Frankfurt, 20 May 2013 After presentations from the two shortlisted destinations, Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia, and the Czech Republic capital Prague, ICCA President Arnaldo Nardone on behalf of the ICCA Board of Directors today announced at the mid-year ICCA meeting held alongside IMEX,
Berlin has moved into the top three international conference destinations, as shown by the latest statistics from the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA).
Yesterday the supervisory board has appointed Ms Heike Fölster as Chief Financial Officer of Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH, the operating company of Berlin’s airports.
Freezing temperatures, snow and no signs of spring: those wanting to escape the cold winter weather will find plenty of ideas for warm travel destinations in the new summer flight schedule, e.g. Abu Dhabi, Casablanca, Los Angeles or Tel Aviv.
Some twenty Site members from seven countries (India, Italy, Nepal, Panama, Spain, the Netherlands and Germany) attended the traditional Site Germany pre-ITB 2013 Berlin get-together and incentive experience along with five colleagues from VisitBerlin - Berlin Convention Office.
“smartMap Berlin,” the app which depicts a 3D model of the German capital, continues to expand.
More than 100 ministers of tourism and state secretaries from around the world – increase in international buyers and business deals – attendance at the ITB Berlin Convention and eTravel World grew by 25 per cent
An important decision was taken at Berlin Brandenburg Airport. Hartmut Mehdorn will take over as new head of the airport operating company Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH.
10,086 exhibitors from 188 countries – exhibition grounds booked up – record number of two-tier stands – 120 exhibitors representing the partner country Indonesia – comprehensive market overview and fast-growing niche markets – first-time matchmaking event for bloggers and record numbers of bloggers –
Opening ceremonies of ITB Berlin on 5 March 2013 with leading figures from politics and tourism – At the start of the world’s leading travel trade show the partner country Indonesia presents a colourful display of traditional music and dance
The world’s leading travel trade fair gathers personnel managers from the hotel trade, catering and tourism – information events for students, trainees and professionals – job offers from the MeerArbeit project on the MS Sanssouci
Azerbaijan represented at ITB Berlin with three stands – ITB Destination Days: discussion with celebrity panel guests, including national football team manager Berti Vogts Berlin, 7 February 2013 – Azerbaijan will be featuring prominently at the ITB Berlin. As the Convention & Culture Partner of ITB Berlin 2013 the country situated on the Caspian Sea [...]
Eight countries bordering the Danube provide information on holidays at the world’s leading travel trade show – guided tours for trade visitors and the media – prize competition for the public – ITB Berlin Convention features debate on political visions and tourism on the Danube
Adventure & Responsible Tourism Hall celebrates tenth anniversary with a variety of events featuring socially responsible tourism – Climate-neutral ITB Berlin catalogues support a geothermal project in Indonesia, partner country of ITB Berlin
Young travellers and new ideas transform the hotel market – 8th ITB Hospitality Day points in a new direction and presents four exceptional hotel concepts
A new network for problem analysis and solutions from qualified advisers of tourism associations and destinations – sponsor of the ITB Berlin Convention – workshop for acquisition of EU tourism funds
Larger display areas for India and Indonesia, the partner country of ITB – Travel Technology and Gay &Lesbian Travel continue to grow. Berlin, 18 January 2013 – Worldwide demand for floor space at ITB Berlin is high, no more so than from exhibitors representing Arab and Asian countries and South America. The Travel Technology Hall [...]
In a meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH unanimously decided the following personnel appointments: Matthias Platzeck, Prime Minister of the State of Brandenburg,
Established competence centre for business travel and event managers Berlin, 11 January 2013 – Travel and event managers have to take decisions with the future in mind, which is why they must constantly take their core expertise to new levels and detect changing situations at an early stage.
Forward-looking events on Adventure & Responsible Tourism in Halls 4.1 to 8. Adventure Tours celebrates its tenth anniversary at ITB Berlin with a pow-wow for trade visitors under the slogan of ”Earth‘s Wetlands & Geoparks – Celebrating Earth Heritage, Sustaining Local Communities“.
airberlin strengthens capitol city hub: Daily flights from Berlin to Bucharest and Sofia starting 28th January
At its Berlin hub, airberlin is continuing the expansion of its Eastern European range and is adding flights to Bucharest and Sofia to the flight schedule from 28th January 2013.
For the first time ITB Berlin features a matchmaking event for exhibitors and bloggers – reception for bloggers at the Travel Massive event on the eve of ITB Berlin 2013 –
Disabled travellers represent a target audience that is on the increase and an increasingly important market – the ITB World Travel Trends Report examines the challenges and the growing significance of this market for the global travel industry
ITB World Travel Trends Report forecasts a rise in trips to and from Europe – northern European trip numbers remain stable, while southern Europeans are less keen to travel due to the financial crisis Berlin, 26 November 2012 – In Europe, the effects of the economic situation on the continent’s tourism industry are wide-ranging, but [...]
From 21 to 24 October the World Health Summit brings together the international medicine elite in the German capital Berlin welcomes 1.400 experts from around 100 nations to the World Health Summit being held from 21 to 24 October. International researchers meet policy makers in the fields of health care, economy and politics. The participation of [...]
The German capital presents its meeting and convention offer at IMEX America Berlin, 5 October 2012 “Berlin – the place to be for conventions”: the visitBerlin Berlin Convention Office (BCO) is presenting Berlin as a destination for conventions at IMEX America in Las Vegas, together with nine providers from the hotel and event industry. Following [...]
In its meeting today, the supervisory board of Berlin Brandenburg Airport GmbH discussed the next steps with regard to the completion of the new airport Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt. Key topics were a decision concerning noise protection for local residents as well as the time and cost management for the airport. Evaluation of planned BER [...]
ITB Berlin and IPK International present an analysis of the dynamic developments and outbound travel volume of the BRIC countries in a five-year comparison – Among the BRIC countries outbound trips have grown at different rates: Russia leads, followed by China, while Brazil and India lag far behind Berlin, 30 July 2012 – They all [...]
Berlin, 02 July 2012 Messe Berlin, visitBerlin and the Charité – University Medicine Berlin have succeeded in tying the World Health Summit, the international health convention with a worldwide appeal, even closer to Berlin. In order to promote the top-class, international medical summit and strengthen the positioning of Berlin as a convention metropolis, Messe Berlin and visitBerlin have positioned themselves [...]