INBOUND Services News

Thu

23

Mar

2017

IHF World Women's Handball Championship in Germany

In the recent years Germany has often been the host of big international sport events. More and bigger international sport events are held in several cities throughout the country. One of the high lights of 2017 will definitely be The IHF Women's Handball Championship. The 23rd event hosted by the International Handball Federation, will be held in Germany from 1st to 17th December 2017.

 

The tournament is scheduled to be played in six German cities where 24 teams from all over the world will compete against each other.

In addition to host Germany, the reigning world champion Norway, is set as defending champion. Already qualified are Denmark, the Netherlands and France.

Barclaycard Arena
© Barclaycard Arena

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Thu

02

Mar

2017

Book a whole village in the Alps

 

For the next company event: book not only a hotel room if you can have a whole village in the Alps!

 

“Austria’s most beautiful village”, located in the Tyrolean Alps offers the framework for unique events in the Alps. The entire village can be presented in the company design, a conference center with the latest standards and beyond is building the heart of the village and the hotels and pensions, that offer space even for larger groups, are close by.

 

But most of all, Alpbach is a completely unique venue in the Alps with authentic and typical wooden building style.

© CCAlpbach MariaNoisternig
© CCAlpbach MariaNoisternig

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Wed

08

Feb

2017

Ice Hockey World Championship, Cologne & Paris: 05.-21. May 2017

The countdown has started: In less than 100 days the best Ice Hockey teams come together in Cologne & Paris!

 

The 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship will be held for the 3rd time in Cologne and the 2nd time in Paris. The tournament days are from 5th to 21st of May in 2017. The preliminary round will be played in both cities. The Semi-Finals, the Bronze Medal and Gold Medal Game will be played in Cologne.

 

The preliminary round of group A is hosted in Cologne’s LANXESS arena. The teams of group A are: Russia, USA, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Slovakia, Latvia and Italy.

 

Get on overview of the games: Overview games

 

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Thu

19

Jan

2017

Visit beautiful Vienna!

Did you know that Vienna is the most livable city in the world?

Well it is definitely the time to give you a quick introduction of this beautiful city!

 

Vienna is record-breaking:

In Vienna there are over 27 castles and more than 150 palaces! The city has a lot of impressive sights, like the splendid baroque Belvedere Palace and the gigantic Habsburg. Get to know the Imperial Vienna!

 

Vienna is a city with a rich cultural heritage:

Little exhibitions to major collections can be experienced in over 100 museums! Vienna is also the city of music: Waltzes and operettas have their home here and a lot of famous composers have lived in the city.

Vienna is a culinary city:

The Viennese coffee house is known around the globe for its informal pleasantness, as an oasis of coziness. The city is also famous for its real Viennese “Heuriger” or wine taverns. With their legendary comfortable atmosphere, they primarily offer the Viennese and their guest’s entertainment, fine Viennese wines and the fitting culinary accompaniment.

 

Vienna is a modern city:

Trendy clubs, "young" galleries, modern architecture and stylish shops are as much Vienna as the state opera concert halls or the splendid buildings.

 

Vienna is waiting for you!

Feel free to contact one of our three projects managers in our Viennese office to create for your group the perfect programme.

 

In every case a city worth a visit and definitely worth to live in.

Foto Source: © Österreich Werbung - Herzberger (1), Popp Hackner (2,3,5,6), Trumler (4), Popp G. (7), Diejun (8,9,10)

 


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Wed

11

Jan

2017

Welcome the new landmark of Hamburg: The Elbphilarmonie!

It is finally done! It almost took 10 years to build the new sign of Hamburg: The Elbphilarmonie – and today is the big day of the opening! In a ceremonial act with a great light show and an opening concert the concert hall will be opened today.

 

The Elbphilharmonie is more than an impressive and modern concert hall. The 5-star hotel "The Westin Hamburg" with its 244 rooms, meeting facilities, restaurant and bar is located there as well.

 

Between the old warehouse and the new glass structure, a plaza of about 4.000 m² has been built at 37 meters high, which is open to the public and offering a spectacular view of the city and the harbor.

Elbphilarmonie Hamburg, Hafenciy, Germany
Foto: www.mediaserver.hamburg.de / Maxim Schulz

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Wed

30

Nov

2016

Palais Ferstel - Makes your event imperial

As visitors stroll through Vienna's city center, the wonderful historic buildings will be admired, the many city palaces that once were built by the aristocracy, and whose splendor still lends the city a historic glow.

 

One of those palaces is the famous Palais Ferstel which offers the possibility to experience the atmosphere of a Viennese palace for a spectacular event in Vienna.

 

The Palais Ferstel was originally designed as a bank building and offers today the perfect setting for all types of events, such as award ceremonies, product presentations or conferences.

