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Movenpick Hotel Berlin, Germany, completes renovation

Movenpick Hotel Berlin, Germany, completes renovation

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces that renovation work at Movenpick Hotel Berlin – a Green Globe certified property - has been completed. The four-star superior hotel now offers guests several new features: a newly designed reception area, … April 19, 2013
UNESCO joins UNWTO to advance Silk Road tourism development

UNESCO joins UNWTO to advance Silk Road tourism development

The development of a “Silk Road Heritage Corridors” tourism strategy for Central Asia and China is among the main outcomes of the 3rd UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting held at ITB Travel Trade Show in Berlin, Germany, on March 6, 2013. With … March 12, 2013
Success for Cape Town at ITB Berlin 2013

Success for Cape Town at ITB Berlin 2013

Cape Town Tourism, Wesgro, and the City of Cape Town have returned from travel trade expo and conference, ITB Berlin, after successful meetings with airlines, the travel trade, media, travel bloggers, and platforms like Facebook and Tripadvisor. Airlines … March 12, 2013
Best of the Best at ITB 2013

Best of the Best at ITB 2013

Germany belongs to a group of 10 countries boasting an exceptional image. That is the result of a survey among trade visitors at ITB Berlin, carried out by the Denmark-based Reputation Institute, which polled 1,145 trade visitors at the world’s largest … March 11, 2013
Positive interim summary of ITB Berlin 2013

Positive interim summary of ITB Berlin 2013

BERLIN, Germany - During the 3 days reserved for trade visitors at ITB Berlin there was a slight increase in buyer numbers from the USA, Middle East, and Africa. That is the result of an initial analysis of the world’s leading travel trade show, which … March 10, 2013
Strong Seychelles delegation at ITB, the world’s largest tourism fair

Strong Seychelles delegation at ITB, the world’s largest tourism fair

BERLIN, Germany - On Wednesday, the ITB trade and consumer fair has once again opened its gates at the Berlin fairgrounds. With more than 10,000 exhibitors from 180 countries on 160,000 m² of exhibition space and over 170,000 visitors (2012), it is the … March 8, 2013
Tourism dignitaries wowed at ITB’s opening ceremony

Tourism dignitaries wowed at ITB’s opening ceremony

The President of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and the Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Germany, Dr. Angela Merkel, headed the exceptional guest list at the official opening ceremony of ITB Berlin 2013. The ceremony, … March 7, 2013
Cape Town Tourism to present on key themes at ITB 2013

Cape Town Tourism to present on key themes at ITB 2013

December 2012 marked the one billionth international tourism arrival globally and competition between destinations is more fierce than ever. Staying relevant by keeping up with future trends is a key focus at this year’s ITB tourism trade show in Berlin, … March 6, 2013
Germany’s Chancellor Merkel opens ITB Berlin 2013

Germany’s Chancellor Merkel opens ITB Berlin 2013

In a mood of mutual understanding and esteem, as well as humor, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Indonesian President H.E. Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono opened ITB Berlin 2013 at the event held on the evening preceding the start of the show. Live … March 6, 2013
ITB Berlin is booked up

ITB Berlin is booked up

The 47th edition of the world’s largest travel trade show is fully booked up, with every available space taken inside the 26 halls on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds. Speaking at the opening press conference, Dr. Christian Goke, COO Messe Berlin, emphasized … March 6, 2013
ITB Berlin 2013 mirrors increasingly dynamic trends in global travel industry

ITB Berlin 2013 mirrors increasingly dynamic trends in global travel industry

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 … March 6, 2013
UNWTO activities at ITB 2013

UNWTO activities at ITB 2013

UNWTO events at ITB Travel Trade Show 2013 include the 3rd Silk Road Ministers’ meeting, a session on consumer protection, and a meeting of the World Tourism Network on Child Protection, as well as the first UNWTO meeting exclusively dedicated to “Tourism … March 1, 2013
ICTP and Simpleview adds a new dimension to ITB Berlin

ICTP and Simpleview adds a new dimension to ITB Berlin

In a partnership unrivaled by any other exhibitor at ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show taking place from March 6-10, three organizations have come together to create a place where destinations can discuss digital tourism and green growth. Simpleview, … February 19, 2013
Velomax Berlin: first multi-functional event arena in Germany to earn

