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Press release: Cast off!

KölnTourist gets ready for the start of the boat tours in March 2024 KölnTourist Personenschifffahrt was on winter break for two months. But there was a lot going on behind the scenes. In 2024, guests of the family-run company can expect a completely renovated ship, a range of new services and projects as well as a varied program of cruises and events with the MS RheinPerle [...]

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Award for junior bargemen from KölnTourist

The family company's trainee team climbs the winner's podium in the BMDV, BDB and BDS video blog competition Jakob Betz, one of KölnTourist Personenschifffahrt's inland navigation trainees, proudly presents the historic machine telegraph in the wheelhouse of the MS Stadt Köln and explains what it was used for. Later, he meets up with his fellow trainees Jenni Rittel and Cedric Adam, KölnTourist trainer Christian Hentschel

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KölnTourist has produced its first DNK report

KölnTourist has been on a journey towards greater sustainability for some time now. After all, responsible action, careful use of the environment and resources and fair treatment of employees are particularly important to us as a family business. Our goal is to become a little better every day! As a family business, we face up to our responsibilities every day. Careful handling

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Kölle alaaf! Our office remains closed during carnival.

In just a few days, it will be time again for the carnival season in the Rhineland. We are also celebrating properly. For this reason, our office will be closed from Weiberfastnacht, 08.02.2024 up to and including Rosenmontag, 12.02.2024. On Tuesday, 13.02.2024 we will be back for you at the usual times. We wish all revellers a great carnival season. Kölle alaaf!

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KölnTourist on tour at trade fairs: Let us talk to you personally

We start the next shipping season in March. Until then, you have the opportunity to get a personal impression of what we have to offer and to talk to us directly. We will be exhibiting at these trade fairs over the next few weeks: Touristik-Messe KoblenzSaturday, February 03, 2024 & Sunday, February 04, 2024from 10:00 to 17:00 each day

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The historic Rhine in color - WDR Lokalzeit Köln interview with Angi Schmitz

On 21.12.2023, WDR Lokalzeit Köln broadcast a report on the oldest film footage of the Rhine and the city of Cologne that still exists today. Hermann Rheindorf and his team from Kölnprogramm have lovingly recolored these recordings, which were made at the beginning of the 20th century, and are now making them available for posterity. The photographs

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Premiere of Marcos Schlüter's new birthday show and our trips until 10.12.2023

Marcos Schlüter's big birthday show "Hoch soll ich leben!" will finally celebrate its premiere on December 1, 2023 on board the MS "RheinCargo". After the shows in October unfortunately had to be canceled due to illness, we are now looking forward to this unique event all the more. There are still a few tickets available for the premiere on Fri. 01.12., so now is the time

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