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ITB Grand Finale 2016

| February 12, 2016
ITB Grand Finale 2016

Exotic music, rhythms and dances at the grand finale of the world’s largest travel trade show

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Robots and innovations are changing the hotel industry – ITB Hospitality Day

| February 9, 2016
Robots and innovations are changing the hotel industry – ITB Hospitality Day

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

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Find the job of your dreams at ITB Berlin

| February 5, 2016

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

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ITB MICE Day: face-to-face vs. digital

| February 2, 2016

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

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ITB Berlin Convention: Travel 4.0 – the digital revolution

| February 2, 2016
ITB Berlin Convention: Travel 4.0 – the digital revolution

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

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eTravel World: knowledge for tomorrow’s world

| January 28, 2016
eTravel World: knowledge for tomorrow’s world

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

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YIG at ITB Berlin: the classic event for school trips and youth travel

| January 26, 2016

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

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ITB CSR Day: Practical advice for greater social responsibility in tourism

| January 22, 2016

On Friday the ITB Berlin Convention will focus on the refugee situation, human rights and how tourism can further peace – presentation of the first guide to sustainable tourism destinations – admission is free for trade visitors to ITB Berlin

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ITB Berlin 2016: High demand boosts international attendance

| January 21, 2016

Bookings are stable compared to last year – many halls at the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show are already booked up – big increase in exhibitors from Asia, Africa, the Arab countries, North America and Europe – Travel Technology is booming

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Speed networking at ITB Berlin

| December 21, 2015

Exhibitors meet buyers and bloggers at the ITB Speed Networking and ITB Blogger Speed Dating events – an opportunity to network and quickly establish new business leads – following prior registration, exhibitors can take part in free events at ITB Berlin 2016

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City trips set for continued growth despite terror attacks

| December 17, 2015

City trips are world’s top growth segment – Positive outlook despite Paris attacks, ITB World Travel Trends Report finds – Latest surveys by the IPK World Travel Monitor® published exclusively by ITB Berlin

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ITB Business Travel Days: up-to-the-minute knowledge and an interactive exchange with industry experts

| December 16, 2015

Seminars for business travel managers and everyone in business travel – opportunities for establishing important leads – Home of Business Travel by ITB & VDR is the place to meet – visitors receive attendance certificates – special travel package for travel and event managers

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ITB Berlin Convention: a big boost for one’s knowledge

| December 11, 2015

The world’s leading tourism convention features leading international speakers – discussions and lectures on the latest topics, including digitisation, the refugee crisis and climate change – the ITB eTravel World examines digital nomads and influencer marketing – admission is free for trade visitors at ITB Berlin

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High-spending Arab tourists go on more diverse holidays

| December 7, 2015

Middle East is world’s fastest-growing outbound travel market – Young well-off Arabian travellers go on long expensive trips, ITB World Travel Trends Report finds – Latest surveys by the IPK World Travel Monitor® published exclusively by ITB Berlin

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North Americans head for foreign shores

| December 1, 2015
North Americans head for foreign shores

ITB World Travel Trends Report predicts strong growth for North America outbound travel in 2016 – Low growth likely out of South America – Latest surveys by the IPK World Travel Monitor® published exclusively by ITB Berlin

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Asia Pacific outbound travel maintains strong growth

| November 19, 2015

ITB World Travel Trends Report predicts 6.1 percent growth in 2016 – High travel confidence in China despite economic slowdown – Latest surveys by the IPK World Travel Monitor® published exclusively by ITB Berlin

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National Geographic Announces World Legacy Awards Finalists

| November 18, 2015
National Geographic Announces World Legacy Awards Finalists

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

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50 years of ITB Berlin: how it all began

| November 16, 2015
50 years of ITB Berlin: how it all began

The world’s leading travel trade show is celebrating its anniversary with 50 trips around the world – the current head David Ruetz meets Dr. Manfred Busche, who started ITB Berlin

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Happy Birthday ITB Berlin!

| October 27, 2015
Happy Birthday ITB Berlin!

50 years of ITB Berlin: that is something that has to be celebrated – taking as its slogan ‘From Berlin With Love’ and in cooperation with airberlin, ITB Berlin is sending 50 Berliners to destinations around the world – residents from Berlin can also apply for three trips

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Young Europeans travel less

| October 6, 2015

IPK International and ITB Berlin analyse trends in foreign trips by young people since 2007 – lower birth rates and social changes result in declining figures – Germany is the new favourite destination of young travellers

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New ITB MOOC on the topic of social media: Don’t just be a follower – be an expert!

| October 2, 2015

ITB Academy offers an innovative online course on how to make best use of social media in tourism – use of social media is crucial to achieving success in the tourism industry – eight key topics – successful participants will receive certificates

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New ITB MOOC on the topic of social media: Don’t just be a follower – be an expert!

| October 1, 2015

ITB Academy offers an innovative online course on how to make best use of social media in tourism – use of social media is crucial to achieving success in the tourism industry – eight key topics – successful participants will receive certificates

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ITB Berlin: Spotlight on Earth’s water resources

| September 21, 2015

At ITB Berlin 2016, the 11th Pow-Wow for Tourism Professionals in Hall 4.1b will focus on the importance of water for the global travel industry – exhibitors can register online

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Valuable updates in no time at all

| September 10, 2015

The ITB Academy features new webinars on the latest topics, including China’s travel market, the sharing economy and human rights – tourism managers can register and take part free of charge

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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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