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WEDNESDAY<br />

9 th MARCH<br />

2016<br />

DAY 1<br />

<strong>ITB</strong><br />

QUICKFINDER<br />

INSIDE<br />

TRADE TALK <strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

Abdulla Naseer<br />

Managing Director,<br />

Splendid Asia<br />

“Today every traveller<br />

seeks immediate<br />

response to their<br />

inquiries and expects<br />

the best of service.”<br />

Read page 17<br />

Dr Oliver<br />

Heckmann<br />

Google VP<br />

“Consumers are doing<br />

research in the many<br />

connected moments<br />

on mobile and desktop<br />

throughout their day.”<br />

Read page 19<br />

Dato’ Seri Mohamed<br />

Nazri Bin Abdul Aziz<br />

Minister for Tourism and Culture,<br />

Malaysia<br />

“The Homestay program<br />

underlines the importance<br />

of conservation and<br />

environmental management.”<br />

Read page 20<br />

Haris Mohamed<br />

Managing Director, Maldives<br />

Marketing and PR Corporation<br />

“Each resort in Maldives<br />

is developed and run on a<br />

separate island on its own,<br />

which guarantees<br />

the complete privacy for<br />

the guests.” Read page 43<br />

Hall 9<br />

Stand 316<br />

Hall 22 A<br />

Stand 104<br />

Hall 17<br />

Stand 109<br />

50 Years: Time to Celebrate!<br />

After 5 decades, <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> remains the pivotal<br />

industry event<br />

With 4.4% more people making<br />

international journeys in 2015 than in<br />

the previous year, travel and tourism<br />

continues on its unabated ascension of<br />

above-average growth. Indeed, 2015<br />

marked the 6 th consecutive year of aboveaverage<br />

growth.<br />

In many ways, industry professionals are<br />

celebrating another good year, despite<br />

the shadows of terrorism and disease<br />

that have been hanging over some<br />

regions. But this year in particular there<br />

are more reasons than ever to celebrate,<br />

as <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> blows out its 50 candles,<br />

and looks back at how and why the event<br />

has helped the global tourism industry to<br />

grow over the years. Much of that comes<br />

from standing up to adversity, much<br />

like the DMO of Nepal, back on its feet<br />

- at <strong>ITB</strong> after that country’s devastating<br />

earthquake in 2015.<br />

Yes, <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>’s arms are open wide to<br />

the world again … accompanied by the<br />

warm smile of the Maldives, this year’s<br />

official partner country. Don’t miss our<br />

extensive special Maldives feature from<br />

page 39.<br />

Moosa Zameer<br />

Maldives Minister for Tourism<br />

REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT<br />

AFRICA / MIDDLE EAST<br />

Al Majaz, Sharjah<br />

Arab countries such as UAE,<br />

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco<br />

and Tunisia have taken<br />

prominent places at <strong>ITB</strong><br />

<strong>Berlin</strong> this year, and in Hall<br />

22a Emirates is certain to<br />

cause a stir with its new<br />

stand. With displays covering<br />

two halls, African countries<br />

at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> underline how<br />

important tourism is for<br />

the continent. Numerous<br />

countries are back at the<br />

show following an absence,<br />

including Zimbabwe,<br />

Cameroon, Burundi and<br />

Sierra Leone. Read today’s<br />

regional spotlight<br />

- from page 63.<br />

Vanuatu


NEWS<br />

3<br />

EDITORIAL<br />

Richard Barnes<br />

Editor-in-Chief,<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> <strong>News</strong><br />

CONTENTS<br />

DAY 1<br />

EDITION<br />

Wednesday<br />

9 th March<br />

2016<br />

Welcome to the World’s<br />

Premium Travel Event<br />

<strong>News</strong>.............................................. page 5<br />

Trade Talk.....................................page 17<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> Convention................. page 19<br />

Exclusive Interview......................page 20<br />

SPECIAL FEATURES<br />

City Breaks................................... page 23<br />

Travel Technologies.................... page 30<br />

Transport..................................... page 33<br />

SPECIAL DOSSIER:<br />

MALDIVES................................. page 39<br />

REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT<br />

Africa & Middle East .................. page 63<br />

WHERE TO GO IN BERLIN..... page 69<br />

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As the gates of <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> open for the 50th<br />

time, the importance of this event becomes<br />

increasingly evident. This show shines in<br />

particular through the exceptional thought<br />

leadership that is made available not only<br />

through the <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> Convention, but also<br />

through the countless “shows within the<br />

show”, such as CSR events, eTravel World,<br />

Youth and Adventure Travel events, Book<br />

Awards, MICE under the spotlight, speed<br />

networking for trade and bloggers… the list<br />

goes on.<br />

A mere glimpse of the convention<br />

programme is indeed daunting, especially<br />

when combined with the size of the show in<br />

general, the number of exhibitors, and the<br />

volume of organised meetings one generally<br />

has throughout the day. For a single visitor,<br />

there is definitely too much to do, and too<br />

much to take in, in one hit.<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> <strong>News</strong> attempts to play a key role<br />

in your “decision making” process, helping<br />

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where to go and who to see, and in another<br />

by completing the information you missed in<br />

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on to colleagues). Our online version is also<br />

ideal for this.<br />

This process, developed over the past<br />

19 years by Cleverdis – publishers of <strong>ITB</strong><br />

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Intelligence”. Our team of award winning<br />

editors do not have the aim of making a<br />

“magazine”, but of making a “decisionmaking<br />

tool”.<br />

A perfect case at hand is that of our special<br />

Maldives feature in this edition – underlining<br />

the <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> 2016 partner country’s<br />

strengths in the tourism sector. Through<br />

the structuring of the information and the<br />

presentation of the specific “USP’s” of key<br />

resorts, you are given a clear vision of the<br />

current state of play.<br />

Enjoy the read!<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


NEWS<br />

5<br />

FROM<br />

‘66TO‘16<br />

50 glorious years of <strong>ITB</strong> –<br />

stepping back in time<br />

Taleb Rifai<br />

Secretary-General,<br />

UNWTO<br />

David Scowsill<br />

CEO & President,<br />

World Travel and Tourism Council<br />

Alain Dupeyras<br />

Head of Tourism,<br />

OECD<br />

This year is the 50 th anniversary of <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>,<br />

marking a genuine success story “made in <strong>Berlin</strong>“.<br />

Each of this year’s editions of <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> <strong>News</strong> looks<br />

back at one of the highlights…<br />

State of the Industry<br />

Thought leadership at the world’s<br />

leading travel and tourism event<br />

PART TWO<br />

GROWTH AND NEW CONCEPTS<br />

IN THE SEVENTIES<br />

With international travel and tourism markets again demonstrating<br />

strong growth in 2015, the stage is set at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> 2016 for kindling<br />

new market dynamics for the coming year – and beyond.<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> 1978<br />

Opening ceremony of the 12t h <strong>ITB</strong><br />

According to UNWTO figures,<br />

international tourist arrivals grew by<br />

4% in 2015 to reach nearly 1.2 billion<br />

worldwide. This means 50 million more<br />

people travelling to an international<br />

destination as compared to 2014. The<br />

robust performance of the sector is<br />

contributing to economic growth and<br />

job creation in many parts of the world.<br />

UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai<br />

told <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> <strong>News</strong> that his organisation<br />

is continuing to forecast growth for the<br />

coming year: “Overall we can say<br />

demand remains strong, though<br />

with mixed results across individual<br />

destinations due to unusually strong<br />

exchange rate fluctuations, the drop<br />

in oil prices and other commodities<br />

which increased disposable income<br />

in importing countries but weakened<br />

demand in exporters, as well as<br />

increased safety and security concerns.”<br />

Indeed, the travel and tourism sector<br />

is currently being challenged by a<br />

variety of external influences, of which<br />

currently, according to World Travel and<br />

Tourism Council CEO and President,<br />

David Scowsill, the most dominant are<br />

the threat of terrorism and the Zika<br />

virus.<br />

With the Zika virus, Mr Scowsill explains<br />

that it is important for the sector<br />

to continue to monitor the medical<br />

developments. “The World Health<br />

Organisation does not recommend<br />

any travel or trade restrictions, which<br />

reflects the advice that we are giving<br />

to travel and tourism companies. It is<br />

critical for governments, tourism bodies<br />

and companies to communicate clearly<br />

on the situation at all times, particularly<br />

with the potential concerns for pregnant<br />

women.”<br />

The “terrorism threat” is tempered by the<br />

WTTC President, as he points out, “Many<br />

attacks are perpetrated by ‘home grown’<br />

terrorists, so the solution is not as simple<br />

as removing visa waiver programmes<br />

and other mechanisms. The answer to<br />

terrorism lies in strengthening security<br />

and ensuring safety in each country,<br />

encouraging intelligence sharing and<br />

increasing the electronic processing of<br />

visas away from the current manual<br />

mechanisms in many countries.”<br />

Meanwhile, Alain Dupeyras, head of<br />

Tourism, OECD is attending <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>,<br />

where he will be offering policy advice<br />

during the <strong>ITB</strong> Destination <strong>Day</strong>s on how<br />

to shape the sharing economy. He insists<br />

that greater action needs to be taken in<br />

order to further improve the health of<br />

the industry: “Changing global market<br />

trends and travel behaviours require<br />

active, innovative and integrated policy<br />

responses to ensure that tourism remains<br />

a competitive sector and continues to<br />

deliver economically and sustainably in<br />

the years to come. This is especially true<br />

for highly developed tourism economies<br />

if they are to compete in the changing<br />

global marketplace.”<br />

The Seventies were a period of intense growth for the<br />

international travel fair. In 1974, the display area already<br />

exceeded 20,000 square metres. In 1977 more than 500<br />

companies exhibited their products and services to 7,000<br />

trade visitors from over 100 countries.<br />

Large international tourism associations were also<br />

represented. In 1975 the Pacific Asia Travel Association<br />

launched the PATA <strong>Day</strong>s. Featuring a two-day congress in<br />

1976 and the launch of the Tourism Experts Forum (TEF)<br />

in 1978, the <strong>ITB</strong> reflected international trends. For the first<br />

time, the Association of German Travel Journalists (VDRJ)<br />

presented its annual award in recognition of significant<br />

contributions to the world of tourism. <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> had already<br />

become an event that attracted major media attention.<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


6 NEWS<br />

© Pierre Rouchaléou<br />

Moosa Zameer<br />

Maldives Minister for Tourism<br />

The Power Behind Travel and Tourism<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> provides strong economic boost to calm fears<br />

The official <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> opening press conference<br />

took place on Tuesday 8 th March on a highly<br />

positive note despite the occasional “dark<br />

clouds” that have been hanging over the industry<br />

over the past year.<br />

Over the past half-century,<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> has had a<br />

decisive impact on tourism,<br />

and on the eve of its<br />

fiftieth anniversary it enjoys<br />

exceptional standing. From<br />

9 to 13 March 2016 around<br />

10,000 exhibitors from 187<br />

countries and territories<br />

are exhibiting the latest<br />

products and trends of the<br />

global tourism industry on<br />

1,069 stands. Over twothirds<br />

of the exhibitors<br />

are from abroad. The<br />

organisers expect around<br />

100,000 international trade<br />

visitors who will gain an<br />

overview of the industry’s<br />

wide range of products in<br />

26 halls.<br />

In his opening presentation,<br />

Messe <strong>Berlin</strong> CEO, Dr<br />

Christian Göke said he<br />

was highly satisfied with<br />

the prospects of <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

this year: “We are delighted<br />

with the consistently high<br />

numbers of exhibitors,<br />

particularly from abroad,<br />

at the anniversary edition<br />

of <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>, which<br />

once again will provide<br />

outstanding opportunities<br />

for global business. In the<br />

face of terrorist attacks at<br />

popular travel destinations<br />

and palpable consumer<br />

fears the industry needs a<br />

strong boost to kick-start<br />

the travel season. <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

is the industry’s leading<br />

marketplace and as the<br />

meeting place of the global<br />

travel industry can set the<br />

tone for change.”<br />

Dr Göke stated that all was<br />

in place for another great<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>: “50 years of<br />

<strong>ITB</strong>! Who would have been<br />

expecting that we would<br />

be celebrating this? The<br />

weather is nice, and it’s a<br />

nice coincidence that we<br />

can look back with joy but<br />

also ahead with joy. We will<br />

celebrate in style with the<br />

gala tonight!”<br />

Dr Göke looked back at last<br />

50 years, and also looked<br />

ahead at the show to be and<br />

the coming years. “In 1966<br />

there were 9 exhibitors from<br />

5 countries. In 2016 there<br />

are 187 countries and 10000<br />

exhibitors!”<br />

He described his<br />

organisation’s work as<br />

being like a compass -<br />

shaping the direction of the<br />

industry: “Our success is<br />

based on the fact that we are<br />

not running behind trends,<br />

but are active pioneers.”<br />

The Messe <strong>Berlin</strong> CEO<br />

cited the first computerbased<br />

reservation systems<br />

that were launched at the<br />

show in the 1980s. The<br />

idea of space tourism was<br />

even founded here: “We see<br />

ourselves modestly as the<br />

most inspiring force of the<br />

industry.”<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> CHINA<br />

ANNOUNCED<br />

“This week, we are officially<br />

able to sign the agreement<br />

for our new event in China,”<br />

stated Dr Göke. “After <strong>ITB</strong><br />

Asia in Singapore, we want<br />

to be present in the vibrant<br />

metropolis of Shanghai.<br />

Tourism companies from<br />

China covering a large part<br />

of the market will be our<br />

strategic partners for our<br />

premiere there in 2017. We<br />

would like to congratulate<br />

our team in raising <strong>ITB</strong> to a<br />

new level.”<br />

MALDIVES – <strong>ITB</strong><br />

BERLIN PARTNER<br />

COUNTRY 2016<br />

The Maldives is the official<br />

partner country of <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

2016. With its glistening<br />

white beaches, turquoise<br />

lagoons and unrivalled<br />

diving opportunities, this<br />

island nation is a natural<br />

paradise, one of the last on<br />

the planet. Situated in the<br />

IT’S AN HONOUR AND A<br />

GREAT PLEASURE TO BE HERE<br />

TO CELEBRATE TWO IMPORTANT<br />

EVENTS – 50 YEARS OF <strong>ITB</strong><br />

BERLIN AND VISIT MALDIVES<br />

YEAR (Moosa Zameer)<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016<br />

www.itb-berlin-news.com


NEWS<br />

7<br />

NOT<br />

TO BE<br />

MISSED!<br />

Today, Wednesday March<br />

9th is <strong>ITB</strong> Future <strong>Day</strong> -<br />

traditionally the most<br />

important day of the <strong>ITB</strong><br />

<strong>Berlin</strong> Convention. This<br />

is where the megatrends<br />

in economy and society<br />

and key topics of the<br />

global travel and tourism<br />

industry are discussed.<br />

Exclusive empirical study<br />

results and examples<br />

of Best Demonstrated<br />

Practices from market<br />

and innovation leaders<br />

offer valuable insights<br />

and concrete decisionmaking<br />

support for<br />

entrepreneurial strategies<br />

and measures. For<br />

the first time, the <strong>ITB</strong><br />

Ministers’ Roundtable<br />

will be part of <strong>ITB</strong> Future<br />

<strong>Day</strong>. The World Legacy<br />

Awards Ceremony with<br />

National Geographic<br />

will be preceded by an<br />

introductory speech<br />

delivered by a prominent<br />

celebrity – both promise<br />

to be exciting.<br />

Left to Right: Dr Christian<br />

Göke, CEO Messe <strong>Berlin</strong>;<br />

Moosa Zameer, Maldives<br />

Minister for Tourism;<br />

Norbert Fiebig has been<br />

President of the German Travel<br />

Association (DRV);<br />

Dr Michael Frenzel, President<br />

of the Federal Association of<br />

the German Tourism Industry<br />

and Chairman of the World<br />

Travel & Tourism Council<br />

(WTTC)<br />

Indian Ocean, the Maldives<br />

has been exhibiting at <strong>ITB</strong><br />

<strong>Berlin</strong> since 1984 and is<br />

a model of eco-friendly<br />

and carefully controlled<br />

tourism development. The<br />

country is host to<br />

the spectacular reception<br />

at the opening ceremony<br />

on the eve of the<br />

show. During the show<br />

around 260 exhibitors<br />

are presenting the many<br />

products and services<br />

of this year-round<br />

sunshine destination on an<br />

enlarged stand in Hall 5.2.<br />

Present at the official<br />

opening media event<br />

on the eve of the show,<br />

Moosa Zameer, Minister<br />

of Tourism, Maldives told<br />

journalists his country was<br />

very proud to be associated<br />

with the world’s premier<br />

travel and tourism event<br />

here in <strong>Berlin</strong>.<br />

“2016 is Visit Maldives<br />

Year and we have a<br />

number of exciting<br />

programmes planned.<br />

Over 55 programmes will<br />

be undertaken throughout<br />

the year, said Mr Zameer.<br />

“As partner country of <strong>ITB</strong><br />

<strong>Berlin</strong>, we are planning a<br />

number of events, including<br />

of course the opening<br />

ceremony. Many resorts<br />

from the Maldives are here<br />

at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> to meet people<br />

from all around the world,<br />

and we will be leveraging<br />

the show to promote events<br />

that will be taking place<br />

afterwards. Our presence<br />

at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> is the biggest<br />

element of our promotion.”<br />

“It’s an honour and a great<br />

pleasure to be here to<br />

celebrate two important<br />

events – 50 years of <strong>ITB</strong><br />

<strong>Berlin</strong> and Visit Maldives<br />

Year”, stated the Minister.<br />

The Minister announced<br />

a strategic plan for the<br />

construction of new<br />

marinas in order to boost<br />

the cruising market.<br />

“Tourism in the Maldives<br />

is based on our pristine<br />

marine environment,”<br />

said the Minister. “We are<br />

supporting the private<br />

sector in developing more<br />

environmentally friendly<br />

techniques of energy<br />

production, waste disposal,<br />

and so on, promoting<br />

sustainable development<br />

and tourism.”<br />

TRAVEL TRENDS<br />

OUTLINED BY DR<br />

MICHAEL FRENZEL<br />

Third to speak on the<br />

podium was Dr Michael<br />

Frenzel, President of the<br />

Federal Association of the<br />

German Tourism Industry<br />

and Chairman of the World<br />

Travel & Tourism Council<br />

(WTTC)<br />

While much of Dr Frenzel’s<br />

presentation centred<br />

OUR SUCCESS IS BASED ON<br />

THE FACT THAT WE ARE NOT<br />

RUNNING BEHIND TRENDS, BUT<br />

ARE ACTIVE PIONEERS (Dr Göke)<br />

specifically on Germany<br />

and its place in the global<br />

tourism market, he did<br />

not hesitate to address the<br />

serious issues affecting the<br />

industry in 2016 - namely<br />

the refugee crisis, security<br />

and the uneven application<br />

of airline taxes. “These are<br />

turbulent times,” he said,<br />

“which present challenges<br />

and opportunities.”<br />

Highlighting the influx of<br />

refugees into Europe as an<br />

important topic he spoke<br />

about “the opportunity to<br />

integrate these new citizens<br />

through training, linguistics<br />

and employment - and also<br />

helping the social problems<br />

in the regions from where<br />

the migration is happening,<br />

improving the perception of<br />

those areas.”<br />

He quantified the positive<br />

impact of tourism to<br />

troubled destinations with<br />

a statistic that for every<br />

fifteen visiting German<br />

tourists, one new job is<br />

created.<br />

Dr Frenzel also stressed<br />

that freedom to travel<br />

must not be curtailed:<br />

“The Schengen area and<br />

its disappearing borders<br />

is an economic boon, and<br />

we must continue to make<br />

borders disappear. No new<br />

borders or obstacles - these<br />

are detrimental to tourism!”<br />

he said.<br />

He was insistent that<br />

security fears were not<br />

hampering business too<br />

greatly, saying “People<br />

might not be sitting on<br />

their packed suitcases<br />

ready to go right now, but<br />

I know they are definitely<br />

going to be packing their<br />

cases soon. Nobody can<br />

guarantee 100% security<br />

either at home or away; the<br />

figures show that people<br />

are still willing to travel”<br />

Insisting that the balance<br />

struck between opportunity<br />

and risk is important, Dr<br />

Frenzel flagged up “Sharing<br />

Economy” as a buzzword.<br />

“As tourism is a job-motor,<br />

we need a level playing field<br />

internationally” he said.<br />

The World Legacy Awards<br />

ceremony, an initiative of<br />

the National Geographic<br />

Society, will take place<br />

at 3:15pm. More than<br />

150 Awards entries were<br />

received, representing<br />

51 countries and six<br />

continents.<br />

PARTNER<br />

COUNTRY<br />

SIGNING<br />

CEREMONY<br />

At 4:10 pm, the official<br />

signing ceremony will<br />

take place for the 2017<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> partner<br />

country. Dr Christian<br />

Göke, CEO of Messe<br />

<strong>Berlin</strong> and the “mystery”<br />

tourism minister of the<br />

new partner country<br />

will participate in the<br />

ceremony…<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


NEWS<br />

11<br />

The Robots Are Coming!<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> looks at the future of humanoid robots in hospitality<br />

Tomorrow at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>, the <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> Convention’s “Digitalisation”<br />

section will spotlight the future role of robots in hospitality with two<br />

sessions on the impacts of robotics in the industry, and on Friday, the<br />

convention will feature “The Future Of The Tourism Product - Humanoid<br />

Robots In Destinations And Hotels!?”, including a live demonstration of<br />

Toshiba’s ChihiraKanae.<br />

For Roger Langhout,<br />

General Manager, Ghent<br />

Marriott Hotel, the idea<br />

of deploying a robot first<br />

came about when he met<br />

the founders of the Mario<br />

software, QBMT, 2 years<br />

ago during a healthcare<br />

conference where they<br />

presented Zora - the ‘sister’<br />

of Mario, a robot which<br />

Roger Langhout,<br />

General Manager,<br />

Ghent Marriott Hotel,<br />

and Mario<br />

is already being deployed<br />

in healthcare in well over<br />

100 facilities throughout<br />

Europe.<br />

“Mario is clearly a unique<br />

entity in our industry<br />

and guests are curious to<br />

see what is all about. In<br />

every department where<br />

we deploy Mario, he puts<br />

a smile on the faces of<br />

people”, Mr Langhout told<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> <strong>News</strong>.<br />

The first issue was to find<br />

someone to dedicate time<br />

and passion to this project:<br />

“Mario is not Artificial<br />

Intelligence, so everything<br />

that we want Mario to do,<br />

needs to be programmed.<br />

We have found an<br />

employee who enjoys<br />

working with Mario and<br />

has skilled himself with all<br />

major programming.”<br />

“I do not expect robots to<br />

take over jobs within the<br />

next 10 years”, adds Mr<br />

Langhout. “As technology<br />

develops quickly I do<br />

feel that we will have<br />

productive robots at some<br />

point in time, as long as it<br />

does not replace human<br />

interaction with guests.”<br />

On Friday, the special guest<br />

is Toshiba’s newest robot,<br />

Chihara Kanae. “She can<br />

be called one of the most<br />

human-looking robots in<br />

the world, we believe”,<br />

says Hitoshi Tokuda,<br />

Chief Specialist, Research<br />

and Development Centre,<br />

Toshiba Corporation -<br />

project leader of Toshiba’s<br />

humanoid development<br />

and promotion. “At one<br />

exhibition we showed her,<br />

up to 20% of the attendees<br />

didn’t notice her as a robot<br />

and just passed her by.”<br />

Toshiba is now trying to<br />

introduce robots into the<br />

normal living environment,<br />

in places such as office,<br />

hospital, shopping mall<br />

and homes where the<br />

company believes they<br />

have great potential<br />

either as assistants or<br />

to provide information,<br />

but the road will be long:<br />

“Some people don’t like<br />

to use digital devices<br />

when they ask for some<br />

necessary information,”<br />

says Tokuda-san. “They<br />

want to be treated kindly<br />

and experience better<br />

customer service rather<br />

than just be told ‘Check<br />

Screen’.<br />

Our communication<br />

android is meant to add<br />

such hospitality and<br />

comfortable feelings when<br />

we provide the asked<br />

information.”<br />

So what does the roadmap<br />

look like for the next years?<br />

“It’s very unpredictable.<br />

It’s dependent on how<br />

people welcome/accept<br />

humanoids as partners.<br />

To date, we have seen<br />

good acceptance and<br />

the more people become<br />

accustomed to this,<br />

the more it is likely to<br />

increase. Toshiba will<br />

continue to improve<br />

interactive responses<br />

and will lower costs to<br />

make such technology<br />

more accessible and<br />

appealing.”<br />

DIGITALIZATION I:<br />

WELCOME, MARIO! THE<br />

FIRST HUMANOID HOTEL<br />

ROBOT AND HIS FATHERS<br />

DISCUSS THE DIGITAL<br />

WORLD<br />

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016<br />

Time: 10.30 am - 10.50 am<br />

Location: Hall 7.1b,<br />

Auditorium London<br />

DIGITALIZATION II: WHAT<br />

IMPACT DO ROBOTS<br />

AND OTHER HIGH-TECH<br />

INNOVATIONS HAVE<br />

ON THE FUTURE OF THE<br />

HOTEL INDUSTRY?<br />

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016<br />

Time: 11.00 am - 12.00<br />

Location: Hall 7.1b,<br />

Auditorium London<br />

THE FUTURE OF THE<br />

TOURISM PRODUCT -<br />

HUMANOID ROBOTS<br />

IN DESTINATIONS AND<br />

HOTELS!? PART 1: LIVE<br />

DEMONSTRATION<br />

OF TOSHIBA’S<br />

CHIHIRAKANAE<br />

Category: Future, Hospitality,<br />

Marketing<br />

Date: Friday, March 11, 2016<br />

Time: 14:15 pm - 14:30 pm<br />

Location: Hall 7.1b,<br />

Auditorium London<br />

Norbert<br />

Fiebig<br />

President, DRV<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


12 NEWS<br />

The Evolution of the Travel Lifecycle<br />

TripAdvisor’s Adrian Hands outlines plans to roll out instant<br />

booking on a global scale<br />

In <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>’s eTravelWorld today, Adrian Hands, TripAdvisor’s Senior Director, CPC Sales<br />

EMEA, will be talking about the travel lifecycle – how it has changed over time and what that<br />

means for consumers, the hospitality sector and specifically for TripAdvisor. We asked him<br />

how travel planning is changing over time.<br />

We see that in a constantly<br />

connected world with endless<br />

options and multiple platforms<br />

to choose from, there are more<br />

and more travellers who want<br />

a streamlined way to research,<br />

organize and book their trips. We<br />

also learned from our Phocuswright<br />

study* that the majority of<br />

travellers want to be able to<br />

read reviews, compare prices<br />

and make a booking – all in one<br />

convenient location and including<br />

accommodations, eateries and<br />

attractions. Through our instant<br />

booking platform, travellers are<br />

able to book a hotel on desktop and<br />

mobile, without leaving the site.<br />

TripAdvisor instant booking is now<br />

fully rolled out across 11 countries:<br />

Australia, Canada, India, Ireland,<br />

Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines,<br />

Singapore, South Africa, UK and<br />

US. We expect a global rollout of<br />

instant booking in the first half of<br />

2016.<br />

How should hoteliers and receptives<br />

be adapting to the times?<br />

The key is to understand consumers’<br />

behaviour and how it is changing. It<br />

is not just the shift to online booking<br />

that is important, there is also the<br />

shift to mobile to consider. On top<br />

of that, you have to consider the<br />

channels and platforms consumers<br />

use to plan their trips, and ultimately<br />

what gives them the confidence to<br />

make their final decision to book.<br />

At TripAdvisor, our mission is to<br />

be a positive force for the travel<br />

industry, promoting transparency<br />

within the sector and providing<br />

consumers with the information<br />

they need in order to make that final<br />

booking decision. By embracing and<br />

engaging with customer feedback<br />

on platforms like ours, hoteliers<br />

are not just able to identify ways to<br />

improve their product but also build<br />

trust with potential customers, and<br />

even create a route through which<br />

to drive direct bookings on mobile<br />

and desktop.<br />

Adrian Hands<br />

Senior Director, CPC Sales EMEA,<br />

TripAdvisor<br />

Hall 8.1 / Stand 105<br />

* The 2015 ‘Custom Survey Research<br />

Engagement’ was an independent<br />

study of 14,991 respondents<br />

conducted by Phocuswright on<br />

behalf of TripAdvisor.<br />

WE EXPECT<br />

A GLOBAL<br />

ROLLOUT OF<br />

INSTANT<br />

BOOKING IN<br />

THE FIRST HALF<br />

OF 2016.<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016<br />

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TRADE TALK<br />

17<br />

Angaga Resort Angaga Resort Water Bungalow<br />

Splendid… Just Splendid<br />

Making life easier for trade partners around the globe, Splendid Asia<br />

leverages the latest technologies<br />

Splendid Asia is a 10-yearold<br />

Maldives-based travel<br />

agency with an impressive<br />

track record among its<br />

suppliers and clients. In the<br />

past years Splendid Asia has<br />

developed a wide range of<br />

services to cater emerging<br />

needs at any point. We asked<br />

Managing Director Abdulla<br />

Naseer to tell us more…<br />

Throughout the years we have<br />

been highly reputed for providing<br />

outstanding services in areas such<br />

as hotel and resort booking, group<br />

bookings, charter operations and<br />

other DMC services.<br />

What makes Splendid Asia stand<br />

out in the crowd?<br />

Today we are proudly celebrating<br />

a decade of providing holiday<br />

travel service, while in the course<br />

of the period introducing travel<br />

technology into the local market.<br />

Splendid Asia has been recognized<br />

locally as one of the first parties<br />

to introduce a simplified system<br />

of handling bookings. This online<br />

system enables convenience in<br />

confirmations along with billing.<br />

This introduction is a milestone for<br />

the company because of the value<br />

it created with the speed of service<br />

and the ease internally to handle<br />

requests. Some of the highlights<br />

of our online booking system<br />

include the ability to create real<br />

time confirmation and invoice for a<br />

booking, generate secured payment<br />

gateway links for clients, and book<br />

hotels from a large network of<br />

worldwide suppliers.<br />

What are your main source<br />

markets?<br />

In the beginning, Splendid Asia<br />

stangly established the brand in<br />

the Russian market. Later on, we<br />

explored the Chinese market, which<br />

is now the largest source market<br />

for us. However, our services reach<br />

emerging markets such as Korea<br />

and Thailand.<br />

CURRENTLY WITH<br />

A SOPHISTICATED<br />

BOOKING SYSTEM, WE<br />

ARE ON THE VERGE<br />

OF DEVELOPING<br />

BOTH B2B & B2C<br />

PLATFORMS FOR<br />

OUR PARTNERS<br />

AND INDEPENDENT<br />

TRAVELLERS<br />

How do you leverage technology<br />

and why is this important?<br />

Travel needs have been evolving in<br />

fast pace over the years, especially<br />

in the recent past with the<br />

technological wave. Today every<br />

traveller seeks immediate response<br />

to their inquiries and expects the<br />

best of service. This is the case for<br />

any supplying agent as well, because<br />

their customers being their number<br />

one priority, they expect to be able<br />

to enjoy the latest technologies for<br />

the mutual convenience. Hence, the<br />

technological strength at Splendid<br />

Asia has proven to create a much<br />

stronger bond with our partners<br />

worldwide, because of the speed<br />

and reliability.<br />

Your portal is entirely B2B.<br />

Could you imagine doing a B2C<br />

operation?<br />

Currently with a sophisticated<br />

booking system, we are on the<br />

verge of developing both B2B &<br />

B2C platforms for our partners and<br />

independent travellers. Our aim is<br />

to introduce such platforms at the<br />

most outstanding level to refrain<br />

from compromising the standards<br />

and the principles we stand by.<br />

How do you help tourism<br />

professionals promote your<br />

services?<br />

Splendid Asia has maintained<br />

a strong reputation of<br />

trustworthiness, not only with our<br />

suppliers and clients, but also with<br />

the rest of the professionals working<br />

in the industry by making sure that<br />

we provide access to information<br />

and resources at the most reliable<br />

route promptly whenever required.<br />

This way we let them promote our<br />

services hassle free, with our strong<br />

support any time of any day, so that<br />

our collective efforts let us enjoy the<br />

ultimate benefit of reaching a larger<br />

target audience.<br />

Abdulla Naseer<br />

Managing Director,<br />

Splendid Asia<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN CONVENTION<br />