Dinner event, Ferstel Palais, Vienna, DMC Austria
© Palais Ferstel, Wien

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Wed

02

Nov

2016

Meet & Ski in the Alps

Summer in the Alps is magnificent. Winter is fantastic. Snow-capped mountains as far as the eye can see. A perfect ski slope system that offers all the possibilities of alpine skiing to everyone from beginners to advanced skiers. Countless winter activities in addition to the slopes to enjoy. But how to combine these leisure activities with work? How to manage to get nice rooms at a good price from Thursday to Sunday? When St. Anton, Ischgl and Saalbach-Hinterglemm are either not available for weekend breaks or very expensive, Innsbruck is the alternative.

 

Innsbruck, the capital of the Alps in Tyrol, is easy accessible by direct flights from European cities and has a good motorway connection from Munich.

Innsbruck, Alps, Austria DMC, Ski and Meeting, MICE Travel
Fotowerk Aichner © 2010 TVB Innsbruck

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Wed

19

Oct

2016

Unique & exclusive locations: The National Museums in Berlin

The National Museums at the Museum Island are the perfect spot for exclusive celebrations, special meetings or high-class dinners directly in the heart of the capital.

 

The unique collection of museums on Berlin Museum Island, with its five temple-like buildings, houses treasures from 6,000 years of human history. Elevated to UNESCO World Heritage status in 1999, and located in Berlin's historical center, the complex is the centerpiece of the city's museum network and is Europe's largest cultural investment project.

 

Choose these unrivaled locations and host your event at one of the most famous places in Berlin! The venues offer historic rooms for your exclusive event.

 

Two of the outstanding museums on the Museums Island are:

 

Bode-Museum - with its three rooms for venues:

Basilika: Dinner up to 140; reception up to 200 persons

Foyer: Reception up to 300 persons

Gobelin hall: Meetings up to 100 persons

National museums Berlin, unique and exclusive locations
© David von Becker

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Wed

05

Oct

2016

Salzburg - City of Music

Salzburg is known worldwide as Mozart’s birthplace and home of the Trapp family from the movie Sound of Music. That, amongst others, made Salzburg to a city of music. Today the city still is a place for music. Whether it’s the Jazz & The City Festival in October, the International Avantgarde Festival in July, the classical highlights of the Salzburg Festival in July and August or the annual Salzburg Easter Festival.

 

A very special atmosphere spreads through town before Christmas. Christmas markets like the Salzburg Christmas Market on Cathedral Square and Residence Square or the Advent Magic at Hellbrunn Palace and many smaller markets are to be found all over the romantic old town.

Sound of Music, Salzburg, Vienna
© Österreich Werbung, Fotograf: Semrad

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Wed

21

Sep

2016

Craft beer breweries vs. German beer tradition

The craft beer revolution takes over Germany and brings a new twist to the traditional German beer culture!

It took a good while for German brewers to hop onto the craft beer trend, but now the revolution is taking place! In all bigger cities craft beer breweries welcome their guests with a wide range of craft beers. These microbreweries are the perfect location to learn more about craft beers and different sort of beers: Guided tours with beer tasting can be booked and give you a lot of background information of the history of craft beer and give you the chance to choose our favorite one!

 

Two of the nicest craft beer breweries can be found in Berlin and Hamburg:

Craft beer in Hamburg, Berlin (Germany)
© Pixelio.de_Rainer Sturm

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Wed

07

Sep

2016

Vienna & Wine - Vintage in Wachau

Enjoy autumn in all its colors - Vintage in Wachau

 

The wine region Wachau, only one hour from Vienna, with its wonderfully idyllic nature, is ideal for hiking and exploring the Austrian wine culture.

 

Award-winning wines and multifaceted enjoyment, from cozy wine taverns to gourmet feasts, from culture and the long tradition of wine production to modern tasting rooms. Fantastic vineyards in the hills along the Danube and of course the river Danube itself that influences this region most regarding the climate and the landscape.

Destination Management Wachau (Vienna)
© Österreich Werbung, Fotograf Homberger

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Wed

24

Aug

2016

Location 'The Aircraft'

Unique event location close to Frankfurt, Germany

 

‘The Aircraft’ is a very special event location close to Frankfurt. With its eye-catching design of an aircraft the location is unique throughout Europe and amazes event hosts and guests!

 

Located in the south of Frankfurt, only 30 minutes transfer from the city and 20 minutes from the airport, ‘The Aircraft’ offers unique and flexible possibilities for meetings and events. Why not have a meeting in a different atmosphere, while seated in airplane chairs and get ready to take off with a new experience.

Location The Aircraft
© The Aircraft

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Wed

10

Aug

2016

Christmasmarkets in Vienna

Less than 4 months away!

