The Autobahn for example – Germany’s main motorway – operates without a maximum speed limit for cars although when towing a caravan there is a limit of 80kph. The study “Economic factor tourism camping in selected European countries” (Wirtschaftsfaktor Touristikcamping in ausgewählten europäischen Ländern), conducted by the German Economic Institute for Tourism (dwif) at the University of Munich, provides scientific figures on the economic scale of the camping and caravanning industry in Europe. Germans have always loved camping, but this kind of vacation is especially popular in 2020. This assessment is also supported by a survey carried out throughout Europe in July / August on behalf of the Erwin Hymer Group. With his move to the management of Hymer GmbH & Co. KG, the top management of the premium manufacturer of leisure vehicles has gained an experienced industry expert. In 2018 CBE was acquired by DexKo Global, a global leader in highly engineered trailer running gear, chassis assemblies and related components. The increased demand is also visible in the number of visits to our website Dometic.com, which has shown an accelerated growth of more than 70 percent, year-to-date. A new study issued by GfK, the largest German market research organization, reveals how great the growth potential is likely to be for leisure-vehicle holidaying in the coming years. Additionally, pro-active measures to contain COVID-19 cases in some of our American factories impacted net sales negatively. The Federal Council in Switzerland enacted various measures aimed at combating the coronavirus and valid for the whole of the country. However, despite robust demand for motor caravans and caravans in Germany, revenues fell by 6.1 percent. She would never buy a yacht - it's 'a caravanning holiday on water', she says. Germany's pioneering record in film production, too, reads like a roll-call of world cinema: the Babelsberg Studios in the 1920s and 30s, the Expressionists Fritz Lang and FW Murnau, or the New German cinema directors such as Fassbinder and Herzog. We reached Vittorio Simioli, Teleco Group co-founder, who was exhibiting at the show. With total sales volume of 5.75 billion euros, the German caravanning industry achieved a good result in the economically difficult first half of the year. Resources, capabilities and new products are being added to our identified global growth areas to capture opportunities from a market that is drawn to the outdoor lifestyle. Camping generates a feeling of freedom, but of course campers also have to observe the rules. Making the announcement, Guido von Vacano, member of the management team at Messe Stuttgart said: “We didn't make this decision easily. Juan Vargues, Dometic's President and CEO said: “We experienced a rapid recovery in the third quarter after a difficult and unprecedented second quarter. Aguti describes the new seat as light and functional like a swiss pocket knife. Covering almost 140,000 square miles, Germany is bordered by nine countries and has a wealth of culture for all tastes. for the CIVD, Comparative carbon footprint of motor caravan trips - today and tomorrow (only available in German). Almost no other kind of vacation can be as corona-safe – as a result of the distance between visitors on the camping site, staying in the open air and living in your own home. New image campaign brings uniqueness and multifacetedness of caravaning to life. According to the study, 38 percent of individuals who are considering the possibility of embarking on a caravanning holiday have a net monthly household income amounting to more than three thousand euros. We are therefore sticking to the decision we made in May and until further notice will not participate in major events and trade fairs. The improvement of the EBIT margin before items affecting comparability to 15.5 percent from 13.5 percent was driven by a significant growth in aftermarket sales and successful cost reductions, despite negative currency effects and a negative impact of COVID-19. Since the beginning of the year, 53,881 motor caravans in Germany have changed hands. Markus Dorner started the new role as commercial director of Hymer GmbH & Co. KG at the start of October, responsible for finance and accounting, IT and human resources. Here, 3.6 billion euros in sales are in the books. This brings the BERNEXPO and the exhibitors massive losses and, last but not least, also endangers trust in the event location Bern.". ", Bodo Diller is optimistic about the caravanning season 2021: “Even in the difficult year 2020 our customers in motorhomes, caravans and camper vans have a relaxed and safe vacation. Here, he designed the development of the Leutkirch location and contributed significantly to the expansion of a very successful segment. Alde has about 130 employees with it’s headquarter and manufacturing situated in Färlöv in the south of Sweden. A study by the German Economic Institute for Tourism provides well-founded