19<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Convention Keynote<br />

“Travel Micro-Moments” –<br />

Google’s VP outlines vital changes<br />

to consumer habits<br />

With the continued consumer shift to mobile, what will a<br />

seamless travel planning and booking process look like in<br />

the future? In his keynote at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> Convention today,<br />

Google VP, Dr Oliver Heckmann will be sharing more about<br />

Google’s new Destinations product on mobile, helping<br />

travellers connect discovery with planning and booking.<br />

Dr Heckmann is Vice President<br />

Product and Engineering for<br />

Google Travel, responsible for<br />

Google’s travel products including<br />

Google Flight Search, QPX, Hotel<br />

Ads, and Travel in Google Search.<br />

His total organization is about 300<br />

people based in Mountain View,<br />

Cambridge and Zürich.<br />

CONSUMERS<br />

ARE DOING<br />

RESEARCH IN THE<br />

MANY CONNECTED<br />

MOMENTS ON<br />

MOBILE AND<br />

DESKTOP<br />

THROUGHOUT<br />

THEIR DAY<br />

“It’s clear from our research, people<br />

are no longer doing long research<br />

sessions. They are doing lots of<br />

smaller sessions. Consumers<br />

are doing research in the many<br />

connected moments on mobile<br />

and desktop throughout their day.<br />

We’re thinking a lot about how we<br />

should be evolving our products to<br />

keep pace with this change,” says<br />

Dr Heckmann.<br />

Indeed, travellers face a dizzying<br />

number of decisions in the<br />

process of planning a trip.<br />

Increasingly people are turning to<br />

their smartphones for immediate<br />

answers to their travel questions.<br />

Looking for a hotel on a phone<br />

is known as a “micro-moment”:<br />

an intent-rich moment when<br />

someone acts on a need. At<br />

Google, they call these micromoments<br />

the “I-want-to-know<br />

moments, I-want-to-go moments,<br />

Dr Oliver Heckmann<br />

Google VP<br />

I-want-to-do moments, or I-wantto-buy<br />

moments”.<br />

In the past year, according to Dr<br />

Heckmann, mobile’s share of<br />

travel visits has grown by 48%,<br />

and, because mobile is helping<br />

people find what they want more<br />

quickly, time spent per session<br />

on mobile travel sites is down<br />

7%, while mobile web conversion<br />

rates for travel sites have grown<br />

88%. These data points are for<br />

travel sites across the web overall.<br />

On Google.com, mobile queries<br />

just within the travel category<br />

have increased more than 50%.<br />

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW:<br />

GOOGLE: TRAVEL MICRO-<br />

MOMENTS<br />

Category: <strong>ITB</strong> Future <strong>Day</strong><br />

Date: March 9, 2016<br />

Time: 1:40 pm - 2:10 pm<br />

Location: Hall 7.1b,<br />

Auditorium London<br />

Story & Social…<br />

Communicating experience and<br />

authenticity in the digital world<br />

In today’s eTravel Lab at the <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> Convention, Daniel<br />

Noll, Co-founder, Uncornered Market – along with Audrey<br />

Scott – his business partner - will be taking a fresh perspective<br />

on the digital positioning of tourism brands and travel product.<br />

We asked Daniel to tell us more…<br />

The average consumer faces<br />

well over 6,000 advertising<br />

messages every day.<br />

What’s the most essential<br />

technique to getting your<br />

message through the noise,<br />

and to achieving something<br />

we refer to as depth of<br />

impression? Effective<br />

storytelling. Studies have<br />

shown that the human<br />

brain retains messages better when<br />

information arrives packaged in<br />

the form of a story. Despite this,<br />

many DMOs and travel brands<br />

continue to use feature lists and<br />

itineraries as the go-to primary<br />

tool in their marketing and PR<br />

toolkits. Storytelling, when done<br />

well, can enable differentiation by<br />

communicating product experience<br />

as a journey of change.<br />

How can one resonate with and<br />

market effectively to demanding<br />

future-leaning demographics?<br />

Millennials and similar futurelooking<br />

demographics seek<br />

transparency and authenticity in<br />

the brands they support and the<br />

purchasing decisions they face.<br />

What’s important to them is the<br />

why — the values behind the brand.<br />

It’s not just the “what” or product<br />

that’s being delivered to them,<br />

but how their decisions impacts<br />

their lives – and might ultimately<br />

impact the world. Future-leaning<br />

demographics envision travel<br />

differently. For them, travel has<br />

fast become the path to meaning<br />

and personal transformation.<br />

Additionally, they seek experiences<br />

that are personalized, that they feel<br />

are unique and authentic. Ones they<br />

hope will leave deep impressions<br />

on them, their social networks and<br />

ultimately the places they visit.<br />

Honest and engaging storytelling<br />

that embodies trust has become<br />

the go-to marketing tool to tie it all<br />

together.<br />

In the end, people trust people, not<br />

companies. This is why consumers<br />

still look to friends and family for<br />

Daniel Noll & Audrey Scott<br />

Co-Founders, Uncornered Market<br />

IN THE END,<br />

PEOPLE TRUST<br />

PEOPLE, NOT<br />

COMPANIES.<br />

THIS IS WHY<br />

CONSUMERS STILL<br />

LOOK TO FRIENDS<br />

AND FAMILY FOR<br />

RECOMMENDATIONS.<br />

recommendations. It’s why wordof-mouth<br />

marketing remains as<br />

relevant as ever. Accomplished<br />

bloggers are real people with a<br />

personal voice and perspective, yet<br />

they have large audiences, social<br />

media networks and communities<br />

to whom they openly provide<br />

access. In other words, theirs are<br />

like personal recommendations, yet<br />

effectively amplified to thousands<br />

or millions of people each<br />

month through their networks of<br />

influence.<br />

COMMUNICATING EXPERIENCE<br />

AND AUTHENTICITY IN THE<br />

DIGITAL WORLD<br />

Category: eTravel Lab <strong>Day</strong> 1<br />

Date: March 9, 2016<br />

Time: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm<br />

Location: Hall 6.1, eTravel Lab<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


20 EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW<br />

© Hasselkus PR<br />

Citrawarna Malaysia 2007<br />

Authenticity Above All<br />

Malaysia’s Minister for Tourism and Culture highlights<br />

importance of getting back to nature<br />

Dato’ Seri Mohamed<br />

Nazri Bin Abdul Aziz<br />

Malaysia’s Minister for Tourism and Culture<br />

Authenticity is highly important in Malaysia’s<br />

tourism thrust. To this end, the country’s tourism<br />

ministry has called on local tourist oriented<br />

businesses in Sabah to “just go local” – and not<br />

to use names that imitate western countries.<br />

We asked Malaysia’s Minister for Tourism and<br />

Culture, Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Bin Abdul<br />

Aziz, present at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>, to tell us more.<br />

Malaysia’s tourism is<br />

founded on the simple<br />

tagline, Malaysia Truly<br />

Asia, which celebrates<br />

the diversity of our local<br />

cultures. Therefore, it<br />

is only natural that we<br />

leverage on our local<br />

identity to set ourselves<br />

apart from others; that is<br />

to say by using local names<br />

for our establishments,<br />

local ingredients for our<br />

food, local raw materials<br />

for our souvenirs, and so<br />

on. Furthermore, the use<br />

of local names is perceived<br />

as exotic and authentic<br />

to international tourists,<br />

and fuels their interest in<br />

Malaysia.<br />

You have spoken about<br />

the importance of culture<br />

and nature. What is being<br />

done to preserve these<br />

assets?<br />

The Malaysian Homestay<br />

Experience Program, which<br />

won the Ulysses Award<br />

for Innovation in Public<br />

Policy and Governance by<br />

the UNWTO in 2012, is a<br />

classic example of a rural<br />

eco-tourism program,<br />

which helps to preserve<br />

our cultural and natural<br />

assets. The Homestay<br />

program underlines the<br />

importance of conservation<br />

and environmental<br />

management. The Tree<br />

Planting Program at<br />

Homestays is a good<br />

example, where visitors are<br />

given the opportunity to<br />

plant their own tree to mark<br />

their visit to that particular<br />

Homestay. It also supports<br />

the idea of preserving the<br />

THE USE OF<br />

LOCAL NAMES<br />

IS PERCEIVED<br />

AS EXOTIC AND<br />

AUTHENTIC TO<br />

INTERNATIONAL<br />

TOURISTS, AND<br />

FUELS THEIR<br />

INTEREST IN<br />

MALAYSIA<br />

environment and further<br />

beautifying the landscape<br />

of the Homestays. To date,<br />

more than 16,733 trees<br />

have been planted by the<br />

homestay visitors.<br />

What else are you doing<br />

to ensure the slogan<br />

“back to nature” is seen as<br />

authentic?<br />

The Ministry of Tourism<br />

and Culture (MOTAC)<br />

has formulated a<br />

comprehensive plan as<br />

part of ongoing initiatives<br />

in developing ecotourism<br />

sector in Malaysia, This<br />

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW<br />

21<br />

National Ecotourism<br />

Plan 2016-2025 is a ten<br />

year plan that formulates<br />

strategic directions for<br />

the development of the<br />

ecotourism as well as to<br />

serve as an instrument<br />

within the overall<br />

sustainable development<br />

of Malaysia and a tool for<br />

conservation of ecotourism<br />

sites in the country.<br />

One of the main focus<br />

areas in this plan is to<br />

enhance synergy between<br />

ecotourism and<br />

conservation. This focus<br />

area is a reference point<br />

that contains strategies<br />

and actions to ensure<br />

that sustainability and<br />

conservation efforts are<br />

taking place alongside<br />

with promoting ecotourism<br />

activities, which adhere to<br />

the principles of sustainable<br />

and responsible tourism.<br />

Gunung Mulu National<br />

Park is an iconic tourism<br />

destination in Northern<br />

Borneo in Sarawak. Not<br />

only does Mulu claim the<br />

bragging rights to natural<br />

heritage, in terms of the<br />

ancient tropical rainforest<br />

and cave systems, it can<br />

also stake a claim to<br />

cultural heritage with living<br />

Longhouse communities in<br />

close proximity of the Park.<br />

Most important are the<br />

universal values of the<br />

Park for which UNESCO<br />

bestowed it with World<br />

Heritage Status. Mulu was<br />

one of the first Parks in<br />

Malaysia to receive these<br />

honours. Adding to the<br />

significance is the fact that<br />

Mulu qualified in all four<br />

criteria, namely to portray<br />

an outstanding example<br />

of the Planet’s geo-history,<br />

The tourism zone of the<br />

park is cleverly developed<br />

- to provide access and<br />

entertain both the adventure<br />

tourist with trekking and<br />

adventure caving options,<br />

to softer adventures like<br />

short walks, bird watching,<br />

night walks and even a<br />

canopy walk. Add longboat<br />

excursions and visits to local<br />

Longhouse communities<br />

to attain a near perfect<br />

mix of interests. The<br />

Park is focused on raising<br />

awareness amongst the<br />

visitors and stimulating a<br />

proper understanding and<br />

appreciation of this unique<br />

environment. To achieve<br />

this, the Park relies heavily<br />

on guided interpretation, as<br />

supplied by a well seasoned<br />

and trained guiding staff<br />

as well as a range of static<br />

panels, brochures and<br />

and upkeep of all the tourism<br />

facilities and underwrites<br />

the effort with the provision<br />

of a world-class tourism<br />

service, as prescribed by the<br />

World Heritage organizers.<br />

How is accommodation<br />

infrastructure evolving<br />

around the park?<br />

The Park Management<br />

is constantly reviewing<br />

options to increase<br />

visitation in a sensible and<br />

sustainable way.<br />

An analysis proved that<br />

the so called middle<br />

segment demand (for<br />

accommodation) has grown<br />

exponentially over the last<br />

4 years and to mitigate<br />

the risk of losing clients<br />

due to a lack of required<br />

accommodation, a project<br />

was launched to redress the<br />

issue. The bed nights also<br />

after local fruits. Renovation<br />

also started on the old<br />

Longhouse rooms and this<br />

will hopefully be completed<br />

before July 2016.<br />

What other notable ecotourism<br />

projects would<br />

you like to mention?<br />

We have seen growing<br />

interest among European<br />

tourists for destinations in<br />

Malaysia such as Belum<br />

Rainforest, Perak, and<br />

Taman Negara, Pahang.<br />

Since we started promoting<br />

Royal Belum Rainforest at<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> 2014, we have seen<br />

the interest pick up among<br />

our tour operator partners.<br />

Danum Valley is also<br />

ecotourism destination<br />

that we wish to promote in<br />

Sabah. It is one of the world’s<br />

most complex ecosystem,<br />

and a natural home for<br />

Among the strategies<br />

under this focus area<br />

include the following:<br />

I. Enhancing high-level<br />

policy synergy between<br />

agencies responsible for<br />

management, support,<br />

safeguards and promotion<br />

of ecotourism;<br />

II. Establishing a Malaysian<br />

community-based<br />

ecotourism network to<br />

improve representation and<br />

share best practice;<br />

III. Consolidating<br />

research through the<br />

re-establishment of<br />

educational research<br />

centres in selected national<br />

parks;<br />

IV. Develop and showcase<br />

keystone ecotourism sites as<br />

excellent models of synergy<br />

between ecotourism and<br />

conservation; and<br />

V. Scaling up special<br />

interest ecotourism through<br />

world-class guiding and<br />

interpretation including<br />

scaling up homestays as<br />

staging point to ecotourism<br />

sites.<br />

The Gunung Mulu<br />

National Park is evidently<br />

one of the places under<br />

the spotlight in this year’s<br />

campaign. How important<br />

is the park as an attraction,<br />

and what is being done to<br />

increase its profile as a<br />

world heritage site?<br />

Batu Caves<br />

providing an example of<br />

ongoing ecological and<br />

biological evolutionary<br />

processes, to play host<br />

to bio-diverse habitats,<br />

to conserve them and<br />

lastly, the breathtaking<br />

natural phenomena and<br />

exceptional beauty.<br />

These criteria are embodied<br />

in massive cave systems and<br />

textbook cave landscapes,<br />

an ancient, bio diverse<br />

rainforest with an emphasis<br />

on relationships between<br />

plants and animals, all<br />

presented within a ‘frame’<br />

of an emerald landscape,<br />

criss-crossed by majestic<br />

rivers and interrupted by<br />

mountains. The almost<br />

nightly, “bat exodus” from<br />

Deer Cave is a sight to behold<br />

and worth mentioning.<br />

an on- site interpretation<br />

centre. Not only will visitors<br />

enjoy and marvel at the<br />

scenic beauty, but also they<br />

hopefully will leave with a<br />

better understanding of this<br />

spectacle of nature.<br />

Marketing is done via NTOs<br />

and various tour operators,<br />

social media and brochures.<br />

We would like to believe that<br />

the variety of photographs<br />

posted on social media<br />

of activities, scenery and<br />

animals, taken on location<br />

at Mulu, will also provide<br />

good reasons to travel to<br />

Sarawak. Mulu Park is also<br />

working on a strategic plan<br />

for future international<br />

marketing, together with<br />

suitable partners.<br />

The Park management takes<br />

pride in the maintenance<br />

© Sarawak Tourism Board<br />

increased in this segment,<br />

which implies that the<br />

strategy to promote Mulu<br />

for more than three nights,<br />

are paying off. To have ‘full<br />

access’ and understanding<br />

of Mulu, it is truly necessary<br />

to stay longer than two or<br />

even three nights. This<br />

current demand for beds<br />

and bed nights arose from<br />

not only tour operators but<br />

also FIT visitors that have<br />

expressed the desire to stay<br />

within the boundary of the<br />

Park.<br />

Twelve new longhouse-style<br />

units were constructed and<br />

will be fully commissioned<br />

and operating in mid-<br />

March. The new addition is<br />

aptly named the Rainforest<br />

Lodge and each of the<br />

twelve units will be named<br />

Pulau Giam,<br />

Pulau Pangkor, Perak<br />

endangered wildlife species<br />

such as Asian elephant,<br />

clouded leopard, orang<br />

utan, proboscis monkey,<br />

as well as a vast range of<br />

Sabah’s flora and fauna.<br />

What is your message to<br />

the world’s TOs and TAs<br />

present at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>?<br />

We are happy to represent<br />

Malaysia in such a huge<br />

travel fair. We hope that our<br />

presence here will show that<br />

Malaysia is a beautiful and<br />

culturally diverse country<br />

with many fascinating<br />

tourist attractions. We are<br />

a peaceful nation and we<br />

welcome tourists from all<br />

over the world in Malaysia<br />

to enjoy an affordable and<br />

value-for-money holiday.<br />

© Hasselkus PR<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


CITY BREAKS<br />

SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

23<br />

DURBAN’S<br />

MILD ALL-<br />

YEAR-ROUND<br />

CLIMATE AND<br />

19°C-24°C WATER<br />

TEMPERATURE<br />

MAKE IT A<br />

SUMMER AND<br />

WINTER BEACH<br />

HOLIDAY<br />

DESTINATION<br />

Durban’s 2020 Vision – On Target<br />

Major infrastructure development and growth in MICE activities puts<br />

the city firmly on the tourism map<br />

This year, Durban enters its third year since adoption of its ambitious Visitor Marketing<br />

Strategy, aiming to drive marketing initiatives and to position Durban as a global tourism<br />

destination. We asked the city’s Head of Tourism - Phillip Sithole to tell us more.<br />

The 7 year plan is geared at<br />

boosting international numbers.<br />

The strategy was developed<br />

in broad consultation with the<br />

tourism industry and using the<br />

expertise of an international<br />

consultant, aims to attract 5 million<br />

tourists to our shores by 2020, a<br />

move that will inject R10 billion into<br />

the economy and support 74 000<br />

jobs.<br />

How are international feeder<br />

markets evolving?<br />

Key new international feeder<br />

markets are Germany, UK,<br />

USA and the Netherlands. Our<br />

traditional markets are normally<br />

UK, US, Germany, Australia, China<br />

and India – in that order.<br />

How is tourism infrastructure<br />

evolving in the city?<br />

The point development, harbour<br />

development , focus on cruise<br />

tourism and township development<br />

will surely put Durban on the map.<br />

Entertainment districts in the City<br />

and Townships encourage a mix of<br />

people to come to these precincts<br />

as they offer a mix of products in<br />

an upgraded area in a safe and<br />

clean setting.<br />

Over the past couple of years, the<br />

Province of KwaZulu-Natal has<br />

positioned itself and its largest<br />

city, Durban as one of the goto<br />

destinations on the African<br />

continent. Durban is a popular<br />

leisure tourist destination that<br />

offers diverse tourism products,<br />

and was deservedly voted South<br />

Africa’s friendliest city in 2013.<br />

In recent years, the province has<br />

experienced significant growth<br />

in the events and conventions<br />

business which is attributed to<br />

its strategic location and well<br />

developed developmental logistics<br />

such as the brand new state of<br />

the art King Shaka International<br />

Airport, the continent’s largest<br />

convention centre, Inkosi Albert<br />

Luthuli International Conventional<br />

Centre and as well as the world<br />

class leisure and sporting facilities<br />

including the iconic Moses<br />

Mabhida Stadium that was built<br />

for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.<br />

The province is capitalizing on<br />

its comparative and competitive<br />

advantages to advance its socioeconomic<br />

ambitions to become<br />

the world’s gateway to the rest of<br />

the African region.<br />

KwaZulu-Natal continues to<br />

explore new options to position<br />

itself as preferred destination<br />

for investment and tourism.<br />

This includes investing in the<br />

development of industrial logistics<br />

which includes the repositioning<br />

of the purpose-built King Shaka<br />

International Airport as the<br />

nucleus to develop a new aviation<br />

industry inspired conurbation on<br />

the northern fringes of Durban<br />

under the auspices of an integrated<br />

Industrial Development Zone<br />

called Dube TradePort.<br />

What sets Durban apart as a<br />

destination?<br />

Durban and KwaZulu-Natal have a<br />

rich natural heritage and cultural<br />

history. The home of the Zulu<br />

Kingdom, Big 5 game reserves,<br />

battlefield memorials, two world<br />

Heritage Sites and rock paintings<br />

that are thousands of years old.<br />

The Woza eNanda Heritage Trail<br />

allows a visit to some of Durban’s<br />

most important historical sites,<br />

places where South Africa’s future<br />

changed for the better because of<br />

the bravery of a few individuals.<br />

At Inanda, one can visit the<br />

Ohlange Institute, founded by<br />

the first president of the African<br />

National Congress, rev. John Dube;<br />

this is also the site where Nelson<br />

Mandela cast his historic vote in<br />

South Africa’s first democratic<br />

elections in 1994.<br />

Durban has recently achieved<br />

the global status of being a<br />

New7Wonders City of the World.<br />

This achievement is a great<br />

honour for the City of Durban and<br />

to be positioned amongst other<br />

leading global cities of the world,<br />

proudly shows the commitment<br />

and competitive edge of our city<br />

as a leading Tourism , Events and<br />

Business Destination. The City<br />

has also proudly acclaimed the<br />

Phillip Sithole<br />

Head of Tourism, Durban<br />

Top 10 Cities to Visit in 2015 by<br />

New York Times. The prestigious<br />

global accolades that the city<br />

has received recently are a true<br />

reflection that the City of Durban is<br />

fast becoming a global destination<br />

and the increased international<br />

marketing efforts have greatly<br />

contributed towards this success.<br />

Hall 20 / Stand 138<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


CITY BREAKS<br />

SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

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Djemaa el-Fna,<br />

Marrakech, Morocco<br />

© Boris Macek<br />

Re-Inventing<br />

City Tourism<br />

Marrakech stands out as the most recent<br />

UNWTO “capital” of city tourism<br />

The city of Marrakech is again spearheading efforts to rebuild Moroccan<br />

tourism, and arrives at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> after recently hosting the UNWTO’s<br />

4th Global Summit on City Tourism.<br />

In an opening communique<br />

at the Marrakech event,<br />

Esencan TERZIBASOGLU<br />

Director Destination<br />

Management and Quality<br />

UNWTO stated, “The<br />

nature of cities is heavily<br />

impacted by the paradigm<br />

changes in the production<br />

and consumption patterns<br />

and the mobility of capital,<br />

people and goods.<br />

In recent decades, “global”<br />

and “local” are connected<br />

in such a way that cities<br />

have not only become<br />

a dynamic vector for<br />

development and growth<br />

but also as the locus for<br />

change. At the beginning of<br />

the 19th century, only 2% of<br />

the world’s population was<br />

urban. By the beginning of<br />

the 21st century, a historic<br />

milestone was reached<br />

when the population<br />

living in cities and towns<br />

exceeded 50 percent of the<br />

global population, thus<br />

making urban centres<br />

the dominant habitat of<br />

humankind.<br />

It is estimated that by<br />

2050, 70 per cent of the<br />

world’s population will<br />

be living in cities and by<br />

2025 cities will contribute<br />

over 30 trillion US Dollars<br />

to the world economy<br />

(UNHABITAT). Tourism<br />

currently constitutes a<br />

central component in the<br />

economy, social life and<br />

the geography of many<br />

cities in the world. The <strong>ITB</strong><br />

World Travel Trend Report<br />

indicates that the volume<br />

of city breaks increased<br />

by 47% worldwide in<br />

the period 2009-13 (IPK<br />

International).”<br />

MARRAKECH<br />

A DRIVER FOR<br />

MOROCCAN<br />

TOURISM<br />

Marrakech itself is ranked<br />

among the top 10 global<br />

tourist destinations by a<br />

number of international<br />

organisations. In 2015, the<br />

city was named number<br />

one in the world by<br />

“Travellers’ Choice”.<br />

The constant growth of<br />

the tourism sector in<br />

Marrakech in recent years<br />

is due to the development<br />

of the activity related<br />

to business tourism,<br />

congresses and events.<br />

With three convention<br />

centres, Marrakesh<br />

confirms its leadership<br />

in the national and<br />

international congress<br />

tourism and event.<br />

GQ Cites Joburg as<br />

Top City Pick for 2016<br />

Practical aspects: Since<br />

February 2016, the private<br />

firm Darlodo has opened<br />

what it terms “Hygienic<br />

Boutiques” in Marrakech…<br />

in other words, clean public<br />

restrooms. In a statement,<br />

the organisation’s<br />

management says, “At<br />

Darlodo, we know that<br />

millions of people have<br />

had poor experiences<br />

with public restrooms,<br />

bathrooms and toilets,<br />

and because of that, public<br />

restrooms have a poor<br />

reputation amongst the<br />

general public. Darlodo<br />

intends to change that for<br />

the better, one city at a<br />

time.”<br />

Hall 21B / Stand 208<br />

City tourism grew by 58%<br />

between 2010 -2014 (ECM). This<br />

represents 20% of international<br />

tourism.<br />

By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s<br />

population will live in cities and<br />

600 cities will contribute to<br />

65 % of GDP.<br />

“Sharing economy” is the new<br />

challenge and captures the fastest<br />

growing customer segment.<br />

Randlord skyline,<br />

Joburg, South Africa<br />

© Johannesburg Tourism<br />

Johannesburg has been<br />

voted the “coolest city<br />

south of the Equator” by<br />

London-based GQ<br />

magazine.<br />

GQ fashion editor Nick<br />

Carvell asserts that<br />

although Johannesburg<br />

might not boast white<br />

sands and pristine beaches,<br />

it can hold its head high<br />

as it has “a clever way”<br />

of making up for a loss of<br />

nature’s endowments.<br />

Meanwhile, Joburg’s<br />

Maboneng Precinct was<br />

named one of the World’s<br />

Coolest New Tourist<br />

Attractions in 2015 by<br />

Travelandleisure.com,<br />

while the city walked away<br />

with the Rough Guide’s<br />

No 1 position as the top<br />

city to visit in 2015.<br />

Member of the Mayoral<br />

Committee for Economic<br />

Development Cllr Ruby<br />

Mathang said the<br />

numerous international<br />

and local awards that<br />

had come Joburg’s way<br />

were the real returns of<br />

the City’s investment in<br />

infrastructure and worldclass<br />

facilities.<br />

Hall 20 / Stand 138<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


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CITY BREAKS<br />

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You would have to be<br />

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Or magical. And Universal<br />

Studios Hollywood is both.<br />

Universal Studios Hollywood<br />

includes a movie-based<br />

theme park and Studio Tour,<br />

the CityWalk (entertainment,<br />

shopping and dining complex),<br />

cinemas and the “5 Towers”<br />

state-of-the-art outdoor<br />

concert venue.<br />

In April they add a new major<br />

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airport in the world (second<br />

in USA). LAX saw 74.9 million<br />

passengers in 2015 and, of<br />

those, 5.2 million passengers<br />

(80% international visitors)<br />

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20 months and $332 million<br />

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The entire process was done<br />

while keeping the 24-hour<br />

terminal open while creating<br />

fresh facilities with more<br />

seating, new services, and<br />

expanded dining and shopping<br />

experiences.<br />

The terminal design was<br />

inspired by “L.A. in Motion,”<br />

which captures the energy<br />

and on-the-go attitude of<br />

Los Angeles. Three distinct<br />

shopping and dining districts<br />

are highlighted by a grand<br />

staircase that offers customers<br />

a luxurious but efficient travel<br />

experience. The stairs lead<br />

directly up to airline lounges.<br />

Hollywood masterpieces might be<br />

synonymous with LA for many, but<br />

any good film director could tell you<br />

there is more to know about this<br />

city’s storyline<br />

You hear the words Los Angeles<br />

and you automatically think about<br />

Hollywood, the Oscars, Grauman’s<br />

(now TCL) Chinese Theater and<br />

maybe Sunset Boulevard (because<br />

of the movie with the same name).<br />

Try this for a twist in plot: Los Angeles<br />

has more museums than any other<br />

city in the USA.<br />

World-class cultural attractions are<br />

located throughout Los Angeles.<br />

Including a thriving gallery scene, LA<br />

is home to iconic works, masterpieces<br />

from Van Gogh, Diego Rivera,<br />

Auguste Rodin, Gainsborough and<br />

others.<br />

Sure, there’s Hollywood (and<br />

Disneyland) but this city is a mustvisit<br />

destination for art and history<br />

enthusiasts looking for a city break.<br />

The Getty Center is home to<br />

“Irises,” one of Vincent Van Gogh’s<br />

most famous works. At last look,<br />

it ranked 10th on the list of most<br />

expensive paintings ever sold. And<br />

one of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s most<br />

beloved paintings, “La Promenade,”<br />

is exhibited in the same room.<br />

The Norton Simon Museum holds<br />

the famous portrait, “Woman with<br />

a Book” by Pablo Picasso. Also at<br />

this museum is “The Thinker (Le<br />

Penseur),” an iconic bronze sculpture<br />

on a marble pedestal created by<br />

French sculptor Auguste Rodin.<br />

At the Los Angeles County Museum<br />

of Art (LACMA), visitors can see<br />

Mexican artist Diego Rivera’s “Flower<br />

<strong>Day</strong> (Día de Flores).” Also there is<br />

Belgian artist René Magritte’s, “The<br />

Treachery of Images (Ceci n’est<br />

pas une pipe),” a masterpiece of<br />

surrealism and an icon of modern<br />

art.<br />

Hall 2.1 / Stand 480<br />

International Visitors Up 3.3%<br />

for Los Angeles, 6.7 Million for 2015<br />

Los Angeles welcomed 45.5 million visitors in 2015, breaking visitation<br />

records for the fifth consecutive year. Total domestic visitation reached<br />

38.8 million, a 2.8% increase over 2014, while the 6.7 million international<br />

visitors were a 3.3% increase.<br />

China was the most dynamic market with a year-over-year growth<br />

of 13.6%, officially becoming L.A.’s number two international market,<br />

behind Mexico, with 779,000 visitors. South Korea also grew by double<br />

digits, an increase of 11% totaling more than 282,000 visitors.<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016<br />

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ADVERTORIAL<br />

Austin – Adding Shine to the Lone Star<br />

Liberal & laid back… “flip-flops” are the order of the day<br />

Julie Chase Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer – Austin Convention and<br />

