ITB Trade Visitor Newsletter

Dear Sir or Madam,

ITB Berlin NOW is now open for the exploration phase!
This means that registered trade visitors, buyers, exhibitors and journalists will be able to access the platform on So it’s time to embark on a unique journey and immerse yourself in a completely virtual edition of the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show®!
In this initial phase you can now set up your individual profile, browse through the platform features including the exhibitor show floor, the extensive event program and the Discovery Graph, set up appointments and much more. Only requirement: a ticket to ITB Berlin NOW.
We’re looking forward connecting with you at ITB Berlin NOW!
In today's trade visitor news we'll share:
► a message from the Exhibition Director of ITB Berlin, David Ruetz
► a useful trade visitor tutorial and a new "Katie-lesson"
► highlights of ITB Berlin NOW Convention
► your dose of insightful industry news
Happy reading and best regards,
Your ITB Berlin Team
David Ruetz, Exhibition Director of ITB Berlin: "ITB Berlin NOW is a tool, not a toy"
Watch his message and pick up some tips before joining the live event phase of ITB Berlin NOW from 9 - 12 March 2021:
Video Message David Ruetz
ITB Berlin NOW
Your ticket is the key to the global tourism industry at ITB Berlin NOW!
Once you've saved your ticket, you can start exploring the platform as of today!
On 8 March there will be a Soft Opening Day for all registered participants to get to know the platform and make sure you’re all set for the live event phase from 9 – 12 March 2021.
These steps will get you ready for the live event phase:
1. Get your ticket for ITB Berlin NOW.
2. Set up and sharpen your profile in the platform under "edit profile".
3. Visit the Show Floor to set up appointments with exhibitors.
4. Make use of the networking tool, the so called "Discovery Graph" to find your perfect business matches.
5. Save and favor sessions to not miss out on the top-notch event program.
6. Get ready to dive into the world of our themed cafés.
Remember: The ITB Berlin NOW platform will be open until 31 May 2021.

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How do I....
... log in to the ITB Berlin NOW platform?
... set up my personal profile?
... navigate through the different areas of ITB Berlin NOW?
... find existing contacts?
... discover new business matches?
... join convention sessions?
... ITB Berlin NOW comes with many features you should know to make the best out of your ITB Berlin NOW journey!
This tutorial will take you through the platform explaining the different areas and important features.
Tune in:

ITB Berlin NOW Tutorial

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Service and Support Portal
You have questions about the platform that have not been answered?
Then head to the Service and Support Portal - the help desk of ITB Berlin NOW!

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Katie ITB Berlin NOW
Katie what is a "competitive advantage"?
Get fit and prepared for the digital meet-up of the travel industry and secure your competitive advantage at ITB Berlin NOW!
Business-making, smart networking, daily news and top-notch content will provide the headway. So make sure to get your ticket for ITB Berlin NOW!

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200+ Top Speakers lined up
If the pandemic has anything good for us, it is the fact that we can present you even more top speakers from all over the world. Secure yourself the screen front row of the audience and check out the exciting event program.
Our tip: Reserve some time in your calendar to make sure you don't miss a session that hits your nerve!
ITB Berlin NOW Convention
The program of ITB Berlin NOW Convention is available NOW and will be updated regularly.
Here are just a few selected highlights:
All about Tours & Actvities at the TTA Forum on 9 March
A full day for the 3rd largest segment of the industry!
Join the TTA Forum for Technology, Tours & Activties on 9 March and hear what experts from Arival, Bookingkit, G Adventure, Viator, TUI Musement and many others have to say.
Join the various sessions on Multi Day Tours, Distribution, Self Guided Tours and Attractions and more.
Tourism for Sustainable Development - 12 March!
In cooperation with the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) look forward to these sessions:
11am: "Sustainable Ways out of a Challenging Crisis: Impact and Tourism Recovery in Developing and Emerging Countries"
12pm: "Sustainable Ways out of a Challenging Crisis: Approaches and Measures in Cooperation with International and Local Partners"
Business Travel track on 10 March
Join the VDR and learn from experts!
Hear KLM/Air France on "Agility in times of pandemic and the future of Business Travel".
Sixt will talk about "The speed of Innovation & Digitization in mobility as the cornerstone for higher security & more flexibility" and mobilty providers like Avis and Free NOW will discuss multi-modal mobility.
Another focus will be on welcoming back business travelers in the hospitality industry according to corporate requirements.
Our tip: use the "star" icon on the platform to save and not miss out on your favoured sessions!
Don't miss out on these surveys!
9 March, 4pm: "Global Tourism Demand Forecast: ITB World Travel Survey - Statista"
10 March, 10:40am: "Changing Customer Needs: The Rise of Trust - Exclusive ITB/Travelzoo Global Customer Survey"
11 March, 6:35pm: "ITB Customer Insights: Global Destination Choice and Recovery Forecast – in Cooperation with IPK International"
12 March, 1pm: "World Premiere: Top Countries for Sustainable Travel - Euromonitor International"
12 March, 5pm: "Economic Sustainability: Recovery and Resilience of Destinations - OECD report"
9th Accessible Tourism Day
On 12 March from 10:20am to 3:30pm the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) expects international visitors to attend the "9. Accessible Tourism Day", including representatives from politics, the international travel industry, destination marketing organisations, associations, universities and the media. The event is being funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Register for this event at

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Phaselis Bay
A holiday experience where each moment becomes a special memory ...
NG Phaselis Bay is counting the days to meet you next summer with its matchless nature, unique bays and distinctive flavours.
Designed as a Lifestyle Resort, NG Phaselis Bay is preparing to improve the quality of life of its guests with the slogan "SEE - FEEL - LOVE" and special privileges and make them feel very unique without affecting their daily habits.
Meet Phaselis Bay at ITB Berlin NOW!

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Daily news from the travel industry
Stay ahead of the game and stop by ITB Berlin News on your daily routine to not miss any news from the industry!
This week's selection:
► "Israel Reaches out to the World"
► "Air France-KLM Sustainable Aviation Fuel Programme Dedicated to Corporate Customers"
► "Portugal Promotes Responsible and Sustainable Tourism"
► "Strong Industry Demand for ITB Berlin NOW"
ITB News Artikel Air France KLM
ITB News Artikel Thailand
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We've got the answers!
► ITB Berlin NOW Ticketshop:
► Service and support page:
► Exhibitor registration form and more information:
► Questions regarding exhibitor packages to:
► Technical questions about the platform:
► Sponsoring interest:

ITB Berlin NOW Team