An economic factor for Berlin – the tourism and convention industry
For Berlin, the tourism and convention industry is a significant factor in the economy. Over the last ten years, gross sales generated by Berlin visitors have risen to over 11.58 billion euros a year. Every visitor staying overnight in Berlin spends an average of 205,80 euros a day, a figure rising to 246 euros a day for participants at congresses and meetings. This development is also benefitting Berlin’s job market. Today, in absolute terms, around 235,000 people live from tourism.