Berlin, Barcelona, Amsterdam are among cities setting limits to availability and requiring registration and reporting from renters.
Aug 15, 2018 in
Maritime traffic is one of the worst offenders for air and water pollution, as well as CO2 emissions. The industry faces the challenge of meeting strict new regulations in less than two years' time.
Aug 13, 2018 in
Eurowings has been a drag on Lufthansa’s earnings this year because of the high costs of integrating planes it bought from its bankrupt rival Air Berlin. But the group's core business remains strong.
Aug 01, 2018 in
German hotel-booking company HRS lives in the shadow of its larger US rivals Booking.com and Expedia, but still makes billions of euros through corporate reservations for DAX companies.
Mar 24, 2018 in
For years, the US has been the most popular destination among Germans tourists. But since Donald Trump took office, bookings have dropped sharply.
Mar 06, 2018 in
More five-star hotels than ever are opening in Germany, making them a good bargain for tourists but bad for profit margins. Experts predict a shake-out at the top end of the lodging market.
Dec 28, 2017 in
With online retail booming, delivery trucks are clogging Germany’s city centers. Urban planners and the logistics industry are searching for solutions.
Dec 03, 2017 in
Political unrest on the eastern Mediterranean hasn’t dented German tour operators’ profits. But Brexit has, writes Handelsblatt’s companies and markets editor Christoph Schlautmann.
Aug 14, 2017 in
Former McKinsey consultant Frank Appel reaps record profits as he steers the world leader in postal and logistics services through breakneck growth in e-commerce.
Aug 08, 2017 in
Germany’s educational travel industry has become steadily less popular. Now, one provider is trying to scare customers into coming back.
Aug 06, 2017 in
A novel lawsuit that forced a cartel of German truckmakers to compensate customers is being touted as a blueprint for car owners to win billions in payouts from companies caught up in diesel scandals.
Jul 26, 2017 in
A Chinese company has won a contest to develop part of Hamburg’s port, but its plans for a container terminal have caused consternation.
Jul 14, 2017 in
The German subsidiary of global logistics firm DPD will soon start offering customers exact parcel delivery times, but experts think it's an expensive gamble.
Jul 12, 2017 in
Deutsche Bahn’s logistics subsidiary Schenker plans to send 40-ton trucks onto the autobahn with a computer in the driver’s seat by early next year.
Jul 10, 2017 in
TUI is the first large travel group to use Blockchain to hook up tour operators and hotel rooms directly, cutting out middlemen such as Nasdaq-listed Expedia and Booking.com.
Jun 27, 2017 in