Visitors’ Bureau, talks to us about “what’s new” in this fast growing southern US<br />

tourist destination.<br />

Non-stop air services into<br />

Austin are on the rise. Condor<br />

Airlines new seasonal direct<br />

service from Frankfurt starts<br />

in June 2016. The direct British<br />

Airways route from London<br />

is celebrating its second<br />

anniversary in March 2016,<br />

introducing the new 787 with its<br />

legendary first class section. We<br />

will be the first US destination<br />

to have that plane.<br />

How is the hotel offer evolving?<br />

We now have the largest JW<br />

Marriott in America, opening in<br />

Austin in 2015. A new Westin<br />

opened in 2015, and a new<br />

Fairmont opens in 2017. A year<br />

ago, there were 6,000 rooms in<br />

the downtown area and in the<br />

next couple of years, we will<br />

add around 2,000 extra rooms.<br />

Everyone in the industry<br />

probably knows Austin as the<br />

live music capital of the world<br />

– with festivals, and everything<br />

from Jazz through Blues and<br />

Country to Rock in downtown<br />

venues... But what else is new?<br />

There’s the racing – the FIA World<br />

Endurance Championship and<br />

the Formula One Grand Prix. In<br />

addition, in June we have the X<br />

Games – that used to be held in<br />

Los Angeles, also at the Circuit<br />

of the Americas.<br />

Austin is known as being<br />

“Silicon Hills” as the technology<br />

capital of the south. How is that<br />

impacting what you do?<br />

IBM has a huge presence here<br />

and one of the companies that<br />

have spun-off, WayBlazer,<br />

is working with us on a very<br />

exciting Beta project. They<br />

are providing us with a tool<br />

giving consumers and travel<br />

professionals the possibility<br />

to do cognitive searches on<br />

our website. In other words,<br />

you can ask a question, AS a<br />

question (the way you talk),<br />

and the search engine will find<br />

the answers. It’s quite amazing<br />

and we’re happy to be the first<br />

to leverage this technology<br />

that will doubtless go on to be<br />

broadly used in the industry in<br />

future.<br />

Julie Chase<br />

President and Chief Marketing Officer – Austin<br />

Convention and Visitors’ Bureau<br />

Driskill Undergoes<br />

8m Restoration<br />

McKinney Falls State Park<br />

Austin’s landmark downtown hotel, the Driskill, bought in 2013<br />

by the Hyatt group, has undergone a spectacular $8 million<br />

“restoration” project – making it more than ever a “must see”<br />

attraction. Hotel management insists on the word “restoration”<br />

rather than “renovation”; those visiting will understand why.<br />

Built in 1886, the Driskill<br />

has a rich history<br />

that includes hosting The Driskill Hotel<br />

American presidents,<br />

Texas governors and<br />

Hollywood celebrities<br />

in its well-appointed<br />

guest rooms, and was<br />

designated a national<br />

historic landmark in 1969.<br />

Dining options include<br />

the 1886 Café and Bakery<br />

and the Driskill Grill,<br />

which has been serving<br />

diners since 1929. Its<br />

bar has been a favourite<br />

gathering place for<br />

visitors and locals alike.<br />

Hall 2.1 / Stand 480<br />

McKinney Falls – A State<br />

Park INSIDE the city limits<br />

Listen to Onion Creek flowing over<br />

limestone ledges and splashing<br />

into pools. Follow trails winding<br />

through the Hill Country woods.<br />

Explore the remains of an early<br />

Texas homestead and a very old<br />

rock shelter. All of this lies within<br />

Austin’s city limits at McKinney<br />

Falls State Park. Here, visitors<br />

can camp, hike, mountain or road<br />

bike, geocache, go bouldering, and<br />

picnic. One can also fish and swim<br />

in Onion Creek. Visitors can stay at<br />

one of no less than 81 campsites (all<br />

with water and electric hook-ups),<br />

or rent a newly remodelled cabin.<br />

The 2.8-mile Onion Creek Hike<br />

and Bike Trail has a hard surface,<br />

good for strollers and road bikes.<br />

Then there’s the Rock Shelter Trail<br />

(only for hikers) to see where early<br />

visitors camped.<br />

Hall 2.1 / Stand 480<br />

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28 SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

ADVERTORIAL<br />

CITY BREAKS<br />

SpeedVegas<br />

VEGAS:<br />

GATEWAY<br />

TO THE<br />

NATIONAL<br />

PARKS<br />

The Entertainment Capital<br />

of the World<br />

Las Vegas breaks record with 42 million+<br />

visitors in 2015<br />

Everybody, it seems, is going<br />

to Vegas these days. Las Vegas<br />

set another new record by<br />

surpassing 42 million visitors<br />

in 2015 for the first time.<br />

The city of many names (The<br />

Entertainment Capital, City of<br />

Lights, The Gambling Capital<br />

of the World, Sin City and<br />

others…) is not just for high<br />

rollers. Visitors on city breaks--<br />

if they visit in October 2016--<br />

might see some of America’s<br />

very highest rollers.<br />

The final candidates who are<br />

betting they might become<br />

President of the United States<br />

will visit Vegas on October<br />

19th, 2016. The Commission<br />

on Presidential Debates named<br />

Vegas as one of four host cities<br />

with debates which will decide<br />

who moves into America’s<br />

White House.<br />

What no one debates is that<br />

Las Vegas is so much more<br />

than gaming tables and dinner<br />

shows.<br />

For one example, if gaming<br />

drives you crazy, visitors can<br />

head over to new Speedvegas,<br />

a 100-acre $30 million<br />

motorsports complex that<br />

features a 1.5-mile supercar<br />

track, multilevel welcome<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016<br />

center, large event center,<br />

simulators and the opportunity<br />

to drive the world’s most<br />

sought-after exotic and muscle<br />

cars.<br />

Tourists who want a slower<br />

pace can try out the Las Vegas<br />

Strip’s first park. In April, MGM<br />

Resorts will debut a park with<br />

an eclectic blend of restaurants,<br />

bars and entertainment tucked<br />

into desert landscaping.<br />

An interactive and social<br />

environment, the Park<br />

aims to build a sense of<br />

community through innovative<br />

programming and events. It<br />

connects the New York-New<br />

York and Monte Carlo resorts<br />

as well as the new 20,000-seat<br />

world-class T-Mobile Arena.<br />

And that’s not all that’s new on<br />

the Strip. The first Las Vegas<br />

Strip development in nearly a<br />

decade is underway. When the<br />

Chinese-themed Resorts World<br />

Las Vegas (RWLV) opens in<br />

mid-2018, it will include three<br />

hotels, multiple restaurants<br />

with Asian cuisines, more than<br />

100,000 sq. feet of gaming,<br />

numerous retail offerings, and<br />

a nightlife venue.<br />

Even the most classic Vegas<br />

icons are being refreshed. To<br />

BEGINNING<br />

IN JUNE,<br />

EUROWINGS<br />

WILL SOON<br />

OFFER TWICE<br />

WEEKLY<br />

NONSTOP<br />

SERVICE<br />

BETWEEN LAS<br />

VEGAS AND<br />

COLOGNE BONN<br />

AIRPORT<br />

celebrate its 50th anniversary,<br />

Caesars Palace is now<br />

spending a $1 billion to update<br />

its property. The iconic hotel’s<br />

original tower, the Roman<br />

Tower, just finished a $75<br />

million transformation into the<br />

newly-opened 587-room Julius<br />

Tower.<br />

No wonder international<br />

airlines keep adding Las Vegas<br />

as a destination: beginning<br />

in June, Eurowings will soon<br />

offer twice weekly nonstop<br />

service between Las Vegas and<br />

Cologne Bonn Airport.<br />

Hall 2.1 / Stand 480<br />

Mention the largest city in Nevada, Las<br />

Vegas, and what comes to mind: the<br />

huge resort hotels lining the famous<br />

“Strip,” with their sparkling lights,<br />

fountains, and glamorous shows.<br />

Yet Las Vegas lies in the desert,<br />

surrounded by barren hills. City<br />

break-ers will discover it’s called<br />

“the gateway to the national parks”<br />

because Vegas is a convenient starting<br />

point for exploring 10 destinations run<br />

by America’s National Park Service<br />

(NPS).<br />

These 10 destinations, cover nearly<br />

10 million acres (40,468.5 sq. km or<br />

almost the size of The Netherlands).<br />

Within a five-hour drive (or onehour<br />

scenic airplane flight) from Las<br />

Vegas are: Tule Springs Fossil Beds<br />

National Monument, Lake Mead<br />

National Recreation Area, Grand<br />

Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon<br />

National Recreation Area, Bryce<br />

Canyon National Park, Zion National<br />

Park, Death Valley National Park,<br />

Great Basin National Park, Joshua Tree<br />

National Park and Mojave National<br />

Preserve.<br />

Tule Springs Fossil<br />

Beds National Monument<br />

The closest to Las Vegas, just 32 km<br />

from the Strip, Tule Springs Fossil Beds<br />

National Monument, is the newest<br />

NPS National Monuments, preserving<br />

an Ice Age paleontological site where<br />

mammoths, lions and camels once<br />

roamed ancient wetlands.<br />

Hall 2.1 / Stand 480<br />

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CITY BREAKS<br />

SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

29<br />

ADVERTORIAL<br />

© BirdAir<br />

Home of the Pina Colada<br />

Puerto Rico’s Old San Juan… What could<br />

be better than a city break in the New<br />

World with Old World charm?<br />

Coney Island Amphitheatre<br />

New York City…<br />

What Else?<br />

The city that never sleeps is<br />

busier (and more fun) than ever!<br />

No city in the world can match<br />

New York City’s unparalleled<br />

energy, or the tremendous pride<br />

New Yorkers take in opening their<br />

arms to their more visitors. There<br />

is always something fun, exciting<br />

and inviting to do here, no matter<br />

what kind of experience you<br />

prefer. Present at the Brand USA<br />

booth at <strong>ITB</strong>, NYC indeed has a lot<br />

to talk about. Here are just a few<br />

“snippets” of what’s coming soon<br />

from the Big Apple.<br />

THE 14TH FACTORY<br />

LOWER MANHATTAN -<br />

OPENING APRIL 2016<br />

The 14th Factory, orchestrated<br />

by artist Simon Birch, will<br />

transform 120,000 square feet of<br />

the historical, former JP Morgan<br />

Building at 23 Wall Street,<br />

Manhattan, into a collaborative,<br />

immersive installation. The<br />

installation allows the audience to<br />

explore themes of universal and<br />

personal interconnectedness, via<br />

towering sculptures, otherworld<br />

landscapes and cinematic<br />

experiences (the14thfactory.<br />

com).<br />

CONEY ISLAND<br />

AMPHITHEATRE CONEY<br />

ISLAND BOARDWALK<br />

Set to open in July 2016, the<br />

5,000 seat amphitheatre will be<br />

host to a full summer series of<br />

live music, comedy shows and<br />

family entertainment. The stage<br />

will serve as an outdoor venue in<br />

the summer months, and then an<br />

indoor entertainment space in the<br />

winter (coneyisland.com).<br />

JAZZ AT LINCOLN<br />

CENTER 2016-17<br />

SEASON LINCOLN<br />

SQUARE, MANHATTAN<br />

Kicking off September 22, Jazz at<br />

Lincoln Center’s 2016-17 season<br />

will consist of more than 110<br />

concerts in Rose Theater and<br />

The Appel Room, more than 350<br />

nights of music in Dizzy’s Club<br />

Coca-Cola, and a diverse and<br />

extensive range of education and<br />

community programs for all ages.<br />

CENTER FOR THE<br />

STUDY OF WOMEN’S<br />

HISTORY AT THE NEW-<br />

YORK HISTORICAL<br />

SOCIETY MUSEUM &<br />

LIBRARY UPPER WEST<br />

SIDE, MANHATTAN<br />

In early 2017, the New-York<br />

Historical Society Museum<br />

& Library will unveil the<br />

transformation of its fourth<br />

floor Henry Luce III Center to<br />

a permanent space devoted to<br />

women’s history exhibitions and<br />

scholarship – the first of its kind in<br />

a US museum.<br />

Hall 2.1 / Stand 480<br />

Puerto Rico’s district of Old<br />

San Juan, known as Viejo<br />

San Juan, provides global<br />

travelers a city break to a<br />

magnificently preserved<br />

Spanish colonial city.<br />

Puerto Rico’s oldest settlement<br />

is more exciting than any single<br />

museum, boasts seven-blocks<br />

with historic art, museums,<br />

fortresses, churches, government<br />

buildings and homes. The district<br />

is a lively neighborhood with<br />

numerous hotspots to enjoy great<br />

Hispanic food, nightlife, shop or<br />

stay.<br />

Worth a city break for your<br />

customers? Here’ s a short<br />

preview of how they could spend<br />

three days in Old San Juan, Puerto<br />

Rico.<br />

Standing guard at the entrance of<br />

the San Juan Bay, El Morro is part<br />

of the San Juan National Historic<br />

Site and is one of only 20 national<br />

parks included on UNESCO’s<br />

World Heritage Site list. Nearby<br />

is the Museo de Las Américas<br />

with these permanent collections:<br />

African Heritage; The Native<br />

People of the Americas; Conquest<br />

and Colonization; and Art and<br />

Culture from North, Central and<br />

Viejo San Juan<br />

South America and the Caribbean.<br />

A typical lunch at the Cinema Bar<br />

1950 (which has a sweeping view<br />

of El Morro) might include the fried<br />

plantain filled with ceviche, the<br />

Puerto Rican sausage – Orocovis<br />

style – with mango marmalade,<br />

croquettes filled with serrano ham<br />

and manchego cheese, or the<br />

Puerto Rico-style Caprese salad.<br />

The Catedral de San Juan Bautista<br />

(San Juan Cathedral) is the second<br />

oldest cathedral of the Western<br />

Hemisphere. La Fortaleza<br />

(The Fortress), the Western<br />

Hemisphere’s oldest governor’s<br />

mansion in-use.<br />

Castillo San Cristóbal (Saint<br />

Cristobal Fort) covers 27 acres,<br />

the largest Spanish fortification<br />

in America. El Museo del Mar<br />

(Sea Museum) contains a vast<br />

collection of model ships and<br />

other mechanical devices used in<br />

sea travel from ancient to modernday<br />

times.<br />

And if your city break tourists get<br />

tired of the pina coladas, they can<br />

take a short ferry ride to the largest<br />

premium rum maker in the world,<br />

Bacardí Rum Distillery.<br />

Hall 2.1 / Stand 480<br />

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30 SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

TRAVEL TECHNOLOGIES<br />

OPTIMISING<br />

BOOKINGS FOR<br />

MAXIMUM PROFIT<br />

Bringing Virtual Tours to Life<br />

The eTravel Lab at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> 2016 is sponsored by the Pisano<br />

group, highly renowned in the sector in the Germanophone<br />

market. We asked Managing Director Carsten Fischer why he<br />

decided to sponsor the lab…<br />

Sponsoring the eTravel Lab goes<br />

with the primary idea of the Pisano<br />

group: “Better Travel Technology”<br />

- presenting the best innovations<br />

and always keeping an eye to the<br />

market and new ideas. We are very<br />

excited to meet many friends during<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> as well as making new contacts<br />

with innovative people on eTravel<br />

World/Lab.<br />

Could you tell us a little more about<br />

your group?<br />

Pisano and its group of companies<br />

are delivering many IT related<br />

products for the travel industry.<br />

Midoco is the market leading midoffice<br />

system for OTAs and large<br />

travel agency chains as well as for<br />

dynamic tour operators in Germany<br />

and Austria. CIC has around 60 tour<br />

operator customers for their CMS<br />

and PIM systems. Interactive CMS<br />

is known for its fully automated<br />

text engine, producing 150K+ hotel<br />

descriptions in up to 14 languages<br />

for dynamic tour operators and<br />

DMOs.<br />

For sure, the most innovative<br />

product is Interactive CMSs “Virtual<br />

Travel Lounge – VTL360.com”.<br />

Virtual tours presented on HMD/<br />

Virtual Realty Devices like Oculus<br />

Rift and Samsung Gear VR. We<br />

have delivered more then 1300<br />

VR panoramas to travel agencies,<br />

showing cruise liners (AIDA, TUI<br />

Cruises, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises,<br />

MSC…) club hotels (Robinson…)<br />

and many more famous places in<br />

the world.<br />

What do you hope people will “take<br />

home” from their experience at<br />

<strong>ITB</strong>?<br />

With our VTL360.com we want<br />

make people feel on holidays for a<br />

couple of minutes. Definitely we will<br />

make them say WOW.<br />

Carsten Fischer<br />

Managing Director,<br />

Pisano group<br />

Hall 6.1 / Stand 164<br />

© Steffen Faradi<br />

Luis del Olmo<br />

President, Idisio<br />

Idiso, Spain’s leading hotel<br />

distribution and marketing<br />

company, is launching, at <strong>ITB</strong><br />

<strong>Berlin</strong>, the company’s Strategic<br />

Plan for 2016-2018, including<br />

four important guidelines:<br />

Operative Excellence, Product<br />

Innovation, Client Relations and<br />

Internationalisation.<br />

Idiso offers a platform designed to<br />

connect any hotel with all existing<br />

tourist distribution channels,<br />

backed by a team of more than 350<br />

people.<br />

“Through our platform we can<br />

connect your hotel to all the<br />

distribution channels from just<br />

one place - Idiso CRS, promoting<br />

bookings at a global level,” says<br />

Idisio President Luis del Olmo. “In<br />

this edition of <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> we would<br />

like to inform you of our future<br />

plans: we aim to become YOUR<br />

GLOBAL HOTEL SALES PARTNER,<br />

providing hoteliers with not just<br />

the best technology on the market,<br />

but also our wide experience and<br />

know how, helping us achieve<br />

our unique aim: to maximise your<br />

hotels profit.”<br />

Hall 8.1 / Stand 104<br />

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TRAVEL TECHNOLOGIES<br />

SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

31<br />

Technology in Travel Management<br />

Corporate travel is changing fast and travel managers risk being left<br />

behind. On one hand, some are making the most of technology; on the<br />

other, 30-45% of travel managers don’t even calculate the money saved<br />

from a managed travel programme. A new whitepaper revealing the<br />

need for action will be presented tomorrow at the <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> Convention<br />

by Carsten Schaeffer, Senior Director Central Europe and Nordics,<br />

Sabre Travel Network in the session, “The Transformation Of The Travel<br />

Manager”… We asked him to tell us a little more…<br />

Global business travel is<br />

growing at a rapid rate, with<br />

a 14.2% spending growth<br />

in 2015 and 12% forecast<br />

for 2016. The main focus<br />

of Sabre’s presentation will<br />

be on B2B technology and<br />

consumer habits: rising<br />

traveller expectations,<br />

the growing influence of<br />

procurement teams in the<br />

travel buying process, the<br />

increased use of mobile<br />

devices, and many other<br />

market dynamics that<br />

have an impact on the role<br />

of the travel manager. As<br />

technology drives change,<br />

it is crucial to simplify<br />

technology choices, clearly<br />

understand the benefits,<br />

and build trust between<br />

travel managers and TMCs.<br />

This whitepaper is the most<br />

comprehensive research to<br />

date on this topic. It reflects<br />

how travel managers view<br />

their role today, how they<br />

measure the success of<br />

their travel programmes,<br />

and how they see the role<br />

evolving in the future.<br />

It discusses the challenges<br />

travel managers face<br />

as they transition and<br />

explores topics such<br />

as how advances in<br />

technology influences<br />

travel management, the<br />

need of closer travel<br />

programme metrics<br />

alignment with senior<br />

management expectations,<br />

and how strengthening<br />

relationships with TMCs<br />

can help to increase<br />

value. In a nutshell: travel<br />

managers who show<br />

technology leadership<br />

Carsten Schaeffer<br />

Senior Director Central Europe<br />

and Nordics, Sabre Travel Network<br />

will be better equipped to<br />

deliver the strategic, datadriven,<br />

actionable insights<br />

that their organisation<br />

needs.<br />

Hall 5.1 / Stand 119<br />

Amadeus bundles mobile product<br />

development in European Amadeus<br />

Mobile Competence Center<br />

Amadeus arrives at <strong>ITB</strong><br />

<strong>Berlin</strong> with a brand new<br />

business unit, the Germanbased<br />

Amadeus Mobile<br />

Competence Centre, set<br />

to drive the development<br />

of mobile products in the<br />

Northern, Eastern, Central<br />

and Southern Europe.<br />

The 25-employee strong<br />

competence centre<br />

opened with offices in Bad<br />

Homburg and Bonn March<br />

1, 2016. Two managers will<br />

jointly head up the team.<br />

Fabian Pfütze of Amadeus<br />

Germany and Ralf Siewert<br />

of pixell.<br />

Both pixell and Amadeus<br />

bring the expertise gained<br />

from their existing products<br />

to the competence<br />

centre. These include the<br />

white-label apps pixell<br />

has been developing for<br />

renowned tourism industry<br />

customers, like Expedia<br />

and Opodo, for more than<br />

five years.<br />

Amadeus, for its part, will<br />

use the center to further<br />

develop its Travel App,<br />

which brings customerspecific<br />

leisure and<br />

business travel information<br />

together in one place. It has<br />

already been successfully<br />

deployed in German travel<br />

agency organisations like<br />

Reiseland, BEST-REISEN<br />

and Lufthansa City Center.<br />

The company also offers<br />

other solutions, including<br />

CheckMyTrip, Amadeus<br />

Mobile White Label and<br />

Web Services optimized<br />

for mobile applications.<br />

Future products will be<br />

aimed both at brickand-mortar<br />

and online<br />

travel agencies (and their<br />

customers) and at tour<br />

operators. The idea is<br />

to cover the full range<br />

of processes, from trip<br />

selection and booking<br />

to trip guidance and<br />

subsequent reviews.<br />

Third-party companies are<br />

strongly encouraged to<br />

use the various modules<br />

from the apps offered by<br />

Amadeus on Amadeus<br />

Web Services in developing<br />

their own applications.<br />

Hall 5.1 / Stand 125<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


32 SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

TRAVEL CITY TECHNOLOGIES<br />

BREAKS<br />

Meeting Planning Just Got Easier<br />

Expedia introduces a dedicated MICE portal: MeetingMarket<br />

The MICE market continues to generate strong growth in a number of<br />

markets, yet the process for booking meetings has lagged behind other<br />

industries. Identifying a gap in the market, the Expedia group has launched<br />

the beta-version of MeetingMarket, the first portal that allows real-time<br />

booking of group accommodation, meeting rooms, food & beverage as<br />

well as equipment. After testing in Germany, the system will soon be set<br />

to roll out globally. We asked Felix Undeutsch, senior manager – MICE and<br />

groups, Expedia to tell us more…<br />

Up until now booking<br />

a meeting room and a<br />

group accommodation<br />

is essentially a lengthy<br />

and inefficient request<br />

for proposal process,<br />

regardless if done online<br />

or offline, regardless<br />

where in the world. True<br />

digitalisation in the MICE<br />

world happens just since a<br />

little more than one year,<br />

since 2015 first technologies<br />

were presented that offer<br />

instant availability and<br />

instant pricing. Both is<br />

crucial for instant booking.<br />

The MICE world therefore<br />

shifts from a “Request<br />

for Proposal” world to an<br />

“Instant”-world where<br />

quotes and availability is<br />

sent in real time, rather<br />

than manually after hours<br />

or days.<br />

Expedia Meeting Market<br />

is the very first booking<br />

platform that allows one<br />

to bundle meeting rooms,<br />

groups accommodation,<br />

food & beverage and<br />

equipment. All of this<br />

happens automatically<br />

with real time connectivity<br />

to hotel partners, no<br />

manual work for the hotels.<br />

Customers can compare<br />

prices of their meetings<br />

including lodging within<br />

seconds for a whole city;<br />

something that was not<br />

possible until now in the<br />

MICE world.<br />

Does such a system allow<br />

for much flexibility?<br />

Hotels have very detailed<br />

yield options and can<br />

bundle and customize<br />

their MICE packages very<br />

granularly. Customers<br />

on the other hand can<br />

customise their meeting by<br />

number of days, amount<br />

of rooms, by seating plan,<br />

adding equipment, such as<br />

projector, pin walls, sound<br />

systems, or adding food<br />

& beverage. 75% of the<br />

market is represented by<br />

not-fancy-at-all-standard<br />

business. This segment can<br />

easily be handled by our<br />

booking engine. Hoteliers<br />

benefit from the tool<br />

since there’s no manual<br />

quotation due to real time<br />

connectives, increased<br />

revenue per meeting<br />

due to endless revenue<br />

management options that<br />

didn’t exist in the MICE<br />

world until now as well as<br />

increased utilization of the<br />

meeting space due to our<br />

global reach.<br />

Hall 9 / Stand 322<br />

Felix Undeutsch<br />

Senior manager – MICE and<br />

groups, Expedia<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016<br />

www.itb-berlin-news.com


TRANSPORT<br />

SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

33<br />

Transport @ <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Demand for Air Travel in 2015 Surges<br />

to Strongest Result in Five Years<br />

As some say, “it’s all<br />

about the journey”, and<br />

at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> this year,<br />

the arrival of new carriers<br />

puts the “transport” sector<br />

increasingly under the<br />

spotlight, as the success of<br />

the sector outshines many<br />

other parts of the global<br />

economy.<br />

Indeed, the International<br />

Air Transport Association<br />

(IATA) says global<br />

passenger traffic demand<br />

for 2015 rose 6.5% in<br />

terms of RPK (Revenue per<br />

Passenger Kilometre) for<br />

the full year compared to<br />

2014.<br />

This was the strongest<br />

result since the post-<br />

Global Financial Crisis<br />

rebound in 2010 and well<br />

above the 10-year average<br />

annual growth rate of<br />

5.5%. While economic<br />

fundamentals were weaker<br />

in 2015 compared to<br />

2014, passenger demand<br />

was boosted by lower<br />

airfares. After adjusting for<br />

distortions caused by the<br />

rise of the US dollar, global<br />

airfares last year were<br />

approximately 5% lower<br />

than in 2014.<br />

“Last year’s very strong<br />

performance, against<br />

a weaker economic<br />

backdrop, confirms the<br />

strong demand for aviation<br />

connectivity. But even as<br />

the appetite for air travel<br />

increased, consumers<br />

benefitted from lower fares<br />

compared to 2014,” said<br />

Tony Tyler, IATA’s Director<br />

General and CEO.<br />

Annual capacity rose<br />

5.6% last year, with the<br />

result that load factor<br />

climbed 0.6 percentage<br />

points to a record annual<br />

high of 80.3%. All regions<br />

experienced positive traffic<br />

growth in 2015. Carriers<br />

in the Asia-Pacific region<br />

accounted for one-third of<br />

the total annual increase in<br />

traffic.<br />

INTERNATIONAL<br />

PASSENGER<br />

MARKETS<br />

International passenger<br />

traffic rose 6.5% in 2015<br />

compared to 2014. Capacity<br />

rose 5.9% and load factor<br />

rose 0.5 percentage points<br />

to 79.7%. All regions<br />

recorded year-over-year<br />

increases in demand.<br />

Asia Pacific carriers<br />

recorded a demand<br />

increase of 8.2% compared<br />

to 2014, which was the<br />

largest increase among<br />

the three largest regions.<br />

Demand was stimulated<br />

by a 7.3% increase in the<br />

number of direct airport<br />

connections in the region,<br />

resulting in time-savings<br />

for travellers. Capacity<br />

rose 6.4%, pushing up<br />

load factor 1.3 percentage<br />

points to 78.2%.<br />

European carriers’<br />

international traffic climbed<br />

5.0% in 2015. Capacity<br />

rose 3.8% and load factor<br />

increased 1.0 percentage<br />

point to 82.6%, highest<br />

among the regions. The<br />

healthy result in part was<br />

attributable to a pick-up<br />

in consumer spending in<br />

the Eurozone as well as<br />

a moderate increase in<br />

flight frequencies. Traffic<br />

growth slowed toward the<br />

end of the year owing to<br />

strikes at Lufthansa and<br />

the shutdown of Russia’s<br />

Transaero.<br />

North American airlines<br />

saw demand rise 3.2% in<br />

2015, broadly unchanged<br />

from the growth achieved<br />

in 2014. Capacity rose 3.1%,<br />

edging up load factor 0.1<br />

percentage points to 81.8%.<br />

Middle East carriers had<br />

the strongest annual traffic<br />

growth at 10.5%. As a result,<br />

the share of international<br />

traffic carried by Middle<br />

East airlines reached 14.2%,<br />

surpassing their North<br />

American counterparts<br />

(13.4%). Capacity growth<br />

of 13.2% exceeded the<br />

demand gains, pushing<br />

down load factor 1.7<br />

percentage points to 76.4%.<br />

Latin American airlines’<br />

traffic rose 9.3% in 2015.<br />

Capacity rose 9.2% and<br />

load factor inched up<br />

0.1 percentage points to<br />

80.1%. While key regional<br />

economies, particularly<br />

Brazil, have been<br />

struggling, overall traffic<br />

has been robust.<br />

African airlines had the<br />

slowest annual demand<br />

growth, up 3.0%, although<br />

THE HEALTHY RESULT IN<br />

PART WAS ATTRIBUTABLE<br />

TO A PICK-UP IN CONSUMER<br />

SPENDING IN THE<br />

EUROZONE AS WELL AS A<br />

MODERATE INCREASE IN<br />

FLIGHT FREQUENCIES<br />

this was a significant<br />

improvement over the 0.9%<br />

annual growth achieved<br />

in 2014. With capacity<br />

up just half as much as<br />

traffic, load factor climbed<br />

1 percentage point to<br />

68.5%. International traffic<br />

rose strongly in the second<br />

half of 2015, in conjunction<br />

with a jump in trade activity<br />

to and from the region.<br />

Tony Tyler<br />

Director General and CEO,<br />

International Air Transport<br />

Association (IATA)<br />

Dec 2015 vs. Dec 2014 RPK Growth ASK Growth PLF<br />

International 5.6% 5.9% 78.1<br />

Domestic 5.1% 4.2% 79.9<br />

Total Market 5.4% 5.3% 78.8<br />

YTD 2015 vs. YTD 2014 RPK Growth ASK Growth PLF<br />

International 6.5% 5.9% 79.7<br />

Domestic 6.3% 5.2% 81.5<br />

Total Market 6.5% 5.6% 80.3<br />

DOMESTIC<br />

PASSENGER<br />

MARKETS<br />

Domestic air travel rose<br />

6.3% in 2015. All markets<br />

showed growth, led<br />

by India and China but<br />

there was wide variance.<br />

Capacity rose 5.2% and<br />

load factor was 81.5%, up<br />

0.9 percentage points over<br />

2014.<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


34 SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

TRANSPORT<br />

The New Face of airberlin at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

airberlin CEO Stefan Pichler names new board members in run-up to the show<br />

Just days before <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>,<br />

airberlin CEO Stefan Pichler<br />

had largely completed the<br />

substantial restructuring of the<br />

airberlin Management Team.<br />

Two internationally experienced<br />

top executives were brought on<br />

board on February 22nd, 2016:<br />

Neil Mills was named as the<br />

new CSPO and Oliver Iffert as<br />

the new COO.<br />

Neil Mills (45) has been<br />

appointed Chief Strategy<br />

& Planning Officer (CSPO),<br />

taking over responsibility<br />

for Network Planning and<br />

Alliances, Procurement and<br />

the subsidiaries Leisure Cargo<br />

and airberlin technik as well<br />

as Facility Management. He<br />

will push the development<br />

of airberlin focusing on cost<br />

reduction and sustainable<br />

improvement of productivity.<br />

The proven expert in aviation<br />

industry started his career<br />

with easyJet in 1997. 2009 Neil<br />

became CFO with Fly Dubai, one<br />

of the fastest growing LCC’s in<br />

the world. After that he took over<br />

the CEO position with Spice Jet<br />

in India. Most recently he joined<br />

the Philippine Airlines Group as<br />

Chief Executive Advisor to lead<br />

their turnaround team.<br />

Oliver Iffert (46) was appointed<br />

Chief Operations Officer<br />

(COO) of airberlin leading<br />

Flight Operations, Cabin Crew,<br />

Network Operations, Airport<br />

Operations and Maintenance<br />

Systems. Oliver started his<br />

career as First Officer B737<br />

with airberlin in 1997 and<br />

worked for LTU until 2004.<br />

After that he changed to Etihad<br />

Airways where he held various<br />

functions, most recently as Vice<br />

President Flight Operations.<br />

Captain Iffert brings more<br />

then 20 years of experience on<br />

board commercial airplanes<br />

and currently flies the Airbus<br />

A330/340.<br />

Stefan Pichler, CEO airberlin<br />

said, “We have already initiated<br />

the necessary actions to improve<br />

our profitability and reduce<br />

our costs and have generated<br />

some first success stories. We<br />

will continue to consistently<br />

follow this path. The rebuilding<br />

of the airberlin Management<br />

Board is an important element<br />

of the new strategy. With Neil<br />

Mills and Oliver Iffert we have<br />

gained two experienced airline<br />

executives with an international<br />

background, who will drive<br />

airberlin’s organisational<br />

development within their core<br />

business fields.”<br />

Stefan Pichler<br />

CEO, airberlin<br />

AIRBERLIN<br />

GERMANY’S MOST<br />

RELIABLE AIRLINE:<br />

99.5% OF FLIGHTS<br />

FLOWN IN 2015<br />

XL seats for XL comfort on board<br />

airberlin has the largest seat pitch of all airlines<br />

in Economy Class on transatlantic flights<br />

airberlin has reported highly<br />

positive results from the<br />

introduction of additional XL<br />

seats on its long-haul fleet. In<br />

September 2015, Germany’s<br />

second-largest airline started<br />

fitting an additional five<br />

Economy Class rows of XL<br />

seats on each of its 14 longhaul<br />

Airbus 330-200 aircraft.<br />

In these 48 XL seats, airberlin<br />

passengers enjoy 20 percent<br />

more legroom for improved<br />

comfort and faster boarding<br />

or disembarking. At around<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016<br />

