Tourism as an economic factor in Hamburg – TSA 2019

Hamburg attracts many tourists thanks to its central location in Europe and its diverse cultural offerings. The aim of the study by DIW Econ in cooperation with TouristiCon and dwif was to calculate an update of the economic significance of the tourism industry in Hamburg for 2019 using the TSA system on behalf of Hamburg Tourism.

In addition to the tourism industry as a whole, the study also looked at the MICE segment, which consists of business-motivated tourists travelling for congresses, meetings, conferences, training courses, seminars, business events and incentive trips.

Tourism as an economic factor in Brandenburg – TSA 2019

Brandenburg is an attractive destination for tourists. According to official statistics, a total of around 5.2 million arrivals and almost 14.0 million overnight stays were recorded in the state in 2019.

As part of this study, an update of the economic significance of the tourism industry in Brandenburg for 2019 was prepared using the TSA system at the federal state level. This is comparable to the previous study, which was prepared for the reference year 2015. In addition, an estimate was made for 2020, a year in which the coronavirus pandemic posed particular challenges for tourism.

Tourism as an economic factor in Bavaria – Tourism Satellite Account 2019 and 2020

The Free State of Bavaria is an attractive destination for tourists. On behalf of the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy, DIW Econ has for the first time fully assessed the economic importance of the tourism industry in Bavaria using the TSA system.

The calculation was carried out for the years 2019 and 2020. This means that not only the Bavarian tourism industry in the last year before the crisis can be analysed, but also the effects of the Corona pandemic.

The vending industry between regulation and economic trends since 1993 – update 2023

The vending industry is currently facing a variety of challenges. Rising operating costs, the decline in floor space in the hospitality industry, growing energy costs and inflation, the COVID-19 pandemic as well as increasing digital competition are putting providers of slot machines under increasing pressure. At the same time, there is only limited legal room for manoeuvre for the vending machine industry to counteract the changed economic conditions by adjusting prices, the quantity offered and via changes to product characteristics.

The Saar Economy in Structural Change

The Saar economy faces current and future challenges that are unique in Germany. The acute need for transformation in the Saarland, which is particularly significant compared to other federal states, is due primarily to the strong industrial character of the Saar economy. This is confirmed by a study conducted by DIW Econ on behalf of the Ministry of Finance and Europe and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Energy and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour, Energy and Transport of the Saarland