ITB Berlin News:

2024

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India’s incredible tourism offer on display at ITB Berlin 2024

India is back at ITB Berlin this year with strong tourism growth behind it. Last year, foreign tourist arrivals surged by 64%, reaching 9.24 million arrivals compared to 6.44 million the year…
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“Greener Zanzibar”: authenticity and environmental responsibility at ITB Berlin 2024

At this year’s ITB Berlin, Zanzibar is focusing on preserving its natural and cultural heritage to provide tourists with a diverse array of attractions Zanzibar is an archipelago with two main islands,…
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Kenya presents sports as a gateway to greater understanding at ITB Berlin 2024

Kenya beats to the rhythm of all the sports on offer in the country, in particular athletics and golf Kenya encourages us to think of the world of sport as a giant…
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Hotel Investment: CASHA member Don Genaro resort in Curaçao up for sale

The Don Genaro Apartments, a small holiday resort in a very beautiful and quiet location on the Caribbean island of Curaçao is for sale. Don Genaro has been successfully run as a…
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Embracing the future of innovation and technology

Good morning, and welcome to Day 2 of ITB Berlin 2024! As your show director, it’s my pleasure to guide you through another exciting day filled with opportunities, insights, and unforgettable experiences…
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//DAY2 // : TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

Wednesday 6 March 2024 On this second day of ITB Berlin, which conferences, events and talks should be at the top of your list? Here’s our selection of some of the must-attend…
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ITB Berlin 2024 opens with a spectacular ceremony hosted by Oman

ITB Berlin’s opening ceremony, organised by this year’s Official Host Country Oman, kicked off the event on Monday, 4 March. The ceremony featured inaugural remarks from prominent political and tourism industry figures,…
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Visit Qatar and Visit Saudi to sign MoU at ITB Berlin 2024

Visit Qatar and Visit Saudi will sign an MoU today at 3:30 p.m., announcing an exciting new campaign “Double the Discovery” which aims to promote tourism in both countries, offering residents and…
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Attracting travellers who “prioritise convenience”

ITB Berlin News caught up with Boon Sian Chai, Managing Director & VP of International Markets at Trip.com Group to explore the needs of today’s travellers and the personalised solutions the company…
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“Remarkable diversity packed within a small territory”

ITB Berlin News spoke with Albania’s Minister of Tourism and Environment, Mirela Kumbaro, to discuss the country’s ambitions as an up-and-coming destination Albania is a small but mighty destination with a diverse…
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Oman Airports: More direct flights to key markets and emerging destinations

ITB Berlin news spoke with Oman Airports CEO, Sheikh Aimen, about strategies for the future and the role of the airports in the Sultanate’s overall tourism strategy. How was the year 2023…
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Turkish Airlines: Excellence and innovation on display at ITB Berlin 2024

From March 2024, Turkish Airlines  will fly three times a week from İstanbul to Melbourne. After many months of negotiations with the Australian Ministry of Transport, Turkish Airlines has been granted up to 35 flights per…
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Unlocking luxury: Trends in the world of high-end travel

Caroline Bremner, Senior Head of Travel Research at Euromonitor, spoke to ITB Berlin News about the major trends in luxury travel ahead of her conference at the show tomorrow. At your conference…
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“Technology is now central to travel research, planning, booking and in-trip experiences”

Following his conference at yesterday’s ITB Berlin Convention, ITB Berlin News spoke with Booking Holdings’ CEO and President, Glenn Fogel, in an exclusive interview about the direction the tourism industry is taking…
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Asia tourism is gathering momentum

Asia tourism recovery was behind the rest of the world in 2023 due to the late reopening of countries. However, Asia tourism is now gathering momentum and should experience a very promising…
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Asia’s strong presence at ITB Berlin 2024 a sign of tourism recovery

With UN Tourism predicting the unleashing of remaining pent-up demand with increased air connectivity, Asian markets and destinations are expected to reach a full recovery by the end of 2024. The strong…
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The Philippines’ Bohol Island in the spotlight at ITB Berlin 2024

The Philippines is promoting its new tagline “Love the Philippines” at ITB Berlin this year as well as the island of Bohol, the country’s first UNESCO Geopark. The Philippines experienced a strong…
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“ITB Berlin is a must for Thailand’s tourism sector”

At ITB Berlin, Thapanee Khiatphaibool, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, wants to capitalise on European markets to promote the concept of a “meaningful holiday experience”. How was the year 2023…
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ITB Berlin “an important opportunity” for Indonesia

ITB Berlin News spoke with Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism Sandiaga Uno who is confident that the destination’s tourism figures will be back to 2019 levels this year. Are you satisfied with the…
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“Greener Zanzibar”: authenticity and environmental responsibility at ITB Berlin 2024

At this year’s ITB Berlin, Zanzibar is focusing on preserving its natural and cultural heritage to provide tourists with a diverse array of attractions. Zanzibar is an archipelago with two main islands,…