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C&C Contact & Creation GmbH – 36 years of quality and high commitment

Our focus is on selected book projects

Since 2020, the company has devoted itself primarily to culinary book projects of high quality. The idea is founded on success because customers from all over the world have given the owner and CEO Marianne Salentin-Träger a taste for it. Her many years of expertise in the travel industry flow seamlessly into exceptional book projects. Together with the photographers Markus Bassler and Anja Jahn, the journalist and author Rita Henss, the art director Oliver Hick-Schulz, as well as the culinary experts Marilena Joannides, Franz Keller and Astrid Löwenstein, and the Transfiction translators Jenny Piening and Lucy Jones, she published the culinary travel book Cyprus – A Culinary Journey in English and Russian after two years of intensive and enjoyable cooperation. The German edition was published by Callwey Verlag in Munich. The 336-page work has received seven international awards.

The company was founded in 1984 by Gunther Träger. As one of the leading agencies for press and PR in the travel industry, C&C Contact & Creation GmbH provided services for national and international companies and institutions in German-speaking countries. C&C has received numerous awards and awards during its successful 35 years of public relations.

Marianne Salentin-Träger

Owner / Managing Director
Honorary Consul of the Republic of Cyprus

Enthusiastic contact and creative, especially in the fields of travel, health and pleasure. The team player successfully implements holistic concepts with commitment and enthusiasm. Her first cookbook "CYPRUS – A culinary journey" got seven international awards.


Markus Bassler

Food and architecture photographer

Markus photographs the dishes of famous chefs and top wine growers for the Feinschmecker magazine and book projects. He sees his mission as a way to discover the origins of food while at the same time looking to the future.

Anja Jahn

Portrait and reportage photographer

Anja approaches her subjects with emotion, respect and time, all of which shows in her pictures. She often gains a deep insight into the human mind.

Rita Henss

Journalist and writer

Rita curiously explores international cultures, and writes reports, essays, travel and culinary books about her trips around the world.

Oliver Hick-Schulz

Art director and food designer

Oliver designs magazines with a focus on culture and cookbooks. He is as obsessed with food as others are with crime thrillers and he loves to spend his spare time at markets.

Lucy Jones


Translates literary fiction, art texts, plays and journalism from German. Hailing from Britain, she had been a Berliner-by-choice for 25 years, founded the collective Transfiction GbR and has published her own writing in SAND, Visual Verse, Pigeon Papers NYC and 3AM Magazine.

Jenny Piening


Grew up in England and lives in Berlin. Translates museum, theatre, travel, business and marketing texts as well as non-fiction from German. Her background in journalism and editing are evident in her surefooted translations.

Susanne Helm


Gerhard Völker


Searches and documentation are his specialty. And if the technology does not work as it should, our good soul always has a solution ready.