ITB Berlin and The Golden City Gate Competition: Showcase your video at ITB Cinema


What about your travel and tourism video included at ITB? The Golden City Gate is looking for your video or film to be showcased at the ITB Cinema during the worlds largest and busiest upcoming travel and tourism trade show in Berlin March 7-11, 2018.

“It’s not too late to have your video included”, says the organizer Mr. Huschert from the Huschert Film & Medien GmbH. He is the man behind the Golden City Awards.”We have expanded the categories in 2018 to also include, tourism-video blogger and hotel-teaser. The final deadline to enter the competition is February 9, 2018. Just visit our website and click on Application.”

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For 18 years Golden City Gate has set the standard when it comes to recognizing quality work for destination and product videos in the travel and tourism industry. This is no different this year. Ten-thousands of visitors and exhibitors from every corner of the world will be able to watch and enjoy these videos submitted by countries, cities, hotels and national or international tourism associations.

The videos recognized as the three top submissions in each category are awarded the City Gate in gold, silver, and bronze during the popular awards ceremony at ITB.

Categories include: City Tourism, Regional tourism, Countries, Hotels, Airlines, Airports, Car Rentals, Cruises, Investments, Insurance, Ecology, Economy, Events, Travel Magazines, Commercials, Music, Print, Online, Innovations.

The panel of experts and judges consist of 45 international specialists in tourism marketing, film, IT, public relations, music, and advertising.


More information on how to submit is available at  or call+49 1714274271.

Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as a publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP. His experiences include working and collaborating with various national tourism offices and non-governmental organizations, as well as private and non-profit organizations, and in planning, implementing, and quality control of a range of travel and tourism-related activities and programs, including tourism policies and legislation. His major strengths include a vast knowledge of travel and tourism from the point of view of a successful private enterprise owner, superb networking skills, strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong team player, attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environments, and advisory skills in both political and non-political arenas with respect to tourism programs, policies, and legislation. He has a thorough knowledge of current industry practices and trends and is a computer and Internet junkie.