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Leipzig skyline (Picture: A. Schmidt)
Leipzig skyline (Picture: A. Schmidt)

Tourism in Leipzig continues to grow:

Overnight stays reached a record high of 3.4 million in 2018

With a total of 1,836,797 arrivals and 3,376,257 overnight stays, Leipzig has once again surpassed itself, overtaking its previous record set in 2017. The city can look back with pride on the best year in its history for tourism. Yet again, significant growth of 7.5 per cent by comparison with the previous year was recorded for arrivals, and growth of 6.5 per cent for overnight stays. 2,069,490 overnight stays in the Leipzig region can be added to these figures, giving a total volume of around 5.4 million overnight stays in the overall destination LEIPZIG REGION. This represents 27.1 per cent of all overnight stays in Saxony. In 2018, visitors to Leipzig could choose from 135 accommodation providers offering 18,922 beds (+12.7 per... more information
UFZ Leipziger Kubus (Picture: A. Kuenzelmann)
UFZ Leipziger Kubus (Picture: A. Kuenzelmann)

Leipzig: Interconnected competence for international industry meetings

The International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME) is the most important scientific association in the field. Every two years it meets for a symposium attended by participants from all over the world. In August 2018, the ISME made its debut at the Congress Center Leipzig (CCL). Together with the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), the CCL secured the symposium with an attractive pitch highlighting Leipzig’s interconnected competence as a centre for science and conferences. The UFZ is a world-leading institution in the field of environmental research and enjoys high social recognition. It points out ways to use natural resources sustainably for the benefit of mankind and the environment. Leipzig is therefore an... more information