Conducted in partnership with interzum and LIGNA, the tour begins with three days at the interzum wood and hardware supplies show in Cologne, Germany, and concludes with four days at the LIGNA wood technology show in Hannover.
The program is managed by TTI Travel 212.674.3476 and Lufthansa, which are handling bookings directly.
Running May 4-14 2015, the tour package includes hotel accommodations, transportation between Cologne and Hannover, dual-show admissions, welcome events, and daily breakfast briefings. Travelers book their own air transport directly, or through the partner travel service.
“We wanted to give woodworkers from around North America a chance to travel together and share the experience of the two biggest shows of 2015,” says Bill Esler. Woodworking Network event coordinator. “This simple excursion package for woodworkers takes the guess work out of navigating around Germany between the two shows.”
The tour includes technical briefings, welcome events in both cities, and an optional walking tour of central Cologne.
Visitors should schedule departure on May 3 from North America (air travel is booked separately), to arrive in Cologne May 4. They will then spend three days at interzum at the Koln Messe, beginning Wednesday, May 6 – through Friday May 8.
This is followed by free time to tour Cologne on Saturday, May 9. On May 10, the group transfers by train to Hannover
• 6 nights accommodations (4-10 May, 2015) at the Hotel Collegium Leoninum in Bonn, Germany
• One-way second class train ticket between Cologne and Hannover
INFORMATION & RESERVATIONS
• INTERZUM/LIGNA entry badge
• 4 nights (10-14 May, 2015) hotel accommodations at the Leonardo Airport Hannover, Hannover Germany
• Daily buffet breakfast
• In-room Wi-Fi
• All hotel service charges
An optional informal walking tour is planned for Saturday, May 9 in central Cologne, including a visit to the centuries old cathedral, the Roman museum, and shopping and dining in the central city.
The land tour (air fare is extra), is priced at $1,888 double occupancy, and includes hotel, train ticket between Cologne and Hannover, and entry to the exhibitions at both shows. (Single occupancy is $948 extra.)
Just twenty seats are available for the tour. For more information contact TTI Travel at 212.674.3476