Milestones in the history of MAIRDUMONT
1948Cartographic Institute Kurt Mair was founded.
1952Company Name changed to Mairs Geographischer Verlag Kurt Mair GmbH & Co. KG. Moving into Spittlerstraße Stuttgart.
1957Death of Kurt Mair. Volkmar Mair becomes CEO. First Varta Guide established.
1972Publishing and printing house move to Ostfildern (Kemnat).
1995Logistic centre in Ulm starts operations.
2000MARCO POLO online available at www.marcopolo.de
2005Agreement of takeover of DuMont Reiseverlags by Mairs Geographischer Verlag is signed. New company name is MAIRDUMONT.
2007MAIRDUMONT takes over CartoTravel with complete ADAC Cartography.
1951Baedekers Autoführer Verlag and Mairs Graphische Betriebe established.
1954German "General Map" is published 1:200.000.
1967Stake in KOMPASS acquired.
1979Start of collaborating with Allianz. First BAEDEKER Allianz travel guides are published.
1991The first 39 MARCO POLO travel guides are published.
1998Mairs Geographischer Verlag purchases the FALK publishing group from Bertelsmann.
2002www.falk.de becomes one of Germany's leading travel & routing portals.
2004Takeover of DuMont Reiseverlag completed beginning of November 2004.
2006The first German Lonely Planet editions are published.
2010Dr. Stephanie Mair-Huydts becomes Chairwoman of the Management Board.
2012MARCO POLO Relaunch