Velomax Berlin: first multi-functional event arena in Germany to earn

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of Velomax Berlin – two of the biggest event venues in Berlin, Germany, the Max-Schmeling Halle and the Velodrom. Since its initial certification in 2010, the Velomax Berlin has demonstrated … December 8, 2012
Seychelles Ambassador accredited to the Federal Republic of Germany

Seychelles Ambassador accredited to the Federal Republic of Germany

The Seychelles Resident Ambassador in Brussels, Ms. Vivianne Fock Tave, has been received at Schloss Bellevue in Berlin on November 7 to present her credentials to Mr. Joachim Gauck, the President of the Federal Republic of Germany. During the meeting … November 19, 2012
Sir James Mancham of the Seychelles on European missions

Sir James Mancham of the Seychelles on European missions

Seychelles Founding President, Mr. James R. Mancham, who is Patron of the African Chapter of the Institute of Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin, will be leaving Seychelles on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, where he will deliver a keynote address at the African … October 11, 2012
Andel’s Hotel, Berlin: one of the German capital’s largest event hotels achieves Green Globe re-Certification

Andel’s Hotel, Berlin: one of the German capital’s largest event hotels achieves Green Globe re-Certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of Andel’s Hotel Berlin in Berlin, Germany. Over the past few years, this deluxe hotel has continuously demonstrated social responsibility and commitment to minimize the impact on the … September 7, 2012
Green Globe re-certifies Hotel Concorde, Berlin

Green Globe re-certifies Hotel Concorde, Berlin

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Hotel Concorde in Berlin, Germany. Since its initial certification in 2010, this luxury hotel has continued to be a leader in sustainability and responsible tourism, and is continuously … August 9, 2012
Azerbaijan: Convention & Culture Partner of ITB Berlin 2013

Azerbaijan: Convention & Culture Partner of ITB Berlin 2013

BERLIN, Germany - As the Convention & Culture Partner of ITB Berlin 2013, Azerbaijan will be providing a link between Asia and Europe with a varied program. Located between the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus, this country is attending the world’s … June 11, 2012
Lessons from ITB as world tourism bounces back

Lessons from ITB as world tourism bounces back

Cape Town Tourism just returned from Berlin where they represented the destination at ITB (March 7-11, 2012), the biggest travel trade show and travel insights convention in the world. This year saw 10,644 exhibitors from 187 countries exhibiting their … March 12, 2012
Making its debut: presentation of the ITB World Music Prize 2012 awarded to Natacha Atlas and Amr Diab

Making its debut: presentation of the ITB World Music Prize 2012 awarded to Natacha Atlas and Amr Diab

The first ITB World Music Prize 2012 is dedicated to the official partner country of Egypt and honors two musicians who “in their own particular way, have succeeded in delighting an international audience with a combination of Egyptian/Arabic sounds … March 10, 2012
Opening report ITB Berlin 2012: taking the political pulse of the industry

Opening report ITB Berlin 2012: taking the political pulse of the industry

The 46th ITB Berlin, which takes place from March 7-11, 2012, is a more political event than ever before: the European debt crisis, turmoil in the Arab countries, climate protection and sustainability, as well as EU emissions trading. All these topics … March 9, 2012
UNWTO activities at ITB 2012

UNWTO activities at ITB 2012

UNWTO events at this year’s ITB Travel Trade Show include a high-level session on tourism trends in the Mediterranean, the Silk Road Ministers’ meeting, a session on consumer protection, and a meeting of the World Tourism Network on Child Protection, … February 23, 2012
New online Cape Town Toolkit to launch at ITB Berlin 2012

New online Cape Town Toolkit to launch at ITB Berlin 2012

Cape Town Tourism is set to attend the annual travel show, ITB, in Berlin from March 7-11, 2012, where they will launch a new digital trade tool, “The Cape Town Toolkit,” to the international trade market. ITB Berlin, the world’s leading trade … February 15, 2012
ITB Berlin 2012 program now online

ITB Berlin 2012 program now online

BERLIN, Germany – As of now, all the expert knowledge at the ITB Berlin Convention 2012 is available at a glance, with visitors merely having to click on www.itb-kongress.com/program for a first look at the program of the three-day convention. As the … January 5, 2012
European tourism defies the euro crisis

