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ITB Berlin announces first co-branded India show

| June 6, 2016
ITB Berlin announces first co-branded India show

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 […]

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50 years ITB in Berlin – VOK DAMS stages exceptional opening event

| March 30, 2016
50 years ITB in Berlin – VOK DAMS stages exceptional opening event

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.

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Επιτυχημένη παρουσία της Σαντορίνης στην ΙΤΒ 2016

| March 16, 2016
Επιτυχημένη παρουσία της Σαντορίνης στην ΙΤΒ 2016

Με ιδιαίτερη επιτυχία ολοκληρώθηκε η παρουσία της Σαντορίνης στη Διεθνή Έκθεση του Βερολίνου ΙΤΒ 2016, κατά το διάστημα 09-13 Μαρτίου 2016.

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Νέες συνεργασίες από την καρδιά της Ευρώπης!

| March 14, 2016
Νέες συνεργασίες από την καρδιά της Ευρώπης!

Πρόγραμμα Β2Β επαγγελματικών συναντήσεων κατά τη διάρκεια της διεθνούς τουριστικής έκθεσης ΙΤΒ πραγματοποίησε ο Προαθωνικός Οργανισμός Τουρισμού

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Hotelbeds recorded an average 18% growth across its European markets in 2015

| March 11, 2016
Hotelbeds recorded an average 18% growth across its European markets in 2015

–  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.

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ITB Berlin Convention: Booking.com CEO presents the digital recipe for success for complex, dynamic travel markets

| March 11, 2016
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.

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Oettinger introduces the next stage of digitalization at the ITB Berlin Convention

| March 11, 2016
Oettinger introduces the next stage of digitalization at the ITB Berlin Convention

5G and pan-European directives: Oettinger introduces the next stage of digitalization at the ITB Berlin Convention

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ASK HELMUT is the winner of the first “Start Tourism UP!” prize

| March 11, 2016
ASK HELMUT is the winner of the first “Start Tourism UP!” prize

Berlin start ups present digital solutions for tourism in the capital

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Botswana: the official partner country of ITB Berlin 2017

| March 10, 2016

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

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ITB China: new trade fair in the world’s largest travel market

| March 10, 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

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ITB 50 Years: Where It All Began

| March 10, 2016
ITB 50 Years: Where It All Began

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.

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How will tourism fare in 2016?

| March 10, 2016

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 […]

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ITB Berlin: Θετικά μηνύματα για τον ελληνικό τουρισμό

| March 10, 2016
ITB Berlin: Θετικά μηνύματα για τον  ελληνικό τουρισμό

Θετικά μηνύματα για τον  ελληνικό τουρισμό προκύπτουν από τις επαφές της Αν. Υπουργού Τουρισμού, κας Έλενας Κουντουρά στην Έκθεση ΙΤΒ στο Βερολίνο.

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Safe and seamless travel, technology and sustainability: priorities for tourism

| March 9, 2016
Safe and seamless travel, technology and sustainability: priorities for tourism

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).

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Second edition of the National Geographic World Legacy Awards

| March 9, 2016
Second edition of the National Geographic World Legacy Awards

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 […]

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Maldives: Tourism minister supports sustainability and renewable energy

| March 9, 2016
Maldives: Tourism minister supports sustainability and renewable energy

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 […]

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ITB Berlin: Αφίξεις και έσοδα θα κινηθούν ανοδικά για τον Ελληνικό Τουρισμό

| March 9, 2016
ITB Berlin: Αφίξεις και έσοδα θα κινηθούν ανοδικά για τον Ελληνικό Τουρισμό

”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.

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Leonardo is changing digital marketing

| March 8, 2016
Leonardo is changing digital marketing

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.

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ITB Berlin provides strong economic boost to calm fears

| March 8, 2016
ITB Berlin provides strong economic boost to calm fears

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 […]

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Gay & Lesbian Travel: World’s biggest display at ITB Berlin

| March 4, 2016
Gay & Lesbian Travel: World’s biggest display at ITB Berlin

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

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Exotic water worlds at the opening of ITB Berlin

| March 3, 2016
Exotic water worlds at the opening of ITB Berlin

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

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Five years of the ITB Buyers Circle: the successful meeting place for senior buyers

| March 3, 2016
Five years of the ITB Buyers Circle: the successful meeting place for senior buyers

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

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Winter sports tourism is changing

| March 2, 2016
Winter sports tourism is changing

Your winter. Your sport. On Friday, 11 March in Hall 4.1, a symposium will take place with high-ranking tourism experts and famous winter sports athletes

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Gebeco to share new developments at ITB Berlin

| March 2, 2016
Gebeco to share new developments at ITB Berlin

The Kiel tour operator will introduce its recent partnerships with Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, TUI Cruises and Hauser Exkursionen at ITB Berlin.

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ASEAN to pre-launch “Visit ASEAN@50: Golden Celebration” campaign at ITB Berlin

| March 2, 2016

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.

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Ecological and social responsibility at ITB Berlin

| March 2, 2016
Ecological and social responsibility at ITB Berlin

11th Pow-Wow for Tourism Professionals at ITB Berlin – events in Hall 4.1b on UNESCO World Heritage Marine Sites, participatory tourism, climate protection and social responsibility – The “TO DO! International Contest Socially Responsible Tourism” will take place for the first time in the Palais am Funkturm

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UNWTO activities at ITB Berlin 2016 to focus on the Silk Road and Child Protection 

| February 29, 2016
UNWTO activities at ITB Berlin 2016 to focus on the Silk Road and Child Protection 

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.  

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Leading experts and humanoid robots at ITB Berlin

| February 29, 2016
Leading experts and humanoid robots at ITB Berlin

Leading figures representing tourism, politics, industry and the world’s largest tourism convention – ChihiraKanae, Toshiba’s humanoid robot, is eagerly awaited – admission is free for trade visitors at ITB Berlin

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ITB Berlin: A Day on the Danube

| February 23, 2016
ITB Berlin: A Day on the Danube

A new brochure about trips along the river – the ITB Berlin Convention features the Danube Forum – free tours of the stands highlighting destinations on the Danube

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Quietvox presents the latest QV8 generation at ITB Berlin

| February 18, 2016
Quietvox presents the latest QV8 generation at ITB Berlin

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 […]

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H&H Touristik presents new group tours for 2016/17

| February 18, 2016
H&H Touristik presents new group tours for 2016/17

 The focus is on Namibia, South Africa, the UAE and exclusive cruises in cooperation with Celestyal Cruises

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Travel industry focuses on refugee debate

| February 18, 2016
Travel industry focuses on refugee debate

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

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Win gold with “Tracie”… or a presentation screen at ITB CINEMA !  

| February 16, 2016
Win gold with “Tracie”… or a presentation screen at ITB CINEMA !  

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?

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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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