91 cm (36 inches), airberlin<br />

thus has the largest seat pitch<br />

in the industry in Economy<br />

Class on transatlantic flights,<br />

according to the comparison<br />

site, Skytrax.<br />

“Whilst other airlines rely<br />

on Premium Economy,<br />

airberlin’s decision to offer<br />

XL seats in Economy Class at<br />

a relatively affordable price<br />

was absolutely right. The XL<br />

seats are very popular with<br />

our passengers, especially<br />

on long-haul tourist routes,<br />

and already have an average<br />

occupancy rate of over 80<br />

percent. The seats are now<br />

the best-seller among our<br />

fee-based ancillary services.<br />

On our new long-haul routes<br />

to Boston, San Francisco<br />

and Havana we are also<br />

experiencing lively demand”,<br />

said Julio Rodriguez, Chief<br />

Commercial Officer at<br />

airberlin.<br />

Hall 25 / Stand 110<br />

Germany’s second<br />

largest airline has again<br />

scored top marks for<br />

regularity, with 99.5% of<br />

services flown in 2015.<br />

In aviation, regularity<br />

is a measure of the<br />

number of flights flown<br />

in relation to flights<br />

cancelled. In spite of<br />

the strike actions that<br />

dominated the aviation<br />

sector, and concrete<br />

effects amongst the<br />

direct competition,<br />

airberlin was able to<br />

serve its passengers with<br />

exceptional reliability,<br />

as affirmed by the small<br />

number of cancelled<br />

flights compared with<br />

the industry average.<br />

Oliver Lackmann,<br />

Chief Flight Operations<br />

Officer at airberlin,<br />

said, “In addition to<br />

a first-class product<br />

and an attractive route<br />

network, airberlin<br />

has kept passengers<br />

happy with excellent<br />

reliability. We are<br />

constantly working to<br />

improve processes at<br />

our operations centre<br />

and other processes<br />

on the ground and<br />

in the air, so that we<br />

maintain this edge<br />

over the international<br />

competition”.<br />

airberlin scored among<br />

the world’s 15 most<br />

punctual airlines last<br />

year, according to the<br />

“on-time performance”<br />

(punctuality) score<br />

awarded by the website<br />

flightstats.com, a<br />

leading portal for flight<br />

data analysis.<br />

www.itb-berlin-news.com


TRANSPORT<br />

SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

35<br />

Singapore Airlines A350<br />

© Airbus SAS<br />

Staying on Top Despite<br />

Tough Competition<br />

Bangkok Airways voted APAC’s Best Regional<br />

Airline by CAPA<br />

A New Benchmark<br />

Singapore Airlines Premium<br />

Economy among the best in<br />

the industry<br />

Singapore Airlines have a strong new selling point at<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>. The launch of the company’s new Premium<br />

Economy in the autumn of last year is considered in<br />

the industry as a new benchmark in terms of comfort.<br />

Singapore’s national carrier worked for two years on<br />

extensive research, investing some US$80 million<br />

to produce what the airline considers as the “best<br />

product” in its category.<br />

The new seats are among the largest in Premium<br />

Economy, offering a space of 96.5 cm/38 inches. This<br />

distance is in fact equivalent to a business class seat<br />

of the nineties. This year, most of Singapore Airlines<br />

destinations will be equipped with the new Premium<br />

Economy.<br />

Meanwhile, the airline continues to expand its<br />

presence across the globe. Latest in SIA’s extensive<br />

network will be a new flight from Düsseldorf beginning<br />

in July. The new route will be served three times a week<br />

with a brand new Airbus A350 offering a three-class<br />

service (Business, Premium Economy and Economy).<br />

Düsseldorf is the third SIA destination in Germany.<br />

From September, the airline will be pioneering brand<br />

new international routes linking Singapore to Canberra<br />

in Australia as well as Wellington in New Zealand.<br />

Hall 26A / Stand 133<br />

Named CAPA’s Best Asia Pacific Regional<br />

Airline of year 2015 and best Marketeer<br />

Airline for 2016, Bangkok Airways has<br />

managed to carve its market despite<br />

increased competition from other regular<br />

carriers as well as low cost airlines.<br />

Last year, Bangkok Airways flew over<br />

5.2 million passengers, a growth of 10%<br />

over 2014. The carrier fleet increased to<br />

33 aircraft with four new Airbus A319<br />

and A320 aircraft as well as an ATR72-<br />

600 being recently delivered. Four more<br />

ATR72-600’s are due for delivery over the<br />

next months.<br />

Indeed, Bangkok Airways has been<br />

surprisingly resilient. According to<br />

Peter Wiesner, Senior Vice President<br />

Network Management, Bangkok Airways<br />

positioning as a niche carrier is paying<br />

off. “We target passengers who are<br />

looking for a quality product and are<br />

not afraid to pay more for quality. We<br />

also work with a large number of codeshare<br />

partners. We work indeed with<br />

some 20 air partners. That gives us more<br />

flexibility than belonging to an alliance.<br />

For passengers flying further with us,<br />

we offer a connecting seamless product<br />

which guarantees smooth transfers and a<br />

constant quality”, explains Wiesner.<br />

The airline continues to look at expanding<br />

its network. It recently added a sixth daily<br />

frequency between Bangkok and Phnom<br />

Penh and has opened a daily connection<br />

between Phuket and Hat Yai, in Southern<br />

Thailand. Bangkok Airways expects<br />

also to be back to Vietnam after pulling<br />

out a decade ago. The carrier is eying<br />

Danang in Central Vietnam, which still<br />

lacks a direct flight to Bangkok despite<br />

its high potential as a resort and cultural<br />

destination. According to Wiesner, the<br />

airline is also studying the possibility of<br />

increasing its presence in Laos.<br />

Hall 26B / Stand 231<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


36 SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

ADVERTORIAL<br />

CITY TRANSPORT BREAKS<br />

According to the latest<br />

statistics released by IATA,<br />

North American airlines<br />

saw demand rise 3.2% in<br />

2015, broadly unchanged<br />

from the growth achieved<br />

in 2014. Capacity rose 3.1%,<br />

edging up load factor 0.1<br />

percentage points to 81.8%.<br />

US domestic traffic climbed<br />

Premium Economy on<br />

international routes with the<br />

delivery of its new Boeing<br />

787-9 Dreamliner - raising<br />

the bar even higher and<br />

providing more choices for<br />

global travellers. The airline<br />

is investing more than $2<br />

billion in fully lie-flat seats;<br />

international Wi-Fi; more in-<br />

GOING THE EXTRA<br />

MILES<br />

United Airlines has<br />

announced that it will<br />

introduce daily nonstop<br />

flights between its San<br />

Francisco International<br />

Airport hub and Singapore’s<br />

Changi Airport, effective<br />

June 1, 2016, subject to<br />

Gatwick will soon be able<br />

to wing their way directly<br />

to the US East Coast as the<br />

airline starts direct flights<br />

to New York in May this<br />

year. From May 1st, British<br />

Airways will fly customers<br />

in style from less than £400<br />

return, to the city that never<br />

sleeps.<br />

North America Leads in<br />

Airline Profitability<br />

Innovations, efficiencies and savvy promotion – a good recipe!<br />

4.9% last year, helped by<br />

solid economic growth.<br />

This was the fastest rate<br />

of increase since 2004 and<br />

the first time since 2003<br />

that domestic traffic growth<br />

surpassed international<br />

growth. The load factor<br />

reached a domestic record<br />

high of 85.4%.<br />

The recently released<br />

IATA report on airline<br />

profitability indicates that<br />

North American carriers<br />

are leading the industry’s<br />

performance and are<br />

expected to generate<br />

considerably more than half<br />

the industry’s total profits in<br />

both 2015 ($19.4 billion) and<br />

2016 ($19.2 billion). On a<br />

per passenger basis, profits<br />

of $21.44 in 2016 also place<br />

their performance at the top<br />

of the industry.<br />

This is as a result, says IATA,<br />

of a strong US economy, the<br />

appreciating US dollar, lower<br />

oil prices and a restructured<br />

industry. Capacity growth<br />

by North American airlines<br />

is expected to accelerate<br />

from 3.7% in 2015 to 4.8% in<br />

2016 on the strength of the<br />

US economy.<br />

AMERICAN<br />

AIRLINES<br />

INTRODUCES<br />

PREMIUM<br />

ECONOMY ON<br />

INTERNATIONAL<br />

ROUTES<br />

Later this year, American<br />

Airlines will introduce<br />

flight entertainment options<br />

and power outlets; a new,<br />

modern design for Admirals<br />

Club lounges worldwide;<br />

and an upgraded assortment<br />

of complimentary healthy<br />

food, cocktails and<br />

more. This is in addition<br />

to American’s historic<br />

fleet renewal, which has<br />

delivered 215 new aircraft<br />

since 2014 and more than<br />

90 new planes are expected<br />

in 2016.<br />

SURFING MID<br />

ATLANTIC<br />

Since last month, Delta Air<br />

Lines have been offering<br />

a high-speed internet<br />

connection on board all<br />

their transatlantic flights<br />

between the United States<br />

and Europe, Israel and West<br />

Africa.<br />

“We already offer Wi-Fi on all<br />

our domestic flights and we<br />

are delighted to extend this<br />

service to our transatlantic<br />

passengers, providing them<br />

the opportunity to work,<br />

to stay connected and surf<br />

the internet throughout<br />

their flight,” said Nat Pieper,<br />

Senior Vice President<br />

Europe, Middle East and<br />

Africa. “More than 93% of our<br />

international fleet provides<br />

access to the internet and<br />

we will continue to use<br />

technology to make the<br />

flights more productive for<br />

our customers when they<br />

travel with Delta.”<br />

government approval.<br />

United will be the first airline<br />

to offer nonstop service<br />

between San Francisco and<br />

Singapore, and this will be<br />

the only nonstop service to<br />

the U.S. from Singapore.<br />

United will use the Boeing<br />

787-9 Dreamliner, to operate<br />

the service. Measured by<br />

distance, the San Francisco<br />

- Singapore service will be<br />

the longest scheduled 787<br />

flight operated by any airline<br />

and the longest scheduled<br />

flight operated by any U.S.<br />

carrier, at 8,446 miles.<br />

BRITISH AIRWAYS<br />

ANNOUNCES NEW<br />

US ROUTES<br />

Sun-drenched Silicon Valley<br />

is to get a direct service<br />

to Heathrow when British<br />

Airways starts offering nonstop<br />

flights to San José in<br />

Summer 2016.<br />

British Airways (active<br />

partners of Brand USA in<br />

its now famed MegaFams)<br />

will offer daily flights on<br />

the only service between<br />

Europe and San José, the<br />

airline’s fourth Californian<br />

destination, after Los<br />

Angeles, San Diego and San<br />

Francisco, on its brand new<br />

787-9 Dreamliner. The new<br />

service - BA279 - starts on<br />

May 4, 2016.<br />

Meanwhile, British Airways<br />

customers flying from<br />

Customers will travel on<br />

a three-cabin Boeing 777,<br />

offering a choice of 40 seats<br />

in Club World, 24 in World<br />

Traveller Plus and 216<br />

in World Traveller. It will<br />

make British Airways the<br />

only airline to offer flights<br />

to New York from all three<br />

of London’s main airports;<br />

Gatwick, Heathrow and<br />

London City.<br />

American Airlines 787-9 Dreamliner<br />

CAPACITY GROWTH<br />

BY NORTH AMERICAN<br />

AIRLINES IS EXPECTED<br />

TO ACCELERATE FROM<br />

3.7% IN 2015 TO 4.8%<br />

IN 2016<br />

Hall 2.1 / Stand 480<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016<br />

www.itb-berlin-news.com


TRANSPORT<br />

SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

37<br />

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AND<br />

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MARKET<br />

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year is PriceGain-Car: a<br />

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Hall 8.1 / Stand 115<br />

Winner in 2015 of the Victress Award for Lifetime<br />

Achievement, Regine Sixt is back at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> this year<br />

heading up her dynamic team at Sixt Rent a Car. We asked<br />

her how the past year has been for Sixt, and what the main<br />

factors are behind her success.<br />

We’ve been pushing really hard<br />

and doing so in many countries.<br />

Business has been really pleasing,<br />

including in Western Europe and<br />

the USA, and also in many other<br />

parts of the world. Our success is<br />

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committed staff who share the<br />

special Sixt Spirit. That means we<br />

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We also put a lot of emphasis on<br />

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many innovations, products and<br />

services in order to fulfil our<br />

customers’ mobility needs in the<br />

best possible way.<br />

Where have your main<br />

investments been?<br />

We have been pushing ahead<br />

with our expansion, especially<br />

in the USA, where we are now<br />

represented at lots of popular<br />

destinations. We are also<br />

working constantly on new,<br />

pioneering mobility concepts<br />

that go beyond conventional car<br />

rental. For instance, we offer<br />

our customers products like our<br />

premium carsharing service<br />

DriveNow, and the professional<br />

chauffeur service myDriver,<br />

which customers can use for<br />

things like plannable, convenient<br />

airport transfers.<br />

What innovations are you<br />

highlighting at <strong>ITB</strong>?<br />

Sixt offers its customers<br />

throughout the world a wide<br />

range of premium services and a<br />

big fleet of high quality vehicles.<br />

But that’s not all. For instance,<br />

at the <strong>ITB</strong> we will be presenting<br />

fastlane, a pilot project from<br />

Switzerland. It offers customers<br />

features such as keyless access<br />

to their rental car using their<br />

smartphone. That means<br />

customers do not have to bother<br />

going to the counter and can go<br />

instead straight to the car park<br />

and pick up the vehicle they want.<br />

Over the past year you have had<br />

some interesting promotional<br />

activities (billboards etc.). Can<br />

you please tell us a little more?<br />

We often refer to current themes<br />

in our marketing and we like<br />

to try out new things. We want<br />

to attract attention, which after<br />

all is what advertising is for.<br />

Sixt currently has giant display<br />

boards on one of the multi-storey<br />

carparks at Munich Airport,<br />

showing a moving pair of eyes<br />

which pan to the left and right.<br />

Underneath them it says: Better<br />

than Sixt? Can’t see anything.<br />

We’ve also been quick in taking<br />

up the possibilities of social<br />

platforms like Facebook and<br />

Snapchat.<br />

Hall 9 / Stand 121<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

39<br />

THE MALDIVES – OFFICIAL PARTNER OF <strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN - 2016<br />

Your Comprehensive Guide to the<br />

Maldives at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

In this special section of <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

<strong>News</strong>, you will find an exclusive<br />

guide to the leading resorts,<br />

receptives, transport companies<br />

and infrastructure operators in<br />

this sparkling archipelago in the<br />

Indian Ocean.<br />

REST & RELAXATION<br />

- MAIN REASON FOR<br />

VISITING MALDIVES<br />

The tenth Maldives Visitor<br />

Survey – conducted in 2015 –<br />

indicates that rest and relaxation<br />

(63%) is the main purpose of visit<br />

to the Maldives for international<br />

visitors. The second most popular<br />

reason to visit the Maldives is<br />

honeymooning (15%), followed<br />

by snorkelling (11%) and diving<br />

(8%). Amongst the Russian and<br />

Chinese visitors, more than 75%<br />

visit the Maldives for rest and<br />

relaxation. However, for Indian<br />

visitors, honeymoon (61%) is the<br />

most common reason to visit the<br />

Maldives.<br />

BOOKING METHOD<br />

More than half of the international<br />

visitors to the Maldives book<br />

their holiday through Internet.<br />

Of the international visitors, 43%<br />

used Online Travel Agencies<br />

(OTA) websites to book their<br />

trip, and 14% organised their<br />

trip using the resort or hotel<br />

website. In contrast, 37% of the<br />

international visitors stated that<br />

they visited a travel agency to<br />

organize the trip.<br />

The preferred booking method<br />

varies across nationalities. OTA<br />

websites are most preferred by<br />

Chinese (64%) and Japanese<br />

(50%) visitors closely followed by<br />

British (49%) and Indians (43%).<br />

One out of three Russian visitors<br />

appear to book their holidays<br />

to the Maldives direct via resort<br />

websites. The Western European<br />

and Southern European visitors<br />

prefer visiting a travel agency to<br />

book their trip. Of the German<br />

visitors, 73% stated they booked<br />

their holiday by visiting a travel<br />

agency, while 61% of Italian<br />

visitors, and 52% of Swiss visitors<br />

chose the visit to travel agency.<br />

LENGTH OF STAY<br />

Majority of the international<br />

visitors to the Maldives (56%) stay<br />

for 4-7 nights in the Maldives, 16%<br />

stayed for 8-11 nights while 13%<br />

stayed for 12 to 15 nights. Length<br />

of stay is shortest for visitors<br />

from China, while German and<br />

Russian visitors stay the longest.<br />

PREFERRED<br />

ACTIVITIES<br />

Snorkelling and diving are rated<br />

highest amongst the activities<br />

most enjoyed in the Maldives.<br />

More than 90% of the respondents<br />

of the survey rated snorkelling<br />

and diving as either ‘excellent’<br />

or ‘very good’. The other highly<br />

rated activities are spa (84%),<br />

sightseeing (84%) and surfing<br />

(83%).<br />

“THIS YEAR’S OFFICIAL<br />

PARTNER COUNTRY IS THE<br />

MALDIVES, BECAUSE IT<br />

OFFERS ONE OF THE BEST<br />

EXAMPLES OF CAREFULLY<br />

CONTROLLED, ECOLOGICAL<br />

TOURISM DEVELOPMENT,<br />

WHICH IS A WORLD APART<br />

FROM MASS TOURISM. WITH<br />

ITS GLISTENING WHITE<br />

BEACHES, TURQUOISE<br />

LAGOONS AND UNRIVALLED<br />

SCUBA DIVING, THIS ISLAND<br />

NATION IS A NATURE<br />

PARADISE THAT IS ONE OF<br />

THE PLANET’S LAST” – MARTIN<br />

BUCK - SENIOR VICE<br />

PRESIDENT, MESSE BERLIN<br />

KEY FINDINGS<br />

OF THE TENTH<br />

MALDIVES<br />

VISITOR<br />

SURVEY –<br />

CONDUCTED IN<br />

2015:<br />

Natural beauty is the main<br />

motivator for travel to the<br />

Maldives.<br />

Rest and relaxation (63%)<br />

is the main purpose of visit to<br />

the Maldives for international<br />

visitors.<br />

One out of ten international<br />

visitors to the Maldives use ‘visit<br />

Maldives’ as their travel guide to<br />

Maldives.<br />

One out of three international<br />

visitors to the Maldives refer to<br />

‘TripAdvisor’.<br />

More than half of the<br />

international visitors to the<br />

Maldives book their holiday<br />

through Internet.<br />

Of the international visitors to<br />

the Maldives, 46% book their trip<br />

more than 3 months in advance.<br />

Of the international visitors to<br />

the Maldives, 34% are between<br />

the ages of 25 to 34 years of age.<br />

Of every three international<br />

visitors to the Maldives one is a<br />

repeat visitor.<br />

Of the international visitors to<br />

the Maldives, 37% choose allinclusive<br />

meal plans during their<br />

stay in the Maldives<br />

Quality of dining experience<br />

at place of stay is ranked very<br />

highly<br />

Of the international visitors<br />

who have visited a similar<br />

destination to the Maldives,<br />

35% rank the food quality in the<br />

Maldives higher than similar<br />

destinations<br />

Snorkelling and diving are<br />

rated highest amongst the<br />

activities enjoyed in the Maldives.<br />

29% of international visitors to<br />

the Maldives visited a local island<br />

during their stay in the Maldives.<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

43<br />

2016: Visit Maldives Year<br />

Haris Mohamed - Acting Managing Director – Maldives Marketing and PR<br />

Corporation outlines activities…<br />

2016 is “Visit Maldives Year”, with a number<br />

of promotions being organised around this at<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>. We asked Haris Mohamed - Acting<br />

Managing Director – Maldives Marketing and PR<br />

Corporation – to tell us a little more.<br />

Visit Maldives Year 2016<br />

was officially declared<br />

by H.E. President Abdulla<br />

Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom<br />

as a destination marketing<br />

campaign coinciding<br />

with the Golden Jubilee<br />

of Independence of the<br />

Maldives. One of the<br />

important targets of “Visit<br />

Maldives Year” is to reach<br />

1.5 million tourist arrivals<br />

to the country.<br />

Different promotional<br />

campaigns and activities<br />

are taking place both<br />

locally and internationally.<br />

Among them, one of the<br />

major events is of course<br />

partnering with <strong>ITB</strong> as<br />

the host country for 2016.<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> is also marking its<br />

ONE OF<br />

THE<br />

IMPORTANT<br />

TARGETS OF<br />

“VISIT<br />

MALDIVES<br />

YEAR” IS TO<br />

REACH 1.5<br />

MILLION<br />

TOURIST<br />

ARRIVALS TO<br />

THE COUNTRY<br />

Golden Jubilee and this<br />

creates a very important<br />

message to the world’s<br />

tourism industry. It gives<br />

the opportunity to promote<br />

the Visit Maldives Year to a<br />

larger audience as <strong>ITB</strong> is the<br />

biggest travel and tourism<br />

event in the world and all<br />

the important names of<br />

the tourism industry from<br />

around the world will be<br />

visiting.<br />

Other activities that can be<br />

enjoyed by visitors include<br />

100 islands in 30 days, mega<br />

weddings, an international<br />

surf competition, 100K<br />

tourist celebration, a free<br />

diving competition and a<br />

photo competition. Also,<br />

there will be many other<br />

opportunities for visitors to<br />

win fabulous free holiday<br />

prizes.<br />

What kind of growth have<br />

you seen in 2015, and<br />

what are your projections<br />

for the next year(s)?<br />

The Maldives started<br />

tourism with only 2 resorts<br />

in 1972. It began with just<br />

280 beds. Our destination<br />

has grown so huge that<br />

by today we could proudly<br />

say we have over 100<br />

resorts. This is such a<br />

great achievement for our<br />

tourism growth.<br />

Maldives does not only<br />

cater for the luxury markets<br />

or for high end users.<br />

Today, apart from existing<br />

resorts, guesthouses on<br />

local islands are also a new<br />

product that is very popular<br />

among the tourists which<br />

ultimately contributes to<br />

increase our bed capacity<br />

in total.<br />

Up to the end of 2015,<br />

we had welcomed about<br />

1.2 million tourists from<br />

all over the world to our<br />

beautiful destination. We<br />

are expecting the tourist<br />

arrivals to increase to<br />

1.5 million in 2016, with<br />

the help of our VMY<br />

promotional activities.<br />

When people think<br />

of the Maldives, they<br />

automatically think of<br />

diving and farniente on<br />

the beach… What however<br />

will be key “USPs” you<br />

will be highlighting at <strong>ITB</strong><br />

<strong>Berlin</strong>?<br />

I believe the major USP for<br />

us would be privacy of the<br />

destination; which is the one<br />

island one resort concept<br />

in Maldives. Each resort in<br />

Maldives is developed and<br />

run on a separate island on<br />

its own, which guarantees<br />

the complete privacy for<br />

the guests. This will be the<br />

most unique selling point<br />

of the destination.<br />

Maldives is an archipelago<br />

of 1,200 small coral islands<br />

that offer spectacular<br />

beaches and snorkeling<br />

and diving. Maldives is<br />

largely about beach, sun,<br />

water sports, restaurants,<br />

and relaxation. Each resort<br />

in the Maldives is on its own<br />

island, which showcases<br />

the world’s best over-water<br />

villas, innovative resort<br />

features, and first-class<br />

spa facilities. Resorts have<br />

been creative in building<br />

unique facilities such as<br />

underwater restaurants<br />

and spa treatment rooms,<br />

underground wine cellars,<br />

over water villas with<br />

pools, treetop dining<br />

venues, observatories and<br />

more. Some of the nicest<br />

and unique resorts in the<br />

world are in the Maldives.<br />

How is transport and hotel<br />

infrastructure evolving?<br />

With resorts being<br />

developed further away<br />

from the main island of<br />

Malé, new international<br />

airports have been<br />

developed in the north and<br />

the south of the country.<br />

Also, new domestic airports<br />

are being developed for<br />

further smooth transfer of<br />

tourists to far-away resorts.<br />

The Maldives has the<br />

world’s largest seaplane<br />

fleet serving the tourism<br />

industry. Resorts / hotels<br />

/ guesthouses have been<br />

creative in building unique<br />

facilities catering to all the<br />

segments.<br />

Haris<br />

Mohamed<br />

Managing Director – Maldives<br />

Marketing and PR Corporation<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109, 109a<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

45<br />

Destination Paradise<br />

Maldives air transport is growing<br />

More flights, more<br />

destinations. The Maldives<br />

have never been so easily<br />

accessible, particularly<br />

out of Asia and the Middle<br />

East. According to data<br />

from Innovata (www.<br />

flightmapsanalytics.com)<br />

for this coming April, Malé<br />

international Airport is<br />

linked to the world by 29<br />

airlines to 43 destinations<br />

including 33 international<br />

ones.<br />

The most connected<br />

country to the Maldives is<br />

China with 12 destinations<br />

(including Hong Kong).<br />

National carrier Maldivian<br />

Airlines has been flying<br />

to China – seen as an<br />

inbound market with the<br />

most potential to growth.<br />

The airline has been flying<br />

to China with Airbus<br />

aircraft. The Airbus A320<br />

was delivered to Maldivian<br />

Airlines back to October<br />

2012 and was followed by<br />

the delivery of an Airbus<br />

A321 in January 2015.<br />

However, both aircraft<br />

cannot serve China with<br />

non-stop services out of<br />

Malé and have to make a<br />

stopover. The stop was<br />

originally done in Dhaka<br />

but since the end of 2014,<br />

all the flights to China<br />

make a stop in Bangkok.<br />

Malé is now linked to<br />

Bangkok by six weekly<br />

non-stop services from<br />

Maldivian Airlines with<br />

flights going further to<br />

Chongqing (twice a week) as<br />

well as Changsha, Nanjing,<br />

Xian and Wuhan (each with<br />

one weekly service). Five<br />

other China-based carriers<br />

(Beijing Capital Airlines,<br />

Cathay Pacific, China<br />

Eastern, China Southern<br />

and Shanghai Airlines) link<br />

seven Chinese cities as<br />

well as Hong Kong to the<br />

Maldives. With over 72,000<br />

available seats per month<br />

(base April), Maldivian<br />

Airlines remains the largest<br />

airline in terms of capacity<br />

representing a quarter of all<br />

the offered seats.<br />

The second largest carrier<br />

is Emirates with 15% of all<br />

capacities followed by Sri<br />

Lankan Group (Sri Lankan<br />

Airlines and its low cost<br />

affiliate Mihin Lanka) with<br />

slightly over 10% of all seats.<br />

Sri Lankan is likely to gain<br />

market share following a<br />

recent agreement for code<br />

share services with Oman<br />

Air. The Muscat-based<br />

carrier will stop serving<br />

directly the Maldives from<br />

the end of March and<br />

code share instead with<br />

Sri Lankan. Oman Air’s<br />

departure will however<br />

be compensated by the<br />

arrival of Saudia. From the<br />

end of March, the Skyteam<br />

member will propose<br />

twice weekly operations<br />

on Jeddah-Malé-Colombo<br />

using a 341-seater Boeing<br />

777-200ER aircraft.<br />

For a long time, Maldivian<br />

governments had only<br />

allowed services from<br />

legacy carriers as the<br />

country wanted to maintain<br />

its exclusive appeal. Today<br />

however, the government<br />

understands that low cost<br />

carriers are an inseparable<br />

element of a successful<br />

tourism policy. Six low<br />

cost carriers serve now<br />

the Maldives representing<br />

8.5% of all seats capacity<br />

to and from Malé. FlyDubai<br />

is the largest low cost<br />

carrier representing 45% of<br />

the total seats offered by<br />

budget airlines.<br />

From Europe, the most<br />

convenient connections<br />

are offered via Istanbul<br />

with Turkish Airlines or<br />

via Middle East carriers,<br />

particularly Emirates and<br />

Qatar Airways. Emirates<br />

offers over 44,000 seats per<br />

month on sale, followed by<br />

Qatar with close to 12,000<br />

seats and Turkish Airlines<br />

with 9,000 seats (Data for<br />

April 2016).<br />

Rapid development of<br />

traffic on the route Malé-<br />

China and the increase in<br />

flights’ frequency to the<br />

Middle East and Southeast<br />

Asia have a positive<br />

consequence: Malé Airport<br />

is recognized as one of the<br />

fastest growing airports of<br />

the Indian Sub-continent.<br />

Over the last five years,<br />

Ibrahim Nasir International<br />

Airport saw total capacity<br />

increasing by 56.4% just<br />

after Hyderabad, Pune and<br />

Lucknow in India. If Indian<br />

airports are excluded, Malé<br />

can proudly claim to be the<br />

fastest growing airport in<br />

South Asia.<br />

Ibrahim Nasir International<br />

Airport, Malé, Maldives<br />

© Trans Maldivian Airways<br />

AIRLINES MARKET SHARE AT MALÉ IBRAHIM NASIR<br />

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN APRIL 2016 (%)<br />

TOP ROUTES TO MALÉ IN TOTAL SEATS<br />

CAPACITY IN APRIL 2016<br />

30,4%<br />

Others<br />

24,5%<br />

Maldivian Air<br />

Colombo<br />

21,1%<br />

5,7%<br />

SIA<br />

6%<br />

Turkish<br />

Airlines<br />

7,9%<br />

Mega Maldives<br />

Airlines<br />

15,3%<br />

Emirates<br />

10,2%<br />

Sri Lankan Group<br />

Dubai<br />

Singapore<br />

Doha<br />

Bangkok<br />

13,7%<br />

6,7%<br />

4%<br />

3,3%<br />

0 5,5 11 16,5 22<br />

Source: Flightmapsanalytics.com 04/16<br />

Source: Flightmapsanalytics.com 04/16<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