 

In Vienna Christmas starts earlier than elsewhere. Already in mid-November most Christmas markets of the city open and spread Christmas feeling and the wonderful aromas of Christmas (e.g. Christmasmarket in front of the town hall: 12.11.-24.12.2016.) Biscuits, roasted chestnuts and punch not only at the Christmas markets – even many restaurants in the city have terraces or patios, which are available for an outdoor reception with hot drinks during the cold season. The warming up can be followed by a game of “Eisstockschiessen”, the traditional Austrian variant of curling. Enjoy the famous “Ganslessen” – goose, side dishes and schnaps afterwards – in a cozy Viennese tavern.

Christmasmarket Vienna
© Österreich Werbung, Fotograf Bryan Reinhart

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Wed

27

Jul

2016

Hamburg - HafenCity RiverBus

Welcome on board to a unique combination of city sightseeing and harbor cruise! Germanys only amphibian sightseeing bus combines the beauty of Hamburg on land and water for a very special experience.

 

The city of Hamburg and its harbor are worldwide known and one of the reason, why visitors are so much attracted of the beautiful city at the river Elbe. It makes it even more special, when a sightseeing takes place in a combination of bus and boat. Since summer 2016, the new HafenCity RiverBus is on the road, or better on the road and on the water and gives a new and spectacular insight to the city.

HafenCity RiverBus
© HafenCity RiverBus - Sven Mainzer

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Tue

28

Jun

2016

Dinner Club in Vienna - Albertina Passage

 

Right in front of Vienna State Opera in the city center of Vienna, right next to all the classical architecture of the boulevard Ringstrasse, there is the inconspicuous entrance to Vienna’s unique dinner club Albertina Passage.

Heading downstairs cosmopolitan atmosphere is awaiting the visitor, and not forget to mention an exceptional dinner in relaxed and stylish atmosphere.

What starts as live background music during dinner turns into party nightlife afterwards. Live music, Jazz, Funk and Soul are the ingredients for the party night. Expect style, elegance, and Viennese exclusivity.

 

Albertina Passage
© Albertina Passage - Severin Wurnig

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Wed

15

Jun

2016

Exclusive raft cruise in Berlin

With its spacious and numerous waterways and even more bridges than Venice, river Spree in Berlin is the perfect place to combine an outdoor experience with a big city-feeling.

 

Relax and let go of daily life stress while enjoying a cruise on your own wooden raft, which is water- and wind resistant. A various musical entertainment, live or background, cold drinks like beer or cocktails and a German barbecue or finger food will ensure a unique experience.

To remember it, it is possible to book a fotobox in addition.

 

Hauptstadtfloß
© Hauptstadtfloß

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Wed

01

Jun

2016

Exclusive alpine style

Zell am See - the perfect MICE destination for winter and summer

Located between Salzburg and Innsbruck, the village Zell am See is located in a picturesque alpine scenery and combines the best of all seasons: A lot of water sports possibilities on the lake and mountain activities in the summer; great alpine skiing and winter sports in the skiing area of Zell am See - and the nearby glacier Kitzsteinhorn makes skiing even possible in the summer.

 

Schloss Prielau
© Schloss Prielau

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Wed

18

May

2016

Clärchens Ballhaus

Unique event location in Berlin

 

Situated in the north of Hackescher Markt, where Berlin becomes more trendy lies the restaurant Clärchens Ballhaus with its location, the mirrored ballroom. The ballroom defined nightlife on August street for nearly 100 years.

 

In 1913 the dance hall opened for the first time and became quickly known as Clärchens Ballhaus. In 2005 the ballroom re-opened for parties, concerts, literary soirées and special events.

Clärchens Ballhaus
© Bernd Schönberger - www.berndschoenberger.de

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Wed

04

May

2016

Nightlife in Vienna's zoo

Have you ever seen Vienna by night? In this way certainly not!

 

Spend the dark hours of the day with wild animals in the oldest zoo in the world. Schönbrunn Zoo is in daylight not only part of the famous and world known area of Schönbrunn Palace, but also one of the best zoos in the world in Baroque-style, modern standards and habitat for over 700 species.

 

In the night time nocturnal animals wake up and the darkness spreads a very special mood in the participants.

 

Vienna zoo
© Kaiserpavillon - Daniel Zupanc

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Wed

20

Apr

2016

Visit the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Exclusive programme for your groups in Frankfurt!

 

The Frankfurt Stock Exchange is one of the world’s largest trading centres for securities. With a share in turnover of more than 85 per cent, it is the largest of Germany’s seven stock exchanges.

 

With this exclusive programme groups have the great opportunity to get an insight look of the Frankfurt stock exchange!

Frankfurt Stock Exchange
© fotolia - psdesign1

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