Whether by camper or plane: At the fair in Hamburg, visitors experience the entire variety of holidays
For five days, between the 8th and 12th February 2023 at REISEN & CARAVANING in Hamburg everything about holidays. The focus is on camping and caravanning in particular, because the desire for more nature experiences remains one of the tourism trends. This was also the result of a travel analysis by the Research Foundation for Holidays and Travel (FUR): Never before have so many Germans been interested in a holiday in a motorhome (15 percent) or caravan (12 percent). FUR was also optimistic about the future when it comes to holiday travel in general. Because almost two thirds of all German citizens were interested in a holiday trip in 2022.
CARAVANING Hamburg: Three halls for everything related to camping
From luxury liners to compact vans: At CARAVANING Hamburg, those interested in camping will find all forms of mobile travel on four wheels in a total of three halls – halls A1, A3 and A4. This gives them a market overview of the latest trends in the industry. Dealers and manufacturers present models of all well-known brands and offer professional advice. “The interest in the caravanning sector is enormously high,” says Andreas Ott, Project Manager Caravanning. “We map the entire range of caravans, motorhomes, tiny houses, campervans, roof tents and much more. This makes us the central point of contact for all northern German camping and outdoor fans.” The well-known exhibitor portfolio also includes an accessory area as well as expert advice on Technikinsel in Hall A4.
New in 2023 is the Vans & Friends living room in hall A3. It is the meeting place for all those interested in vanlife, caravanning and outdoor as well as self-builders. Influencers give exciting insights into the world of mobile travel.
TRAVEL Hamburg: Partner country Mongolia, the Baltic States as a partner region
REISEN Hamburg takes up both international and regional holiday trends in halls B6 and B7. Around 200 exhibitors take interested parties on a journey of discovery and present ideas for long and short holiday trips – because: Holidays on their doorstep, as close to nature as possible, will certainly remain one of the trends 2023.
Long-distance destination in sight: Partner country of REISEN Hamburg is Mongolia, which will be represented for the first time with a large stand and a traditional yurt. If you want to book your trip directly to the land of the legendary Genghis Khan and the Gobi desert, you will certainly find it with one of the tour providers.
As a partner region Baltic States, the travel specialist “Mare Baltic Travel” together with the country representatives of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia presents everything about the Baltic States – from typical musicians and artistic performances to culinary delights, everything is included. But Germany and many other European countries and regions are of course also involved: Bavaria, the Black Forest and the Harz, Franconia, the Erzgebirge, Northern Germany, the Alps, Austria, South Tyrol, Poland, Portugal and Spain. They all show that holidaymakers don’t have to travel far at all, and that it is at least as beautiful on the doorstep and in Europe as in the big wide world. If you prefer to travel by ship, you will find professional advice on the topics of cruises and ship trips at small fine shipping companies and travel agencies.
EOFT stops at the fair
Another highlight: The ADAC Hansa e.V. also awards innovative tourism projects in Hamburg with the ADAC Tourism Award for the year 2023 – on Thursday, 9. February, from 4 p.m. on stage in hall B6. The official award ceremony will take place as part of REISEN & CARAVANING Hamburg. An important date for all outdoor enthusiasts: The European Outdoor Film Tour (EOFT) takes place during the fair – on the 10th. February in Hall B6 from 5.30 p.m. at RAD Hamburg – a stop in the Hanseatic city and brings new stories of people who unconditionally follow their passion to the screen.
Travel & Caravanning Hamburg
From 8th to 12th February 2023, eight trade fairs will take place in Hamburg that deal with the topics of travel and holidays. These include REISEN Hamburg, CARAVANING Hamburg, RAD Hamburg, KREUZFAHRTWELT Hamburg, FOTOHAVEN Hamburg as well as the GenussReise, the diving and snorkeling fair Interdive and the Hamburg Motorcycle Days as well as premieres. Further information can be found at: REISEN HAMBURG | Hamburg Messe (messe-stuttgart.de)