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SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

47<br />

Not Just a Flight of Fancy!<br />

Maldives main air terminal set to double<br />

in capacity<br />

Trans Maldivian<br />

Inaugural Transfer<br />

to Furaveri Island<br />

Resorts & Spa<br />

Trans Maldivian<br />

Airways jump-started<br />

2016 with another<br />

resort partnership: 25th<br />

January 2016 marked<br />

the inaugural seaplane<br />

transfer to Furaveri Island<br />

Resort & Spa, Maldives.<br />

The first guests to enjoy<br />

the seaplane transfer to<br />

Furaveri experienced a<br />

scenic, 40-minute flight<br />

to their resort destination<br />

from Ibrahim Nasir<br />

International Airport in<br />

Malé’.<br />

Furaveri Island Resort &<br />

Spa, Maldives, is located<br />

in the Raa Atoll. It boasts<br />

101 villas and a wide<br />

range of sports activities<br />

and relaxation options,<br />

suitable for a romantic<br />

retreat or a family holiday.<br />

With the world’s<br />

largest seaplane<br />

fleet, Trans Maldivian<br />

Airways whisps visitors<br />

from Ibrahim Nasir<br />

International Airport<br />

in Malé to their island<br />

holiday destinations.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109-109a<br />

SilkAir Launches New<br />

Singapore-Malé Route<br />

SilkAir, the regional wing<br />

of Singapore Airlines,<br />

launched flights to Malé,<br />

Maldives from October<br />

26, 2015.<br />

The four times weekly<br />

flights depart out of<br />

Singapore on Mondays,<br />

Tuesdays, Wednesdays<br />

and Thursdays with<br />

same day return flights<br />

from Malé. The services<br />

are operated with Airbus<br />

A320 aircraft, featuring<br />

both business and<br />

economy class cabins.<br />

This new service<br />

complements Singapore<br />

Airlines’ daily flights to<br />

Malé. Together, SilkAir<br />

and Singapore Airlines<br />

now offer a total of two<br />

daily services between<br />

Singapore and Malé.<br />

Commenting on the<br />

launch, SilkAir’s Chief<br />

Executive, Leslie Thng<br />

said: “As the popularity<br />

of Maldives grows<br />

among Asian travellers,<br />

we are glad to be joining<br />

our parent company,<br />

Singapore Airlines, in<br />

operating flights on this<br />

route. Together, we will<br />

provide double daily<br />

services to and from Malé<br />

throughout the year,<br />

giving more options to<br />

travellers wanting to visit<br />

this beautiful destination.<br />

The additional services<br />

will also offer our<br />

customers enhanced<br />

connectivity to over<br />

100 international cities<br />

in 36 countries in the<br />

joint Singapore Airlines-<br />

SilkAir network.”<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 114<br />

As part of ongoing improvements,<br />

Ibrahim Nasir International Airport<br />

(INIA) is set to double terminal<br />

capacity, and enable landing of<br />

A380 aircraft.<br />

The airport is strategically located in<br />

the heart of Maldives with excellent<br />

connectivity for land, sea and air travel<br />

within the country.<br />

It serves more than 35 international<br />

airlines connecting to more than 35 cities<br />

including major hubs in Europe, Middle<br />

East, South Asia, South East Asia and the<br />

Far East. INIA accommodates more than 3<br />

million passengers & attracts some of the<br />

biggest airlines in the globe including the<br />

recent German flagship carrier Lufthansa<br />

airline’s direct flights from Frankfurt,<br />

Germany. INIA is the base airport to 3<br />

home based airlines & harbours the<br />

biggest seaplane operations in the world.<br />

Recognized as the leading airport in the<br />

Indian Ocean Category by the World Travel<br />

Awards for the 4th consecutive year, INIA<br />

has improved services including a variety<br />

of F&B outlets, new duty free outlets,<br />

exclusive lounges and a wellness centre<br />

for the comfort of the passengers.<br />

In recent times, INIA has been continuously<br />

improving its infrastructure. The recent<br />

opening of the north apron has provided<br />

ample parking space for business jets<br />

and commercial airlines. INIA has major<br />

developments projects ahead which<br />

include expansion of the present apron,<br />

a new code-F runway which would<br />

accommodate Airbus A380 aircraft, a new<br />

fuel farm with hydrant system for efficient<br />

fuelling, a modern cargo facility 3 times the<br />

size of the present one and also a brand<br />

new terminal building with aero bridges<br />

and state of the art baggage handling<br />

systems. The new terminal will provide<br />

more space for passengers with expanded<br />

duty free, F&B Outlets and lounges. The<br />

new terminal will accommodate to 7.5<br />

million passengers compared to 3.2million<br />

passengers per annum at present.<br />

Maldives Airports Company Ltd’s<br />

Managing Director Mohamed Ibrahim<br />

stated “We are heavily investing our time<br />

and energy to transform this airport into a<br />

world class airport and we will provide the<br />

highest service standard to our customers<br />

and passengers”.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109-109a<br />

MEGA Maldives Tempts Chinese Tour<br />

Operators with Roadshow<br />

MEGA Maldives Airlines and the<br />

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations<br />

Corporation (MMPRC) recently hosted a<br />

joint Road Show in 3 major cities in China.<br />

Known as the “Maldives Road Show 2015”,<br />

events were held at Shanghai, Zhengzhou<br />

and Beijing.<br />

The Road Show allowed Chinese around<br />

600 tour operators and other interested<br />

parties to come face-to-face with Maldivian<br />

resort operators and other subsidiary<br />

companies, enabling the establishment of<br />

greater collaboration and closer relations,<br />

from which the Maldives tourism industry<br />

as a whole will benefit.<br />

MEGA Maldives Airlines currently has<br />

direct flights from Maldives to Beijing,<br />

Shanghai, Hong Kong and Macau in<br />

China. It recently launched direct flights<br />

from Malé to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109-109a<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

49<br />

: A “different” dining<br />

experience at the Conrad<br />

Maldives Rangali Island resort –<br />

currently on promotion<br />

at Trav Maldives<br />

The Secret is Out<br />

A receptive with a different take on tourism<br />

offers unique Maldives experiences<br />

Mixing with the locals in the<br />

Maldives – a truly unique experience<br />

One Stop Shop For Luxury<br />

Travel in Maldives<br />

Trav Maldives lays claim to<br />

being the Maldives’ premier<br />

luxury travel specialist, focused<br />

exclusively on properties on<br />

Maldives Islands.<br />

Many of the resorts in the Trav<br />

Maldives Collection have won<br />

several international awards<br />

for the standards of excellence<br />

and the beauty of the island.<br />

Receipt of these awards confirms<br />

Trav Maldives’ unparalleled<br />

commitment to the complete<br />

and total fulfilment of the guests’<br />

individual tastes, requirements<br />

and expectations.<br />

Trav Maldives take pride in<br />

seeking out the Maldives best<br />

hotels, resorts, villas and travel<br />

experiences. Their product<br />

managers and consultants are<br />

constantly travelling to visit new<br />

hotels, discover hidden gems and<br />

ensure that all of the properties<br />

in their extensive portfolio meet<br />

their exacting standards and<br />

health & safety criteria. One &<br />

Only, Banyan Tree, Four Seasons<br />

Hotels and Resorts, Como Hotels<br />

and Resorts and independent,<br />

privately-owned hotels – their list<br />

of partners represents the crème<br />

de la crème of luxury travel.<br />

ALL TRAV MALDIVES<br />

TOURS ARE PRIVATE<br />

Trav Maldives ensures a<br />

completely custom-planned<br />

trip. Whether it’s location,<br />

accommodation or guides,<br />

everything is selected to suit the<br />

visitors’ tastes and preferences.<br />

From expert private tours to<br />

restaurant reservations, Trav<br />

Maldives takes care of every<br />

detail.<br />

EXPERT<br />

KNOWLEDGE<br />

With Trav Maldives, you can<br />

speak to someone who’s<br />

really been there. Their travel<br />

designers have lived in, or<br />

travelled extensively in their<br />

specialist areas. You are able to<br />

get first-hand advice on hotels<br />

and locations to find those that<br />

suit you best, and deal with<br />

one expert all the way through,<br />

from enquiry to travel, making<br />

the most of the visitor’s time<br />

thanks to careful, experienced<br />

planning.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109-109a<br />

For many, the Maldives is<br />

considered an out-of-reach<br />

destination for those on a budget;<br />

limited to honeymooners looking<br />

for luxury resorts. But now, the<br />

natural beauty and experiences of<br />

this paradise are being opened up<br />

with local island tourism. Whether<br />

your clients are backpacking<br />

through South East Asia or looking<br />

for a more authentic Maldives<br />

holiday experience, you can help<br />

them discover the true Maldives<br />

thanks to Secret Paradise.<br />

Specialising in cultural and<br />

adventurous, private and small<br />

group island tours, Secret<br />

Paradise offers locally-guided<br />

packages combining guesthouse<br />

accommodation with activities that<br />

are synonymous with the Maldives,<br />

including diving, snorkelling,<br />

sunset safaris and relaxing on the<br />

beach, with cultural aspects such<br />

as meeting locals, having dinner<br />

in their home and learning to cook<br />

Maldivian style.<br />

Each tour is designed to allow<br />

guests to engage with local people<br />

and experience the best from the<br />

island paradise generally known<br />

as a luxury resort destination.<br />

Should visitors have an interest in<br />

local cuisine there is a hands-on<br />

Cooking & Culture tour based on<br />

the island of Fuvahmulah, a unique<br />

one-island atoll. For those looking<br />

to balance their down-time with<br />

the opportunity to experience a<br />

range of water sports and activities,<br />

the Multi-Activity Package on<br />

the island of Gan combines the<br />

opportunity to try out activities such<br />

as surfing, sailing and diving with<br />

cultural immersion. There is also<br />

the Backpacker Break designed<br />

to either work as a self-contained<br />

budget Maldives experience or as<br />

a start to an independent stay in<br />

the archipelago. With cheap flights<br />

from Asia, India and Sri Lanka,<br />

the thriftiest of travellers can now<br />

discover the Maldives.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109-109a<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

51<br />

Information as a Driving Force<br />

for Tourism Business<br />

Lets Go Maldives Publishes New Guide at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Lets Go Maldives – one of the region’s<br />

leading luxury Tour Operators,<br />

has announced the launch of a<br />

comprehensive 2016 Maldives<br />

Travel Guide & Map at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>. In<br />

background to this news, we asked<br />

Imdhah Shafeeg, Manager, Planning<br />

& Marketing- Lets Go Maldives to<br />

tell us more about his company.<br />

Lets Go Maldives, as a Travel Agency,<br />

continuously works to promote Maldives as<br />

a Tourist Destination. Established in 2005,<br />

we have grown to be one of the leading<br />

Travel Agencies in Maldives. In 2013 we<br />

marked our first milestone by winning the<br />

title for Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Tour<br />

Operator. Surpassing the role of a travel<br />

agency, we also promote Maldives as a<br />

destination to operators all over the world.<br />

Being a 100% local company we take great<br />

pleasure in producing marketing materials<br />

and promoting our beautiful country as a<br />

Luxury Holiday Destination.<br />

As a prime marketing tool this year, you<br />

have produced a “one of a kind” Travel<br />

Guide & Map of Maldives 2016. Please tell<br />

us more.<br />

The 2016 Travel Guide & Map will act as<br />

an informative brochure and handy guide<br />

to tourists arriving in Maldives about what<br />

they can see and do, specifically in the<br />

different atolls of the country. It will assist<br />

the tourists in making informed decisions;<br />

and this will act as an opportunity to reduce<br />

Imdhah Shafeeg<br />

Manager, Planning & Marketing,<br />

Lets Go Maldives<br />

the risk of uncertainty and disappointing<br />

experiences. Studies show that brochures<br />

and guides are very much in demand,<br />

more than digital media - noticeably in the<br />

European demography. Such travellers use<br />

these guides to define the trip and more<br />

importantly as a source or reference during<br />

their entire trip. An information search is<br />

the first step toward purchasing a product<br />

and service. This guide will raise interest in<br />

visiting a community, and people who rate<br />

it are more likely to be interested in visiting,<br />

and even remain as a prospective visitor for<br />

several years to come.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109-109a<br />

MALDIVES: WHEN TRAVELLERS BOOK<br />

According to the 2015 Maldives Visitor<br />

Survey, of the international visitors to the<br />

Maldives, 46% of international visitors to<br />

the archipelago book their trip more than 3<br />

months in advance.<br />

It is noteworthy that 19% book their holiday<br />

6 to 12 months in advance while 25% book<br />

their holiday 3 to 5 months in advance.<br />

One out of four visitors appear to book<br />

their holidays 1 to 2 months in advance. In<br />

contrast, 27% of visitors book their holiday<br />

less than 4 weeks prior to travelling.<br />

International visitors from most European<br />

countries book their holiday in the<br />

Maldives more than three months prior<br />

to travel. More than 60% of visitors from<br />

Western Europe and Northern Europe<br />

book more than 3 months in advance.<br />

More significantly, half of the international<br />

visitors from Britain and Germany book<br />

their holiday more than six months prior to<br />

travel to the Maldives.<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

53<br />

Smart, Playful and Different<br />

Kandima Maldives is set to “rock the boat” with its innovate concept<br />

Opening this year on the Dhaalu Atoll, Kandima Maldives is set to give<br />

further impetus to tourism growth in the region, thanks to its very “different”<br />

approach, adding to the diversity of the offer. We asked Director Mohamed<br />

Khaleel to tell us more about the resort’s concept …<br />

Kandima Maldives is<br />

anything but ordinary. In<br />

fact, this was the starting<br />

point when we began<br />

developing what will be<br />

sure to be a game-changing<br />

concept. There is a serious<br />

need for fresh and unique<br />

resorts in the Maldives<br />

and in the travel industry<br />

in general. We recognise<br />

that guests are increasingly<br />

looking for concepts that<br />

not only satisfy their needs<br />

but also inspire their<br />

dreams.<br />

From the décor to the<br />

activities through to the<br />

cuisine, the Kandima<br />

Maldives experience<br />

challenges the status quo<br />

by being smart, playful and<br />

different. Due to open at<br />

the end of this year, this<br />

4-star island is much more<br />

than just another resort,<br />

we like to refer to it as a<br />

(desti)nation – a lifestyle.<br />

Set in a truly breath-taking<br />

Sea Dragon Restaurant<br />

location, this vibrant,<br />

innovative and seriously<br />

stylish concept embodies<br />

the best of what the<br />

Maldives has to offer in a<br />

fun, active and welcoming<br />

way.<br />

Be it for business,<br />

romance, relaxation or<br />

leisure, Kandima Maldives<br />

epitomizes what we believe<br />

to be the new Maldives<br />

and sets the stage for an<br />

exciting new era of tourism.<br />

Word is spreading fast. The<br />

feedback we have received<br />

so far is overwhelming and<br />

makes it the Maldives most<br />

talked-about concept right<br />

now.<br />

What are the key USPs of<br />

this new resort?<br />

Over the years people have<br />

become accustomed to the<br />

typical resorts and hotels<br />

found in the Maldives,<br />

so we needed to create<br />

something fresh and new –<br />

a (desti)nation that makes<br />

a real difference to the<br />

guest experience.<br />

While there are many<br />

things that make Kandima<br />

Maldives unique – including<br />

the longest outdoor pool in<br />

the Maldives, measuring<br />

over 100 metres - here are<br />

the key differentiators:<br />

INNOVATIVE<br />

DINING CONCEPTS<br />

We have taken F&B to an<br />

entirely new level. Guests<br />

can choose from ten<br />

completely unique outlets,<br />

all with innovative concepts<br />

and inspired by global<br />

trends. Here you won’t find<br />

the typical buffet restaurant<br />

but modern food hall<br />

concepts, inspired by the<br />

trendiest European market<br />

food halls. The Sea Dragon<br />

Restaurant combines<br />

authentic Chinese cuisine<br />

with a modern touch and<br />

houses the ultra-cool<br />

Forbidden bar where some<br />

of the world’s leading live<br />

DJs play into the night.<br />

THE KANDIMA<br />

LIFESTYLE<br />

We want our guests to<br />

experience more than<br />

just a holiday, we want<br />

them to experience the<br />

Kandima lifestyle – to relax,<br />

have fun and explore. On<br />

the island everything is<br />

welcoming and vibrant<br />

with plenty of activities,<br />

events and opportunities<br />

on offer to experience the<br />

real Maldives in an exciting<br />

new way. Co-creation<br />

and interaction are very<br />

important to us, so the<br />

landscape and public areas<br />

are designed in such a way<br />

that guests can socialize,<br />

mingle and interact with<br />

each other and with the<br />

Kandima Maldives team.<br />

What kind of guest are you<br />

targeting?<br />

Kandima is for everyone!<br />

We market Kandima<br />

Maldives as ‘Your K’nd of<br />

Place!’ and we truly mean<br />

it. We are creating an island<br />

(desti)nation that welcomes<br />

and caters for guests of all<br />

ages, for families, couples,<br />

groups of friends and of<br />

course honeymooners. We<br />

pride ourselves on offering<br />

something for everyone to<br />

experience and enjoy – be<br />

it relaxation, adventure,<br />

wellbeing, gastronomy,<br />

sport, health and spa.<br />

Our communication<br />

activities will be global<br />

and will target different<br />

generations from<br />

Mohamed Khaleel<br />

Director,<br />

Kandima Maldives<br />

Millennials to baby<br />

boomers, from couples<br />

to groups of friends and<br />

families as well as to<br />

businesses and event<br />

agencies. Only through this<br />

mix of guests will Kandima<br />

Maldives thrive and<br />

become the happening,<br />

exciting place we envisage.<br />

When does Kandima<br />

Maldives open?<br />

We will welcome our first<br />

guests in December 2016.<br />

But our journey has already<br />

begun. We have already<br />

started to create our online<br />

lifestyle community. Take a<br />

look at our website www.<br />

kandima.com, follow us on<br />

social media and join us on<br />

our journey!<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109-109a<br />

THE KANDIMA<br />

MALDIVES<br />

EXPERIENCE<br />

CHALLENGES<br />

THE STATUS<br />

QUO BY<br />

BEING<br />

SMART,<br />

PLAYFUL<br />

AND<br />

DIFFERENT<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


54 SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

Strictly Green:<br />

Zero Impact Philosophy<br />

The Maldives Palm Beach Resort and Spa targets nature lovers<br />

Listed on Tripadvisor’s “Hall of Fame”, thanks<br />

to 5 consecutive years of excellence, Palm<br />

Beach Resort & Spa is “a place for connoisseurs,<br />

reserved for those who prefer the wonders<br />

created by nature over millions of years, to the<br />

artificial wonders of conventional resort”.<br />

Located in Lhaviyani<br />

Atoll and reachable by<br />

a 35 minutes seaplane<br />

transfer through the North,<br />

the Palm Beach Resort<br />

& spa Maldives is on an<br />

island that is almost two<br />

kilometres long and has<br />

one of the lowest densities<br />

in the Maldives with 138<br />

rooms only.<br />

Surrounded by four<br />

kilometres of beaches<br />

and covered by tropical<br />

vegetation, Andrea<br />

Vannucci, Director of Sales<br />

& Marketing explains that<br />

the resort has a spectacular<br />

sandbank on its northern<br />

point and one of the most<br />

beautiful lagoons in the<br />

Maldives: “Our strictly<br />

green, zero-impact policy<br />

makes the Palm Beach<br />

Resort & spa one of the<br />

few resorts with no overwater<br />

bungalows. A choice,<br />

despite the constant<br />

demand, that reflects<br />

a concept of tourism<br />

development based on a<br />

deep respect for nature<br />

and on maintaining a low<br />

environmental impact.<br />

The Resort is an ideal<br />

choice for many segment<br />

such as families and<br />

honeymooners and is<br />

popular with European<br />

incentive groups.”<br />

When it comes to F&B,<br />

guests enjoy an exceptional<br />

Italian culinary experience<br />

combined with other<br />

international and local<br />

cuisine.<br />

“Our greatest strength is<br />

that we consider our guests<br />

not as numbers but as a<br />

story to be told”, says Mr<br />

Vannucci. “The Palm Beach<br />

is our home, and so we can<br />

adapt and tune it according<br />

to the needs of our guests.<br />

This also means giving our<br />

guests what they really<br />

want – meaning the best<br />

of nature, privacy, a unique<br />

warm family atmosphere,<br />

the widest offer of sports,<br />

exceptional cuisine and<br />

one of the best spas in the<br />

Maldives.”<br />

WEDDINGS: AN<br />

IMPORTANT DRAW<br />

CARD…<br />

The Maldives is one of<br />

the most romantic places<br />

in the world and thanks<br />

to its surroundings, most<br />

probably one of the best<br />

places for weddings and<br />

honeymoons. Maldives<br />

Palm Beach Resort and Spa<br />

had a very positive result<br />

for this market segment<br />

by achieving a +20% in<br />

2015 compared to 2014,<br />

and the forecast for the<br />

coming summer season<br />

2016 is even better, thanks<br />

to the various activities and<br />

promotions the group has<br />

put in place.<br />

NEW ALL-<br />

INCLUSIVE<br />

PACKAGES<br />

LAUNCHED<br />

The resort claims to offer<br />

the widest offer of Sports<br />

& Leisure in the whole<br />

Maldives and as of the 1st<br />

December 2015, in reply to<br />

its European markets, an<br />

all-inclusive formula has<br />

been introduced, which<br />

will ensure that guests<br />

spend “truly unforgettable<br />

holidays”.<br />

“Ours it’s one of the best<br />

all-inclusive packages in<br />

the Maldives,” states Mr<br />

Vannucci. “It’s a unique<br />

and comprehensive choice<br />

not only for food & drinks<br />

but also for sports and<br />

excursions included in the<br />

package price with fun<br />

assured. Guests can get<br />

fit in our fully equipped<br />

‘Technogym’ fitness center,<br />

try their hand at tennis,<br />

squash or paddle, join a<br />

football or volleyball match<br />

and try to sail from the<br />

island with a catamaran.”<br />

For those who want to<br />

discover the Indian Ocean<br />

THE STRICTLY<br />

GREEN,<br />

ZERO-IMPACT<br />

POLICY<br />

MAKES THE<br />

PALM BEACH<br />

RESORT &<br />

SPA ONE OF<br />

THE FEW<br />

RESORTS<br />

WITH NO<br />

OVER-WATER<br />

BUNGALOWS.<br />

and its secrets corners, the<br />

hotel’s excursion staff will<br />

organise “on demand” the<br />

best possible tour such as a<br />

full day excursion including<br />

snorkelling and packed<br />

lunch or half-day trip<br />

with “Dhoni”, the typical<br />

Maldivian boat and many<br />

other possibilities.<br />

Meanwhile, the Palm Beach<br />

Diving Center (PADI & SSI<br />

certified) is reported to be<br />

the only free diving school<br />

in the Maldives.<br />

The resort has received<br />

numerous accolades and<br />

awards in recent times.<br />

According to Mr Vannucci,<br />

“At the moment we are<br />

running at 97% satisfaction<br />

on Holiday Check, which is<br />

so important especially for<br />

the German market, and we<br />

have been awarded in the<br />

‘Hall of fame’ of TripAdvisor<br />

for 5 consecutive year of<br />

excellence.”<br />

The resort has also been<br />

nominated – in the first<br />

Italian Travel Awards 2016<br />

- by both Travel Agencies<br />

and consumers as one of<br />

the top ten resorts in the<br />

world in the ‘Best Resort’<br />

category.<br />

The Sales and Marketing<br />

Director concludes, “Our<br />

aim is to continue to<br />

provide to our guests the<br />

best service possible. We<br />

are ready for an exciting<br />

Visit Maldives 2016!”<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109, 109a<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016<br />

www.itb-berlin-news.com


SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

55<br />

ADVERTORIAL<br />

The Perpetual Essence<br />

of Summer<br />

Summer Island Maldives: a blend of relaxing and tropical<br />

experiences paying homage to the sunny season after which<br />

it is named<br />

The newly launched<br />

Summer Island Maldives<br />

offers a comprehensive<br />

experience of island life<br />

that can be had while<br />

lounging over the waters<br />

of the island’s sparkling<br />

lagoons.<br />

The resort has been<br />

launched by one of the<br />

pioneers of tourism in the<br />

Maldives, Kaimoo Travels<br />

and Hotel Services Pvt Ltd.<br />

- a family owned business<br />

formed in 1979.<br />

Arrayed in a sinuous<br />

line extending out to<br />

the sea alongside the tip<br />

of the island’s tapering<br />

sandbank on expansive<br />

wooden decks that rest<br />

on dainty stilts are the Avi<br />

Overwater Restaurant &<br />

Cocktail Lounge, the Hiya<br />

Overwater Restaurant, the<br />

Firuma by Serena Spa and<br />

the Water Villas.<br />

The Water Villas poised<br />

delicately over the<br />

aquamarine waters unfurl<br />

along a gracefully curving<br />

wooden walkway laid out<br />

from the tip of the island<br />

represent the culmination<br />

of this floating line of the<br />

over water experience.<br />

In addition to the most<br />

premium of facilities, they<br />

also offer direct access to<br />

the seas below through the<br />

use of private stairways<br />

that lead straight into the<br />

shallow and clear waters.<br />

The Hiya Overwater<br />

Restaurant offers a range<br />

of impeccably prepared<br />

gastronomical delights<br />

over the waters of the<br />

lagoon, where the feeling<br />

of being over the water is<br />

emphasised by the sound<br />

of the waves gently passing<br />

underneath diners to lap<br />

against the beach, the<br />

briny tang of the sea and<br />

the cool breezes that waft<br />

in through the wide ceiling<br />

to floor opening looking out<br />

to the sea.<br />

For expert dive guides and<br />

experienced instructors,<br />

you need look no further<br />

than The ‘Feena’ (the<br />

Dhivehi word for diving)<br />

hosted by Diverland – the<br />

Island’s diving school. The<br />

Diverland adventure offers<br />

different dive courses<br />

together with supervised<br />

boat dives allowing you to<br />

discover the wonders of the<br />

sea bed; looking a turtle in<br />

the eye, getting up-close to<br />

a majestic manta ray and<br />

exploring the brilliantly<br />

coloured corals. They also<br />

offer Watersports on the<br />

island such as kite surfing,<br />

wind surfing, catamaran,<br />

kayaking, and banana boat<br />

rides.<br />

The set up and location of<br />

the lounge with the sounds<br />

of the seas all around and<br />

the undulating lapping and<br />

gentle crashes provides<br />

its own orchestra of<br />

natural sounds to perfectly<br />

accompany the mood to<br />

relax.<br />

If further relaxation is<br />

needed, the Firuma by<br />

Serena Spa (also over<br />

water) offers several<br />

treatment rooms, including<br />

Adam and Eve rooms<br />

catering especially for<br />

couples, where guests can<br />

choose from a variety of<br />

wellness treatments and<br />

massages for the ultimate<br />

rejuvenation, all the while<br />

being exposed to the<br />

sounds and scenery of the<br />

intense blue seas and skies<br />

all around.<br />

The strategically placed<br />

glass cutouts on the<br />

floor offers views of the<br />

sparkling sea below, which<br />

can be enjoyed while lying<br />

face down and letting the<br />

able masseurs go about<br />

their work.<br />

WALKING ON<br />

SAND UNDER<br />

GREEN CANOPIES<br />

On to the island proper of<br />

Summer Island Maldives<br />

the scenery becomes<br />

more rustic and organic,<br />

a departure from the<br />

stark clean lines and the<br />

sparkling surrealism that<br />

the overwater experience<br />

provides.<br />

Moving on to the island<br />

itself there is transition<br />

from the open spaces of the<br />

seas into the cool, shady<br />

tunnels of rich greens<br />

formed by tropical plants<br />

and palms that weave<br />

throughout the island.<br />

The experience shifts to<br />

a hushed atmosphere of<br />

dense foliage that mutes<br />

all sounds except for the<br />

susurration of content<br />

breezes lazing through the<br />

tightly packed leaves and<br />

the occasional calls of wild<br />

moorhens and terns.<br />

As all this seeps in, it is<br />

hard not to appreciate that<br />

spending even a little bit of<br />

time on this island is akin<br />

to experiencing summer<br />

throughout the year.<br />

Indeed, Summer Island<br />

Maldives has perfected<br />

the art of styling tropical<br />

experiences to crystallize<br />

them into everlasting<br />

memories. Memories that<br />

can be called on a whim to<br />

indulge in the very essence<br />

of what summer is all<br />

about.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109, 109a<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

57<br />

New 5-Star<br />

Openings<br />

Two New Maldives Resorts Set to<br />

Wow Travel Pros at <strong>ITB</strong><br />

With five top-line resorts already in operation, Crown &<br />

Champa Resorts has two new projects due for completion<br />

in the next year, and a number of others on the drawing<br />

board. Established in 2000, Crown & Champa Resorts<br />

“CCR” boasts of being the most successful hotel and resort<br />

management group in the Maldives. We asked group<br />

CEO David S Feinberg to tell us a little more about his<br />

organisation.<br />

The group is owned and operated<br />

by various Maldivian and foreign<br />

partners, whose common interest<br />

is to work together to achieve<br />

better business performance.<br />

These common interests<br />

include new development,<br />

design, concept, construction,<br />

marketing & sales, operations,<br />

finance, purchasing, and human<br />

resources development.<br />

Your “new baby” this year will be<br />

the Hurawalhi Island Resort &<br />

Spa – opening in August. What<br />

are the 3 main USPs of this<br />

resort?<br />

Hurawalhi is a 90 room, 5 Star<br />

Resort. Hurawalhi’s USP’s are as<br />

follows:<br />

1. The biggest underwater<br />

restaurant in Maldives<br />

2. Spectacular house reef<br />

3. Adult only, luxury villas: Beach<br />

and Over Water both with and<br />

without pools<br />

And your other new project is<br />

Kudadoo Island Resort and Spa.<br />

Please tell us more about this<br />

property.<br />

Kudadoo Island Resort & Spa<br />

is set to open in March 2017.<br />

It is a 15 room, 5 Star Resort,<br />

surrounded by a beautiful lagoon<br />

and long stretches of white, sandy<br />

Kudadoo<br />

David S Feinberg<br />

CEO, Crown & Champa Resorts<br />

beach in Lhaviyani Atoll. It is the<br />

only Resort on this island, 150<br />

meters long by 100 meters wide.<br />

The Resort is unique as it has 15<br />

luxury over the water villas with<br />

pools. Small size is great concept<br />

if guests want to hire out the<br />

whole Island. It is adults only,<br />

ideal for honeymooners. The<br />

seaplane transfer from Ibrahim<br />

Nasir International Airport is a<br />

scenic, 40-minute flight.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109, 109a<br />

