PR & Media

Media support services

München Tourismus assists with preparing for and conducting research visits.

Some days, Munich is a city on the sea – a sea of red scarves and football shirts on Marienplatz, every time Bayern Munich Football Club picks up another trophy.

 

For preparing your press trip

 

München Tourismus will be pleased to support you in organizing individual press visits to Munich. It is our pleasure to provide optimal service we therefore request that you comply with the following criteria:

 

  • Press trips on behalf of media should editorially refer to Munich as a tourist destination and should be part of the travel feature.
  • You are requested to provide us with a written commission (by letter or email) from the editor of your medium and to supply us with specific information about date of publication and the following media data:
    • Print media → circulation, number of readers, target group(s), equivalent advertising value...
    • Online media → unique visits, page impressions, equivalent advertising value, etc.
    • Blogs → Media kit with number of followers/readers/likes of the blog and the related social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
    • As an alternative to a written commission, freelance journalists and bloggers can submit current specimen copies of reports or posts.
  • The minimum period of time between enquiry and support should be not less than four weeks.
  • Please understand that München Tourismus cannot assume any costs for travel or transfers from and to the airport, the hotel or any other destinations. For travel within the city, München Tourismus provides tickets for local public   transport.
  • Basically, no film and photo permits are required within the city of Munich for touristic purposes. Further information on the subject can be found below.
  • During your stay at least one meeting with the respective München Tourismus contact as well as with sponsors (hotels, restaurants, etc.) will be arranged.
  • Your München Tourismus contact will be pleased to answer any queries within the framework of follow up support. After publication and/or television or radio broadcast you are requested to supply us with specimen copies in print or  digital form and/or videos and recordings in digital form.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

In case you have not conducted any previous research work about Munich and/or are looking for ideas, following is a list of frequently asked questions:

 

Does München Tourismus assume any travel costs to and from Munich for media representatives?
No, München Tourismus does not assume any travel costs.

Does München Tourismus assume any accommodation costs within the framework of on-site press support?
Yes, München Tourismus participates in the accommodation costs subsequent to prior agreement.

Does München Tourismus assume the costs for meals within the framework of on-site press support?
Yes, München Tourismus participates in the costs for meals subsequent to prior agreement.

Does München Tourismus take over the costs for local public transport within the framework of on-site press support?
Yes, München Tourismus assumes the costs for local public transport.

What are the most important sights in Munich?
Sights in Munich

Where do i find press contacts for sights in Munich?
Press contacts for sights

Where do I find news and Destination Information?
News and Destination Information of München Tourismus

Where do I find statistical data about occupancy rates and tourism development (overnights, arrivals)?
Statistics and News

Which events are taking place in Munich?
Events in Munich

Where do I find suggestions for stays of 24 and/or 48 hours?
Suggestions for your stay in Munich

Where do I get film and photo permits for touristic reporting?
Further information on the subject can be found below.

Who can I address about research outside of Munich?
Bayern Tourismus Marketing GmbH → www.bayern.by
Tourismus Oberbayern München e.V. → www.oberbayern.de

 

Film and photo permits for touristic reporting

No permit is needed in public areas within the city limits of Munich (eg. sidewalks, pedestrian zones) if the crew/the photographer uses only handheld or shoulder-mounted cameras and a tripod.

In case of more elaborate recordings including the placement of spotlights, barriers, outside broadcast vans or similar heavy equipment please contact the Service Office Film of the Department of Public Order of the City of Munich: filmservice.kvr@muenchen.de

An overview of further contacts in authority of film and photo permits for non-public and special regulated areas can be found in the filming guidelines of the Department of Labor and Economic Development.

We would be very glad if you could provide us with specimen copies in print or digital form and/or videos and recordings after the production.

For this purpose please address your message to the contact person in charge of your mart in our media relations team.

For filming within current news reporting following guidelines (in German) have to be considered