Tag: ITB Berlin

eTurboNews Reader verdict on ITB Berlin 2020 is in

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2020 09:50

eTurboNews asked travel industry readers about the upcoming ITB trade show in Berlin scheduled for March 4-8 and if it should take place during a global scare of an epidemic. ... Read More

Bombshell news for ITB Berlin from Frankfurt

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2020 09:23

Today started with another bombshell and shocking breaking news for ITB Berlin. This news comes from the Frankfurt convention center. How will ITB react? Light + Building Frankfurt has canceled ... Read More

ITB Berlin: 15th Pow-Wow for socially responsible travel professionals

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2020 15:40

Over the last 17 years at ITB Berlin sustainable and socially responsible tourism have had a firmly established place in Hall 4.1b, underlining an environmentally friendly approach to tourism. This ... Read More

ITB Berlin: Strong demand from the Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020 16:45

ITB Berlin is in strong demand, and with 10,000 organisations and companies from over 180 countries attending it is booked up again this year. ”Our fully booked halls are proof ... Read More

JTB with two sub-brands at ITB Berlin 2020

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 30, 2020 18:41

JTB Corp.’s two sub-brands will be present during ITB Berlin 2020. The Global DMC Network by JTB Group (network of JTB-owned global inbound companies) and JTB Europe Japan Specialist (Japan ... Read More

ITB MICE Forum: Industry meeting place with international focus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020 16:35

A new perspective on events: the theme focus of this year’s ITB MICE Forum at the ITB Berlin Convention is interaction and participant event formats, where qualified MICE experts will ... Read More

Travel technology boosts online travel market at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2020 19:59

With its wide range of topics including AI, self-driving cars, podcasts, blogging and digital nudging, the program of the eTravel World at ITB Berlin 2020 has every trend covered. As ... Read More

ITB BookAwards 2020 winners announced

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020 14:40

Every year, ITB Berlin honors the latest and most interesting specialist travel publications from Germany and abroad. The presentation of the ITB BookAwards 2020 will take place at the Palais ... Read More

ITB Berlin: Strong upward trend in India’s outbound travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020 16:08

The strong growth in outbound trips from India continued seamlessly again into 2019. In particular, destinations within Asia benefited from this upward trend. As in Asia overall, holidays abroad are ... Read More

ITB Berlin: Contrasting travel trends on American continent

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020 16:38

Two divergent travel trends marked the American continent. In the first eight months of 2019 outbound travel from North America grew with 4.5 percent higher than the global average, while ... Read More

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:00

The reward for promoting awareness and acceptance of the LGBT+ Community in the global tourism industry: at the Annual Global Convention, which will take place from 24 to 27 April ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:51

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria Cuba, Global Diversity Lead for Airbnb’s Experiences platform have been appointed ... Read More

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 00:29

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini Program" on WeChat. Only 10% of more than a billion ... Read More

Messe Berlin to become member of the World Tourism Alliance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:10

WTA members include national tourism associations, influential tourism enterprises, academic institutes and other institutions from around the world. Messe Berlin, which is among the top ten trade fair and event ... Read More

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 20:41

Guyana which has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination and one of the world’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations at this week’s ITB Berlin is teaming up with SUNx ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:59

Uninterrupted growth at a high level: despite a slowdown in the world economy demand within the world’s travel industry remains extremely stable. As ITB Berlin comes to a close this ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 23:20

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all CO2 emissions worldwide. “One could say that this is a ... Read More

Celebrating Her Awards making women visible in tourism at ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 18:08

Award winners from previous years always take part in presenting the outstanding women in tourism with the Celebrating Her Awards by the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT). The ... Read More

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

editor editor- March 7, 2019 23:11

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett was today awarded the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism in Berlin Germany. “The award for ... Read More

Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:10

Mongolia.travel, an interactive planning tool for travelers, was introduced for the first time at ITB Berlin, the largest tourism fair in the world. While Mongolia generates strong visions for most ... Read More

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:05

Jamaica was today presented with the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) International Travel Award for Destination of the Year, in Berlin, Germany. Speaking at the ceremony, Tourism Minister Hon. ... Read More

ITB Berlin means big time for Nepal Tourism Board and upcoming launch of Visit Nepal 2020 year

editor editor- March 7, 2019 01:19

Nepal is going all out at the largest travel trade event of the year, ITB, that started today in Berlin, Germany. The Nepal Tourism Board, the national tourism organization of ... Read More

The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019 23:10

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 kilometers) of North Atlantic Ocean coastline, this West African country ... Read More

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 22:10

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, revealed the airline’s new Economy Class experience and announced seven upcoming additions to its rapidly-growing global network on the ... Read More

IGLTA unveils all-new visual identity with refreshed branding and logo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 15:33

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) has just unveiled a fresh visual identity of its core brand elements across its website, mobile site, emails and social media channels. Reflecting the ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to address delegates at ITB Berlin

editor editor- March 5, 2019 23:50

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett departs the island today to participate in the International Tourism Bourse (ITB), in Berlin, Germany, where he has been invited to be a guest ... Read More

Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 15:05

ITB’s LGBT+ segment features the world’s largest exhibition of tourism products for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and diverse identities of any show in the world: from 6 to 10 March ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 06:53

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal is also known to have some of the most dedicated ... Read More

German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs to open ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 20:20

Numerous celebrity figures will be present at the opening ceremony of ITB Berlin. This year, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier will open the World’s Leading Travel ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari among dead: What happened?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 13:52

The Government of Nepal issued a statement on the crash of an Air Dynasty helicopter that killed Nepal Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari  today together with 6 more, including the ... Read More

IIPT India Announces the Winners of the 4th Celebrating Her awards at ITB Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:18

For the fourth consecutive year ITB Berlin will play host to the International Institute for Peace – India’s (IIPT India) Global Awards for Empowered Women in Tourism – “Celebrating Her.” ... Read More

Taj Cape Town welcomes new Marketing Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 18:04

Experienced hospitality industry expert Nadia Samuels has joined Taj Cape Town as Marketing Manager, with her appointment official as of late January 2019. Samuels joins Cape Town’s premier inner-city luxury ... Read More

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 07:56

Syrians escape an inhuman regime by the million. European countries are in a state of crisis trying to welcome Syrian refugees, but at the FITUR trade show in Madrid last month ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium inspires the next generation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 14, 2018 09:55

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and the Alumni Association of UiTM Students' Representative Council (PIMPIN) in collaboration with the PATA Malaysia Chapter, Tourism Malaysia ... Read More

Germany’s Chancellor Merkel opens ITB Berlin 2013

editor editor- March 7, 2013 00:35

In a mood of mutual understanding and esteem, as well as humor, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Indonesian President H.E. Dr. Read More

ITB Berlin 2013 mirrors increasingly dynamic trends in global travel industry

editor editor- March 6, 2013 08:14

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 overvi Read More