The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer* produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys reveal that in Q1 2016, International trips were down by -0.7% due to Intra-European travels down by -2.8% (compared to Q1 2015). Conversely, long haul travels are up by +3.4%.
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?
The first hotel robot visits ITB Berlin – other hotel conference topics: digital natives, China’s hotel industry goes “totally digital“, competition among OTAs and loyalty programmes
The ITB Career Center has the latest job vacancies and expert advice from leading tourism companies at the AHGZ & fvw Karrierewelt – information on career prospects in Germany and at sea from the HOGA employment agency – New: universities hold elevator pitches presenting their courses
Experts examine whether new technology poses a threat to face-to-face meetings at events – admission is free for trade visitors and members of VERANSTALTUNGSPLANER.DE – the low-cost special travel package for visitors to the ITB Business Travel Days includes an overnight, concert ticket and unlimited admission to ITB Berlin
Robot services, emotions at the touch of a button: digitalization in the travel industry is the main topic of the global travel industry’s leading think tank on every day of the show – admission is free for trade visitors at ITB Berlin
Discussions and papers on virtual reality, digital destination marketing and storytelling – awards for the winners of the Start Tourism UP! competition – a look back at the beginnings of travel technology on the 50th anniversary of ITB Berlin
Latest youth travel topics at ITB Berlin – first Social Media Travel Youth Award – launch of the Speed Dating event with youth travel buyers – fascinating projects for families and pupils on the weekend in Hall 4.1