Estrel Berlin

History

1993 Initial construction of the Estrel Hotel
1994 Welcoming the hotel’s first guests
1995 The official opening gala for the Estrel Hotel
1996 Opening of the Beer Garden
1997 Opening of the Estrel Festival Center and the debut of "Stars in Concert"
1998 Initial construction of the Estrel Convention Center
1999 Opening of the Estrel Convention Center
2000 Ekkehard Streletzki named "Hotelier of the Year"
2001 Estrel Berlin sales exceed the 100-million Deutschmark ceiling 
Premiere "all you need is love!"
2002 Premiere "Elvis  The Musical"
2003 Premiere "Thank you for the music"
2004 Premiere "I’m a Soul Man"
2005 Renovation of 300 rooms and the Orangerie
Ekkehard Streletzki awarded the German Order of Merit
2006 Premiere "11 – The Football Show"
2007 Renovation of the event space 
10th anniversary celebration for "Stars in Concert"
The Estrel receives the Conga Award as Germanys best conference hotel
2008 Renovation of an additional 355 hotel rooms and the Estrel Hall
The Estrel receives the EVVC Award for Best Congress Center
2009 Ekkehard Streletzki receives the "Berlin Entrepreneur of the Year" award 
Estrel apprentices are designated to run Restaurant & Hotel Schloss Britz
10th anniversary of the Estrel Convention Center
The Estrel is the host hotel for the athletes of the IAAF World Championships in Athletics track & field competition
Premiere "Memories of Motown"
2010 Renovation of the Beer Garden and riverbank area 
Premiere "That’ll be the day"
2011 Renovation of the hotel rooms and wellness area completed
Premiere "Shakespeare’s Musical Comedy"
2012 15th anniversary celebration for "Stars in Concert"
2013 Premiere "DIVAS – The Show"
2014
20th anniversary celebration for the Estrel Hotel
The Estrel receives the Location Award for Best Hotel Event Location
Start of construction of additional event space (Conventiopn Hall II)
2015
Ekkehard Streletzki receives the "Professional of the Year" award 
The Estrel receives the Location Award for Best Event Location for Major Events
Opening of additional event space (Conventiopn Hall II)
2016 European Premiere "MICHAEL - A Tribute to the King of Pop"
2017
Premiere "Simply the Best - The Tina Turner Story"
Estrel ranked at #1 for bestselling hotel in Germany
Renovation of the hotel lobby and the hotel restaurants completed