German Tourism Prize is awarded by The German Tourism Association. The awards recognize German businesses, organizations, and individuals for their innovation in tourism services and products. Sustainability has an important role in the selection of the winners and nominees. The awards are presented annually.
More information: https://www.deutschertourismuspreis.de/
A few interesting winners:
Dock Inn Hostel Warnemünde
Dock Inn Hostel Warnemünde is Germany’s first hostel made out of recycled overseas containers. The Dock Inn offers its guests more than just a place to stay overnight; it is a maritime and industrial designed hostel which next to sleeping in modernized containers also offers sauna, game room, cinema and sports activities. The hostel opened in 2017. With its convincing concept, authentic outlook, addressing the new target groups and activities in the community the jury of the German Tourism Prize awarded The Dock Inn Hostel Warnemünde with first prize for the year 2017.
More information: https://www.dock-inn.de/
Sleeping on the beach (Schlafstrandkorb)
Sleeping on the beach is a programme from Schleswig-Holstein tourism organization, which has been awarded first place, as well as the public vote prize at German Tourism Awards 2016. Sleeping on the beach programme allows visitors to rent a beach chair and spend a night on a sandy beach. The beach chairs are big enough for two adults, have windows and are waterproof. Sleeping on the beach was chosen as the winner because it is a result of innovative and high creativity process involving many partners from the region, its high representation in media and high emotionality.
More information: https://www.sh-tourismus.de/en/holiday-worlds/sleeping-on-the-beach
Kuckucksnester are design apartments located in Hochschwarzwald. Because of its innovative approach, convincing quality concept and fit the brand image of Hochschwarzwald, Kuckucksnester have been awarded first place at 2015 German Tourism Awards. Kuckucksnester offers their visitors an overall amazing experience with loads of activity options.
More information: https://www.cuckoosnests.com/
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