The German Hotel & Catering Association represents the interests of the Hotel and Catering Industry in Germany. It is made up of 17 state associations, 3 professional associations and 4 specialist departments operating at local, regional and national level to improve political and business conditions. In addition, DEHOGA initiates marketing and advertising campaigns and regional competitions (e.g. German hotel classification).
Dussmann Service's Catering division is an association member of DEHOGA, specialist department catering services.