Players & organisations

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For more information on the topic of the German way of life living at a glance, see the following in-depth links.

German National Tourist Board

For over 60 years the German National Tourist Board (DZT) has been working internationally on behalf of the Federal Government to promote Germany as a travel destination. In 2016, the DZT is focussing on the theme year “The Fascination of a Nature Holiday in Germany – Nature and National Parks”.

German Olympic Sports Confederation

The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) is the umbrella organisation of German sport. It has more than 28 million members 
in around 91,000 sports clubs.

German Football Association

With 6.85 million members, the German Football Association (DFB) is the world’s largest 
national sports federation – and the only football association where both the men’s and 
the women’s team have won the World Cup.

International Sports Promotion

International Sports Promotion has been part of the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural relations and education activities abroad since 1961. Since then it has supported 1,400 short and long-term projects in over 100 developing countries. It primarily promotes women’s, 
disabled, and youth sports, to help integration.

German Wine Institute

The German Wine Institute (DWI) is the 
German wine industry’s communications and marketing arm. Its main task is to promote 
the quality and sales of German wine.

Gut leben in Deutschland

In 2015, the Federal government launched a 
dialogue with the people in Germany about their view of the quality of life in the country. 
In events up and down the country and online 
it discusses matters directly with citizens, so 
as in future to be able to gear its action more specifically to what is important to the people in Germany.

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