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Press services: Overview

The Media Relations Team of Hamburg Marketing GmbH offers comprehensive information and content for media representatives, journalists and bloggers. Our media services include texts, features, listicles, story ideas, photos, videos, television footage,  as well as related links. What is more, we establish relevant contact, organise press trips and provide comprehensive research services relating to core topics from the Hamburg Metropolitan Region. Our press section is updated on a regular basis, supplying you with latest news and interesting stories from Hamburg.


Upon consultation, our press articles, features and dossiers from the fields of tourism, business, culture and city life can be used free of charge for press purposes. Photos and videos available on our Media Server can be used free of charge for the purpose of editorial coverage .

If you have questions regarding any of the core topics, please do not hesitate to contact our team - we look forward to your ideas and projects.

Latest press releases

© Jan Schugardt/Hamburg Cruise Days

Hamburg, 16 September 2019 - More than 500.000 visitors partied this weekend in Hamburg / Germany during the 7th Hamburg Cruise Days. With a record number of twelve participating cruise liners, the event is the biggest public cruise festival in the world.

© Hamburg Cruise Days / Christian Lietzmann

Hamburg, 3 September 2019 (HHT) – Hamburg’s love for cruise-related and maritime events of all kinds will reach its peak between 13 and 15 September, when, during the 7th Hamburg Cruise Days, the city’s port will be setting the stage for the cruise industry and cruise fans alike.

© HOCHBAHN

Hamburg, 31 July 2019 - It’s here – the new minibus for HEAT (Hamburg Electric Autonomous Transportation), Germany’s unique research and development project to integrate an autonomous shuttle bus into regular street traffic. Five meters long, weighing just under three tons, powered emission-free with electricity: The minibus will provide space for up to ten passengers traveling through Hamburg’s HafenCity as of mid-2020.

© Hamburg Marketing GmbH / Statista GmbH

Hamburg, 9. Juni 2019 – This weekend, the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg has cleared the 10 million mark in the number of visitors to the Plaza.

© Jörg Modrow

Hamburg, 29 May 2019 - Over the coming days, Hamburg will be transformed into “Rotary City” as more than 25,000 Rotary members from around the globe will be getting together in Hamburg from 1 to 5 June 2019 for the annual international meeting.

© Hamburg Marketing GmbH, Shafeeq

Hamburg, 09/05/2019 – This year’s Online Marketing Rockstars (OMR) Festival saw the first awards presentation of the new Future Hamburg Award. With Heptasense (Lisbon, Portugal), LignoPure (Hamburg) and Humanising Autonomy (London, UK) on the winner’s rostrum, the new award was bestowed on startup teams from three leading entrepreneurial hubs in Europe.

© MOIA GmbH

Hamburg, 16/04/2019 – This week the new ride pooling service of MOIA, the newest company of the Volkswagen Group, is being launched in Hamburg. Up to 500 electric vehicles will be available across Germany’s second largest city. With the start of this trail-blazing mobility service Hamburg is assuming the leading position in eco-friendly ride pooling on the European continent.

© Volkswagen AG

Hamburg/Wolfsburg, April 3, 2019 – Volkswagen Group Research is testing automated vehicles in urban traffic in Hamburg. This is the first time Volkswagen has begun to test automated driving to Level 4 at real driving conditions in a major German city.

© Geheimtipp Hamburg

Austin, TX / Hamburg (Germany), March 09, 2019. From March 9 to 14, the north German city of Hamburg will be contributing to the most topical issues at SXSW Interactive – including urban air mobility, the media industry, and women in tech and music.

© Jörg Modrow

Hamburg, 26. November 2018 – There is always lots going on in Hamburg, and there are thousands of good reasons to visit this Hanseatic city. And yet in the coming weeks of December there are five highlights in particular you shouldn't miss out on:

Elbphilharmonie: Ode to Joy - Grand Opening Light Show