European tourism defies the euro crisis

BERLIN, Germany – Good news for European tourism: despite continuing economic turbulence, European tourism industry figures are up. These are the findings of the ITB World Travel Trends Report, compiled by IPK International and commissioned by ITB Berlin. … November 22, 2011
ITB Berlin Convention 2012: the compass of the international travel industry

ITB Berlin Convention 2012: the compass of the international travel industry

BERLIN, Germany – Ground-breaking topics will be on the agenda of tourism’s leading think tank. Next year, from March 7-9, the ITB Berlin Convention will once again be taking a look at the most important trends in the international travel industry. … November 17, 2011
Seychelles takes the floor at Ministerial Briefing at Routes 2011 in Berlin

Seychelles takes the floor at Ministerial Briefing at Routes 2011 in Berlin

Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, took the floor on Tuesday, October 4, and presented the Seychelles at the Ministerial Briefing program of the World Routes Development Strategy Summit in Berlin. After Equador and Poland, it was … October 4, 2011
World Routes Awards 2011 winners announced

World Routes Awards 2011 winners announced

Winners of the World Routes Awards 2011 were formally announced last night at the Berlin Networking Evening, which took place at the site of the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt, nine months before the new airport for Germany’s capital region … October 4, 2011
Seychelles tourism chief speaks at Berlin Routes Conference

Seychelles tourism chief speaks at Berlin Routes Conference

The CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), Alain St.Ange, joined Malta, Spain, and Mexico tourism heads in a panel discussion at the Routes Conference in Berlin, Germany, on the topic of government support in the tourism market and the transformation … October 3, 2011
Seychelles delegation in Berlin for important aviation conference

Seychelles delegation in Berlin for important aviation conference

The Seychelles delegation attending the all-important aviation and airlines ROUTES Conference 2011 has arrived in Berlin, Germany. The conference, with some 2,500 delegates coming from the 4 corners of the world, are descending on Berlin to discuss and … October 2, 2011
Agoda.com launches deals for Berlin's IFA

Agoda.com launches deals for Berlin's IFA

SINGAPORE - Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of the Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), has launched special deals for attendees at Berlin's IFA. IFA Berlin is one of the world's largest consumer electronics and appliances … August 10, 2011
Seychelles Minister Adam meets high-level officials in Berlin

Seychelles Minister Adam meets high-level officials in Berlin

The governments of Seychelles and Germany have discussed ways in which to deepen existing cooperation in the fight against piracy in the Indian Ocean following a meeting that was held between the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, with … March 15, 2011
Record numbers at ITB Berlin 2011

Record numbers at ITB Berlin 2011

BERLIN, Germany - The 45th ITB Berlin came to a close after attracting a significantly larger number of buyers from abroad and the best exhibitor figures ever. Despite the rail strike, the leading international trade show for the travel industry reported … March 13, 2011
Hawaii absent from world’s largest travel exhibition

Hawaii absent from world’s largest travel exhibition

The largest travel exhibition in the world, ITB Berlin, opened today in Germany with a total of 11,163 exhibiting companies and organizations from 188 countries presenting their products and the latest travel trends. All available space at this 45th edition … March 10, 2011
Seychelles at ITB Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin

Seychelles at ITB Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin

The Republic of the Seychelles, the tropical Indian Ocean group of islands have confirmed that they will be represented at the 2011 ITB Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin by a large delegation, which will be led by Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism … March 8, 2011
Green Team executive to speak at ITB in Berlin

Green Team executive to speak at ITB in Berlin

HANK STEWART TO DISCUSS THE AWAKENING CONSUMER, SHARED RESPONSIBILITY AND HOW TRAVEL MARKETERS CAN GROW THEIR BUSINESS BY EMBRACING THEM NEW YORK, New York - More and more companies are creating deeper emotional connections with their consumers by … March 1, 2011
UNWTO activities at ITB 2011

UNWTO activities at ITB 2011

International tourism recovery is underway across the world. Sustaining this growth through innovation, while advancing social responsibility in the sector, is the objective at the heart of the activities and events organized by the UN World Tourism Organization … February 15, 2011
Cape Town courts the German market at ITB Berlin

Cape Town courts the German market at ITB Berlin

ITB Berlin, one of the largest travel trade and consumer shows in Europe, kicked off on March 10, 2010 with Turkey as official partner country. It was a sunshine-inspired theme. ITB Berlin took place on the fairgrounds of Messe Berlin with March 10-12, … March 15, 2010
ITB Berlin expands role as global market leader

