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ITB Berlin and ITB Berlin Convention will take place from March 9-12, 2021, as virtual edition

Messe Berlin has announced that in the light of ongoing health and safety concerns, the ITB Berlin and ITB Berlin Convention will take place in digital form as a purely B2B trade fair & conference, for the second year in a row, after the 2020 event also took place in “virtual” form. In a statement, […]

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ITB Berlin and IPK International: Germans want to travel abroad despite the coronavirus pandemic

The reputation of Germany as the nation with the world’s keenest travellers is still intact – that is one of the findings of a global survey on travel in times of corona conducted by IPK International, in which ITB Berlin also participated. According to the survey, interest among Germans in trips abroad is much higher […]

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ITB Berlin 2020 will not take place…

Due to the increasing spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, the Federal Ministry of Health and the Federal Ministry of Economics, have decided to cancel ITB Berlin. The responsible health authority of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf of Berlin has increased the requirements for the event to take place early this evening (18:27). Among other things, the authority orders […]

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ITB Berlin and IPK International: Contrasting travel trends on the American continent

Two divergent travel trends marked the American continent. In the first eight months of 2019 outbound travel from North America grew with 4.5 per cent higher than the global average, while at minus three per cent outbound trips from Latin America witnessed a relatively strong decline. Overall year-on-year figures reveal a 3.5 per cent increase […]

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ITB Berlin and IPK International: Increase in outbound trips from Germany

Despite Germany’s already high volume in outbound trips, the figures have grown by a further two per cent. Following a slump in recent years, trips from Germany to Turkey recorded double-digit growth. According to the latest findings of the World Travel Monitor® by IPK International, at eight per cent city breaks were the growth driver […]

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ITB Berlin and IPK International: Growth in outbound trips from Europe

During the first eight months of 2019 outbound trips from Europe rose by 2.5 per cent. Outbound trips from Eastern Europe recorded a higher growth rate than those from Western Europe. At plus seven per cent, city breaks registered a strong increase again. The increase in trips to Germany by four per cent was higher […]

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ITB Berlin and IPK International: International tourism continues to grow

As in previous years international tourism continues to grow in 2019, though not quite as strongly as before. During the first eight months of this year outbound trips increased worldwide by 3.9 per cent, one percentage point below 2018. This year, Asia again recorded the highest growth in international travel, while Latin America saw a […]

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ITB Berlin 2020: eTravel World announces call for papers

At the next ITB Berlin, travel technology experts can look forward to first-class audiences again. The World’s Leading Travel Trade Show is looking for papers on trendsetting digital solutions in tourism, to be held at the eTravel World from 4 to 7 March 2020. Candidates have time until 31 October 2019 to apply for one […]

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Berlin Travel Festival announces the theme of the next event and opens exhibitor registration

Following the success of the two previous events, from 6 to 8 March 2020 the Berlin Travel Festival will be taking place for the third time, thus bringing a new generation of travellers together with new forms of travel. As the partner event of ITB Berlin this innovative format will augment the World’s Leading Travel […]

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