Partner event of ITB in the heart of Berlin reveals details for visitors
In a few weeks time the Berlin Travel Festival will be opening its doors for the third time – and visitors are eagerly awaiting both the event and the line-up. From 6 to 8 March 2020 at Arena Berlin, travel enthusiasts can exchange views with representatives of destinations, brands and like-minded adventurers and explorers. The festival is a globally unique format with a focus on new visions for travel. In that context, ecological and social responsibility is a core element of its philosophy. Taking as its slogan ’Where is Paradise?’, a total of 200 exhibitors and around 150 speakers will be gathering to share their knowledge and offer inspiration. Tickets to the Berlin Travel Festival are available from five euros. For information please visit https://berlintravelfestival.com.
The talks and presentations taking place over the three days of the festival will highlight every aspect of travelling and take visitors on a tour of numerous countries around the globe. In addition to fascinating stories, the latest travel trends and useful tips visitors can look forward to discussions about a socially responsible approach to the environment.
Film screenings, master classes and workshops will round off the festival’s programme of events. The programme is available now on the festival website. Trade visitors can look forward to the convention, which will take place on Friday, 6 March 2020. Comprising the Shop Shift and Travel Massive Forum, this event for industry insiders and travel professionals is devoted to the future of travel and distribution.
Among the exhibitors at the festival are destinations, local accommodation, organisers and firms representing transport and lifestyle brands, publications, apps and start-ups. They include international destinations such as Australia, Quebec and Azerbaijan. By contrast, Brandenburg, Sylt and South Tyrol are presenting themselves as attractive destinations next door. Mercedes-Benz Vans, Roadsurfer and PaulCamper are promoting “van life”, while Fabrika Hostel & Suites, Slowhop as well as Pier Drei and MOB Hotel are representing accommodation and lodgings. The platforms GreenPearls, GoodTravel, Socialbnb, Rooms for change and bookitgreen are placing the emphasis on sustainability. Tour operators and organisers at this year’s event include G Adventures, vamos Eltern-Kind-Reisen, STA Travel, Fairaway, Beyond the Standard, We Hate Tourism and Follow The Tracks.
Travelling for a good cause
This year the Travel for a Good Cause charity auction is taking place again. This is where visitors can not only bid for overnights at exceptional hotels, but also for fascinating tours, spectacular trips and high-quality equipment offered by exhibitors and partners. All proceeds from the auction will go to the Berlin-based organisation ’Über den Tellerrand’, which brings people from diverse cultural backgrounds but with similar interests together.
Visitors to ITB will be able to take advantage of special rates. From 6 to 8 March they can attend the Berlin Travel Festival free of charge by registering on the ticket shop page and bringing confirmation of registration and a valid ITB trade visitor ticket to the fair. Holders of a day ticket to the Berlin Travel Festival and an ITB ticket for the public can visit ITB Berlin with a second person at no extra charge.