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SABRE INTRODUCES THE NEXT GENERATION OF AIR SHOPPING

An industry first that makes it easier to comparison-shop increasingly complex airline…
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ITB INDIA VIRTUAL CLOCKS-UP 9,500 BUSINESS APPOINTMENTS

With more than 400 buyers from MICE, corporate and leisure sectors and…
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COVID IMMUNITY GIVES NEW HOPE FOR ISRAEL’S TOURISM INDUSTRY

By the end of March, Israel had already vaccinated over 80% of…
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US TRAVEL INDUSTRY REACTS TO NEW COVID-19 TRAVEL GUIDANCE

The United States travel industry has welcome new Centres for Disease Control…
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PERTH GOES ON A MICE HUNT

Business Events Perth is promoting the benefits of Western Australia as a…
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NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL FOR IATA

On April 1, 2021, Willie Walsh took on the role of IATA…
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THAI LUXURY HOTEL GROUP SETS SIGHTS ON CHINA

Thailand’s luxury hotel group Dusit International is making major new inroads to…
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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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RECOGNISING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN TOURISM

ITB Berlin is again sponsoring and overseeing the international Social Entrepreneurship Competition…
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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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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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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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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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HUAWEI DEBUTS NEW SEARCH ENGINE WITH ENHANCED FEATURES FOR TRAVEL

Petal Search is new a mobile-first search engine developed by Huawei, leveraging…
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RETHINKING TOURISM AT THE ITB BERLIN NOW CONVENTION

More than 200 leading international speakers representing airlines, the hotel and cruise…
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NEW CEO AND PRESIDENT FOR MARRIOTT

Following the unexpected passing of Marriott’s President & CEO Arne Sorenson on…