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ITB Berlin 2020

ITB Berlin will feature once more the Berlin Travel Festival, bringing a new generation of travellers together with new forms of travel.

ITB Berlin 2019

ITB Berlin 2019, the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show, will take place during 6-10 March, launching a new exhibition area devoted to Technology, Tours & Activities.

Kountoura Optimistic About Greece’s Tourism Progress in 2019

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura is optimistic about Greece’s progress in the tourism sector in 2019, following the country's record year in 2018.

Athenaeum Hotels to Present Athens Properties at ITB Berlin 2019 Expo

Aiming to boost its presence in the international tourism market, Greece's Athenaeum Hotels Group in March will participate in the ITB Berlin 2019 expo during March 6-10.

Int’l Tourism Leaders to Discuss Future of Travel at ITB Berlin Convention 2019

Some 400 leading figures from tourism and entrepreneurship will discuss the future of travel at the ITB Berlin Convention 2019 during March 6-9.

Athens, Thessaloniki Feature in Greece’s New City Break Promo Video

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Aegean Airlines launched a new video campaign promoting Athens and Thessaloniki as city break destinations.

Poll: Millennials Keen on Luxury Travel, Know Their Stuff

The largest age group traveling at the moment are the millennials, who are better educated, prefer city breaks and love luxury, according to ITB-IPK’s World Travel Monitor.

Qatar Airways Wins Four 2018 Skytrax Awards

Qatar Airways won four prestigious accolades at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards, including for Best Business Class for the sixth time.

Lira Tumble a Bonus to Turkish Tourism, a Setback for Greece

Tourism flows to Turkey have begun to soar, as authorities expect over 40 million travelers this year, while sector insiders expect this trend to impact Greece as a destination.

ITB Berlin Ends With Positive Tourism Growth Prediction for 2018

It’s going to be an outstanding year for tourism in 2018 with all signs and insights collected at the 52nd ITB Berlin, pointing to booming business and travel.

ITB 2018: Greece Sees 30% Rise in Early Bookings from German Market

Early bookings to Greece for the 2018 season are up 25 to 30 percent from the German market, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

IPK – ITB Berlin: Record-breaking Growth for Global Travel

ITB 2018 kicks off today with great news: According to IPK, global travel in 2017 grew by 6.5 percent, reaching some 1.2 billion trips.

ITB Berlin 2018

Experience the whole world of travel by attending the ITB Berlin, all in one location, on 7-11 March 2018, at Messe Berlin.

ITB Berlin 2018 Expands Medical Tourism Segment

The fast-growing Medical Tourism segment at the ITB Berlin trade show will relocate this year to a larger hall due to growing demand.

Analysts See Robust Year for Greece, Turkey Ahead of ITB Berlin Expo

Analysts are seeing positive signs for tourism in Greece and Turkey ahead of the 52nd ITB trade show set to kick off in Berlin on March 7.

Diversity Takes Center Stage at ITB Berlin 2018 Gay and Lesbian Pavilion

Diversity will come into the spotlight during the 52nd ITB to take place in Berlin on March 7-11, featuring the world’s largest display of LGBT travel products and services.

ITB Berlin 2018 Set for Action as Demand Grows

The 52nd ITB Berlin is ready to welcome thousands of participants to Berlin on March 7-11, casting the spotlight on travel technology and luxury tourism.

Spyrou Philoxenia Shows its Best in Israel, Next Stop: Serbia and Germany

Following a successful showing in the IMTM 2018 in Israel, Spyrou Philoxenia has announced its participation in Serbia's ITTFA and Germany's ITB Berlin expos.

Medical Tourism Gains Ground, Says IPK Survey

Nearly 70 percent of all international health and medical outbound trips in 2016 were made for health-oriented reasons, according to a survey by IPK International.

World Travel Monitor Urges Solutions for Overtourism

Experts who gathered in Pisa, Italy, for the 25th World Travel Monitor Forum agreed that the tourism industry must draw up new strategies to manage overtourism.