ITB Berlin expands role as global market leader

Worldwide, ITB Berlin is the only travel trade show that continues to expand in the international marketplace, with the 44th edition of ITB Berlin emphatically confirming its leading role. A slight rise in exhibitor attendance and stable trade visitor … March 15, 2010
ITB Berlin attendance remains stable at last year’s level

ITB Berlin attendance remains stable at last year’s level

An interim assessment of the world's leading trade fair for the international travel industry reveals an extremely positive situation. David Ruetz, senior managerm ITB Berlin stated: “During the first two days, the number of trade visitors was at the … March 13, 2010
ITB Business Travel Days offers top events on the future of the business travel market

ITB Business Travel Days offers top events on the future of the business travel market

In times dominated by the global economic and financial crisis, business travel represents a challenge to the entire tourism industry. According to the ITB World Travel Trends Report, commissioned by ITB and compiled by the consultancy IPK International, … January 11, 2010
Trend-setting themes and leading experts at largest global tourism convention

Trend-setting themes and leading experts at largest global tourism convention

Featuring an outstanding program of events and high-ranking speakers, the ITB Berlin Convention 2010 will highlight the effects of the financial and economic crisis on tourism, the structural changes in society, and shifts in travel patterns. From March … December 14, 2009
ITB Berlin focuses on social media

ITB Berlin focuses on social media

As of now, ITB Berlin is to become more active on the social web, where it will discuss the latest trends and news from the tourism industry. Advance extracts from the annual ITB World Travel Trends Report will also be published online in order to provide … November 25, 2009
The Travel Partnership Corporation holds annual general meeting and board of directors meeting in Berlin

The Travel Partnership Corporation holds annual general meeting and board of directors meeting in Berlin

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Addressing the annual general meeting in conjunction with the board of directors meeting, CEO of .travel, Edward A. Cespedes, reported significant progress with the .travel registry and its effects on the global travel industry. … March 11, 2009
ITB Berlin 2009 reveals its strengths

ITB Berlin 2009 reveals its strengths

ITB Berlin, which is taking place for the 43rd time from March 11-15, 2009, has been fully booked since February and reports that exhibitor numbers have remained stable at last year’s level. A total of 11,098 exhibiting companies (2008: 11,147) from … March 10, 2009
Presenting Berlin as the partner of the German Pavilion for Children’s and Youth Travel

Presenting Berlin as the partner of the German Pavilion for Children’s and Youth Travel

BERLIN – Some significant anniversaries are being celebrated in the youth travel sector at ITB Berlin: it is 20 years since the Berlin Wall fell, the Youth Travel Center is ten years old, and the YIG Germany pavilion has been in existence for five years. … January 29, 2009
ITB Business Travel Days: business travel at a time of financial crisis

ITB Business Travel Days: business travel at a time of financial crisis

BERLIN - Business travel at a time of global financial and economic crisis is a new challenge facing an industry which, according to conservative estimates, guarantees employment for well over half a million people in Germany. According to the latest … December 15, 2008
ITB Berlin Convention Market Trends & Innovations

ITB Berlin Convention Market Trends & Innovations

As a leading think tank of the global travel industry, the ITB Berlin Convention Market Trends & Innovations has become an important meeting place for decision-makers. The successful concept of the world’s leading travel industry convention continues … October 14, 2008
Tour guide training: building bridges between cultures

Tour guide training: building bridges between cultures

BERLIN (September 18, 2008) – The Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung e.V. (Institute for Tourism and Development) has just activated its new Project-Website in German and English. www.tourguide-qualification.org offers essential information … September 18, 2008
ITB Berlin 2009 supports and presents TO DO Award 2008

ITB Berlin 2009 supports and presents TO DO Award 2008

The Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung (Institute for Tourism and Development) is now accepting applications for the international competitions “TO DO! Contest on Socially Responsible Tourism” (deadline August 31, 2008) and the “TOURA D'OR … July 21, 2008

Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin now bio certified

The Maritim proArte Hotel in Berlin, located in the city centre and within walking distance to the Brandenburg Gate, is the first hotel in Berlin to be bio certified. At the beginning of this year it was awarded this title by the "Agro-Oeko-Consult Berlin … August 3, 2007



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