Leading in CSR<br />

When Vacation Rhymes with Education<br />

Coral planting, fish counting and<br />

turtle protection: the Banyan Tree<br />

and Angsana Hotels & Resorts<br />

are committed to the sensitive<br />

ecosystem of the Maldives and<br />

don’t hesitate to involve their<br />

guests.<br />

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, are<br />

leaders in the field of corporate<br />

social responsibility (CSR). To this<br />

end, the Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru,<br />

the Angsana Ihuru and the Angsana<br />

Velavaru are engaged in a number<br />

of programmes and projects for the<br />

protection and preservation of the<br />

sensitive Maldives ecosystem.<br />

In 2003, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru<br />

was the first research institution<br />

of its kind in the Maldives<br />

connected to a holiday resort.<br />

Under the direction of the marine<br />

biologist Dr. Steven Newman,<br />

the laboratory hosts many guest<br />

scientists in the exploration of<br />

the sea and introduces the notion<br />

of the importance of marine life<br />

and sea protection at the same<br />

time to locals as well as guests.<br />

Furthermore, 400 students from<br />

the region have visited the centre.<br />

Guests have the possibility to<br />

participate in seminars dealing with<br />

marine biology, and to becoming<br />

involved in hands-on activities<br />

such as planting coral and reef<br />

cleaning, where participants learn<br />

more about nature protection in<br />

the Maldives.<br />

TURTLE PROTECTION<br />

AT ANGSANA VELAVARU<br />

Velavaru means “Turtle Island” in<br />

Dhivehi, the national language of<br />

the Maldives. The island was given<br />

the name because it is home to<br />

two endangered sea turtle species:<br />

“Hawksbill” and “Green” turtles. The<br />

resort’s marine laboratory protects<br />

the species and works on projects<br />

that focus on the observation and<br />

study of local reef inhabitants,<br />

as well as the documentation of<br />

their development. In order that<br />

guests may obtain a feel for this<br />

sensitive system and the subject<br />

matter, the Angsana Velavaru<br />

offers theoretical marine biology<br />

courses and guided snorkeling<br />

Safaris through the coral reefs.<br />

Accommodation on Velavaru: Set<br />

amidst Velavaru Lagoon are the 79<br />

island villas and 34 In-Ocean Villas<br />

of Angsana Velavaru, revealing<br />

spectacular views and direct<br />

access to the Indian Ocean.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109, 109a<br />

RecreatFacility Marine<br />

Marine turtle<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

59<br />

When Size<br />

Really Does<br />

Matter<br />

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort<br />

reveals its exceptional Grand<br />

Konotta Villa<br />

Outrigger Konotta Maldives<br />

Resort has revealed its<br />

600 square meter Grand<br />

Konotta Villa, a stunning and<br />

inspirational three-bedroom<br />

over-water retreat suitable for<br />

those travellers seeking the<br />

ultimate in memorable holiday<br />

locations for special occasions<br />

or sheer relaxation.<br />

The Grand Konotta Villa is part<br />

of the award-winning Outrigger<br />

Konotta Maldives Resort, which<br />

opened in August. The Villa is<br />

almost a resort within a resort.<br />

Jet skis, speedboats, motorised<br />

and non-motorised water sport<br />

vessels can all be accessed<br />

directly from the villa’s private<br />

access steps.<br />

Sleeping arrangements comprise<br />

a 65 M2 master bedroom with en<br />

suite five-fixture bathroom and a<br />

24 M2 balcony with 180-degree<br />

ocean views. There are also<br />

two 56 M2 guest bedrooms<br />

Outrigger Konotta<br />

Maldives Resort<br />

Presidential Villa<br />

OUR<br />

BEAUTIFUL<br />

GRAND<br />

KONOTTA<br />

VILLA WITH ITS<br />

INSPIRATIONAL<br />

SEASCAPES<br />

HELPS OUR<br />

GUESTS LIVE<br />

THEIR<br />

MALDIVIAN<br />

HOLIDAY<br />

DREAM TO<br />

THE FULL<br />

and panoramic sunset views.<br />

All rooms feature natural stone<br />

finishes and walk-in cupboards.<br />

The Villa has been designed for<br />

private dining and entertainment<br />

parties. It has a large kitchen<br />

and pantry, 24-hr butler service,<br />

and Outrigger chefs available to<br />

cook on demand. A huge 125 M2<br />

sun deck features a 30 M2 pool.<br />

“Our beautiful Grand Konotta<br />

Villa with its inspirational<br />

seascapes helps our guests<br />

live their Maldivian holiday<br />

dream to the full,” says General<br />

Manager, Chris Ely. “The Villa is<br />

the ultimate relaxing experience<br />

with a uniquely Maldivian sense<br />

of place.”<br />

Outrigger Resorts will soon<br />

announce a range of signature<br />

villa and suites across all its<br />

iconic beachfront properties<br />

from the Indian Ocean through<br />

Asia to the Pacific.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109, 109a<br />

Sun Siyam Maldives<br />

Stands Out Through<br />

Events and Promotions<br />

2016 International Tourism Film Festival<br />

to be hosted at resort<br />

From July 10-12, the “Following<br />

the Equator” International Tourism<br />

Film Festival – a “significant event<br />

in the world of cinema”, will be<br />

held at the Sun Siyam Iru Fushi<br />

resort in the Maldives.<br />

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi<br />

features 221 luxury oceanfront<br />

villas, including 70 over-water<br />

bungalows, 14 restaurant and bar<br />

choices, a 20-room tropical spa,<br />

and range of activities and local<br />

explorations.<br />

In the film festival, participants<br />

from at least ten countries will<br />

present films in five different<br />

genres: animation, documentary,<br />

clip, feature film and one-minute<br />

film. The aims of the festival<br />

include (among others):<br />

• Promotion of films, audio-visual<br />

and multimedia programs of<br />

the national and international<br />

tourism<br />

• Promotion of healthy lifestyles,<br />

different sports, social<br />

responsibility and environmental<br />

protection<br />

• Engaging youth and adolescents<br />

in tourism, arts and sports<br />

• Ability to attract the attention of<br />

foreign partners (International<br />

tourism film festivals) to the<br />

Maldives, exchange of experience<br />

at the international level<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109, 109a<br />

SPECIAL <strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN PROMOTION<br />

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Resort,<br />

a dream holiday island set amid<br />

the azure blue waters of the<br />

Maldives, is offering up to 40%<br />

discount on family holidays<br />

booked up to the end of April.<br />

The Ayurveda & Yoga Long-stay<br />

Vacation in the Beach Villa, with<br />

a free upgrade to a Deluxe Beach<br />

Villa with Pool, and breakfast for<br />

two, starts from US$7,210 during<br />

the low season for a minimum<br />

five-night stay.<br />

Madukko<br />

Jetty<br />

On arrival at Malé airport,<br />

families will have complimentary<br />

access to the Iru Fushi VIP airport<br />

lounge while waiting for their<br />

seaplane flight.<br />

The packages can be booked<br />

from now until 30 April 2016,<br />

with travel up to 11 May 2016.<br />

They can be combined with the<br />

resort’s existing Family Offer and<br />

Honeymoon Benefits packages.<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

61<br />

A Change in Atmosphere<br />

Fabulous new high-end resorts open their<br />

doors to visitors<br />

Royal Island Hotel<br />

and Resort<br />

A BROADER CHOICE<br />

Villa Hotels claims more Maldives<br />

rooms than any other company<br />

Villa Hotels claims<br />

that its vision is to<br />

make the Maldives “an<br />

unsurpassed holiday<br />

haven for lovers of<br />

nature, adventure, family<br />

time, or romance”.<br />

Claiming to have more<br />

Maldives hotel rooms<br />

than any other company,<br />

their resorts range from<br />

the four-star, familyfriendly<br />

Holiday Island<br />

Resort & Spa to the<br />

romantic five-star Haven,<br />

an exclusive, over-water<br />

enclave within Paradise<br />

Island Resort & Spa.<br />

ROYAL ISLAND<br />

– ROYAL<br />

TREATMENT<br />

Royal Island, Situated<br />

in the Baa Atoll, is just<br />

a 20 minute domestic<br />

flight from Ibrahim Nasir<br />

International Airport.<br />

The resort is nearly 800m<br />

in length with a width of<br />

220m, and is set amongst<br />

lush tropical vegetation<br />

with un-spoilt beaches,<br />

surrounded by a beautiful<br />

lagoon.<br />

PARADISE<br />

ISLAND RESORT<br />

& SPA<br />

Imagine an island right<br />

in the middle of the<br />

Indian Ocean, with<br />

bright white beaches, a<br />

lagoon awash in deep<br />

blues and aquamarines,<br />

and soaring coconut<br />

palms swaying in the<br />

breeze. This is paradise<br />

- Paradise Island Resort<br />

& Spa to be precise,<br />

an uncompromising<br />

destination of luxury and<br />

comfort.<br />

HOLIDAY ISLAND<br />

RESORT & SPA<br />

Holiday Island Resort &<br />

Spa is located on South<br />

Ari Atoll, a gorgeous<br />

jewel amid the Maldivian<br />

archipelago. Called<br />

“dhiffushi,” or “long<br />

uninhabited island,” in the<br />

native Dhivehi language,<br />

the island’s remote<br />

location has helped<br />

preserve a remarkable<br />

level of natural purity,<br />

delighting visitors in<br />

search of a “back to<br />

nature” experience.<br />

MICE IN<br />

MALDIVES<br />

As the winner of a<br />

number of prestigious<br />

awards, such as “Leading<br />

Conference Resort &<br />

Leading Conference<br />

Facility”, Sun Island<br />

Resort & Spa has held<br />

quite a number of high<br />

profile conferences and<br />

meetings at its premises<br />

including Deutche<br />

Telekom, HP High<br />

Achievers, Samsung<br />

Regional Conference and<br />

the Safer Sea Conference.<br />

With a room inventory of<br />

over 460 and state of the<br />

art facilities, Sun Island is<br />

capable of hosting large<br />

groups. To cater to the<br />

growing MICE market,<br />

the resort has a dedicated<br />

MICE team.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109-109a<br />

Sunset Beach Villa -<br />

Garden view of lagoon<br />

portrait<br />

OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli and<br />

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives have<br />

opened their doors to guests – a welcome<br />

addition to the existing offer in the region.<br />

OBLU BY ATMOSPHERE –<br />

THE LATEST JEWEL IN THE<br />

GROUP’S SHINING CROWN…<br />

Opening on 1st November 2015, OBLU by<br />

Atmosphere is an exhilarating 50-minute<br />

speedboat ride from Malé International<br />

Airport on Helengeli Island, North Malé<br />

Atoll. The resort has undergone a full<br />

makeover and the island has re-launched<br />

as OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli.<br />

Helengeli Island is located in a secluded<br />

area on the north-eastern side of North<br />

Male Atoll, with over 30 prime dive spots<br />

in the nearby vicinity. It has a wonderful<br />

reputation worldwide, for its incomparably<br />

exotic House Reef and superb channel<br />

diving, just metres from the shoreline. The<br />

unique feature of the reef is that it lies right<br />

at a primary entrance to the atoll, in the<br />

middle of a channel (channel on both sides<br />

of the island); hence fish life – especially<br />

pelagic – is plentiful.<br />

This four-star superior resort, offering a<br />

conclusive all-inclusive plan, showcases<br />

Reception interior -<br />

lagoon and Jetty view<br />

116 villas with vibrant, trendy and colourful<br />

interiors fused with tropical Maldivian<br />

designs, without affecting the natural<br />

aesthetics of the lush green island itself. The<br />

OBLU Experience offers guests high quality<br />

world cuisine clubbed with a range of<br />

activities including superlative diving, water<br />

sports & a serene garden spa. The resort<br />

strives to be a “best in class” Maldivian<br />

beach holiday experience.<br />

ATMOSPHERE<br />

KANIFUSHI MALDIVES<br />

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives is nestled<br />

on a naturally stunning Tropical Island with<br />

pristine white beaches and a vast lagoon<br />

in the sparsely populated Lhaviyani Atoll.<br />

Accessible by a short 35-minute seaplane<br />

ride from Malé international airport, the<br />

resort has 132 stand-alone beach villas<br />

spreading idyllically along a two kilometre<br />

long turquoise lagoon, showcasing vast<br />

living spaces with accentuating Maldivian<br />

interiors. Each villa comes with open-air<br />

bathrooms and private outdoor garden<br />

areas with sun-loungers and has a direct<br />

beach access.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109-109a<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


62 SPECIAL DOSSIER: MALDIVES<br />

MORE GERMANS,<br />

SWISS AND<br />

ITALIANS USE<br />

“VISIT MALDIVES”<br />

WEBSITE AS<br />

THEIR TRAVEL<br />

GUIDE TO<br />

MALDIVES<br />

A recent study of travellers<br />

through Maldives airports has<br />

found that www.visitmaldives.<br />

com - the website managed<br />

by the Maldives Marketing &<br />

Public Relations Corporation<br />

(MMPRC) is broadly recognised<br />

by tourists as the official travel<br />

guide to the Maldives.<br />

Guests at Reethi Beach Resort<br />

are able to actively assist a marine<br />

biologist in reef studies. Artificial reef – early stages<br />

The website provides useful<br />

information on the Maldives<br />

with information on its history<br />

and culture, getting around<br />

the Maldives with activities<br />

to try while in the Maldives.<br />

The website also provides<br />

information on places to stay<br />

with listed resorts, hotels,<br />

safaris and guesthouses.<br />

The “Visit Maldives” is more<br />

popular amongst German<br />

(17%), Swiss (16%) and Italians<br />

(16%) compared to other<br />

nationalities.<br />

‘VISIT MALDIVES’ TO PLAN THEIR TRIP<br />

TO MALDIVES BY NATIONALITY<br />

German<br />

Italian<br />

Swiss<br />

Chinese<br />

British<br />

Russian<br />

Indian<br />

Japanese<br />

French<br />

0% 4% 8% 12% 16% 20%<br />

The Environment - at the Heart<br />

of Resort Operations<br />

The Maldives Reethi Beach Resort<br />

completed its (Marine Managed<br />

Area) MMA plan in December<br />

2015. Reethi Beach is one of<br />

the first resorts to commit to<br />

implementing a reef management<br />

plan, providing the framework for<br />

establishing a Marine Managed<br />

Area (MMA) around their island.<br />

The project was conducted in<br />

partnership with the International<br />

Union for Conservation of<br />

Nature (IUCN), with the aim of<br />

increasing the resilience of coral<br />

reefs to the impacts of climate<br />

change. The tourism industry is<br />

becoming more environmentally<br />

conscious, driven by an evergrowing<br />

environmentally aware<br />

market segment. Although only<br />

a limited number of resorts are<br />

currently taking part in this<br />

project, the interest of more and<br />

more resorts is being awakened as<br />

the MMA concept gains increasing<br />

recognition.<br />

GUESTS AND STAFF<br />

ARE ACTIVELY<br />

INVOLVED<br />

To increase environmental<br />

awareness among both the guests<br />

and staff of the resort, Reethi<br />

Beach has come up with the<br />

monthly “Reethi <strong>Day</strong>” almost two<br />

years ago. On the 15th of every<br />

month, all are encouraged to save<br />

energy and water and different<br />

kinds of activities to engage in<br />

are arranged such as cleaning of<br />

uninhabited islands or planting of<br />

trees in areas affected by erosion.<br />

One other activity, introduced just<br />

recently through the Sea-Explorer<br />

dive base and conducted by their<br />

Marine Biologist, involves guests<br />

as divers or snorkellers. Coral<br />

pieces - broken off by various<br />

causes but still alive - are collected<br />

from surrounding reefs and are<br />

carefully attached to a metal<br />

frame, which is then placed in the<br />

Reethi Beach lagoon, thus creating<br />

an artificial reef.<br />

Though many corals take time<br />

to grow, this will eventually not<br />

only serve as a new habitat for<br />

underwater life but also as an<br />

experience for future divers.<br />

Hall 5.2A / Stand 109-109a<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016<br />

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AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST<br />

REGION<br />

63<br />

Middle East and Africa<br />

Facts, Figures & <strong>News</strong><br />

MAIN TRAVEL<br />

DESTINATION<br />

© Hansueli Krapf<br />

East London, South Africa<br />

According to the UNWTO,<br />

International tourist arrivals<br />

in the Middle East grew by an<br />

estimated 3% to a total of 54<br />

million in 2015, consolidating<br />

the recovery initiated in 2014.<br />

Limited available data for<br />

Africa points to a 3% decrease<br />

in international arrivals,<br />

reaching a total of 53 million.<br />

In North Africa arrivals<br />

declined by 8% and in Sub-<br />

Saharan Africa by 1%, though<br />

the latter returned to positive<br />

growth in the second half of<br />

the year.<br />

The IPK World Travel Trends<br />

Report for its part indicates<br />

that inbound international<br />

travel to the Middle East has<br />

been seriously impacted in<br />

recent years by turmoil and<br />

conflicts in the region, which<br />

have driven down visitor<br />

numbers to many countries.<br />

However, international tourist<br />

arrivals grew by an estimated<br />

4% in the first eight months<br />

of last year, consolidating the<br />

recovery that started in 2014<br />

when numbers increased by<br />

6% to 52 million, according to<br />

UNWTO figures.<br />

Badar Al Dhuhli, Lecturer<br />

in International Tourism<br />

Management at the Oman<br />

Tourism College, told IPK<br />

Pisa forum participants that<br />

the crisis in the region in<br />

recent years had impacted on<br />

different travel segments in<br />

different ways. For example<br />

in Oman, “leisure tourism has<br />

declined in many destinations<br />

but religious tourism has<br />

proven more resilient,” he<br />

commented, adding, “One<br />

positive sign is the Iranian<br />

nuclear deal. This is expected<br />

to result in an increase in<br />

travel within the Middle East.”<br />

SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA UNDER PRESSURE<br />

After the Ebola “crisis”, much of<br />

the African continent suffered<br />

major setbacks in incoming<br />

tourism figures, however<br />

recovery is under way, proven<br />

by the return to <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> of<br />

exhibitors such as Zimbabwe,<br />

Cameroon, Burundi and Sierra<br />

Leone.<br />

“Ebola was an epidemic which<br />

never happened”, says Nigel<br />

Vere Nicoll, Chief Executive<br />

of the African Travel and<br />

Tourism Association. “There<br />

wasn’t one single case in sub-<br />

Saharan Africa and no tourists<br />

were ever affected. The whole<br />

thing was confined to West<br />

Africa and I think the industry<br />

as a whole didn’t handle it very<br />

well. We had a lot of problems<br />

with the media.”<br />

Africa’s three main hubs –<br />

Addis Ababa, Nairobi and<br />

Johannesburg – continue<br />

to develop. According to<br />

Vere Nicoll, Addis is seeing<br />

the fastest growth at the<br />

moment, because the African<br />

Union is situated there, and<br />

because Ethiopian airlines are<br />

expanding very rapidly. “The<br />

most important factor for the<br />

development of tourism is<br />

an open skies policy. African<br />

governments need to go much<br />

further in this direction,” says<br />

Vere Nicoll.<br />

NEW VISA REGULATIONS FOR SOUTH AFRICA<br />

Since November 2015, visa<br />

applicants for South Africa<br />

need to have a biometric<br />

passport before their<br />

application will be considered.<br />

WTTC president David<br />

Scowsill has welcomed the<br />

changes: “WTTC is extremely<br />

pleased that the South African<br />

government has decided<br />

to adopt new visa policies<br />

that ensure a smoother<br />

visa application process for<br />

business and leisure travellers<br />

that are looking to visit this<br />

great destination.”<br />

On the other hand, two feeder<br />

markets are being hard hit by<br />

the move. “Both the Brazilian<br />

market and the Chinese<br />

market have gone to virtually<br />

zero, because it’s virtually<br />

impossible to get biometric<br />

passports in those countries,”<br />

says ATTA’s Vere Nicoll.<br />

Cross border tourism is<br />

becoming increasingly<br />

important in fostering<br />

tourism growth. Another<br />

factor is the growing middle<br />

class in Africa. Vere Nicoll<br />

underlines the fact that GDP<br />

growth in Kenya, Tanzania<br />

and surrounding areas is<br />

running at around seven<br />

percent: “In manufacturing<br />

and IT industries, Africa is<br />

beginning to replace China as<br />

a serious supplier. The midmarket<br />

of people involved in<br />

these industries will be the<br />

big travellers of the future. If<br />

I were a betting man I would<br />

put my money on mid-market<br />

hotels in city centres.”<br />

AFRICA & ME<br />

AFRICA<br />

ALGERIA HALL 21B / 215<br />

BOTSWANA HALL 20 / 131<br />

BURUNDI HALL 21A / 116<br />

CAMEROON HALL 21A / 113<br />

CAPE VERDE HALL 20 / 126<br />

CONGO<br />

HALL 21A / 101B<br />

CÔTE D’IVOIRE HALL 21A / 115<br />

ERITREA HALL 21A / 108<br />

ETHIOPIA HALL 21A / 121<br />

GAMBIA HALL 21A / 104<br />

GHANA HALL 21A / 106<br />

ILE DE LA RÉUNION HALL 20 / 132<br />

KENYA HALL 21A / 120<br />

LESOTHO HALL 20 / 115<br />

MADAGASCAR HALL 20 / 103<br />

MALAWI HALL 20 / 101<br />

MALI HALL 21A / 107<br />

MAURITIUS HALL 20 / 129<br />

MAYOTTE HALL 20 / 105<br />

MOZAMBIQUE HALL 20 / 107<br />

NAMIBIA HALL 20 / 114<br />

RWANDA HALL 21A / 118<br />

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE HALL 20 / 128<br />

SEYCHELLES HALL 20 / 130<br />

SIERRA LEONE HALL 21A / 117<br />

SOUTH AFRICA HALL 20 / 138<br />

SOUTH SUDAN HALL 21A / 114<br />

SUDAN HALL 21B / 212<br />

SWAZILAND HALL 20 / 113<br />

TANZANIA HALL 21A / 122<br />

UGANDA HALL 21A / 119<br />

ZAMBIA HALL 20 / 133<br />

ZIMBABWE HALL 20 / 136<br />

MIDDLE EAST<br />

BAHRAIN HALL 23B / 201<br />

ISRAEL HALL 23B / 203<br />

JORDAN HALL 23B / 202<br />

KUWAIT HALL 22A / 208<br />

LEBANON HALL 23B / 200<br />

OMAN HALL 22B / 200<br />

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES HALL 21B / 216<br />

QATAR HALL 22B / 206<br />

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES<br />

HALL 22A / 101, 101A, 102, 103, 104<br />

HALL 22B / 203, 210<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST<br />

REGION<br />

65<br />

Family Friendly<br />

… Why the emirate of Sharjah stands out from the crowd<br />

Apart from its status as a major cultural and heritage destination, Sharjah is known for its<br />

family friendly atmosphere and tourism facilities and events. We asked HE Khalid Jasim Al<br />

Midfa, Chairman, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) why this<br />

is so…<br />

Sharjah’s development<br />

plans are focused on<br />

enhancing facilities and<br />

services to families in<br />

all aspects of life such<br />

as housing, education,<br />

entertainment and health,<br />

making the emirate an<br />

oasis of security and<br />

community peace.<br />

Family tourism is a key<br />

pillar in the Sharjah<br />

Tourism Vision 2021,<br />

launched by Sharjah<br />

Commerce and Tourism<br />

Development Authority<br />

(SCTDA), which aims<br />

to attract more than 10<br />

million visitors to Sharjah<br />

within the next few years.<br />

It might be of interest to<br />

you that hotels in Sharjah<br />

report 100 per cent<br />

occupancy when schools<br />

in the Gulf countries close<br />

for vacation as families<br />

flock to the emirate. With<br />

year-round activities and<br />

festivals, Sharjah remains<br />

a favourite location<br />

for families to relax in<br />

a peaceful and secure<br />

atmosphere any time of<br />

the year.<br />

What does Sharjah offer<br />

for the family tourist?<br />

The emirate has a<br />

variety of attractions for<br />

everyone in the family,<br />

from dazzling shows and<br />

carnivals to enchanting<br />

parks and stunning<br />

desert landscapes as<br />

well as scenic man-made<br />

lagoons and an array of<br />

cultural and edutainment<br />

locations.<br />

Sharjah has nearly 55<br />

parks with latest facilities<br />

and amenities and its<br />

major tourist locations<br />

such as Al Majaz<br />

TOURISTS<br />

FROM<br />

ACROSS THE<br />

CONTINENT<br />

ARE<br />

DRAWN TO<br />

SHARJAH’S<br />

DISTINCT<br />

STATUS AS<br />

A MAJOR<br />

CULTURAL<br />

AND FAMILY<br />

TOURISM<br />

DESTINATION<br />

IN THE<br />

MIDDLE<br />

EAST<br />

Waterfront, Al Qasba,<br />

and Khalid Lagoon are<br />

all aimed at providing the<br />

best leisure experiences<br />

for families. Families<br />

can also enjoy the best<br />

shopping experience in<br />

Sharjah as the emirate is a<br />

treasure trove of modern<br />

malls, stylish shops and<br />

boutiques and unique<br />

souks and bazaars.<br />

For the adventurous,<br />

the emirate offers water<br />

sports, snorkelling and<br />

diving activities on its<br />

east coast, where families<br />

have the option to either<br />

camp on the beach or<br />

stay in any of the motels<br />

and hotels that line the<br />

coast.<br />

What alse makes<br />

Sharjah different?<br />

Tourists visiting Sharjah<br />

can enjoy the authentic<br />

Arabian atmosphere,<br />

which is rare to find in<br />

some of the Gulf’s ultramodern<br />

cities. Visitors<br />

get to experience the<br />

emirate’s natural beauty<br />

and participate in outdoor<br />

activities at mangroves,<br />

mountains and wadis.<br />

Cultural heritage<br />

locations are major<br />

attractions. Apart from<br />

the cultural hotspots and<br />

outstanding museums,<br />

visitors can enjoy<br />

Sharjah’s beaches on the<br />

Arabian Gulf coast which<br />

offer safe, white, sandy<br />

palm lined beaches with<br />

clear blue seas. Sharjah’s<br />

east coast is particularly<br />

popular for water sports.<br />

What are the main<br />

festivals and events<br />

organised by Sharjah<br />

every year?<br />

Sharjah is known for<br />

excellent international<br />

festivals and events such<br />

as the Sharjah Light<br />

Al Majaz<br />

Festival, the Sharjah<br />

Water Festival and the<br />

Sharjah International<br />

Book Fair, which have<br />

been drawing thousands<br />

of families from around<br />

the region and beyond.<br />

Year after year, these<br />

events have been growing<br />

in size, innovation and<br />

creativity, attracting<br />

greater numbers of<br />

families.<br />

The Sharjah Water<br />

Festival is held in<br />

December every year<br />

alongside the UIM F1<br />

H20 World Powerboat<br />

Championship, the<br />

Sharjah Grand Prix. The<br />

Sharjah Water Festival<br />

celebrates the Emirati<br />

heritage and love of sea<br />

and is a huge draw for<br />

families because of its<br />

fun events and carnival<br />

atmosphere.<br />

How important is<br />

Europe for Sharjah’s<br />

tourism market?<br />

Europe is one of the<br />

most prominent source<br />

markets for Sharjah’s<br />

tourism sector. Tourists<br />

from across the continent<br />

are drawn to Sharjah’s<br />

distinct status as a major<br />

cultural and family<br />

tourism destination in the<br />

Middle East. Sharjah is<br />

looking to tap the interest<br />

of more visitors from<br />

Europe in the coming<br />

years.<br />

Hall 22A / Stand 104<br />

HE Khalid Jasim<br />

Al Midfa<br />

Chairman, Commerce and Tourism<br />

Development Authority (SCTDA)<br />

Al Qasba<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


66 REGION<br />

AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016<br />

www.itb-berlin-news.com


AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST<br />

REGION<br />

67<br />

Kenya is Back<br />

Tourism minister Najib Balala outlines ambitious plans to rekindle travel<br />

to his nation<br />

In a 2015 speech given by Kenya’s most famed son, US President Barak Obama, – in a packed<br />

stadium in Nairobi –, the President stated, “When it comes to the people of Kenya, especially<br />

the youth, I believe there is no limit to what you can achieve. You can build your future right<br />

here, right now.” Indeed, the current government has set about working on ways to bring<br />

confidence back to the nation’s tourism industry, with, among other things, the reinstatement<br />

of former tourism minister, Najib Balala, into his portfolio. We asked the minister what he<br />

sees as being his key challenges.<br />

I’m not going to talk about<br />

challenges; I will talk about<br />

solutions. The government has<br />

taken charge of the security<br />

situation. In terms of marketing,<br />

the government has given us<br />

enough resources to market this<br />

country. In terms of infrastructure,<br />

we have already started major<br />

road works as well as the<br />

expansion of Malindi airport, a<br />

brand new airport in Lamu and<br />

the new Greenfield terminal at<br />

Nairobi airport, which, when<br />

it opens next year, is going to<br />

bring in almost 20 million extra<br />

passengers. Travel advisories<br />

have been lifted. It’s up to us to<br />

encourage all the players in the<br />

sector that we need to do more in<br />

terms of bringing tourists to this<br />

destination.<br />

You are encouraging families<br />

through the wavering of visa fees<br />

for children. How is this coming<br />

along?<br />

Kenya is good for families, and<br />

we want to encourage children<br />

to understand the importance<br />

of conserving wildlife. That’s<br />

Giraffe Masai Mara<br />

why, through the wisdom of<br />

His Excellency the President, a<br />

decision was made to scrap visa<br />

fees for children, effective from<br />

February 2016. As more children<br />

come to Kenya, we will have more<br />

champions for conservation! This<br />

has been received very positively,<br />

particularly in European source<br />

markets.<br />

The Beach Management<br />

Programme is being revamped.<br />

What does this entail?<br />

We are initiating two programmes.<br />

One is the beach management<br />

programme in which we want<br />

to designate the beach as a safe<br />

and secure destination without<br />

harassment of beach operators<br />

and beach boys, and also to<br />

promote cleanliness. That is<br />

a localised issue. I am already<br />

in discussion with the political<br />

leadership in Mombasa and other<br />

key beach destinations so that we<br />

can have regulations with which<br />

to manage the beaches. We are<br />

also aware that Kenya is an old,<br />

known destination. We need to<br />

start refurbishing our properties,<br />

improving the quality of product<br />

and modernising our properties.<br />

The President has announced a<br />

state fund to assist operators in<br />

the refurbishment of hotels and<br />

lodges.<br />

Concerning infrastructure, a<br />

new project has already started<br />

in Mombasa, in cooperation<br />

with the British government,<br />

for the building of an eight-lane<br />

superhighway from the airport to<br />

the city. The President has also<br />

announced a new highway from<br />

Lamu to Malindi. That will improve<br />

communication, but also security<br />

will be improved in that area.<br />

The President has restructured<br />

the management of Kenya’s ferry<br />

services, and there is already a<br />

great improvement in efficiency<br />

with the routes to the south coast.<br />

Two new ferries will also be added<br />

in the next year to further improve<br />

safety and traffic in the southern<br />

region.<br />

Negative travel advisories have no<br />

doubt been detrimental to tourism<br />

figures in the recent past. What is<br />

the current status?<br />

There has been a lot of investment<br />

by the government… serious<br />

investment – from equipping the<br />

police with vehicles, arms and<br />

ammunition to improving the<br />

numbers and greatly increasing the<br />

number of checkpoints. We have<br />

also brought in the Ambassadors<br />

and the High Commissioners who<br />

are based in Nairobi to this area,<br />

and showed them the programme<br />

on the action we have taken at<br />

a government level. That has<br />

convinced the diplomats that Kenya<br />

is safe and they are communicating<br />

this to their capitals.<br />

Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda<br />

recently established a single visa<br />

for travel throughout the three<br />

countries. How successful has this<br />

been?<br />

It’s one of the best partnerships we<br />

have established. It’s working very<br />

well for people who want to visit<br />

more than one country, for example<br />

to visit the gorillas in Rwanda. We<br />

are now going to the second stage<br />

to promote worldwide the three<br />

countries as a mono-destination.<br />

We are working on the logistics<br />

for this, and we are committed to<br />

making it work. We believe the<br />

East African Community Economic<br />

Block is good for all of us, because<br />

we are going to expand the market,<br />

and have a diversity of products,<br />

which is what the tourists want.<br />

It’s good for tourism, it’s good for<br />

the economy, and it will make<br />

the communication and transport<br />

easier for visitors throughout the<br />

region.<br />

Najib Balala<br />

Kenya Tourism minister<br />

THE PRESIDENT<br />

HAS ANNOUNCED<br />

A STATE FUND<br />

TO ASSIST<br />

OPERATORS<br />

IN THE<br />

REFURBISHMENT<br />

OF HOTELS AND<br />

LODGES<br />

Hall 21A / Stand 120<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


68 REGION<br />

AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST<br />

Bringing Down the Borders<br />

Southern Africa’s KAZA TFCA project under the spotlight at <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

