Partners and 

of the Frankfurt Tourist+Congress Board (TCF)

The city of Frankfurt am Main is increasingly exposed to competition from other cities and regions. This applies to both national and international markets. For TCF, these disadvantages can only be reduced through strategic co-operation. Co-operation with local and regional partners is particularly important here. In international competition, co-operation with national marketing and sales companies is also important.

Regional level

Region FrankfurtRhineMain

In January 2021, the Tourism Working Group was transferred to the FrankfurtRhineMain network, which in particular promotes the marketing of the RheinMainCard, and the Destination FrankfurtRhineMain.

The five cities of Frankfurt am Main, Offenbach am Main, Darmstadt, Hanau and Aschaffenburg as well as the four districts of Offenbach, Groß-Gerau, Main-Taunus-Kreis and Wetteraukreis are members of Destination FrankfurtRheinMain. The office is located at the TCF as a staff unit.

The state of Hesse supports the ten Hessian destinations. In addition to the annual financial contribution, the destination partners also contribute human resources. An annual marketing and media plan is drawn up jointly. 
The aim is to dovetail the tourism offerings of the city and countryside even more closely and to develop additional bookable offers. The links between city and countryside offer outstanding and high-quality visitor incentives from nature and urban culture.

Cooperation with around 160 accommodation providers in our hotel reservation system, collaboration with the beverage industry, cooperation with associations such as the Rhine-Main Chamber of Industry and Commerce Forum, the retail association and the media are also important.


National level

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Goethe-Straße (Goethe Route Working Group)
The working group serves to market the tourist themed route "Goethe Street". Goethe-Strasse connects nine cities in central Germany that are linked to the work of famous personalities such as Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Joint promotional activities are carried out in the overseas markets, especially in Japan and Korea.

Deutsche Zentrale für Tourismus e. V. (DZT) (German Tourist Board)
The German Tourist Board is the TCF’s most important partner when it comes to promoting Frankfurt as a tourist destination outside of Germany. With more than 30 offices worldwide, the German Tourist Board is responsible for marketing Germany as a popular travel and tourist destination. The TCF participates in numerous marketing activities carried out on foreign markets under the umbrella of the German Tourist Board (e.g., fair participations, workshops, study trips etc.).

Franken Tourismus – MainRadweg (Tourism Franconia – Main River Cycling Trail)
Frankfurt is also involved in the touristic promotion of the Main River Cycling Path. Bicycle tourism is enjoying a steady increase in popularity these days. Thanks to its membership in this promotional scheme, Frankfurt is advertised positively in all informative brochures and on the website representing this popular bike track.

GCB German Convention Bureau e.V.
The Frankfurt Convention Bureau (FCB) is an active member of the GCB, co-operating closely with the association in the areas of congress marketing and congress acquisition. Based in Frankfurt and New York, the GCB promotes Germany as a congress, conference, event and incentive destination on a national and international level. It is also the primary point of contact for all those planning to hold a special event in Germany. As a congress industry expert, the GCB continuously observes the market, developing innovative strategies and recommendations for action from the data collected. It is also an official partner of the IMEX fair.

Deutsche Fachwerkstraße (German Timberframe Road)
Established in 1990, the German Timberframe Road is a part of a working committee entitled Deutsche Fachwerkstädte (German Timberframe Towns). At present, the German Timberframe Road stretches from the mouth of the River Elbe in the north of Germany all the way to the Lake of Constance in the south, a distance of more than 2,800 kilometres. Traversing six German states, the road is subdivided into seven regional routes. The TCF is a member of the German Timberframe Road by way of the Frankfurt city district of Höchst, which is part of the 176-kilometre regional route, “From the Westerwald across the Lahn Valley and Taunus to the River Main”.