New leisure facilities forecast to fuel domestic tourism at over 7.5% per year until 2020 61,224 hotel rooms currently in the pipeline to meet projected demand from domestic and religious tourism Arabian Travel Market to showcase the best of the Kingdom’s tourist attractions Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute more than […]
ITB Hospitality Day topics at the ITB Berlin Convention 2017: From clinical IT to lively travel worlds, with crises and opportunities mixed in – Admission is free for trade visitors
International pitching event for startups – discussion rounds with experts on chatbots, virtual reality and millennials – the eTravel World is booked up and for the first time occupies two halls
Agenda includes topical issues such as sustainability and social responsibility, digitalisation and demographic change – admission to the ITB Berlin Convention is free for trade visitors
New programme deals with business travel management trends – experienced experts offer tips on saving costs, measuring success and legal pitfalls in travel management
Fast growth but low market share for ‘sharing’ accommodation platforms – Experts see major impact on residential accommodation – ITB Berlin exclusively publishes results from the World Travel Monitor® Forum
24th World Travel Monitor® Forum in Pisa: US outbound travel speeds up – Brazil crashes, but upturn expected
Strong dollar boosts US outbound travel – Brazilians cut international trips – ITB Berlin exclusively publishes latest results from the World Travel Monitor®
Low growth in European outbound trips and stagnating beach holiday volumes – yet more city trips – fluctuating fortunes for European destinations – ITB Berlin exclusively publishes latest results from the World Travel Monitor®
The think tank of the international travel industry discusses the main topics of our time and offers an insight into future trends – Experts provide information on artificial intelligence, on support from social media in a crisis and Chinese investment in hotels – Admission is free for trade visitors at ITB Berlin
The deadline for submissions is 31 October 2016 – best practices and case studies on digital marketing, chatbots and influencer marketing
Africa 2017, a wall calendar from the Alexander von Humboldt (Heye) edition, wins the opening event of the ITB BookAward 2017
Whetting appetites for the coming travel season, ’Africa 2017’ from the Alexander von Humboldt (Heye) edition won the opening prize of the ITB BookAward 2017. This large wall calendar was chosen by ITB Berlin in cooperation with the RavensBuch bookstore from Friedrichshafen.
IPK International and ITB Berlin examine cruise tourism trends – Europe accounts for around one-third of the market – above-average bookings with travel agencies
Applications are being accepted through August 20 National Geographic announces the World Legacy Awards Call for Entries. Applications are being accepted now through Aug. 20, 2016, at http://www.nationalgeographic.com/worldlegacyawards. Celebrating National Geographic’s mission of inspiring people to care about the planet, the World Legacy Awards honor today’s leading sustainable tourism destinations, organizations and businesses, and share […]
ITB Berlin is pleased to announce its co-branded India show, Bharat International Tourism Bazaar, the first pure outbound show for the Indian market , to be held in New Delhi from 3rd to 6th October, 2016. It is an alliance that focusses on the Power of the Indian Traveller, and the show will be organized […]
For its 50th anniversary more so than ever the ITB emphasized its significance as leading industrial fair of the global travel industry in an impressive manner.
– The bedbank aims to further grow its leading position in the region with a focus on driving the development of its differentiated product offer as well as continuing to invest in technology and innovation.
ITB Berlin Convention: Booking.com CEO presents the digital recipe for success for complex, dynamic travel markets
Digitalization stands for rapid growth but without rushing. Above all this requires having the right staff and an agile structure. At least, this was how it was summed up by Darren Huston, President and CEO of The Priceline Group and Booking.com, speaking during the ITB Future Day at the ITB Berlin Convention.
5G and pan-European directives: Oettinger introduces the next stage of digitalization at the ITB Berlin Convention
Berlin start ups present digital solutions for tourism in the capital
First partner country ever from Southern Africa – official announcement of partnership between Botswana and the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show® at ITB Berlin on 9 March 2016
Debut for ITB China in May 2017 in the mega-city of Shanghai – cooperation with TravelDaily China and leading travel agencies lays the foundation for a second Asian ITB
When Manfred Busche opened the first ITB International Tourism Exchange in 1966, he paved the way for a success story that has lasted for nearly 50 years. What started back then with nine exhibitors from five countries and a mere 250 trade visitors, has grown into a huge international success story.
2015 has been an interesting year in many ways – Political unrests were dominating the newsworldwide, there was and still is an ongoing dramatic drop in oil prices potentially destabilizingthe oil-rich countries, the Euro remains weak, and also the GDP development, while still moderate,was below the average of the last few years. Nevertheless, for the […]
Θετικά μηνύματα για τον ελληνικό τουρισμό προκύπτουν από τις επαφές της Αν. Υπουργού Τουρισμού, κας Έλενας Κουντουρά στην Έκθεση ΙΤΒ στο Βερολίνο.
Ensuring safe and seamless travel, enhancing the opportunities brought by technology and accelerating the shift towards a more sustainable sector are the priorities for the sector said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, opening the 50th edition of ITB Berlin. (Berlin, Germany, 8 March 2016).
For the second time the National Geographic World Legacy Awards were presented at ITB Berlin. An international committee of 23 experts led by Costas Christ, editor-at-large of the National Geographic Traveler Magazine and chairman of the World Legacy Awards, picked 15 finalists from over 100 entries representing more than 50 countries. The awards went to […]
Further investments in tourism infrastructure Like ITB Berlin itself, this year’s partner country, the Maldives, is commemorating a memorable occasion. July 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Germany. At opening press conference at the world’s largest travel trade show the Honorable Moosa Zameer, Tourism Minister of the Maldives, looked […]
”Η εκτίμηση του ΣΕΤΕ είναι ότι οι διεθνείς αφίξεις, για το σύνολο του έτους, μπορεί να ανέλθουν στα 25 εκατ. (27,5 εκατ. συμπεριλαμβανομένης και της κρουαζιέρας) από 23,5 εκατ. το 2015. Παράλληλα, εκτιμούμε ότι τα συνολικά έσοδα μπορεί να ανέλθουν στα 15 δισ. Ευρώ από 14,2 δισ. Ευρώ το 2015.
Leonardo Worldwide, a technology company serving the global hospitality industry on a mission to make travel suppliers more successful with software solutions that reach, engage, convert and satisfy online travel shoppers, is transforming multi-media management for hotel groups and travel websites.
Around 10,000 exhibitors from 187 countries and territories – exhibition grounds are booked up – Maldives, the official partner country of the event, presents itself as a model of sustainable tourism – European debut for robot hostess at the south entrance – ITB Berlin Convention focuses on Travel 4.0 – Travel Technology continues to expand […]