With the aim of establishing a world-class<br />

Transfrontier Conservation & Tourism Destination<br />

in the Okavango and Zambezi River Basin in the<br />

context of sustainable development, organisers of<br />

the KAZA TFCA project are counting on <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

to spread awareness on a global scale. We asked<br />

Dr. Morris Mtsambiwa, the Executive Director of<br />

the KAZA Secretariat to tell us a little more about<br />

KAZA TFCA as it stands, and what his key aims are<br />

with the project.<br />

KAZA is one of the world’s<br />

largest conservation areas,<br />

spanning 520,000 km2<br />

over five Southern African<br />

countries i.e. Angola,<br />

Botswana, Namibia,<br />

Zambia and Zimbabwe. It<br />

includes 36 national parks;<br />

three World Heritage Sites<br />

(Victoria Falls, the Okavango<br />

Delta and Tsolido Hills);<br />

and is the habitat of the<br />

world’s largest elephant<br />

and wild dog populations<br />

at about 250,000 and 2,500<br />

animals respectively. The<br />

KAZA landscape is also<br />

home to two million people<br />

representing a rich cultural<br />

diversity.<br />

The key aim of this project<br />

is to ensure that these<br />

resources are conserved to<br />

balance the needs of nature<br />

conservation and wildlife<br />

protection with the demands<br />

of providing sustainable<br />

livelihoods for its resident<br />

human communities.<br />

These resources are under<br />

threat and we aim to mitigate<br />

it by:<br />

• Facilitating free movement<br />

of wildlife across their<br />

traditional routes, and from<br />

areas of higher concentration<br />

to sparsely populated areas<br />

along cross border wildlife<br />

dispersal areas or corridors.<br />

Six such Wildlife Dispersal<br />

Areas (WDAs) have been<br />

identified, and transboundary<br />

nature activities promoting<br />

these WDAs and mitigating<br />

human wildlife conflict will<br />

be undertaken;<br />

• Increasing conservation<br />

benefits to communities by<br />

supporting livelihoods in<br />

terms of fishing, agriculture<br />

and tourism; and again<br />

mitigate human-wildlife<br />

conflict;<br />

• Tourism development to<br />

make KAZA TFCA a premier<br />

tourist destination by<br />

facilitating easy movement of<br />

tourists across international/<br />

regional borders through the<br />

univisa; and development<br />

and promotion of crossborder<br />

tourism products and<br />

greater cooperation amongst<br />

key players;<br />

• Economic and<br />

Environmental development<br />

within the region to<br />

coordinate policy<br />

harmonisation;<br />

• anti-poaching efforts and<br />

land-use measures.<br />

What are your biggest<br />

challenges to this?<br />

Fostering a greater<br />

understanding of the<br />

importance of the KAZA<br />

TFCA, where we have to<br />

contend with a skewed<br />

benefit sharing system.<br />

While the landscape is<br />

endowed with rich resources<br />

that promote tourism,<br />

local communities are<br />

not benefitting therefrom.<br />

Poverty remains high among<br />

these communities who also<br />

suffer the most from human<br />

wildlife conflict without<br />

compensation. We are<br />

working on promoting local<br />

participation in the tourism<br />

supply chain to make them<br />

realise the benefits from<br />

tourism development.<br />

What are some of the more<br />

interesting projects that are<br />

part of this that you can tell<br />

us about?<br />

KAZA TFCA has been<br />

promoting free movement<br />

of tourists across its borders<br />

through the development<br />

of the KAZA UNIVISA. The<br />

pilot phase was launched<br />

in November 2014 between<br />

Zambia and Zimbabwe,<br />

and again at <strong>ITB</strong> 2015 on<br />

the Zambian stand. The<br />

pilot phase was successfully<br />

completed in December<br />

2015 and the two countries<br />

Dr. Morris Mtsambiwa<br />

Executive Director, KAZA Secretariat<br />

have now requested the<br />

other Partner Countries<br />

i.e. Angola, Botswana and<br />

Namibia to expand the next<br />

phase of the univisa. Zambia<br />

and Zimbabwe will continue<br />

issuing the visa, while<br />

streamlining modalities<br />

to integrate it into their<br />

immigration management<br />

system to reduce the time it<br />

takes to issue the visa.<br />

KAZA TFCA has also<br />

joined hands with Futouris<br />

under their flagship project,<br />

Sustainable Lodges, to<br />

develop standards (both<br />

environmental and socioeconomic)<br />

for tourist<br />

facilities in the KAZA area to<br />

be certified and to promote<br />

the KAZA brand. As the<br />

number of sustainably<br />

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe<br />

operating lodges increase,<br />

they will be incorporated<br />

into the Futouris operators’<br />

product portfolios allowing<br />

them to “green” their own<br />

supply chains. More than fifty<br />

lodges in the KAZA area have<br />

been certified in accordance<br />

with internationally accepted<br />

sustainability standards.<br />

What are you hoping to<br />

achieve at <strong>ITB</strong>?<br />

We hope to increase<br />

awareness of the extraordinary<br />

KAZA conservation<br />

and environmental story<br />

in the hope to attract more<br />

international tour operators<br />

to include it as a new route<br />

or destination.<br />

Hall 20 / Stand 106<br />

©JackyR<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016<br />

www.itb-berlin-news.com


© Thomas Keller<br />

HOSPITALITY / RESTAURANTS / BARS<br />

WHERE<br />

TO GO<br />

IN<br />

<strong>Berlin</strong><br />

CLUBS / EVENTS / SHOPPING / CULTURE<br />

A Magical Metropolis<br />

On the 50 th anniversary of the world’s largest travel show, the Mayor of <strong>Berlin</strong>, Michael<br />

Müller, tells <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> <strong>News</strong> why <strong>Berlin</strong> itself should be celebrated, and enjoyed. He begins<br />

by explaining how far the city has travelled in the half century since <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> began.<br />

Michael Müller<br />

Mayor of <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

From a divided city, <strong>Berlin</strong> has become a thriving<br />

metropolis, and has in the last quarter of a century,<br />

magically attracted people from all over the world.<br />

Therefore, we have recorded more than thirty million<br />

overnight stays in the past year. More and more<br />

visitors come to <strong>Berlin</strong> and are fascinated by the city:<br />

whether it is the cultural landscape, the historical<br />

locations, the parks and waterways, or the club<br />

scene, <strong>Berlin</strong> has something for everyone. It is not<br />

only cosmopolitan, tolerant and lovable, but also a<br />

very livable metropolis.<br />

What is your key message for visitors attending <strong>ITB</strong>?<br />

Enjoy the city, do great business, stay a little longer<br />

and please come back again. In addition, I would<br />

like to express the wish that you recommend <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

when you get home!<br />

What is special about <strong>Berlin</strong>?<br />

I think the mixture in <strong>Berlin</strong> is unique. A mixture of<br />

old and new, of people from all over the world, of<br />

city and nature. Especially in the last 25 years, the<br />

city has blossomed and changed its face, becoming<br />

more cosmopolitan, diverse and colourful. <strong>Berlin</strong> is<br />

a centre of innovation with a diverse startup scene<br />

ENJOY THE CITY,<br />

DO GREAT BUSINESS,<br />

STAY A LITTLE LONGER<br />

AND PLEASE COME<br />

BACK AGAIN.<br />

and is increasingly becoming a hub for high-tech<br />

industries. Finally, <strong>Berlin</strong> is one of the most culturally<br />

attractive cities in the world. Famous museums,<br />

theatres and three opera houses are among the most<br />

famous attractions.<br />

Which city destinations would you recommend for<br />

new visitors to the city?<br />

That is always difficult for the mayor of the city to say,<br />

because they are all exciting in their way. <strong>Berlin</strong> is<br />

so diverse and has so many faces. I recommend that<br />

visitors try to understand this diversity by exploring<br />

the entre city. Perhaps the city centre around Mitte<br />

best embodies the proverbial «<strong>Berlin</strong> mix» of East and<br />

West, nature and culture, old and new.<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016


70<br />

Restaurants<br />

GANYMED BRASSERIE<br />

Vive la France – at the Schiffbauerdamm<br />

Gourmets and fans of French cuisine are<br />

pampered at the Brasserie Ganymed with the<br />

highest culinary standards. In former times,<br />

the playwright Bert Brecht and actress Helene<br />

Weigel stopped here to enjoy the cooking and<br />

the authentic Parisian atmosphere. The dishes<br />

are prepared with fresh, regional products and<br />

special French delicacies; the waiters celebrate<br />

flambéing, carving and filleting in front of the<br />

guests. On hot days and warm summer nights,<br />

be sure to secure a place on the Spree Terrace.<br />

Ganymed Brasserie | French cuisine<br />

Schiffbauerdamm 5 – 10117 <strong>Berlin</strong> Mitte<br />

Tel: +49 30 28 59 90 46<br />

www.ganymed-brasserie.de<br />

Metro: S & U Friedrichstraße S2 S25 S5<br />

S7 S75 U6<br />

Bars<br />

WHERE<br />

TO GO<br />

IN<br />

<strong>Berlin</strong><br />

available as well as more than 100 cocktails from<br />

all over the world. Staff will prepare the famous<br />

Bond cocktail with 007 flair right at your table,<br />

while food like Pizza, Pasta, Burgers and salads<br />

is available on the street food menu.<br />

Open daily 6 pm - 2 am.<br />

Happy Hour daily until 9 pm: Cocktails for €4.50<br />

Bellini Lounge<br />

Oranienburger Strasse 42–43<br />

Mitte – 10117 <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Tel: +49 30 970 056 18<br />

reservierung@bellinilounge.de<br />

www.bellinilounge.de<br />

Metro: S & M Oranienburger Strasse S1 S2 S25<br />

M1 M6. U Oranienburger Tor U 6<br />

Clubs<br />

PURO SKY LOUNGE<br />

The Puro Sky Lounge combines the culture and<br />

the luxury of <strong>Berlin</strong>, reflecting pure lust for life.<br />

The Puro covers about 1,000 sq m on 3 floors,<br />

offering the perfect stage for any kind of event.<br />

Whether an exclusive party, a huge business<br />

event or a dinner, everything is possible and<br />

guests will have an unforgettable night! You<br />

will have an amazing view over <strong>Berlin</strong> with the<br />

famous Kurfürstendamm shopping mile and the<br />

Gedächtniskirche. With such a unique view, you<br />

will feel “on top of the world”.<br />

Puro Sky Lounge<br />

Tauentzienstrasse 9-12,10789 <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Tel: +49 (0)30 26 36 78 75<br />

Metro: U Kurfürstendamm U1 U9<br />

Cultural Entertainment<br />

& Shopping<br />

WINTERGARTEN VARIETE<br />

Entertaining, diverse and offbeat is a perfect<br />

description of the Wintergarten <strong>Berlin</strong>. With<br />

its unique setting of mirrors, wood, red velvet<br />

and the legendary starry sky, the theatre has<br />

attracted icons of the international variety<br />

scene like Meret Becker, Max Raabe and the<br />

Tiger Lillies. Alongside the show, guests can<br />

enjoy drinks, a light snack or a full threecourse<br />

meal.<br />

Show days Wed-Sat 8:00 pm<br />

and Sunday 6:00 pm<br />

Wintergarten Variete<br />

Potsdamer Strasse 96 – 10785 <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Tickets: +49 (0)30 588 434 33<br />

www.wintergarten-berlin.de<br />

Metro: S Potsdamer Platz S1 S2<br />

U Potsdamer Straße U1 U2<br />

BELLINI LOUNGE<br />

In Bellini Lounge with bar, restaurant and a large<br />

outdoor terrace area, everything circles around<br />

modern bar culture. Traditional <strong>Berlin</strong> spirits are<br />

Puro Sky Lounge<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> BERLIN NEWS • Wednesday 9 th March 2016<br />

www.itb-berlin-news.com


<strong>ITB</strong> QUICKFINDER<br />

9-13 MARCH 2016<br />

Exhibition Grounds<br />

Geländeplan<br />

Shuttle Busses<br />

Shuttle Linien<br />

Fairground Shuttle<br />

Gelände-Shuttle<br />

Catering Guide<br />

Gastro-Führer<br />

Open Exits Evening Hours<br />

Nachtausgänge<br />

Services<br />

Service<br />

Exhibitors from A to Z<br />

Austeller von A bis Z


EXHIBITION GROUNDS<br />

GELÄNDEPLAN<br />

Hall 26 C / Stand 310 Hall 5.2 B / Stand 205-205a Hall 26 A / Stand 122-123<br />

Hall 5.2 A / Stand 109-109a Hall 26 A / Stand 121<br />

Hall 20 / Stand 138 Hall 21 A / Stand 120 Hall 21 A / Stand 110<br />

Hall 6.2 A / Stand 103a<br />

Hall 12 / Stand 101<br />

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Hall 26 A / Stand 106b<br />

Hall 26 A / Stand 130<br />

Hall 26 A / Stand 106<br />

Hall 21 18 A / Stand / 125a 120<br />

Hall 17 / Stand 109<br />

Hall 22 A / Stand 103<br />

Hall 1.1 / Stand 211<br />

Hall 2.1 / Stand 480 Hall 3.1 / Stand 109a<br />

Hall 3.1 / Stand 131<br />

Hall 1.1 / Stand 112<br />

Hall 25 / Stand 110 Hall 9 / Stand 103<br />

Hall 25 / Stand 133 Hall 9 / Stand 110<br />

Hall 25 / Stand 123<br />

www.itb-berlin.com<br />

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SHUTTLE BUSSES & FAIRGROUND SHUTTLE<br />

SHUTTLE LINIEN & GELÄNDE-SHUTTLE<br />

AIRPORT SHUTTLE: LINE M2 SUPPORTED BY POSTBUS<br />

Transfer from Tegel Airport to <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> venue and return (8 – 13 March),<br />

duration on average 20-30 minutes<br />

From Airport Tegel to <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> venue<br />

Departure Airport Tegel 8:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m<br />

Arrival Entrance South 8:25 a.m. – 5:40 p.m.<br />

From <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> venue to Airport Tegel<br />

Entrance South 11:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.<br />

Arrival Airport Tegel 12:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. .<br />

In the morning and in the evening the buses go every 30 minutes.<br />

From 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. the busses go every hour.<br />

Transfer Flughafen <strong>Berlin</strong>-Tegel zum Eingang Süd und zurück (8. – 13. März),<br />

Fahrzeit durchschnittlich 20-30 Minuten<br />

Vom Flughafen Tegel zum Messegelände<br />

Abfahrt Flughafen Tegel 8:00 – 17:15 Uhr<br />

Ankunft Eingang Süd 8:25 – 17:40 Uhr<br />

Vom Messegelände zum Flughafen Tegel<br />

Abfahrt Eingang Süd 11:30 – 19:00 Uhr<br />

Ankunft Flughafen Tegel 12:00 – 19:30 Uhr<br />

Morgens und abends fahren die Busse alle 30 Minuten, zwischen 12:00 – 16:00 Uhr stündlich<br />

PARK AND RIDE BUS SHUTTLE: LINE M1<br />

Transfer Olympischer Platz - Entrance South and return (9-13 March) daily: 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.<br />

The busses go every 15 minutes.<br />

CITY BUS SHUTTLE<br />

Our city bus shuttle takes you fast and comfortable to the <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> venue, Entrance South. Two<br />

lines are provided. Please note that the stops are not marked as <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> stops. The busses stop at<br />

the regular bus stops of the <strong>Berlin</strong> public transport system.<br />

Unser City-Shuttle bringt Sie rasch zum Messegelände, Eingang Süd.<br />

Es gibt zwei verschiedene Linien. Bitte beachten Sie, dass die Haltestellen nicht durch die<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> gekennzeichnet sind. Die Shuttles halten an den Bushaltestellen des <strong>Berlin</strong>er ÖPNV.<br />

Line A<br />

Bus-Stop 1: Unter den Linden / Friedrichstraße<br />

Bus-Stop 2: Train Station S+U Bahnhof Potsdamer Platz (Leipziger Platz)<br />

Line B<br />

Bus-Stop 1: Metro Station U Wittenbergplatz<br />

Bus-Stop 2: Metro Station U Kurfürstendamm (Kranzlereck)<br />

Bus-Stop 3: Olivaer Platz (Kurfürstendamm 61)<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> HOTEL SHUTTLE<br />

The <strong>ITB</strong> Hotel Shuttle is your fast and direct connection to <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> in the morning. In the evening<br />

the busses will bring you back to your hotel or into the city. Further information is available in the<br />

partner hotels of the <strong>ITB</strong> Hotel Shuttle. You will receive the timetable and the necessary shuttle<br />

ticket in your hotel.<br />

Transfer Olympischer Platz - Eingang Süd und zurück (9.-13. März) täglich: 8.30 Uhr - 19.30 Uhr<br />

Die Busse fahren alle 15 Minuten<br />

Bus-Stop 4: Metro Station U Adenauerplatz<br />

Bus-Stop 5: Train Station S Halensee<br />

Morning / morgens:<br />

9-11.3. from 8:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m., every 20 minutes<br />

12-13.3. from 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., every 30 minutes<br />

(Times of 1st bus stop / Abfahrtszeiten 1. Haltepunkt)<br />

Evening / abends:<br />

9-11.3. from 5:00 p.m. - 7:10 p.m., every 20 minutes<br />

12-13.3. from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., every 30 minutes<br />

(Departure times Entrance South / Abfahrtszeiten Eingang Süd)<br />

Deviations can be possible due to traffic.<br />

Verkehrsbedingte Abweichungen sind möglich.<br />

Mit dem <strong>ITB</strong> Hotel-Shuttle kommen Sie morgens schnell und direkt zur <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>. Nach dem<br />

Messebesuch bringen Sie die Shuttlebusse zurück zu Ihrem Hotel oder in die Innenstadt. Weitere<br />

Informationen erhalten Sie in den Partnerhotels des <strong>ITB</strong> Hotel-Shuttles. Den Fahrplan und das<br />

erforderliche Shuttle-Ticket erhalten Sie in Ihrem Hotel.<br />

FAIRGROUND SHUTTLE<br />

GELÄNDE-SHUTTLE<br />

#4 www.itb-berlin.com


CATERING GUIDE & OPEN EXITS EVENING HOURS<br />

GASTRO-FÜHRER & NACHTAUSGÄNGE<br />

CATERING GUIDE<br />

GASTRO-FÜHRER<br />

EXITS EVENING HOURS<br />

NACHTAUSGÄNGE<br />

www.itb-berlin.com<br />

#5


SERVICES<br />

SERVICE<br />

Airports<br />

Information: +49 30 60911150<br />

Hotline for both airports: Tegel and<br />

Schönefeld, www.berlin-airport.de<br />

Assistance for People with Disabilities/<br />

Wheelchair services<br />

Hall 4.2, Telephone: +49 30 3038-5837<br />

Banks/Cash Machines<br />

Cash machines: CityCube <strong>Berlin</strong>, Entrance<br />

foyer, Hall 1.2b/2.2b, Hall 14.1, Hall 19<br />

Cash Truck „ZasterLaster“, Entrance South<br />

ReiseBank at the branch office “Zoological<br />

Garden” railway station,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 8817117<br />

Business Center<br />

Messe <strong>Berlin</strong> GmbH,<br />

E-mail: business-center@messe-berlin.de<br />

(photo copies, fax, telephone,<br />

e-mail, Internet, PC, scanner, printer,<br />

notebook connection, business cards, top<br />

up prepaid cards, SIM-cards, USB flash drive,<br />

internat. power adapter)<br />

• Grosser Stern, level 3,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 3038-4127,<br />

Fax: +49 30 3038-4136<br />

• Hall 2.2, Room Ulm (only 9-12 March),<br />

Telephone: +49 30 3038 81225,<br />

• Halls 20/21, Passageway,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 3038-4130,<br />

Fax: +49 30 3038-4138<br />

• CityCube <strong>Berlin</strong>, Entrance foyer,<br />

opposite O-Rooms,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 3038-4129,<br />

Fax: +49 30 3038-4137<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> Business Point<br />

09-11 March<br />

in halls 5.2/234 & 3.1/208<br />

Your place for appointments & trade<br />

business<br />

Catering (Capital Catering GmbH)<br />

• Stand Service for exhibitors:<br />

Telephone +49 30 3038-2993<br />

• Banquets Fairground:<br />

Telephone +49 30 3038-3950<br />

• Banquets CityCube:<br />

Telephone +49 30 3038-3914<br />

• Banquets Palais am Funkturm:<br />

Telephone +49 30 3038-1991<br />

• Restaurants on the fairground:<br />

Telephone +49 30 3038-3929<br />

• Funkturm Restaurant,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 3038-2996<br />

• Restaurant Brandenburg, Hall 24,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 3038-1912<br />

• Restaurant “Casino”, Hall 7.3,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 3038-1927<br />

Only 9-12 March.<br />

• Restaurant “Panorama”, Hall 5.3/6.3<br />

Telephone: +49 30 3038-1981<br />

• Business Lounge in Marshall-Haus,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 3038-3929<br />

Climate Protection<br />

Climate-conscious travel. <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Cooperation Partner atmosfair GmbH<br />

Hall 4.1 / 240<br />

Cloakrooms/Luggage Lock-up<br />

Entrance South, Service Center Hall 7, Hall 9,<br />

Entrance East (Hall 14.1), Entrance North<br />

(Hall 19), Hall 20/21, CityCube <strong>Berlin</strong>,<br />

Entrance Foyer (East)<br />

Fee: € 2.50 / garment, € 3.00 / luggage<br />

eTravel World<br />

Meetings, workshops and presentations<br />

about Social Media, Mobile Travel Services<br />

and Big Data, Hall 6.1,<br />

www.itb-berlin.com/etravel<br />

Exhibitor Service Counter<br />

Grosser Stern, level 3,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 3038-4123, -4124, -4125,<br />

-4127, Fax: +49 30 3038-4135<br />

Fire Department – Emergency Call<br />

Plant Fire Brigade Messe <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Telephone: +49 30 30 38 31 12<br />

First Aid – DRK (Red Cross) Physician<br />

Emergency calls<br />

Telephone +49 30 3038-2222<br />

Hall 2.1, Hall 3.2, Hall 9, Hall 26c, and<br />

passageways between Halls 12/13, 17/18,<br />

and 20/21<br />

Wheelchairs/Lost Children: Hall 4.2,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 3038-5837<br />

Hotel Reservations/Travel Arrangements<br />

HRS www.hrs.de/hotel/de/berlin,<br />

Telephone: +49 221 2077 6033<br />

Visit<strong>Berlin</strong> www.visitberlin.de,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 250025<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> Mobile Guide<br />

Download at www.itb-berlin.mobi<br />

Lost Children/Red Cross<br />

Hall 4.2, Telephone: +49 30 3038-5837<br />

Lost and Found<br />

Security Office, passageway between<br />

Halls 16/17, Telephone: +49 30 3038-1785<br />

Media Center<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong> press team, editorial offices,<br />

PR Agencies (Halls 5.3 & 6.3)<br />

www.itb-berlin.com/press<br />

Pharmacy<br />

Witzleben Apotheke,<br />

Kaiserdamm 24/at the corner of<br />

Messedamm, 14055 <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Telephone: 0800 3011970, +49 30 93952030<br />

Delivery Service:<br />

Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.),<br />

last orders until 2:00 p.m. for delivery on same<br />

day<br />

Photocopies/Printing<br />

See Business Center<br />

Police<br />

Emergency call to police: Telephone: 110<br />

District Office 22, Charlottenburger<br />

Chaussee 75, 13597 <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Telephone: +49 30 4664-222701<br />

Police station in Hall 7, ground level,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 4664-200760,<br />

Fax: +49 30 4664-200799<br />

Post Office<br />

Postbank Finance Center<br />

Soorstraße 61 – 62, 14050 <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Mon – Fri: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sat: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.<br />

Prayers Room/Room of Silence<br />

For all confessions and pastoral care:<br />

Hall 6.2, entrance Summer<br />

Garden, Telephone: +49 30 3038-5858,<br />

+49 163 6095100<br />

Muslim Prayer Room Hall 19, Foyer West<br />

Press Stand<br />

Extensive selection of free international<br />

publications, foyer between Halls 6.2/5.2<br />

Public Transport<br />

BVG, <strong>Berlin</strong>er Verkehrsbetriebe,<br />

Rates and Schedules, Telephone: +49 30 194<br />

49, Web: www.bvg.de<br />

S-Bahn <strong>Berlin</strong> GmbH, Rates and schedules,<br />

Telephone +49 30 297 43333,<br />

Web: www.s-bahn-berlin.de<br />

Shipment (brochure material)<br />

INFOX Package Station<br />

National and international shipment of<br />

brochure materials for visitors, credit or<br />

debit cards only, Foyer Hall 1.1/2.1<br />

Taxi ranks<br />

CityCube <strong>Berlin</strong> – Messedamm,<br />

Entrance South, Gate 9,<br />

Entrance East (Halls 14/15),<br />

Entrance North (Hall 19)<br />

Taxi Reservations<br />

• Funk Taxi <strong>Berlin</strong>,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 261026<br />

• Taxi-Ruf City Funk,<br />

Telephone: +49 30 210202<br />

• Würfelfunk, Telephone: +49 30 210101<br />

Ticket Sales/Ticket Office<br />

MB Capital Services GmbH, Thüringer Allee<br />

12, 14052 <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Telephone: +49 30 3069-6969,<br />

Fax: +49 30 3069-6930<br />

Tourist Information<br />

<strong>Berlin</strong> Tourismus & Kongress GmbH<br />

Am Karlsbad 11, 10785 <strong>Berlin</strong>,<br />

Service-Hotline: +49 30 25002<br />

www.visitberlin.de<br />

Trains: Deutsche Bahn<br />

Service Hotline 0180 6 99 66 33 (0,20 Euros<br />

per minute from German landlines),<br />

www.bahn.com<br />

Visitors’ Meeting Point<br />

Entrance North (Lobby, Hall 19),<br />

Entrance South (Middle Foyer between<br />

Hall 1.2a and 2.2a)<br />

Wi-Fi<br />

FreeWifi, password: itb2016<br />

Apotheke<br />

Witzleben Apotheke,<br />

Kaiserdamm 24/ Ecke Messedamm,<br />

14055 <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Telefon: +49 30 9395 2030, 0800 3011970<br />

Messe-Lieferservice: Bestellannahme<br />

von Mo-Fr (8-14 Uhr)<br />

Lieferung Mo-Fr bis 18 Uhr<br />

Auskunft<br />

Inland: 11833, Ausland: 11834<br />

Aussteller-Service-Counter<br />

Grosser Stern, Ebene 3<br />

Telefon: +49 30 3038-4123, -4124, -4125, -4127,<br />

Fax: +49 30 3038-4135<br />

Banken/Geldautomaten<br />

Geldautomaten: CityCube <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Eingangsfoyer (ZE1), Halle 14.1, Halle 19,<br />

Mittelfoyer Halle 1.2b/2.2b,<br />

Cash truck „ZasterLaster“, Eingang Süd,<br />

ReiseBank: Geschäftsstelle <strong>Berlin</strong> Bahnhof<br />

Zoo, Telefon: +49 30 8817117<br />

Behindertenhilfe/Rollstuhlverleih<br />

Halle 4.2 Kopffoyer, Telefon: +49 30 3038-5837<br />

<strong>Berlin</strong>er Verkehrsbetriebe BVG, S-Bahn<br />

Tarif- und Fahrplanauskunft: +49 30 19449,<br />

www.bvg.de<br />

Business Center<br />

Messe <strong>Berlin</strong> GmbH, e-mail: businesscenter@messe-berlin.de<br />

(Fotokopien,<br />

Telefax, Telefon, Internet, PC-Nutzung,<br />

Scanner, Drucker, Notebook-Anschluss,<br />

Visitenkarten, Prepaid-Karten, SIM-Karten,<br />

USB Sticks, internat. Stromadapter)<br />

• Grosser Stern, Ebene 3,<br />

Telefon: +49 30 3038-4128,<br />

Fax: +49 30 3038-4136<br />

• Halle 2.2, Raum Ulm (nur 9.-12.3.)<br />

Telefon: +49 30 3038 81225,<br />

Fax: +49 30 3038-81201<br />

• Übergang Halle 20/21,<br />

Telefon: +49 30 3038-4130,<br />

Fax: +49 30 3038-4138<br />

• CityCube <strong>Berlin</strong> Eingangsfoyer<br />

(ZE1, gegenüber O-Räumen),<br />

Telefon: +49 30 3038-4129,<br />

Fax: +49 30 3038-4137<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> Business Point<br />

