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Germany’s energy crisis: How will the tourism industry get through the winter?

By DW
18 September 2022   |   11:22 am
With rising gas an electricity prices in Germany, changes are in store for hotels, restaurants, spas and museums this fall and winter. Here's what vacationers can expect.

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