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 5 million visitors to its hotels and guest houses and belongs to the exclusive league of cities with 12 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.

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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Drachenberg ©  visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle

Tourism and conventions as an economic factor

Creating jobs and sales for Berlin

Benefitting our city

  • € 6.9 billion gross value added
  • 188,000 people live from Berlin tourism
  • €206,25 is the average spend of each visitor
Foto: Berlin, Ludwigkirchplatz ©  visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle

Tourismus ist gut für Berlin

Berlin lebt vom Tourismus

Berlins Visitor Economy und Eventbranche machen deutlich: Berliner:innen und Firmen haben einen Mehrwert vom Tourismus

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Mitte, Regierungsviertel ©  visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle

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Corporate results

A look at our company figures from marketing, communication and budget

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Data on Berlin Tourism

Through our market research tool Visitor Insight we offer our partners in-depth market research data and studies

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Knowledge about Berlin's guests


Facts on the guest structure, visit decisions and booking behavior of our Berlin visitors

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Berlin-Gäste vor dem Brandenburger Tor ©  visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle