Tag: ITB

ITB Berlin and IPK International: Chinese take shorter trips and choose luxury hotels more often

| August 4, 2015

Rapid growth in short trips – Strong above-average rises in Asia and North America trips – Europe loses market share – ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse the travel flows of Chinese tourists

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Strong growth for luxury travel

| June 10, 2015
Strong growth for luxury travel

Luxury travel is booming: high-price trips are the strongest-growing market segment worldwide, according to ITB Berlin and IPK International – The most popular luxury travel destinations in Europe are Germany and Italy – Most luxury travellers come from the USA and China

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ITB Berlin Convention: obtaining, contributing and sharing knowledge

| February 25, 2015

New information and expert knowledge from leading speakers representing industry, science and politics – focus on the sharing economy at this year’s convention – admission is free for trade visitors

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ITB Berlin: Cross-border cooperation on the Danube

| February 17, 2015

Papers and workshops on marketing strategies and tourism prospects for the countries on the Danube – free guided tours of exhibitors with a focus on the Danube – big competition with prizes on the weekend of ITB

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Adventure travel and social responsibility at ITB Berlin

| February 11, 2015

More than 130 exhibitors from 40 countries with information on sustainable tourism and adventure travel in Hall 4.1 at ITB Berlin – Papers on adventure travel and socially responsible tourism at the tenth PowWow for trade visitors – Award Ceremony of the first ITB National Geographic World Legacy Awards at the ITB Convention

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ITB Career World: the stepping stone to job success

| February 6, 2015
ITB Career World: the stepping stone to job success

ITB Berlin provides a forum for job-seekers and personnel managers of major tourism companies – big supporting programme featuring panel discussions and papers – careers advisory service and tips for job applicants – powered by AHGZ & fvw

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Gay and Lesbian Travel a booming segment at ITB Berlin 2015

| February 5, 2015
Gay and Lesbian Travel a booming segment at ITB Berlin 2015

The Gay & Lesbian Travel Pavilion, the world’s largest LGBT platform, welcomes new exhibitors – discussion round at the ITB Berlin Convention on the prospects for LGBT social media campaigns – a cult event: the ITB TomOnTour Party on 4 March 2015

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ITB Berlin 2015: high demand from exhibitors worldwide

| February 2, 2015

Large increases in numbers from Asia and the Arab states – Travel Technology Hall booked up since December – expansion reflects market developments in the travel industry

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10th ITB Hospitality Day: IT is driving the industry forward

| January 30, 2015

Cyber attacks, the sharing economy, luxury, lifestyle, budget hotels, digitisation and internet distribution are the topics at the 10th ITB Hospitality Day – admission is free for visitors to ITB Berlin

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ITB Innovators: always a step ahead

| January 26, 2015

ITB Berlin showcases innovative industry products

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Phocuswright@ITB: Innovation meets the future

| January 20, 2015

Discussions on how new business models are changing tourism – latest studies on the prospects for future investment and consumer behaviour – admission is free for visitors to ITB Berlin who register in advance

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Travel Technology: the global travel industry’s driving innovative force

| January 15, 2015
Travel Technology: the global travel industry’s driving innovative force

Increase in international Travel Technology exhibitors – Chinese search engine Baidu and booking platform Qunar to exhibit at ITB Berlin for the first time – Travel Technology Guided Tours take on new format

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Bloggers and the travel industry meet at ITB Berlin

| December 17, 2014

Let’s blog! Third edition of the ITB Berlin Blogger Speed Dating event on 5 and 6 March 2015 – exhibitors and bloggers can register now

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Understanding new structures, taking forward-looking action

| December 15, 2014

ITB Berlin Business Travel Days 2015 address hot business travel topics – among them the sharing economy, compliance and mobility scenarios of the future – special travel offer at low prices for trade visitors

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Highs and lows in the Americas

| December 15, 2014

North American foreign travel increases again – after the boom years South American growth declines

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Maldives: The Official Partner Country of ITB Berlin 2016

| December 5, 2014

Maldives and the world’s leading travel trade show announce official partnership

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Asia takes the lead in the international tourism market

| December 3, 2014

Asia is a global driving force – China is out in front spearheading the boom – ITB World Travel Trends Report analyses current developments in Asian source markets

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Tourism in Europe at record levels

| November 28, 2014

ITB World Travel Trends Report:

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Russian Travel Market Trends Report

| November 17, 2014

ITB World Travel Trends Report: Russian travel market remains stable despite crises – positive forecasts for the coming year

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Last round of knowledge updates in 2014

| November 11, 2014

Four new ITB Academy webinars offer a wealth of knowledge for the New Year  –

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Applications to join the ITB Buyers Circle invited as of now: the platform for concluding successful

| November 5, 2014

Membership of a premium circle for senior buyers at the world’s largest travel trade show – online applications invited as of now – new: Buyer Seller Speed Networking session on 5 March 2015

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22nd World Travel Monitor® Forum in Pisa: Global tourism remains on course in spite of crises

| October 29, 2014

Growth in private accommodation and bookings by smartphone – rise in foreign tourism market figures – MICE segment continues to expand – findings of the World Travel Monitor®to be published exclusively by ITB Berlin in early December

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National Geographic Announces World Legacy Awards Finalists

| October 29, 2014

Finalists are travel companies, organizations and destinations that are driving positive transformation of the global tourism industry

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National Geographic World Legacy Awards Announces Judges

| October 27, 2014

18 experts in sustainable travel span the globe Washington/Berlin, 27 October 2014 —The National Geographic Society announced today a roster of 18 travel experts from across the globe as judges for the inaugural World Legacy Awards. The awards are a partnership between National Geographic and ITB Berlin to showcase leading travel and tourism companies, organizations […]

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ITB Berlin is looking for bloggers with a passion and learning potential

| October 13, 2014

Apply now: the first ITB Blog Camp for travel bloggers takes place from 1 to 2 March 2015 in Berlin

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European holiday trends: Leaving the cold winter months behind

| October 7, 2014

ITB Berlin and IPK International examine European trends in winter holidays abroad – increase in wintertime holiday trips – winter sports holidays suffer market losses

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Mongolia: Official Partner Country ITB Berlin 2015

| September 30, 2014

Improvement in transportation connections and infrastructure make travelling in and around Mongolia easier

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Good prospects for tourism in Europe

| September 3, 2014

Germany confirmed as number one source market for European destinations – Study by the European Travel Commission and shared with ITB Berlin provides information on the most important source markets for tourism to Europe

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Inadequate compliance with human rights

| July 31, 2014

Study by the German Society for International Cooperation reveals details of human rights abuses in tourism – ITB Berlin is a member of the Round Table on Human Rights in Tourism

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Messe Berlin: New supervisory board appointed

| July 9, 2014

Peter Zühlsdorff is the new chairman of the supervisory board of Messe Berlin – Cornelia Yzer, the Berlin Senator for Economics, is its first deputy chairwoman

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Glamping: Camping with added glamour

| July 8, 2014

Recent rise in glamper numbers – previous non-campers also enjoy comfortable quarters – ECOCAMPING presents new findings at the ITB Berlin Convention

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New webinars at the ITB Academy this summer

| June 18, 2014

Experts have the latest on LGBT, online reviews and luxury hotels for tourism managers – participation in online seminars is free

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Call for Entries Announced for National Geographic Travel World Legacy Awards

| June 3, 2014

Applications are being accepted through 20 August 2014 Berlin, 3 June 2014 –The World Legacy Awards Call for Entries was announced –

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Halls fully booked, increase in trade visitors and business volume sets new records

| March 9, 2014

Positive forecasts for the global economy boost the tourism sector – ITB Berlin 2014 confirms its role as the world’s leading travel trade show – increase in international buyers, exhibitors and congress delegates

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Silk Road Ministers deepen commitment to visa facilitation

| March 7, 2014

On the year of the 20th Anniversary of the Samarkand Declaration on Silk Road Tourism, the 4th UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting convened to discuss visa facilitation as a means to further advance tourism development along the ancient trade route.

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Germany is the favourite holiday destination of the Swiss

| March 6, 2014

80 million overnights booked by foreign visitors in 2020 – this is the goal of the German National Tourism Board (DZT), which in 2013 saw figures close in on this target. At 71.9 million visitors, a new record was set. 75 per cent came from European countries, of whom the majority were Dutch, followed by […]

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National Geographic Traveler and ITB Berlin honour sustainable projects with the World Legacy Awards

| March 6, 2014
National Geographic Traveler and ITB Berlin honour sustainable projects with the World Legacy Awards

Next year ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel show, and National Geographic Traveler, the globally recognised travel magazine, will be honouring support for sustainable tourism with a series of new awards.

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Madrid Precious Time: Collaboration for innovative city tourism

| March 6, 2014

The UNWTO Madrid Precious Time prototype was launched at ITB 2014 showcasing how the public and private sector from areas including hospitality, technology, handicrafts, retail and insurance can work together to create new and innovative tourism products.

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UNWTO, UNODC and UNESCO launch anti-trafficking campaign #ITBBerlin

| March 5, 2014

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have joined forces to promote a global campaign urging travellers to support the fight against a number of forms of trafficking. The Campaign was presented to the tourism sector at the […]

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Qatar Airways Debuts New A380 First Class Seats at #ITBBerlin

| March 5, 2014
Qatar Airways Debuts New A380 First Class Seats at #ITBBerlin

Photo: Oliver Mehlis Berlin’s Mayor and Qatar Airways’ CEO officially unveil new luxury A380 First Class seats on the opening day of the world’s biggest travel fair inGermany’s capital

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