Consulting on the establishment of hotels and tourism projects in Schleswig-Holstein

Tourism industry Schleswig-Holstein 

The true North is attracting more and more people. And as the number of guests grows, so does interest in Schleswig-Holstein as a hotel location. WTSH therefore offers a service that is unique in Germany: Our systematic investment management for hotel projects supports investors, operators, project developers and municipalities as a central point of contact in all phases of project realisation. The range of services is broad and designed to facilitate entry into the market:

  • Identification and evaluation of potential hotel sites
  • Creation of individual utilisation concepts
  • Facilitation of project partners
  • Assistance with planning law and conceptual issues
  • Support when negotiating with authorities
  • Help with funding applications
  • Pointing out financing options

Your contact:

Stangenberg
Petra Stangenberg
Investment Hotel Consultant
Phone: +49 431 66 66 6 - 877

Hotel location Schleswig-Holstein

  • Almost 1,200 km of coastline on the North Sea and Baltic Sea
  • UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site Wadden Sea and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site Haithabu and Danewerk
  • Attractive cities and a variety of cultural, culinary, wellness, leisure and shopping experiences
    Good accessibility via Hamburg Airport, ferry connections from Scandinavia and the Baltic States to Kiel, Lübeck and Puttgarden as well as the A1, A7 and A23 Autobahns
  • Low business taxes and a large supply of well-trained specialists
  • Overall a very good entrepreneurial climate
  • 9.5 billion Euros in gross sales
  • 30.25 million overnight stays
  • 4.1 days average length of stay - among the longest in Germany.

Tourism Cluster Schleswig-Holstein

As the central economic development agency, WTSH is the sponsor of the Schleswig-Holstein Tourism Cluster. The industry network for all tourism businesses and their employees in the true North is the central point of contact when it comes to funding and financing opportunities or other topics, such as digitalisation, innovation or sustainability in the hospitality industry. In addition, the Tourism Cluster Management, together with the state and other stakeholders, is responsible for supporting and accompanying the implementation of the Schleswig-Holstein Tourism Strategy 2025.

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Tourism Strategy Schleswig-Holstein 2025

The new establishment of contemporary, attractive lodging businesses is a central component of the Schleswig-Holstein Tourism Strategy 2025. In addition, the expansion and upgrading of the state's tourism-related public infrastructure will continue to be supported with subsidy funding. In this context, the state places particular importance on:

  • the attractiveness of the tourism and particularly maritime infrastructure 
  • the creation of incentives for private follow-up investments 
  • improved access to the holiday destination Schleswig-Holstein 
  • more modern mobility offers within the state 
  • more competitiveness at the national and international stage 
  • additional offers to increase demand outside the peak season 
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