Berlin hosts the world

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Current figures

A top European destination – ranked third after London and Paris
Berlin’s popularity continues to grow apace. Today’s Berlin attracts 12.73 million visitors to its hotels and guest houses and belongs to the exclusive league of cities with over 30 million overnight stays a year. Through our comprehensive marketing activities, we ensure that Berlin remains one of the top city break destinations.

Top rankings for meetings and congresses

Berlin is also ranked among the world’s leading locations for meetings and congresses. For over ten years, the German capital has been one of the top 5 cities for international association conventions and ranked among the world’s leading cities for meetings and congresses. Since 2002, visitBerlin with its Berlin Convention Office has been actively promoting Berlin as a congress city – developing this market into one of Berlin’s major economic factors.

Drachenberg
© visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle

Global city rankings

Berlin takes top ICCA ranking

With 176 association conventions, Berlin is currently ranked fourth in the highly competitive European congress market.

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Tourism and conventions as an economic factor

Foto: Berlin, Ludwigkirchplatz
© visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle

Creating jobs and sales for Berlin

Benefitting our city

  • 13 billion gross value added
  • 250,000 people live from Berlin tourism
  • €205 is the average spend of each visitor

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