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TravelUps! winner MyHotel.com

The winner of this year‘s 'TravelUps! Startup Challenge' is MyHotel.com

The perfect way to achieve success

With the ‘Travelups! Startup Challenge’ held on 31 October 2017 at the Feria Internacional de Turismo de América Latina (FIT) in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s start-up community recognised South American travel industry start-ups.

The winner of this year‘s TravelUps! Startup Challenge is...

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The World Halal Tourism Summit taps into Halal tourism boom

The World Halal Tourism Summit taps into Halal tourism boom

The World Halal Tourism Summit Abu Dhabi taps into the Halal Tourism boom valued at US$155 billion

Once seen as a highly specialised niche, Halal tourism has now become a significant sector in the global tourism market, with particular growth from high net worth travellers from the Gulf Arab states.

This market sector has grown at an unprecedented rate, outpacing the overall travel growth rate by 1.9%.  Globally Halal travellers are anticipated spend US$155 billion this year and these figures are expected to reach a staggering US$300 billion by 2026 according...

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ITB Asia 2017

ITB Asia 2017 wraps up 10th year anniversary with record highs

The show closed with a spectacular 77% growth from its inaugural edition and a record 22,000 scheduled appointments prior to show

Asia’s leading travel trade show, ITB Asia 2017 has completed its milestone anniversary event with record-breaking numbers. The tenth edition of ITB Asia came to a close today at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Over three days, the event hosted about 940 exhibitors from 113 countries, an 11% increase over the previous year. ITB Asia 2017 also welcomed its strongest ever buyer...

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ITB Asia 2017

ITB Asia 2017 kicks off highly-anticipated milestone event

Event has grown from strength to strength to present its strongest line-up yet

Celebrating its 10th anniversary as Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show, ITB Asia 2017 has opened its doors today at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands.

An expected of more than 11,000 delegates will be able to look forward to an exciting exhibition event and conference programme. The event will feature its strongest line-up of exhibitors and speakers, as well as many firsts for the travel trade show.

“We are immensely proud to be...

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ITW Abu Dhabi

World Class Keynote Speakers announced for ITW Abu Dhabi

The ITW Abu Dhabi team is delighted to announce the line-up of keynote speakers for ITW 2017, which will be held in Abu Dhabi on November 25th – 26th 2017.

ITW Abu Dhabi (www.itwabudhabi.com), powered by ITB Berlin, is the world’s only dedicated Muslim majority travel event. The ITW Abu Dhabi exhibition and seminar programmes will be held for 2 days on 25th – 26th November at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec). 

The exhibition combines 4 tourism events, seminar programmes and...

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Halal tourism has become increasingly important

Halal travel is a market that offers huge prospects for the global tourism industry. Only recently ITB Berlin announced its partnership with International Travel Week (ITW) in Abu Dhabi, the world’s leading trade show with a focus on Muslim majority tourism.

ITW Abu Dhabi takes place from November 25 to 26, 2017, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. It offers insight and solutions and brings together tourism leaders, innovators, investors and stakeholders...

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ITB Berlin Partnerland Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: credit: TMV/Danny Gohlke

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is the official partner region of ITB Berlin 2018

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is the official partner region of ITB Berlin 2018

World’s Leading Travel Trade Show® and the German federal state seal partnership

The partnership confirming Mecklenburg-Vorpommern the official partner region of ITB Berlin 2018 has been sealed. Accordingly, on Thursday 12 October 2017, State Minister of Economics, Employment and Health Harry Glawe, Senior Vice President Travel & Logistics of Messe Berlin GmbH Dr. Martin Buck, Chairman of the Tourism Association of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Wolfgang...

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LGBT at ITB Asia 2017

LGBT Tourism in the focus: Introduction of the 2nd UNWTO Report on LGBT Tourism, the ITB LGBT Academy Japan and ITB Asia’s Pink Pavilion with new Gayfriendly Hotels in Asia

Session Description:

ITB Berlin presents a short overview of the new UNWTO report on LGBT tourism, the successful ITB LGBT Academy held in Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan, last August and an update of new developments at the LGBT segment at ITB Berlin 2018.

The Pink Pavilion at ITB Asia is back with more exhibitors than ever before. The new exhibitors Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas and Avani Hotels & Resorts will give an overview of their Gayfriendly properties in Asia.

26th October 2017

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UNWTO - Second Global Report on LGBT Tourism

Huge potential for the travel industry: 2nd UNWTO LGBT Report examines outlook for gay and lesbian travel

In conjunction with the leading International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and following its first report in 2012, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published a second report on the role of the increasingly important LGBT travel market. As the World’s Largest Travel Trade Fair and as part of its strategy to promote social responsibility, ITB Berlin is committed to firmly establishing the LGBT segment while also dispelling preconceptions. According to the report, in recent years the LGBT travel market has experienced a general upturn. Nevertheless, in some 70...

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TravelUps! Startup Challenge

ITB Berlin: Springboard for South American start-ups

ITB Berlin supports Argentina’s ‘Travelups! Startup Challenge’. The winner will receive a comprehensive exhibitor package for the eTravel World

The perfect way to achieve success: With the ‘Travelups! Startup Challenge’ on 31 October 2017 at the Feria Internacional de Turismo de América Latina (FIT) in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s start-up community will be recognising South American travel industry start-ups. The winner will receive a comprehensive exhibitor package for the eTravel World at ITB Berlin 2018. The Travel Technology...

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