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German cycling safety ad sparks sexism outcry

An advertising campaign by Germany’s Transport Ministry to persuade cyclists to wear helmets has sparked accusations of sexism, as it features a model wearing just a helmet and underwear. With the slogan “Looks like shit. But saves my life”, the advert features a profile-shot of a competitor in the gameshow …

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Breaking Travel News investigates: Rügen, Germany | Focus

For many British travellers, especially younger generations, a visit to Germany simply means heading to Berlin. The clubs, bars and galleries of the rapidly developing capital are enough for fun-seeking holidaymakers looking to spend a weekend away. But, with nearly 40 million international overnight visitors last year, Germany is one …

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German gender pay gap unchanged at 21 percent

Germany failed to close its gender pay gap last year, not even marginally, federal statisticians concluded on Thursday, attributing much of the difference to “structural” reasons such as caring for family and employment in lower-paying jobs. Comparing gross pay figures from 2017 and 2018, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) found men …

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Hyatt’s Andaz Brand Debuts in Germany

Hyatt Hotels announced the official opening of Andaz Munich Schwabinger Tor, the first Andaz branded hotel in Germany. Joining Andaz hotels in top destinations around the world, including New York, London, Amsterdam and Abu Dhabi, Andaz Munich Schwabinger Tor is the third Andaz branded hotel in Europe. True to the …

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Five Legendary Castle Hotels on The Rhine in Germany

The Rhine River has been the highway of Germany since prehistoric times and fueled the economic development of Europe throughout the ages. Today it is still used by barges to transport goods but these commercial freighters now fight with cruise lines that sail down the UNESCO sanctioned Upper Middle Rhine—ships …

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