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  • Eurowings is the biggest passenger airline at the Cologne Bonn Airport. Eurowings Digital is an investment for the future of the company. © Eurowings


    Eurowings Digital relocates to Cologne Mülheim

    Eurowings Digital, the Cologne-based airline’s digital company, will be located in the Carlswerk building in Cologne Mülheim from spring. The relocationto the Schanzenstrasse is planned for February/March 2019. Within the next three years, a total of 150 digital experts are to find employment there. more...
  • Jan-Philipp Schäfer © Jan-Philipp Schäfer


    Jan-Philipp Schäfer is now head of the Cologne Convention Bureau

    Jan-Philipp Schäfer took over the management of the Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB) on 1 February of this year. In this function, he will continue to advance the national and international positioning of the Cologne meetings market and networking with Cologne's business and science communities. more...
  • Hilton Cologne Logo © Hilton Cologne


    MPI Road Show in the Hilton Cologne

    MPI- Meeting Professionals International comes to Cologne as part of its European Road Show to meet with industry leaders and influencers to share industry trends, research, and tips. The event takes place on 13th February in the Hilton Cologne. more...
  • The 25hours Hotel The Circle revitalizes the spacious lobby where people insured by the Gerling Group once paid their premiums. © Steve Herud


    Robot “Robi” guides visitors through the 25hours Hotel The Circle

    The design hotel supports the company Moji in in testing robotic technologies in everyday situations to improve and develop them. The artificially intelligent machine is going to advance its service qualities during the next three years in the hotel. Find the video here. more...
  • Rendering Halle 1plus Koelnmesse © Koelnmesse/JSWD Architekten


    Koelnmesse 3.0: The foundation stone has been laid for Hall 1plus

    Plans call for the multipurpose hall, which will have 10,000 m² of floor space, to be commissioned in 2021. The beginning of the Hall 1plus construction operations also marks the start of the construction phase of the Koelnmesse 3.0 investment project, which will cost €700 million and last until 2030. The aim of the project is to ... more...
  • Logo 100 Jahre neue Universität zu Köln © Universität zu Köln


    Celebrating 100 years new University of Cologne

    After Napoleon closed the university in the 18th century, it took until 1919 . This year, the new university turns 100 years. The alma mater celebrates the anniversary with an extensive program that we have a look at here. more...
  • The biggest investment program in Koelnmesse’s history will include the construction of Hall 1plus and the Confex®. © Koelnmesse/JSWD Architekten


    Growth targets surpassed: Koelnmesse was a powerhouse in 2018

    Higher trade fair turnover, 28 trade fairs held abroad and important investments — Koelnmesse posted turnover of €330 million in 2018. The company expects to set a new record in 2019. more...
  • Jacques Offenbach-Jahr 2019 © Formdusche


    Cologne celebrates 200 years of Jacques Offenbach

    If there is a city with which Jacques Offenbach is connected, it is Paris. But the artist is actually from Cologne and his name was Jakob. He was born as the son of Jewish parents on 20 June 1819 in the cathedral city. It soon turned out that he was an outstanding cellist. But it was only in his adopted home of Paris, where he died in ... more...
  • Tanzbrunnen © KölnKongress GmbH


    Tanzbrunnen: KölnKongress takes over catering services

    A location and catering from a single source — in future, KölnKongress will be responsible for the catering at its congress venue in addition to Cologne’s traditional banqueting hall, the Gürzenich. After the expiry of the lease contract for catering at the Tanzbrunnen and the Rheinterrassen, KölnKongress will take over this function ... more...
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    Phantasialand builds new Hotel Charles Lindbergh

    Matching the slogan „Sleep like an Aeronaut“, guests have the opportunity to sleep in tube-rooms. Designed in Steam Punk Flair, the rooms are going to be fully Integrated into the new theme world Rookburgh that is currently under construction. more...