Without tourists, the favorite island of the Germans is facing ruin. It's entirely uncertain when the vacationers can return for holidays.
Germany is in a strict lockdown. Travel has not been banned, but an appeal issued to refrain from non-essential trips. The borders remain open. Here's what you need to know about Germany's entry regulations.
Whether hiking on the mudflats of the North Sea coast or horse riding in the Lüneburger Heide heath — Lower Saxony's landscape is diverse.
Angela Merkel and Germany's 16 state premiers decided to keep the lockdown in place until at least mid-February. The new, tougher measures would also see people wearing filter masks in shops and on public transport.
The COVID-19 epidemic poses a threat to the everyday life of people worldwide. Travelers are particularly affected, as are people working in tourism. Here are the latest developments.
After many years without much snow, this German winter has been a white-powdered wonderland for cold-weather sports. But amid a hard lockdown, few can enjoy it.
The alleviation of restrictions will be effective as of January 26, according to the Trump administration. However, President-elect Biden has said there will be no lifting of the travel ban. Follow DW for the latest.
The Robert Koch Institute chief said Germany will have COVID-19 under control by the end of 2021. But he added that the spread of new virus variants might pose a challenge.
The holiday rentals site said it had learned that "armed militias and known hate groups" want to disrupt Joe Biden's presidential election. Bookings are canceled and blocked on the site across Washington D.C.
The country is battling to get a second coronavirus wave under control. Officials hope that stricter rules will bring infection rates and the death toll down.
Parts of Spain have been covered by a rare snowfall, causing traffic disruption and canceling flights, as the country records the lowest temperature in its history.
German state leaders and Chancellor Angela Merkel are meeting to discuss the current coronavirus lockdown. Media reports indicate restrictions will be extended for three weeks until January 31.
As case numbers continue to climb, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has declared a lockdown for England until mid-February. All nonessential shops will be closed, along with schools and universities.
Fears of a mutated coronavirus variant have Swiss authorities working to track down thousands of British tourists who arrived ahead of a travel ban.
South Africa's tourism sector continues to suffer under the weight of COVID-19. And there's no end in sight, as new restrictions dampen all hope for a recovery to even begin. Sertan Sanderson reports from Cape Town.
The cruise industry experienced a boom for years. Then came the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing and travel shutdowns. Can the industry recover this year, and what changes are in store long-term?
Abandoned industrial buildings, forgotten villas, disused hospitals: for some they are eyesores, for others worthwhile photo opportunities. Here are ten abandoned places with a distinct ambiance.
Every year Lonely Planet creates a ranking of top destinations. Here is a selection.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, countries worldwide continue to restrict entry and most travel remains discouraged. DW Travel offers a brief recap of where travel is permitted — and how to get the latest info.
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Check-in presenter Neus Pérez is shown around the Elbphilharmonie, visits Hamburg's Composers' Quarter, and heads to St. Pauli to retrace the Beatles' footsteps. The episode was recorded before the coronavirus pandemic.
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The cathedral from the 13th century is famous for the sculptures of the unknown Naumburg master.
Germany boasts numerous unique cultural and natural sites that were recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Here's a presentation of them. Today: Quedlinburg
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