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Berlin, 2 May 2013 – According to the United Nations, worldwide an estimated 1.2 million children are the victims of human trafficking each year.
The latest survey by the US company Community Marketing Inc., whose results have been presented by ITB Berlin, reveals higher spending by gay travellers –
Some twenty Site members from seven countries (India, Italy, Nepal, Panama, Spain, the Netherlands and Germany) attended the traditional Site Germany pre-ITB 2013 Berlin get-together and incentive experience along with five colleagues from VisitBerlin - Berlin Convention Office.
More than 100 ministers of tourism and state secretaries from around the world – increase in international buyers and business deals – attendance at the ITB Berlin Convention and eTravel World grew by 25 per cent
Unspoilt nature is not the only thing that is supposed to attract holidaymakers to the Baltic region. This year Estonia and Lithuania are promoting themselves first and foremost as wellness destinations. Speaking at ITB Berlin, Tarmo Mutso, Director of the Estonian Tourist Board,
Defying the global recession, 2012 was Spain’s third most successful year in tourism to date, surpassed only by 2006 and 2007. At ITB Berlin the Spanish Tourist Board presented a survey by the Spanish Institute for Tourism Studies (IET).
Winter Olympics in a subtropical region: for anyone unacquainted with Sochi, located in the Krasnodar district on the Russian Black Sea coast, it is hard to believe.
In the past the tourism infrastructure of the Russian capital, Moscow, did not have a reputation for being particularly efficient or good value. Now this is all changing. The signs indicating the main sights and traffic routes are now in two languages, it was pointed out by Sergei Schpilko, Director of the Moscow City Committee [...]
10,086 exhibitors from 188 countries – exhibition grounds booked up – record number of two-tier stands – 120 exhibitors representing the partner country Indonesia – comprehensive market overview and fast-growing niche markets – first-time matchmaking event for bloggers and record numbers of bloggers –
Opening ceremonies of ITB Berlin on 5 March 2013 with leading figures from politics and tourism – At the start of the world’s leading travel trade show the partner country Indonesia presents a colourful display of traditional music and dance
The world’s leading travel trade fair gathers personnel managers from the hotel trade, catering and tourism – information events for students, trainees and professionals – job offers from the MeerArbeit project on the MS Sanssouci
Azerbaijan represented at ITB Berlin with three stands – ITB Destination Days: discussion with celebrity panel guests, including national football team manager Berti Vogts Berlin, 7 February 2013 – Azerbaijan will be featuring prominently at the ITB Berlin. As the Convention & Culture Partner of ITB Berlin 2013 the country situated on the Caspian Sea [...]
Eight countries bordering the Danube provide information on holidays at the world’s leading travel trade show – guided tours for trade visitors and the media – prize competition for the public – ITB Berlin Convention features debate on political visions and tourism on the Danube
Adventure & Responsible Tourism Hall celebrates tenth anniversary with a variety of events featuring socially responsible tourism – Climate-neutral ITB Berlin catalogues support a geothermal project in Indonesia, partner country of ITB Berlin
Young travellers and new ideas transform the hotel market – 8th ITB Hospitality Day points in a new direction and presents four exceptional hotel concepts
Executives from Airbnb, Facebook, Google and Odigeo among the speakers at PhoCusWright’s key European travel conference
A new network for problem analysis and solutions from qualified advisers of tourism associations and destinations – sponsor of the ITB Berlin Convention – workshop for acquisition of EU tourism funds
Larger display areas for India and Indonesia, the partner country of ITB – Travel Technology and Gay &Lesbian Travel continue to grow. Berlin, 18 January 2013 – Worldwide demand for floor space at ITB Berlin is high, no more so than from exhibitors representing Arab and Asian countries and South America. The Travel Technology Hall [...]
Established competence centre for business travel and event managers Berlin, 11 January 2013 – Travel and event managers have to take decisions with the future in mind, which is why they must constantly take their core expertise to new levels and detect changing situations at an early stage.
Forward-looking events on Adventure & Responsible Tourism in Halls 4.1 to 8. Adventure Tours celebrates its tenth anniversary at ITB Berlin with a pow-wow for trade visitors under the slogan of ”Earth‘s Wetlands & Geoparks – Celebrating Earth Heritage, Sustaining Local Communities“.
For the first time ITB Berlin features a matchmaking event for exhibitors and bloggers – reception for bloggers at the Travel Massive event on the eve of ITB Berlin 2013 –
Disabled travellers represent a target audience that is on the increase and an increasingly important market – the ITB World Travel Trends Report examines the challenges and the growing significance of this market for the global travel industry
Difficult times for national airlines – according to a survey by ITB Berlin value for money and tailor-made frequent flyer programmes matter more than loyalty to home carriers Berlin, 12 December 2012 – For customers booking flights, value for money matters most when it comes to choosing a particular airline. This was the answer given [...]
ITB World Travel Trends Report forecasts a rise in trips to and from Europe – northern European trip numbers remain stable, while southern Europeans are less keen to travel due to the financial crisis Berlin, 26 November 2012 – In Europe, the effects of the economic situation on the continent’s tourism industry are wide-ranging, but [...]
The World Tourism Organization and the consultancy IPK International present cautiously optimistic forecasts for 2013 – two to four per cent growth – a top ten placing for Germany as a destination Pisa/Berlin, 1st November 2012 – The global financial and economic crisis clearly has not dampened people’s desire to travel. According to the consultancy [...]
ITB Berlin and IPK International have analysed which countries are most often visited by Russians, Germans and Britons – the Germans’ favourite is the Netherlands, Britons rate holidays in France Berlin, 24 September 2012 – Turkey is the preferred holiday destination of Russian holidaymakers, although when it comes to how often they visit the country [...]
ITB Berlin and IPK International present an analysis of the dynamic developments and outbound travel volume of the BRIC countries in a five-year comparison – Among the BRIC countries outbound trips have grown at different rates: Russia leads, followed by China, while Brazil and India lag far behind Berlin, 30 July 2012 – They all [...]
ITB Berlin supports both competitions and the winners will be honoured at the world’s leading travel trade show. Berlin, 22 June 2012 – The “TO DO! – Competition for Socially Responsible Tourism” has been announced throughout the world for the 18th time in 2012 by the Study Group for Tourism and Development (Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung [...]
Azerbaijan is acting as partner of the world’s largest tourism convention and is presenting its cultural attractions as a fascinating destination for tourists – Prominent panelists will discuss the country’s economic development at the ITB Berlin Convention 2013 Berlin, 11 June 2012 – As the Convention & Culture Partner of ITB Berlin 2013, Azerbaijan will [...]