Tag: ITB Berlin

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:00 0

The reward for promoting awareness and acceptance of the LGBT+ Community in the global tourism industry: at the Annual Global Convention, which will take place ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:51 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria Cuba, Global Diversity Lead for Airbnb’s ... Read More

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 00:29 0

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini Program" on WeChat. Only 10% ... Read More

Messe Berlin to become member of the World Tourism Alliance

Messe Berlin to become member of the World Tourism Alliance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:10 0

WTA members include national tourism associations, influential tourism enterprises, academic institutes and other institutions from around the world. Messe Berlin, which is among the top ... Read More

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 20:41 0

Guyana which has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination and one of the world’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations at this week’s ITB Berlin ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:59 0

Uninterrupted growth at a high level: despite a slowdown in the world economy demand within the world’s travel industry remains extremely stable. As ITB Berlin ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 23:20 0

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all CO2 emissions worldwide. “One could ... Read More

Celebrating Her Awards making women visible in tourism at ITB Berlin 2019

Celebrating Her Awards making women visible in tourism at ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 18:08 0

Award winners from previous years always take part in presenting the outstanding women in tourism with the Celebrating Her Awards by the International Institute for ... Read More

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

editor editor- March 7, 2019 23:11 1

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett was today awarded the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism in ... Read More

Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin

Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:10 0

Mongolia.travel, an interactive planning tool for travelers, was introduced for the first time at ITB Berlin, the largest tourism fair in the world. While Mongolia ... Read More

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:05 0

Jamaica was today presented with the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) International Travel Award for Destination of the Year, in Berlin, Germany. Speaking at ... Read More

ITB Berlin means big time for Nepal Tourism Board and upcoming launch of Visit Nepal 2020 year

ITB Berlin means big time for Nepal Tourism Board and upcoming launch of Visit Nepal 2020 year

editor editor- March 7, 2019 01:19 0

Nepal is going all out at the largest travel trade event of the year, ITB, that started today in Berlin, Germany. The Nepal Tourism Board, ... Read More

The new Hawaii of Africa

The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019 23:10 0

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 kilometers) of North Atlantic Ocean ... Read More

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 22:10 0

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, revealed the airline’s new Economy Class experience and announced seven upcoming additions to its ... Read More

IGLTA unveils all-new visual identity with refreshed branding and logo

IGLTA unveils all-new visual identity with refreshed branding and logo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 15:33 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) has just unveiled a fresh visual identity of its core brand elements across its website, mobile site, emails and ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to address delegates at ITB Berlin

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to address delegates at ITB Berlin

editor editor- March 5, 2019 23:50 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett departs the island today to participate in the International Tourism Bourse (ITB), in Berlin, Germany, where he has been ... Read More

Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin

Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 15:05 0

ITB’s LGBT+ segment features the world’s largest exhibition of tourism products for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and diverse identities of any show in the world: ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 06:53 0

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal is also known to have ... Read More

German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs to open ITB Berlin 2019

German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs to open ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 20:20 0

Numerous celebrity figures will be present at the opening ceremony of ITB Berlin. This year, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier will ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari among dead: What happened?

Nepal Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari among dead: What happened?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 13:52 0

The Government of Nepal issued a statement on the crash of an Air Dynasty helicopter that killed Nepal Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari  today together ... Read More

IIPT India Announces the Winners of the 4th Celebrating Her awards at ITB Berlin

IIPT India Announces the Winners of the 4th Celebrating Her awards at ITB Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:18 0

For the fourth consecutive year ITB Berlin will play host to the International Institute for Peace – India’s (IIPT India) Global Awards for Empowered Women ... Read More

Taj Cape Town welcomes new Marketing Manager

Taj Cape Town welcomes new Marketing Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 18:04 0

Experienced hospitality industry expert Nadia Samuels has joined Taj Cape Town as Marketing Manager, with her appointment official as of late January 2019. Samuels joins ... Read More

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 07:56 0

Syrians escape an inhuman regime by the million. European countries are in a state of crisis trying to welcome Syrian refugees, but at the FITUR trade ... Read More

Germany’s Chancellor Merkel opens ITB Berlin 2013

Germany’s Chancellor Merkel opens ITB Berlin 2013

editor editor- March 7, 2013 00:35 0

In a mood of mutual understanding and esteem, as well as humor, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Indonesian President H.E. Dr. Read More

ITB Berlin 2013 mirrors increasingly dynamic trends in global travel industry

ITB Berlin 2013 mirrors increasingly dynamic trends in global travel industry

editor editor- March 6, 2013 08:14 0

10,086 exhibitors from 188 countries – exhibition grounds booked up – record number of two-tier stands – 120 exhibitors representing the partner country Indonesia – ... Read More

Chancellor Merkel to open ITB Berlin 2013

Chancellor Merkel to open ITB Berlin 2013

editor editor- February 26, 2013 03:20 0

BERLIN, Germany - Prominent visitors to the world’s largest travel trade show, ITB Berlin, will be opened by Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel for the first ... Read More

Qatar Airways unveils new Boeing 787 seats at ITB Berlin

Qatar Airways unveils new Boeing 787 seats at ITB Berlin

editor editor- March 9, 2012 05:37 0

BERLIN, Germany - Qatar Airways this week unveiled revolutionary new Business Class seats and Economy Class seats for its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft with space, ... Read More

1 billion international tourists traveling this year are a vital force

1 billion international tourists traveling this year are a vital force

editor editor- March 7, 2012 08:19 0

BERLIN, Germany - “By the end of 2012, one seventh of the world’s population will have crossed international borders as tourists in a single year,” ... Read More

High roaming charges make using smartphones not so smart

High roaming charges make using smartphones not so smart

editor editor- October 21, 2011 02:56 0

BERLIN, Germany – High roaming charges, data protection concerns, or simply a lack of an Internet-compatible device - according to a recent survey, these are ... Read More

On UK riots, “prophet of gloom and doom” gets it right

On UK riots, “prophet of gloom and doom” gets it right

editor editor- August 11, 2011 13:54 0

To say that the recent string of violent demonstrations in the United Kingdom comes as a surprise is to admit that one has not been ... Read More

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