Sustainable tourism development

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We enjoy hosting Berlin’s visitors, and are always working to ensure that both visitors and locals can enjoy the city to the full. This is why we support city-friendly, sustainable tourism. We regard it as especially important for all those involved to play an active part. Our business activities are informed by a strong awareness of our responsibility for Berlin’s important economic sector and for the city’s residents and visitors.

Berlin holds fifth place among metropolises in sustainability ranking

Berlin, 10 November 2022

Sustainability Index GDSI 2022: Berlin listed in the international and most important destination benchmarking on sustainability

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We are committed to developing city-friendly, sustainable tourism

Become part of Berlin's sustainable Visitor Economy

Sustainable Berlin

Sustainability movement of the Visitor Economy

  • for Berlin's event and tourism industry
  • for Berlin´s sustainable development and marketing
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Berlin's sustainability criteria recognised internationally

Berlin, February 2023

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council has recognised the criteria of Berlin's sustainability certification programmes for tourism and events industry

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Sustainable commitment: CSR and our memberships

Together we can achieve more, also in terms of sustainability: That is why visitBerlin is currently involved in the following initiatives and associations to promote Berlin as a sustainable destination.

visitBerlin's Sustainability Strategy

Sustainable Development Goals

How would visitBerlin like to reconcile sustainability and tourism? Which fields of action have been defined?

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visitBerlin is involved in the following initiatives and associations to promote Berlin as a sustainable destination. Because together we can achieve more, also in terms of sustainability.


Contacts for media and information material

on the topic of sustainability

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