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Brandenburg - Top destination surrounding Berlin

Company Profile

Responsibilities:

  • Market Research
  • Development of Marketing Strategies
  • Definition of Target groups
  • Development and distribution of products and marketing themes
  • Internal Marketing
  • IRS -Information and Reservation System
  • International Marketing
  • Cross-border cooperations in tourism
  • Delivery of partner services


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Brandenburg - the destination all around Berlin offers

  • Great places always worth a visit such as Potsdam and Spreewald
  • UNESCO-heritage listed palaces, parks and gardens
  • 7,000 km of cycling paths and routes on the riverbanks of Spree, Oder and Havel
  • A top-class golf experience with 18 courses located close to Berlin
  • free of license houseboat and canoe tours in the “Blue Paradise”
  • The perfect surrounding within the capital region for MICE-activities with more than 30 members of the M.I.C.E. network consisting of the best hotels, special locations and Business services.
  • 9 health and spa resorts including the notorious Bad Saarow, 11 thermal baths including the Spreewald thermal bath in Burg and Spreewelten in Lübbenau, as well as 32 wellness hotels including the Hotel Zur Bleiche Resort & Spa
  • "Prussia´s arcadia 2014" will be celebrating events like night of the palaces and the first Federal State Exhibition on the history of Prussia and Saxony


Cultural Highlights

Brandenburg is renowned as the state of nature, water and cultural heritage. The region is full of palaces and parks, stately homes and gardens. Amongst them is the most famous Palace of Sanssouci. The picturesque castle with its fountains and vineyard terraces is part of Europe’s most significant and extensive park areas that it also hosts the Neue Palais, which is the last large castle complex in Prussian baroque style. Throughout the year, the cultural heritage is highlighted with concerts and performances such as the Potsdam Schlössernacht (night of castles).

The person who designed Sanssouci castle was no one less than Prussian king Frederick the Great himself who would have turned 300 years of age in 2012. Frederick was the happiest during his newlywed life at the castle in Rheinsberg, an imposing town surrounded by lakes of the Ruppin region. If you are interested in the European history Brandenburg will not disappoint you: there are many stunning places ranging from royal palaces, gothic churches and monasteries, to GDR-heritage and industrial culture.

Apart of the palaces and gardens film-making has a long tradition in Brandenburg’s capital. It started in the 1920s when great movie stars like Marlene Dietrich produced movies here in Potsdam-Babelsberg. Today, national and international productions such as Inglourious Basterds by Tarantino are shot in Europe’s oldest film complex.


Health, Active and Nature

As Brandenburg is renowned for its access to open landscape and to water, outdoor activities enjoy a great reputation. Anyone who wants to explore the state by bicycle can choose between ca. 7,000 kilometers of cycle paths along rivers like Havel, Oder, and Spree or through forests: all the routes can be planned to suit personal preferences, physical fitness and time. The topography is ideal for cyclists: Brandenburg mainly offers flat countryside, a number of idyllic nature reserves and a multitude of lakes and rivers. Famous paths include Berlin to Copenhagen, which connects the two capitals (www.bike-berlin.copenhagen.com) and the Oder-Neiße path where Europe’s latest meadow landscape awaits you. www.oderneisse-radweg.de

Finally, anyone who would like to combine two activities at a time has a smooth run on the “Fläming-Skate”. The wonderfully asphalted Fläming inline skating path leading through “Baruth Urstromtal” and “Niederer Fläming” (the Lower Fläming) is 100km in length and 3m in width offering cyclists and skaters best conditions for intense legwork. www.flaeming-skate.de

The fascinating waterways of the Spreewald have ceased to be the exclusive preserve of canoeists. A must for every visitor is a punt trip through the idyllic Spreewald or “Venice of Brandenburg”: an atmospheric and secretive labyrinth consisting of thousands of small and larger waterways. Sailing enthusiasts feel perfectly at home on the Scharmützelsee at the traditional spa resort of Bad Saarow. Houseboat fans can travel several hundred kilometres without any need for a driving licence. www.brandenburg-tourism.com


MICE

Brandenburg Convention Office
Let the Brandenburg Convention Office team inspire you with its many ideas for special events and assist you with its full service for the organisation of your congress, conference or event.

  • Realisation of congresses for up to 3,500 participants
  • Arrangement of hotel allocations – online, if desired
  • Reservation of special conference venues and event locations
  • Booking of hotels, palaces and manor houses
  • Individually designed event programmes
  • Catering for up to 2,000 people, also possible in historical settings
  • Boat charter, small boat tours through the rivers of the Spreewald Forest
  • Interpreter and hostess services
  • Organisation of transfer and transportation

Contact:
TMB Tourismus-Marketing Brandenburg GmbH
Brandenburg Convention Office

Am Neuen Markt 1 – Kabinetthaus
14467 Potsdam
Deutschland

Phone +49 331 29873-18, -21
Fax +49 331 29873-59


www.tagen-brandenburg.de
www.mice-brandenburg.com


Group Offers

Brandenburg Group Travel Office

The Brandenburg Holiday Destination with its cultural abundance, its innumerable lakes and watercourses and its natural landscapes offers a great variety of destinations for group trips and thus more than you can experience during a day trip from Berlin. Let the Brandenburg Group Travel Office inspire you with many ideas for holiday programmes and with its full service for the organi­sation of your trip.

