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  • ITB Berlin has started selling tickets for the first Travel Film Night in late summer

    ITB Berlin has started selling tickets for the first Travel Film Night in late summer

    Curtain up for the urge to travel: With the Travel Film Night by ITB the world’s leading travel trade show is celebrating a movie premiere. “On the path of hidden gems” on the evening of 3 September features travel videos made by enthusiastic travelholics and aimed at like-minded people. This cinematic event is taking place outdoors at Berlin’s popular Rehberge open-air cinema. Audiences can look forward to two and a half hours of movie enjoyment in delightful surroundings. Various different travel shorts have been submitted by numerous globetrotters – with everything from adventures in the most sensational destinations and pristine locations to emotive travel stories, documentaries and reports on sustainable projects.

    Film highlights will include a feature on travelling across Asia with a baby, a wildlife encounter away from mainstream safari tourism, and exploring impressive canyon landscapes in Oman.

    Despite all their diversity these videos do have one thing in common: they stir up a desire in the viewer to discover unusual places, either far away and close to home. To make them accessible to a wider public, all the movies have either been shot in English or are subtitled.

    Lastly, visitors can look forward to a prize draw, with a chance to win attractive prizes – including vouchers for 25 Hours Hotels, Secret Escapes, the car sharing company Miles Mobility, the cinema Kino Rehberge and the Berlin Travel Festival, which is taking place again in March 2020 in Berlin.

    Online ticket prices start at 12 euros and they are now available at https://www.eventbrite.de/e/travel-film-night-by-itb-tickets-...

  • ITB Asia 2019: Kongressprogramm unter dem Motto „Bold Thoughts, Bold Moves“

    More than 260 leading speakers at over 100 sessions – more than ever before. At this year’s ITB Asia Conference industry, heavyweights and emerging players will discuss the future of travel. 

    Taking as its slogan ’Bold Thoughts, Bold Moves’, from 16 to 18 October, Asia’s leading travel trade show will present the most wide-ranging programme in its 12-year history. At over 100 sessions, more than 260 experts representing the MICE industry, travel technology, tourist and business travel will share their expert knowledge and offer an insight into which new trends are behind the shifts in the tourism industry and are revolutionising the future of travel. For the first time, MICE Show Asia will also be taking place during ITB Asia at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

    The Knowledge Theatre is the main venue for the ITB Asia Conference 2019. Forward-looking topics to do with business travel, travel technology, destination marketing and Muslim tourism will be on the agenda. On day one, specialists representing American Express Global Business Travel (AMEX GBT), CTrip, CWT, Sabre and Traveloka will provide an insight into the future of travel technology. Presentations will feature innovations that are helping to change the travel eco-system and consumer booking behaviour. On day two, the keynote session will examine the future of travel marketing. Tourism experts from Agoda, Hotelbeds, Kayak and TripAdvisor will explain how companies can stay competitive in a rapidly developing market. On day three of the conference, the focus will be on the changing demands of Chinese travellers. Representatives of Booking.com, OYO Hotels & Homes and Thomas Cook China will highlight the prospects for companies, brands and retailers dealing with this target group....

  • According to Travelbook, anyone in search of One Thousand and One Nights should travel to Oman, whose neighbours include Dubai, Qatar and Abu Dhabi and which has succeeded in balancing its traditional identity with modernity.“ Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said has carefully transformed the land of his fathers, which sits on the eastern edge of the Arabian peninsula. By ITB 2020, when the official partner country of the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show will be attracting the public’s attention, talk of German involvement and in particular that of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the region surrounding the Zugspitze will probably already have made the rounds.      

    Every Omani has either heard of ‘The Garmish’, been to Upper Bavaria, or would like to see Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The sultan, who is adored by everyone, owns a residence and spent his formative years there before taking over the sultanate from his father in 1970. An engineer by trade, there is an aspect of Garmisch-Partenkirchen that he has replicated at home. All the houses are painted in white or beige and none of them exceed eight storeys. This was a conscious decision. Visitors to Oman looking for the skyscrapers that people find irritating in the neighbouring countries are in for a disappointment. On the other hand they will experience a country that still feels authentic, but which has also embraced progress. The most recent innovations reflecting the sultan’s philosophy are the multi award-winning international airport which opened in 2018 and the Royal Opera House in the capital Muscat. Blending eastern and western culture, the only opera house to exist in the Arab countries is an architectural gem of international stature and a personal achievement of the sultan. His love of classical music and culture was also...

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