The Steigenberger Grandhotel Petersberg was the perfect setting for the jury for the 20-int. Tourism Film-Print-Multimedia competition ” The Golden Citygate”, which will be awarded during the ITB-Berlin in Berlin. Jury President Wolfgang Jo Huschert: “This year we have an extraordinary number of excellently made films with us.”

32 jury members from Munich, Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne, Hamburg and Vienna traveled to evaluate the submitted films from all over the world.

The Jury was working some hours to find the right winners

The jury consists of people who like to travel, as well as the managers of various associations, artists and tourism professionals. The judges from Tunisia and Turkey enriched the jury members with their cultural perspective. From the approximately 90 international entries from 26 countries, the 1.2.3. Award winners evaluated and sought. The big trends of the films this year are the ECO tourism, the topic of sustainability, as well as the instruction Airline Safety Videos.
The jury also surprised the new category “My Hotel Chef” with cinematically very high quality films. The topic “love” was new and very surprising in some films.

In the Petersberger Grandhotel v. li. Juror Harry Wijnvoord (TV star), Kerima Nouira (Tunisian tourist office) and host Michael Kain (General Director Grandhotel Petersberg).

The VIP jury, which is supposed to find the “best of the best” from the categories, the DIAMOND AWARD or, as most tourist experts say, the Oscar of the travel industry, will meet in Berlin on March 2nd at the Hollywood Media Hotel.