  • Complete organisation of your trip
  • Hotel reservations in different categories
  • Organisation of individually customized single and multiple day programmes
  • Agency for guides and artists
  • Guided tours in palaces, parks and gardens
  • Agency for gastronomical services
  • Boat tours and charter, Spreewald punting trips
  • Bus rentals

Contact:
TMB Tourismus-Marketing Brandenburg GmbH
Brandenburg Group Travel Office

Am Neuen Markt 1 – Kabinetthaus
14467 Potsdam
Deutschland

Phone +49 331 29873-21, -18
Fax +49 331 29873-59


www.gruppenreisen-in-brandenburg.de
www.brandenburg-tourism.com


Barrier-free Travel

Accessible travel for all in Brandenburg

In terms of barrier-free tourism or “accessible tourism for all”, Brandenburg is one of Germany’s trailblazers. At the Haus Rheinsberg Hotel am See for example, patrons in wheelchairs are not only able to try their hand at ten pin bowling in the hotel, but can also take advantage of “Rolly Tours“, a barrier-free boat operating facility right on the doorstep. And at the Senftenberger Lake, cycle tours are available both on hand-cycles and Rollfiets (“Duets”) along with tandem cycle excursions for the blind. More and more restaurants focus on the wishes of guests with allergies and special dietary needs such as gluten-free food. Entering a canoe on the Havel, going for a horse ride through the woods or making a barge-tour through the Spreewald as a wheel chair user – a wide range of Brandenburg’s offers are accessible for all guests.

Details about the accessibility and available services can be found on the new website www.barrierefrei-brandenburg.de. Information on around 800 hotels and guesthouses, providers of leisure services and catering establishments has been recorded and is featured on the internet and in brochures along with the corresponding pictograms:

  • Visitors with restricted mobility (wheelchair, mobility impaired)
  • Visitors with restricted vision (visually impaired, blind)
  • Visitors with hearing impediments (hard of hearing, deaf)
  • Visitors with learning difficulties / “mentally handicapped”
  • Visitors with allergies and special dietary requirements


FIT

Brandenburg: Top destination surrounding Berlin
The state of Brandenburg is offering any amount of space for unspoilt nature, peace and quiet as well as recreation. The area borders Poland in the east and encompasses the centrally located city of Berlin.

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Social Commitment / Green Travel

Tolerantes Brandenburg
The TMB-Tourismus Marketing Brandenburg GmbH is a cooperation partner of the initiative “Tolerantes Brandenburg” (Tolerant Brandenburg), initiated by the state of Brandenburg. The declaration of this commitment is to prevent racism and discrimination against foreign people.
www.tolerantes-brandenburg.de

Green Meetings and Social Engagement
The best service suppliers in Brandenburg’s meeting and incentive industry have joined forces to build a highly efficient network of 30 partners (hotels, special locations and service providers) that ensures an optimal, competent and quick conception of conduct. Quality of all Premium Partners is ensured by the quality management system of “ServiceQualität Deutschland”.

When one decides for Brandenburg, one is also deciding for nature. The state offers vast access to open landscapes, water and forests. In order to travel with comfort and eco-friendly from any railroad station in Germany, the TMB offers a conference railroad ticket starting from € 99.00. Social responsibility is taken for granted by all the network partners and each of the companies is getting involved. The “Brandenburg vital” package shows what the destination stands for: local and fresh ingredients and to us, sustainability starts in the kitchen. In case of allergies, there are numerous experts of allergen-free food in a state renowned for its nature. For more information, please do not hesitate contacting us. www.mice-brandenburg.com


Miscellaneous

Exciting Discoveries in “Prussia’s Arcadia” 2014

Tourists in the State of Brandenburg can experience “Prussia’s Arcadia” in a range of different ways. Following the huge success of the Anniversary Year 300th birthday of King Frederick II, organisers of cultural events in many venues set about arranging new and surprising programmes. Audiences can look forward to the prospect of attending some exciting events celebrating the rich heritage of Prussia. We have only to remind ourselves of “Frederick’s Potsdam”, the major part of which still exists, with the Park of Sanssouci, the moated castle of Rheinsburg, on which Crown Prince Frederick left an indelible mark, the old garrison town of Neuruppin or the Oderbruch which was drained under the King. Events like Potsdam Sanssouci Music Festival in June and Potsdam Night of the Palaces in August are classics Furthermore audiences will be able to enjoy a presentation featuring the history of an unusual equine spectacle. Following the major success of Frederick’s Jubilee celebrations, audiences can now look forward to a new production of the “Le Carrousel de Sanssouci” in front of the New Palace in mid-July. On four evenings riders and their steeds, in authentic costumes and to the accompaniment of Baroque compositions, will be portraying the elevated art of controlling the body and the harmony that can be achieved between man and beast.

The first Federal State Exhibition will Focus on historic links between Prussia and Saxony.

www.brandenburg-tourism.com


Contact

TMB Tourismus-Marketing Brandenburg GmbH

Am Neuen Markt 1 - Kabinetthaus
D-14467 Potsdam

Phone +49(0)331 298 73 -52, -21, -18
Fax +49(0)331/ 298 73 59


www.brandenburg-tourism.com

More Contacts

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Head of Brandenburg Group Travel Office

Head of Brandenburg Group Travel Office

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