Analysts at Goldman Sachs have noted “tentative” signs of a recovery in Germany’s hospitality sector following a rebound in diners seated in restaurants and searches for holiday accommodation in the country.
According to data from online reservation platform OpenTable, restaurant bookings in Germany were up by almost a third on Monday this week compared with the same day a year earlier. Reservations also nudged up 0.3pc on the Sunday, sparking hopes of an early recovery for the hospitality sector.
The figures, however, should be taken with a pinch of salt.
Many states in Germany have made reservations compulsory post-lockdown in