The German Hiking Association (DWV) sets nationwide quality standards with the "Qualitätsgastgeber Wanderbares Deutschladn". Together with competent partners in the regions, particularly hiking-friendly accommodations and restaurants in Germany are zertificatet. Almost 40 million Germans hike in their leisure time or on vacation. This means that the accommodations need to be prepaired to this target group. So they can find a high level of quality.