insights into the European camping and caravanning industry. Wild camping is prohibited in Germany. Our product had to be technologically contemporary, yet offer the end user a real advantage when using and managing the motorhome’s electrical system. With the confidence level 1 brought to the country, visitors poured into the show over the weekend, with record numbers recorded on Friday and Saturday, producing the show’s most successful weekend ever. Thanks to a strong growth in orders booked we achieved a record order backlog at the end of the quarter. Camping and caravanning are increasingly attractive. “Here, too, we expect sales to rise in the second half of the year,” Onggowinarso says optimistically. There are many diverse influences on the way that English is used across the world today. A further increase in end-user appetite for staycation and outdoor activities is driving demand for our products across the portfolio. Caravanning is more popular in Germany than ever before. The Suisse Caravan Salon in Bern, Switzerland was supposed to take place until Monday 26 October 2020, but at the end of the second day came the announcement that the event would have been suspended. Last year there were 49.7 million overnight stays at German campsites. The total turnover resulting from overnight stays thus amounts to 13.6 billion euros. If this figure is extrapolated to the aggregate German (online) population, it works out to some 14.2 million German citizens. This caused the second-hand market to slump by around a quarter in April and May. The GfK study also determined the most popular caravanning destinations in Europe. After doing France and Belgium for about 16 years of tents, statics, trailer tent and caravan, I want to try Germany for a change. Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content. In addition, motor caravan owners made 16.5 million day trips and 57.5 million days’ stay by permanent campers were counted in Germany. Adventurers will find temporary camping sites on the, If you prefer something more traditional, your best bet is carrying out a search on the. The reasons for the cancellation decision were, ultimately, the number of infections and the developments surrounding the corona pandemic in the Baden-Württemberg area in the past few days. The new range of products with LIN BUS communication system have gone from being a concept to being standard components on some premium motorhome brands, including Laika (Ecovip series) and Niesmann + Bischoff (iSmove series). Despite an approved safety and hygiene concept and the tireless efforts of all colleagues, the world's largest public exhibition for tourism and leisure is, unfortunately, not taking place. Alde develops, produces, markets and sells hydronic heating systems for caravans and motorhomes, with Europe and North America as the largest markets. "In general, motorhome manufacturers have shown us they are well aware of the imminent evolution which, to some extent, is already in place, even if we are still at an early stage in the new generation of this technology,” said Dorian Sosi, co-managing director of CBE. Caravanning is the trend throughout Europe and new registrations of leisure vehicles are rising. The updated study of the German Economic Institute for Tourism at the University of Munich (dwif) again proves the economic relevance and excellent development of camping and caravanning tourism in Germany. In addition, modern motor caravans have meanwhile such a high measure at independence that they are not dependent occasionally no more compellingly on the infrastructure of a camping site. Suisse Caravan Salon to go ahead (22 to 26 October). As a result, however, tourists can look forward to relaxed stays with little bustle and lots of open space between themselves and neighbouring campers. Beside new vehicles, used caravans and motor caravans are also in high demand. Corona gave the sector a run on its products. Overnight stays outside campsites and day trips generate an additional turnover of 4.7 billion euros. Sales on the used vehicle market in Germany grew in the first half of the year. Visitors discovered a range of 'must have' products and new gadgets in the accessory’s marquee. Taken together, this meant a turnover of over 5 billion euros due to the expenditure of caravanning tourists in the destination area. According to the Caravanning Industry Association (CIVD), 54,439 camper vans and caravans were registered in Germany during the first half of 2020; that is as many as in the whole of 2016. An additional 48 million day trips without overnight stays round off the balance for caravanning tourism. ”Said von Vacano. Caravanning is more popular in Germany than ever before. The OEMs have rewarded us by adopting our systems because, above all, they consider them reliable. The Mystery Creek grounds and facilities make this a perfect opportunity to park up, enjoy the show and catch up with mates over the weekend.