Days as a false signal in the climate debate.
The Hanseatic city wants to be a trailblazer in developing tourism of the future. It's to be environmentally aware, as climate-neutral as possible and enable authentic travel experiences. But is it all just a nice idea?
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's railway station. Opposition politicians have accused him of populism.
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