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ITB INDIA 2021 CONFIRMS SAUDI AS OFFICIAL PARTNER COUNTRY

ITB India and the Saudi Tourism Authority (STA) have announced Saudi as…
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PANDEMIC MAY ALLOW VR TO SHAKE OFF “GIMMICK” IMAGE IN TOURISM

The impact of COVID-19 may allow Virtual Reality to permanently shake off…
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RECOGNISING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN TOURISM

ITB Berlin is again sponsoring and overseeing the international Social Entrepreneurship Competition…
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DEUTSCHE BAHN DEVELOPS SOPHISTICATED APP

Germany's rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) explained during ITB Berlin NOW how…
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SUSTAINABILITY BECOMES SWEDEN’S TOP TOURISM ASSET

Wellness tourism and environmental activities are the top selling points of Sweden…
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SPORTS TOURISM: LONG TERM GROWTH DESPITE SETBACKS

The sports tourism market is expected to grow by USD 1,381bn (€1,161bn) during 2020-2024,…
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THOMAS COOK (INDIA) BULLISH ON MICE SECTOR

Thomas Cook (India) has set its sights on the restart of MICE…
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BRINGING BACK FREEDOM IS ESSENTIAL TO A EUROPEAN TOURISM RECOVERY

An ITB Panel Discussion during ITB Berlin NOW looked at the recovery…
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THE LGBTQ SEGMENT BRINGS VALUE TO POST-COVID TOURISM WORLD

Diversity tourism will remain an important market to target during the post-Covid…
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AMERICAN AIRLINES BOLSTERS AUSTIN AS KEY “HUB”

American Airlines is adding 10 new, returning and seasonal routes to Texas’…
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SRI LANKA: A MODEL FOR THE REOPENING OF ASIAN DESTINATIONS

One of the most progressive destinations in Asia when it comes to…
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DIGITAL GREEN CARD SET TO REOPEN BORDERS IN EUROPE

The European Union has unveiled its “Digital Green Certificate” to facilitate free…
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GLOBAL HOTEL INDUSTRY TO TAKE THREE YEARS TO RECOVER

The hotel industry will take three years to recover from the effects…
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THANK YOU, PHILIP. YOU WILL BE SORELY MISSED…

The travel world is mourning Philip Wolf, one of the greatest travel…
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ITB CEO INTERVIEW: THE FUTURE OF THE GERMAN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Marcus Bernhardt, incoming CEO at Deutsche Hospitality, was interviewed at this year’s…
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CELEBRATING THE FINEST HOSTS OF THE LUXURY HOTEL INDUSTRY

The 2021 Connoisseur Circle Hospitality Awards, a “fixture in the luxury hotel…
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EXPO DUBAI: CELEBRATING HUMAN INGENUITY

Exclusive Interview with Sumathi Ramanathan, Director, Market Strategy & Sales, Sales &…
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IATA SAYS AIR TRANSPORT WILL BEGIN TO RECOVER BY YEAR END

Alexander de Juniac, the Director General and CEO of the International Air…
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THE NEW FACE OF MALAYSIAN TOURISM

Exclusive Interview: YB Dato’ Sri Hajah Nancy Shukri – Minister of Tourism,…