Residents of Hamburg's Reeperbahn in the nightclub district of St. Pauli were getting tired of having drunken revelers urinating on their buildings. They found an unusual solution: walls that pee back.
For the fifth time in a row, Germany has achieved a new record in terms of overnight stays by international visitors, thereby strengthening its position within the worldwide competition.
"Niche" is the buzzword in Berlin as the 49th edition of the world's largest travel show, the ITB, gets underway in the booming capital. German tour operators are looking ahead to brisk business once again.