LIGNA 2019.  Hannover  27 – 31 May 2019

 Facts & Figures

LIGNA features technology for the entire wood value chain – from harvesting machinery to industrial processing and production plant and equipment. LIGNA stands out from competing shows in that it attracts an international audience of top-level decision makers and professionals from all key sectors of the wood industry. 1599 Exhibitors, 129,000 sqm exhibition space, 93,000 visitors, 42,000 International guests.

In 2019 LIGNA will focus on new areas of application for smart technologies in the wood processing industry, new developments and customized solutions for intelligent production – at every stage of the value-adding chain.

The issues addressed at the show will be augmented reality, flexible production, digitization, customization and safety, as well as the growing pressures on manufacturers in terms of precision, flexibility and speed.

Interzum.  Cologne. For those companies who are also involved in furniture manufacturing, you may wish to visit Interzum in Cologne, 21 to 25 May. We have created a special tour package for this fair and details can be found at

Tour details:

OPTION 1 Andor Hotel Plaza

Sunday 21 May 2019 On arrival, after collecting your baggage at Hannover airport, proceed to the exit hall where our driver will meet you and transfer you to the Andor Hotel Plaza.( This hotel is a modern superior 3 star hotel located only 100 m from the main station ( Hauptbahnhof).  All 140 bright, modern rooms offer  a comfortable and pleasant stay. Each room comes with satellite and pay TV, modem connection, mini bar, safe and hair-dryer.  All windows are soundproofed ensuring guests have a good night’s sleep. As a special service, hotel guests receive a discount on the entrance ticket to Cinemax in the adjacent building and have complimentary access to the fitness and wellness club nearby. The Esprit restaurant with the integrated Orbit Bar has a capacity for up to 130 people. The Tropical Bar in the foyer invites you for a cup of espresso or a fresh-draught beer.

The hotel offers an express breakfast for those guests who need to leave early. There are many entertainment facilities close to the hotel, from bistros, discos, opera or music hall. Due to the hotels close proximity to the main station, Hannover Messe can be reached by train in 10 minutes. Accommodation booked for 5 nights, 21 to 26 May


OPTION 2. City Hotel  Hannover

Sunday 22 October. On arrival, after collecting your baggage at Hannover airport, please proceed to the exit hall where our driver will transfer you to the 3 star City Hotel.( The hotel is ideally located in a pedestrian zone in the city centre with a 5 minute walk to the main station and historic old town. All rooms offer free WiFi, Sat-Tv, telephone, sh/wc.  As an additional extra, all guests are given a complimentary free ticket for use on the Hannover public transport network, which includes travel to Hannover Messe. Accommodation booked for 5 nights, minimum stay, 21 to 26 May


Under own arrangements to visit the trade fair until Friday 26 May 2019, when guests make their own way to the airport for return flights.

 Package Prices


Andor Hotel.  €770 per person sharing a twin bedded room and €1180 in a single room


City Hotel.   €770 per person sharing a double bed room and €1030 in a single room.


 Tour price includes

Airport to hotel transfer on arrival *

Accommodation for 5 nights at hotel of choice

Daily buffet breakfast

* Transfers based on 3 passengers sharing a vehicle

 Tour price excludes

All flight bookings, but we will be happy to quote

All passport and visa fees

All meals not stipulated above.

All expenses of a personal nature such as bar bills, laundry, telephone calls etc

Trade Fair Entrance ticket

Return transfer on 26th October, but can be arranged if required

#Travel insurance.


# We strongly recommend that all travellers be covered by insurance for cancellation/medical and other benefits. Please ask us for details.

Please e mail us for more hotel options

NB Please note following conditions.

We are unable to accept payment by credit/debit cards.

Tour price excludes air fares, but we will be pleased to offer quotes. We will need the full names of travellers as appearing in Passports/ departure airport/ date of departure and return will be based on hotel dates, unless you wish to have alternative options.

Please forward your request/questions/queries to

Trade Fair Tours is the official appointed travel partner for DEUTSCHE MESSE


Available departures

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HannoverHannover on the River Leine, is the capital and largest city of the German state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), and was once by personal union the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, under their title as the dukes of Brunswick-Lüneburg (later described as the Elector of Read more