With its vegan cuisine and multicultural appeal, Germany is appealing to Indians

Germany offers multiple experiences for all types of visitors, whether solo, couple, family or business trip

Post-Covid-19, emerging travel trends in America are seeing a shift, according to travel industry experts. Last season, after the lockdown ended and Europe opened up to tourism, many Americans booked their travel plans for Europe.

New Jersey-based Lata Shah, an international travel booking agency, said: “Many Indians in America who previously would book tours to Hawaii or Disney are now looking to explore new lands and are looking to Europe. “

“It’s almost like Covid-19 has forced people to look to new destinations and live life to the fullest before the next uncertainty hits!”

Among European countries, Germany is becoming an increasingly popular travel destination for American Indians.

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Those in the travel industry cite a number of reasons behind this interest. On the one hand, Germany is one of the most multicultural countries in Europe.

For Indians in particular, Germany is inviting due to the easy availability of vegetarian and vegan food, whether it’s cut flounder in Hamburg, cucumber salad with dill in Berlin or vegan sausage. spicy in Munich, regional specialties in Germany are good for varied taste buds. .

Lately, the German national tourist office is also presenting itself as a culinary destination. German cuisine is as diverse as its landscapes, with traditional recipes and specialties, regional products and creative chefs.

It’s a combination of old and new, which makes a foodie culinary tour through Germany so exciting. There is something for everyone.

In the wake of the tourism sector emerging from its toughest years, Indian tourists are increasingly viewing Germany as a preferred travel destination.

This is also reflected in the way restaurants, cafes and hoteliers have responded to the particular challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hygiene measures, expanded outdoor dining spaces, innovative seating arrangements that allow for social distancing and screen protection have all become standard in service concepts.

Germany offers a wealth of dining choices: from wine tours to guided tours of more than 1,500 regional breweries to fine dining at around 300 Michelin-starred restaurants.

Romit Theophilus, Director, Sales and Marketing, India said: “There has been an increase in traveler inquiries for Germany. It is not only because of the plethora of activities available in the scenic country like adventure, sports, culture, food, but also because of the multiple experiences it offers to all types of travelers. , whether solo, couple, family or company. travellers. »

German cuisine includes a wide variety of appetizing dishes from regions like Havelland, known for its palaces and parks, churches and abbeys. But in the village of Ribbeck, (almost) everything still revolves around the pear.

Here, the fruit is processed into specialties such as Havelwasser (pear juice and wine blend), Eierbirne (pear flavored egg liqueur) and Williams Christ pear brandy.

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Or the Leipzig Larks, when the hunting of songbirds for food was banned in Leipzig in the 19th century, bakers invented a vegetarian alternative to this festive treat.

Leipziger Lerche, or Leipzig lark, is made with shortcrust pastry, almonds, walnuts and marzipan strips. To date, it can only be found in the region.