The 14th International Convention on Tourism and Culture YPERIA 2016 took place successfully on Amorgos Island, Greece, from Wednesday October 12th to Monday October 17th 2016, under the auspices of the Municipality of Amorgos, the Ministry of Culture and FedHATTA and sponsored by the Greek National Tourism Organization and the General Secretariat of the Aegean […]
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 […]
Large LGBT Pavilion features newcomers – popular LGBT Media Networking Brunch – lectures and discussion round at ITB Berlin Convention on trips to established and emerging destinations in the Gay & Lesbian travel market – TomOnTour’s Gay ITB Party on 9 March 2016 and other local events
Opening ceremony of the world’s largest travel trade show with celebrity guests from politics and tourism – a film featuring highlights from 50 years of ITB Berlin – a colourful show hosted by this year’s partner country, the Maldives
Exclusive service for senior buyers at the world’s largest travel trade show – 1,000 international members – business deals worth several million euros – New: the ITB Buyers Circle Hospitality Lounge in Hall 9
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN, will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2017 and the ten national tourism associations of member countries have developed the “Visit ASEAN@50: Golden Celebration” campaign for the occasion. With it, ASEAN wants to commemorate its 50 years and present itself as a unique and unified tourist destination.
On the 50th anniversary of ITB Berlin, UNWTO’s activities at the fair will focus on the development of the Silk Road and the World Tourism Network on Child Protection. ITB will take place on 9-13 March.
Quietvox AG’s new, patented QV8 sets a new standard in terms of hi-tech and ease of use in the group tour market. At ITB Berlin the leading supplier of quality audio communication systems for organisers of bus trips, group tours and cruises, as well as for tourism attractions, is presenting the latest generation of QV8 […]
The focus is on Namibia, South Africa, the UAE and exclusive cruises in cooperation with Celestyal Cruises
ITB Berlin highlights integration in the tourism employment market and effects on tourism flows – panel discussions and interactive events in Hall 4.1 and at the ITB Berlin Convention, with reports on practical experiences and the latest research findings
Have you produced a TV commercial and/or a movie/video for your country, your city, your region, your hotel or tourism company this year?