09.-11.3.<br />

in Hallen 5.2/234 & 3.1/208<br />

Ihr Ort für Termine und Messegeschäfte<br />

Deutsche Bahn<br />

Fahrplan-, Tarifauskunft, Buchung,<br />

Reservierung<br />

Telefon: 0180 6 99 66 33 (0,20 Euro/Min.<br />

aus dem dt. Festnetz), 0800 1 507090<br />

(kostenlose Fahrplanansage). www.bahn.de<br />

Erste Hilfe, DRK Stationen, ärztlicher<br />

Dienst Notruf DRK-Messegelände<br />

Telefon: +49 30 3038-2222<br />

Halle 2.1, Halle 3.2, Halle 9,<br />

Halle 12/13 (Übergang),<br />

Kleiner Stern oben (Übergang Halle 17/18),<br />

Halle 20/21 (Übergang), Halle 26c.<br />

eTravel World<br />

Meetings, Workshops und Präsentationen<br />

rund um Social Media, Mobile Travel<br />

Services und Big Data, Halle 6.1,<br />

itb-berlin.de/etravel<br />

Feuerwehr-Notruf direkt<br />

Betriebsfeuerwehr Messe <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Telefon +49 30 3038-3112<br />

Flughäfen<br />

Info-Hotline 030 609 11150 für beide<br />

Flughäfen: Tegel und Schönefeld,<br />

www.berlin-airport.de<br />

Fotokopiermöglichkeit<br />

Siehe Business Center<br />

Fundbüro<br />

Pförtnerloge/Übergang Halle 16/17,<br />

Telefon: +49 30 3038-1785,<br />

Garderoben/Gepäckaufbewahrung<br />

Eingang Süd, Service Center Halle 7, Halle 9,<br />

Eingang Ost (Halle 14.1), Eingang Nord<br />

(Halle 19), Halle 20/21, CityCube <strong>Berlin</strong>,<br />

Eingangsfoyer (Ost)<br />

Preis: 2,50 € / Garderobe, 3,00 € / Gepäck<br />

Gastronomie<br />

(Capital Catering GmbH)<br />

• Messestand-Service für Aussteller:<br />

Telefon +49 30 3038-2993<br />

• Bankett Messegelände:<br />

Telefon +49 30 3038-3950<br />

• Bankett CityCube:<br />

Telefon +49 30 3038-3914<br />

• Bankett Palais am Funkturm:<br />

Telefon +49 30 3038-1991<br />

• Restaurants auf dem Messegelände:<br />

Telefon +49 30 3038-3929<br />

• Funkturm Restaurant,<br />

Telefon : +49 30 3038-2996<br />

• Restaurant Brandenburg, Hall 24,<br />

Telefon : +49 30 3038-1912<br />

• Restaurant “Casino”, Hall 7.3,<br />

Telefon : +49 30 3038-1927<br />

Nur 9.-12.3.<br />

• Restaurant “Panorama”, Hall 5.3/6.3<br />

Telefon : +49 30 3038-1981<br />

• Business Lounge im Marshall-Haus<br />

Telefon : +49 30 3038-3929<br />

Gebetsräume/Raum der Stille<br />

Konfessionsunabhängig (auch Seelsorge):<br />

im Zugangsbereich der Halle 6.2,<br />

(Sommergarten), Telefon: +49 30 3038-5858,<br />

Mobil: +49 163 6095100<br />

Moslemischer Gebetsraum: an Halle 19,<br />

Foyer West<br />

Hotelreservierung/Reisearrangement/<br />

Incoming<br />

HRS www.hrs.de/hotel/de/berlin,<br />

Telefon: +49 221 2077 6033<br />

Visit<strong>Berlin</strong> www.visitberlin.de,<br />

Telefon: +49 30250025<br />

<strong>ITB</strong> Mobile Guide<br />

Download unter www.itb-berlin.mobi<br />

Kartenvertrieb/Kassen/Tickets<br />

MB Capital Services GmbH, Thüringer Allee<br />

12, 14052 <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Telefon: +49 30 30696969,<br />

Fax +49 30 30696930<br />

Klimaschutz<br />

Klimabewusst reisen. <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Kooperationspartner atmosfair gGmbH,<br />

Halle 4.1 / 240<br />

Kinder-Sammelstelle/DRK<br />

Halle 4.2 Kopffoyer, Telefon: +49 30 3038-<br />

5837<br />

Medienzentrum<br />

Presseteam der <strong>ITB</strong> <strong>Berlin</strong>, Redaktionsbüros,<br />

PR-Agenturen (Hallen 5.3 & 6.3),<br />

www.itb-berlin.de/presse<br />

Polizei<br />

Polizei-Notruf direkt, Telefon: 110<br />

Abschnitt 22, Charlottenburger Chaussee 75,<br />

13597 <strong>Berlin</strong><br />

Telefon: +49 30 4664-222701<br />

Anzeigenaufnahme, Polizeiwache Service-<br />

Center Halle 7, 1. OG<br />

Telefon: +49 30 4664-200760,<br />

Fax: +49 30 4664-200799<br />

www.berlin.de/polizei<br />

Postfiliale<br />

Postbank Finanzcenter, Soorstraße 61 – 62<br />

14050 <strong>Berlin</strong>, Telefon +49 30 3039-6151<br />

Mo – Fr. 9–18 Uhr, Sa. 9–13 Uhr<br />

Pressestand<br />

Umfassendes Angebot an internationalen<br />

Zeitschriften, Foyer Hallen 6.2/5.2<br />

Taxi-Anfahrtstellen<br />

CityCube <strong>Berlin</strong> – Messedamm, Eingang Süd,<br />

Tor 9, Eingang Ost (Halle 14/15),<br />

Eingang Nord (Halle 19)<br />

Taxiruf-Vorbestellungen<br />

Funk Taxi <strong>Berlin</strong>, Telefon: +49 30 261026<br />

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1001 Events 22.B 210<br />

11 Infotech System Co., Ltd. 26.B 207b<br />

1AVista Reisen GmbH 25. 167<br />

2. DSP, s.r.o. 7.2B 102a-b<br />

365 days of Armenia by SacVoyage Travel 15.1 104<br />

365 Travel 26.C 326<br />

3K Management 18. 126a<br />

4 roues sous 1 parapluie 2.2 201, 201a<br />

4Travel Incoming Tour Operator 15.1 100<br />

5stelle* 6.1 112<br />

7 Degrees South 20. 130<br />

7 Pines Hotels & Resorts 14.1 113<br />

911 Memorial & Museum 2.1 405<br />

A<br />

A - Trip2Ro 7.2B 101a-c<br />

A Bite of Cusco 1.1 102<br />

A La Carte Travel 2.2 110<br />

A&O Hotels and Hostels Holding AG 4.1 100<br />

A. Tsokkos Hotels Public Ltd 2.2 111, 111a<br />

A.T. Seasons & Vacations Travel Pvt. Ltd 5.2B 205, 205a<br />

A.T.R. Touristik (Unit Turizm Otomotiv<br />

ve Reklamcilik San. ve Tic. A.S.) 3.2 201<br />

A2Btransfers 25. 138<br />

AAA Travel 20. 134<br />

aachen tourist service e.v. 8.2 103f<br />

AAE All Asia Exclusive 26.B 221<br />

Aanari 20. 129<br />

Aarhus 2017 - Kulturhauptstadt Europas 16. 101<br />

Aarhus 2017 European Capital of Culture,<br />

Sekretariatet fon Fonden Aarhus 2017 18. 128a<br />

Aarya Village Travel 5.2A 110<br />

AAT Kings 5.2A 114<br />

AB Chapri Group 5.2B 256<br />

Abacus Tours 1.2 216<br />

Abano Montegrotto Tas Health Hotel 1.2 226<br />

AB-ASTAMY Origins Ethiopia Tour & Travel 21.A 121<br />

Abba Hotels 4.2 101,101a<br />

Abbey Scotland 18. 123, 125<br />

Abbey Tours 18. 122<br />

ABC Travel 1.2 103<br />

Abenteuer Afrika Safari 20. 114<br />

Abercrombie & Kent Sub - Saharan Africa 20. 120<br />

Aberdeenshire 18. 123, 125<br />

Abies Travel 4.2 121<br />

ab-in-den-urlaub.de 8.1 112<br />

ab-in-den-urlaub-deals.de 8.1 112<br />

Abjar Hotels International 22.A 103<br />

Aboriginal Cultural Tours - South Australia 5.2A 114<br />

Abreu DMC Açores 2.2 208a<br />

Abreu online 10.1 208a<br />

Absolut Tours & Safaris 20. 134<br />

Absolute Ethiopia Tours 21.A 121<br />

Absolute Tours (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. 26.B 225<br />

Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management 22.B 210<br />

Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) 22.B 210<br />

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority 22.B 210<br />

AC Hotels by Marriott 9. 302<br />

AC Tours 18. 123, 125<br />

Acacia Adventure Holidays 20. 120<br />

Academservice 2.1 120<br />

Acampora Hotels Srl 1.2 227<br />

Acampora Travel 25. 131<br />

Acapulco 1.1 101<br />

ACAVe 4.2 202<br />

Accent Travel & Events 7.2B 101a-c<br />

Access Southern Africa 20. 138<br />

Accesstour - ACCESSible Tourism<br />

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Accor Hotels 21.B 208<br />

Accor Hotels 23.A 100<br />

Accor Indonesia 26.A 122, 123<br />

Accor Malaysia 26.A 121<br />

ACCORHOTELS 3.1 131<br />

AccorHotels 9. 215<br />

AccorHotels Asia Pacific 26.C 321<br />

AccorHotels Middle East 22.A 103<br />

Ace Travels Maldives<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

ACHAT Hotels Deutschland 14.1 110<br />

Achava Festspiele Thüringen 11.2 103<br />

ACL GmbH & Co. Reisedienste KG 7.2C 101<br />

Acme Travels (Pvt.) Ltd 1.1 104b<br />

acora Hotels und Wohnen 9. 110<br />

ACOYA Hotel Suites & Villas 3.1 135<br />

ACQUAFORTE TRAVEL DESIGNER 1.2 226<br />

Across Africa 21.A 119<br />

Across Australia - NZ 5.2A 114<br />

across spain DMC & Leisure Travel 4.2 202<br />

Acrotel Hotels & Resort 2.2 101<br />

Active Adventure Tours Mongolia<br />

(Tour Mongolia) 4.1 248<br />

Active Holidays 7.2B 101a-c<br />

Active Holidays Co.Ltd. 26.B 218<br />

Active India Holidays Pvt. Ltd. 5.2B 237<br />

Activities - The Transfer and Activity Bank 8.1 123<br />

ADAC Verlag GmbH &Co.KG 10.2 107<br />

Adalya Resort & SPA 3.2 201<br />

A’DAM LOOKOUT 10.2 102<br />

Adam Park Marrakech Hotel & Spa 21.B 208<br />

Adams Beach Hotel<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort 18. 122<br />

Addis Ababa Hotel Owners Trade<br />

Sectoral Association 21.A 121<br />

Adelboden-Frutigen Tourismus 17. 101,101a-c<br />

Adobe Rent a Car<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Adria Airways 17. 109<br />

Adria DMC 1.2 221<br />

Adria Ferries 1.2 214<br />

Adriatic Travel & Trade d.o.o. 1.2 204<br />

adriatica.net Group 1.2 219<br />

ADS MUNDO 1.1 201<br />

Advanced Adventures Ltd. 21.A 119<br />

Advanced Computer Technology (ACT) 8.1 113a<br />

Advantage Travel 1.1 110<br />

Adventure & Fun Albania 1.2 214<br />

Adventure Carstensz 26.A 122, 123<br />

Adventure Dublin 4.1 104<br />

Adventure Indonesia 26.A 109, 122, 123<br />

Adventure Myanmar Tours & Incentives 26.B 201<br />

Adventure Pakistan 5.2A 115<br />

Adventure Sumatra 26.A 122, 123<br />

Adventure Tours Pakistan (PATO) 5.2A 115<br />

Adventure Travel Trade Association 4.1 209<br />

Adventure Travel West Inc. 2.1 435<br />

Adventures Overland 4.1 230<br />

Adyen 6.1 153<br />

Aegean Airlines S.A. 2.2 101<br />

Aegean Islands Cyclades-Dodecanes 2.2 212<br />

Aegean Islands Lesvos-Chios-Samos 2.2 101<br />

Aegean Star Hotels 2.2 101<br />

Aeolos Cyprus 25. 131<br />

Aeolos Malta 25. 131<br />

Aer Lingus 18. 122<br />

AER Reisebüro Kooperation 25. 129<br />

Aerodiana 1.1 102<br />

Aeroflot 25. 130<br />

AEROFLOT Russian Airlines 2.1 102<br />

Aerolineas Argentinas 25. 130<br />

Aeromexico 1.1 101<br />

Aeromexico 25. 130<br />

Aerovias del Continente Americano<br />

AVIANCA 1.1 218<br />

Aerowisata Hotels & Resorts 26.A 122, 123<br />

AERTiCKET AG 25. 129<br />

Aferry.eu GmbH 5.1 128<br />

Africa Albida Tourism 20. 136<br />

Africa Horseback Safaris 20. 111<br />

Africa Safari Experts Ltd. 21.A 122<br />

Africa Travel Co / Wildlife Adventures 20. 120<br />

AFRICA TRAVEL TOURS 20. 136<br />

African Bush Camps 20. 131<br />

African Dreams 21.A 101a<br />

African Eagle 20. 138<br />

African Excursions 20. 131<br />

African Horizons 21.A 120<br />

African Hotels & Adventures<br />

and Three Cities Hotels Group 20. 138<br />

African Monarch Lodges 20. 114<br />

African Origin Travel & Sports Tourism 21.A 106<br />

African Profile Safaris 20. 114<br />

African Quest Safaris 21.A 120<br />

African Scenic Safaris 21.A 122<br />

African Sun 20. 136<br />

African Synergy 20. 119<br />

African Travel Concept 20. 138<br />

Afrimac, Senegal 8.1 113a<br />

AG “Barrierefreie Reiseziele in Deutschland” 12. 102<br />

AG Stadtführergilde im Verein Pro<br />

Fritzlar e.V. c/o Manfred Ochs 7.2C 101<br />

Hall 25.<br />

Stand 142<br />

AGA International S.A. Niederlassung für<br />

Deutschland (Allianz Global Assistance) 25. 142<br />

Agència de Desenvolupament<br />

del Berguedà 4.2 202<br />

Agència de Turismo<br />

de les Illes Balears (ATB) 4.2 101,101a<br />

Agència Valenciana del Turisme 4.2 101,101a<br />

Agentur für Tourismusentwicklung e.V. 2.1 104<br />

Agne Tours 3.2 201<br />

Agora Brasil Viagens 1.1 104a<br />

Agora Travel S.A. 2.2 117<br />

Agrotourism KG 2.1 117<br />

Ägypten, Botschaft der Arabischen<br />

Republik Ägypten 23.A 100<br />

AHGZ - Matthaes Verlag GmbH 11.1 214<br />

AHGZ & fvw Karrierewelt 11.1 214<br />

AHORN Berghotel Friedrichroda 11.2 103<br />

Ahrtal-Tourismus Bad<br />

Neuenahr-Ahrweiler e.V. 8.2 103a<br />

AIC Service und Call Center GmbH 25. 157<br />

AIDA Cruises 6.2A 102, 104<br />

Air Astana 26.C 300<br />

Air Austral 20. 132<br />

Air Baltic Corporation 18. 104<br />

Air <strong>Berlin</strong> PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG 25. 110<br />

Air Botswana 20. 131<br />

Air Canada 2.1 491<br />

Air Dolomiti S.p.A. 1.2 106<br />

Air Europa 25. 130<br />

Air Europa Líneas Aéreas S.A. 4.2 106<br />

Air France 25. 130<br />

Air Iceland<br />

18. 114, 114a<br />

Air India<br />

5.2B 205, 205a<br />

Air Juan Aviation, Inc. 26.A 101, 134<br />

Air Malta p.l.c. 1.2 222<br />

Air Mandalay Limited 26.B 201<br />

Air Namibia 20. 114<br />

Air Moldova 7.2B 104<br />

Air New Zealand 5.2A 114<br />

Air Nuigini 5.2A 106<br />

Air Seychelles 20. 130<br />

Air Tahiti Nui 5.2A 105<br />

Airconnects 25. 116<br />

airfair Flugservice GmbH 25. 129<br />

airline-direct.de 8.1 112<br />

Airport Weeze 8.2 102a<br />

Airports of Thailand Public<br />

Company Limited 26.B 219<br />

Airtrade Holland BV 25. 129<br />

Airwing Tours (Pvt) Ltd<br />

5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Aitken Spence Hotel<br />

Managements PVT LTD 5.2B 221<br />

Aitken Spence Travels 25. 131<br />

Aitken Spence Travels (Pvt) Ltd 5.2A 107, 107b<br />

AITO (Azadi Int. Tourism Org.) 7.2A 100<br />

a-ja Resort und Hotel GmbH 9. 213<br />

AJAX Hotel<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Ajman Government,<br />

Tourism Development Department 22.B 203<br />

Ajura Pte. Ltd. 6.1 152<br />

Ak Sai Travel 2.1 114<br />

Akadem - Incoming Poland 15.1 100<br />

Akassia Swiss Resort (Club Calimera & Iti) 23.A 100<br />

Akay Travel Service 3.2 201<br />

Akbak Tuz Oteli 3.2 109<br />

Akdem Travel 3.2 201<br />

Akoya Hotel & Spa 20. 132<br />

Akti Beach Holiday Village<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Aktiv Tours Incoming Hungary 2.2 209<br />

Aktivhotel Santalucia am Gardasee 1.2 107<br />

AKTOB (Akdeniz Turistik Otelciler<br />

ve Isletmeciler Birligi) 3.2 201<br />

Akumal Beach Resort 1.1 101<br />

Akwaba Afrika 21.A 108a<br />

AKZENT Hotels e.V. 8.1 142<br />

Al Ain Rotana 9. 308<br />

Al Awael Travel 23.B 200<br />

Al Burj Travel & Tours 22.B 210<br />

Al Bustan Palace Ritz Carlton 22.B 200<br />

Al Bustan Rotana 9. 308<br />

Al Ghurair Arjaan by Rotana 9. 308<br />

Al Ghurair Rayhaan by Rotana 9. 308<br />

Al Gosaibi Travel 23.B 201<br />

Al Hamra Golf Club<br />

22.A 101, 101a<br />

Al Jazeera Media Network 9. 109<br />

Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana 9. 308<br />

Al Manshar Rotana 9. 308<br />

Al Marjan Island LLC<br />

22.A 101, 101a<br />

Al Marwa Rayhan by Rotana 9. 308<br />

Al Murooj Rotana 9. 308<br />

Al Nahda Resort & Spa 22.B 200<br />

Al Rawda Arjaan by Rotana 9. 308<br />

Al Salam Rotana 9. 308<br />

Al Salouma Travel 23.A 100<br />

Al Shaab Village 22.A 104<br />

Al Thuraya Travel & Tours (T3 Group) - DMC 23.B 202<br />

AL Travel Company 2.1 124<br />

Alabama Tourism Department 2.1 345<br />

Aladdin Beach Resort 23.A 111<br />

Alaiye Resort & Spa Hotel 3.2 201<br />

Alamo Rent a Car<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Alamo Rent A Car 9. 107<br />

Alamos Travel Service 1.1 101<br />

Alanya (Alanya Turizm Tanitma Vakfi) 3.2 201<br />

Alanya Touristik Hoteliers Association 3.2 137<br />

Alaska Heritage Tours 2.1 302<br />

Alaska Holiday 2.1 302<br />

Alaska Railroad 2.1 302<br />

Alaska Travel Connections 2.1 302<br />

Alaska, State of - c/o Alaska<br />

Travel Industry Association 2.1 302<br />

Albania Experience 1.2 214<br />

Albania Holidays DMC 1.2 214<br />

Albanian National Tourism Agency 1.2 214<br />

Albanian Trip 1.2 214<br />

Albatravel Firenze 1.2 113<br />

Albatravel Group 9. 206<br />

Albatross Europa 18. 123, 125<br />

Albena AG 15.1 101<br />

Albena Tour PLC 15.1 101<br />

Albrecht Dürer Airport Nürnberg 9. 115<br />

Albtours D 1.2 214<br />

Alcon Victor Group<br />

5.2B 205, 205a<br />

Alcudia Pins 4.2 103<br />

Alcúdia, Consorcio de Promoción Exterior 4.2 102<br />

Aldeia dos Capuchos Hotel, Golf & SPA 2.2 208a<br />

Aldemar Resorts 2.2 101<br />

Aleenta Resorts & Spa 26.B 221<br />

Alentejo Promotion Office 2.2 208a<br />

Aletsch Arena AG<br />

17. 101,101a-c<br />

Alexander Tour 15.1 101<br />

Alexander von Humboldt - Das Schiff 6.2A 101<br />

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Alexandra Hotel 1.2 222<br />

Algarve Tourism Bureau 2.2 208c<br />

Algeria, National Tourism Board<br />

National Tourism Office 21.B 215<br />

Ali Baba Palace 23.A 111<br />

Alila Hotels & Resorts 26.A 122, 123<br />

Alila Jabal Akhdar 22.B 200<br />

Alilaguna Spa 1.2 226<br />

Alimentarium - Museum der Ernährung 17. 101,101a-c<br />

Alitalia 25. 110, 130<br />

Alizée Resort Management /<br />

Casuarina Resorts & Spa /<br />

Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort 20. 129<br />

All About Africa Tours & Travels 20. 134<br />

All Alaska Tours 2.1 223<br />

All Asia Exclusive 26.B 201<br />

All Europe Incoming -<br />

Tour East Tour Hungary 2.2 209<br />

All Mexico Destinations 1.1 101<br />

All Pacific Travel Concept APTC 5.2A 103<br />

All Terra Ecoturismo en Argentina 1.1 208<br />

All Ways Travel 1.1 102<br />

ALL-Around Louvre-Lens<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Alleo GmbH<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Allgäu Airport GmbH & Co. KG 6.2B 301<br />

Allgäu GmbH 6.2B 308<br />

Allgemeiner Deutscher<br />

Fahrrad-Club e.V. (ADFC) 12. 102<br />

Alliance Abroad Group 4.1 102<br />

Alliance for Downtown New York 2.1 405<br />

AlliedTPro 2.1 527<br />

allrounder mountain resort GmbH & Co. KG 8.2 103c<br />

Allsun H. Eden Playa 4.2 103<br />

allsun Hotels 4.2 207<br />

Almanity Hoi An 26.C 311<br />

Almeria Tourist Board<br />

4.2 201,201a-c<br />

Aloboo Safaris 21.A 120<br />

Aloes Travel Tours 20. 103<br />

Aloft Cancun 1.1 101<br />

Aloft Hotels 9. 315<br />

Alpenregion Tegernsee Schliersee KU 6.2B 315, 316<br />

alpetour Touristische GmbH 4.1 118<br />

Alpha Adventures 21.A 119<br />

Alpha Tours L.L.C. 22.A 103<br />

Alpha Travel 25. 131<br />

Alpha Travel 21.A 124<br />

Alphonse Island 20. 130<br />

Alpin Rentals GmbH 17. 103<br />

alpincenter Bottrop 8.1 119<br />

Alpine Sterling DMC Malta 1.2 222<br />

AlpNet - Verein zur Förderung<br />

des Alpentourismus 5.3 114<br />

Altai Region, Department of Tourism,<br />

Health Resorts, Interregional<br />

and International Relations 2.1 120<br />

Altanueva 1.1 101<br />

Alte Schule Jugendreisen Bildung<br />

und Arbeit e.V. 4.1 103<br />

Alter Kreisbahnhof 9. 110<br />

Althoff Hotel Collection/ Ameron<br />

Hotel Collection 8.2 103a<br />

ALTIS BLUE & GREEN 2.2 208a<br />

Altitude Adventures 1.1 206<br />

Alto Atacama Desert Lodge and Spa 1.1 201<br />

Alva Donna Hotels 3.2 201<br />

AM Lodge - AM Villa - AM Spa AM<br />

Milner Gwuest House 20. 138<br />

Amadeus Germany GmbH 5.1 125b<br />

Amadeus Travel Agency<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Amadeus Travel Lufthansa City Center 7.2B 104<br />

Amakhala Game Reserve 20. 138<br />

Amalinda Collection 20. 136<br />

Amani Tiwi Beach Resort 21.A 120<br />

Amara Singapore 26.A 133<br />

Amara World Hotels 3.2 141<br />

Amari Havodda Maldives<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Amatara Resort & Wellness Phuket 9. 120<br />

Amathus Beach Hotel<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Amaya Leisure PLC<br />

5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Amazilia Travel<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Amazing Asia Travels & Tours Pvt Ltd. 5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Amazing Italy 1.2 104<br />

Amazon River Expeditions 1.1 102<br />

Ambassador Group 7.2B 102a-b<br />

AMBER HOTEL Chemnitz Park 14.1 112<br />

AMBER HOTEL Hilden/Düsseldorf 14.1 112<br />

AMBER HOTEL Leonberg/Stuttgart 14.1 112<br />

AMBER HOTELS 14.1 112<br />

AMBER RESIDENZ Bavaria 14.1 112<br />

Amelia Hotels 3.2 201<br />

Amelia Island CVB 2.1 315<br />

Amendoeira Golf Resort 2.2 208c<br />

America 4 You L.L.C. 2.1 435<br />

Americabound Tours, Inc 2.1 435<br />

American Airlines 2.1 425<br />

American Hotel & Lodging<br />

Educational Institute 2.1 490<br />

American Indian Alaska<br />

Native Tourism Association 2.1 465<br />

American Receptive Tours 1.1 203<br />

American Ring Travel, Inc. 2.1 545<br />

AmericanTours International (ATI) 2.1 553<br />

Ameropa-Reisen GmbH 13. 100<br />

Amhsa Marina Hotels & Resorts 3.1 131<br />

Amiel Tours 23.B 203<br />

Amigo Group: Tours & Hotels 1.1 101<br />

Amilla Fushi 9. 120<br />

Amin Kawar & Sons Travel & Tourism 23.B 202<br />

Amorita Resorts 26.A 101, 134<br />

Amparus Tour 2.1 120<br />

Amrâth Hotels 10.2 102<br />

Amref Flying Doctors 21.A 120<br />

AMResorts 3.1 133<br />

Amritara Private Hideaways<br />

(unit of Anantara Hotels & Resorts) 5.2B 225<br />

Amsterdam Canal Cruises 10.2 102<br />

Amsterdam City Tours 10.2 102<br />

Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort 3.1 134<br />

Amsterdam Museum 10.2 102<br />

AMTRAK Passenger Rail 2.1 350<br />

Amtrak Vacations 2.1 350<br />

Amwaj Hotels & Resorts & Nile Cruise 23.A 100<br />

Amwaj Rotana - Jumeirah Beach Residence 9. 308<br />

An African Anthology 20. 134<br />

ANA All Nippon Airways 26.A 129<br />

Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa 22.A 103<br />

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spa UAE 22.B 210<br />

ANANTARA Hotels, Resorts & Spas 5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Anantara Jabel Akhder 22.B 200<br />

Anantya Resort 5.2B 256<br />

Andalucía - E.P.G. del Turismo y<br />

del Deporte de Andalucía, S.A. 4.2 201,201a-c<br />

Andaman Cannacia Resort/<br />

Peach Hill Resort/ Peach 26.B 221<br />

Andaman White Beach Resort, Phuket 26.B 221<br />

andBeyond 20. 112<br />

Andean Adventures Peru 1.1 102<br />

Andean Travel Company 1.1 110<br />

Andeks LTD. Conference & Incentive 1.2 222<br />

andel´s by Vienna House Cracow 9. 313<br />

andel’s by Vienna House <strong>Berlin</strong> 9. 313<br />

andel’s by Vienna House Lodz 9. 313<br />

andel’s by Vienna House Prague 9. 313<br />

Andersen Hotel & Absalon Hotel<br />

Copenhagen 18. 128a<br />

Andes Nativa 1.1 201<br />

Andhra Pradesh Tourism 5.2B 249<br />

Andino Tours 1.1 203<br />

Andre Tours DMC Portugal 2.2 208c<br />

Andrew the Travel Company (Pvt.) Ltd. 5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Anek Lines 2.2 101<br />

Aneka Kartika Tours & Travel 26.A 122, 123<br />

angelo by Vienna House Bucharest 9. 313<br />

angelo by Vienna House Ekaterinburg 9. 313<br />

angelo by Vienna House Katowice 9. 313<br />

angelo by Vienna House Munich<br />

Leuchtenbergring 9. 313<br />

angelo by Vienna House Munich Westpark 9. 313<br />

angelo by Vienna House Pilsen 9. 313<br />

angelo by Vienna House Prague 9. 313<br />

Angiri Resorts Management<br />

and Operations Pvt Ltd.<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Angiri Resorts Management and Operations<br />

Pvt Ltd. (Angaga Island Resort & Spa) 5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Angkor Destination Travel 26.B 225<br />

Angkor Village Hotel and Resort 26.A 110<br />

Angsana Balaclava 20. 129<br />

Angsana Laguna Phuket 26.B 210-212<br />

Anilana Hotels & Properties PLC 5.2A 107, 107b<br />

ANIMOD GmbH 10.1 104<br />

Ankara (Ankara Valiligi Il<br />

Kültür ve Trizm Müdütüglü) 3.2 201<br />

Annset Holidays, Inc. 26.A 101, 134<br />

Anse Chastanet 3.1 122<br />

Antalya Convention Bureau 3.2 201<br />

Antalya Kongre Büro (Antalya Tanitim Vakfi) 3.2 201<br />

Antalya Promotion Foundation<br />

(Antalya Tanitim Vakfi) 3.2 201<br />

Antalya the Destination (Antalya Tanitim<br />

ve Turizm Gelistirme Ticaret A.S.) 3.2 201<br />

Antalya Seminar 8.1 101<br />

Antar Anda Tour 26.A 122, 123<br />

Antarctica XXI 1.1 201<br />

Antarpply 1.1 208<br />

Antelope Safaris 21.A 122<br />

Anthurium Tourisme Océan Indien 20. 132<br />

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority 3.1 143<br />

Antik Otel 3.2 109<br />

Antwerp City Brewery 10.2 103<br />

ANZ Nature Tours Ltd. 5.2A 114<br />

AOT Inbound 5.2A 114<br />

aovo Touristik AG 25. 173<br />

Apa Publications (UK) Limited 6.1 106<br />

Apartments Lake Garda 9. 110<br />

Apartments Petrcane 9. 110<br />

Apassionata Park München 6.2B 301<br />

APG INC 25. 157<br />

Aphrodite Hills Resort<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Apite Euskadi 4.2 114<br />

APLEND Apartments & Resorts 7.2B 103<br />

Apollo Hotels & Resorts 10.2 102<br />

Apollo Tourist Service Ltd 15.1 101<br />

Apollonia Beach - Sitia Beach -<br />

Santa Marina Beach 2.2 101<br />

Appartementhaus Regina 9. 110<br />

Apsara Beachfront Resort and Villa 26.B 209<br />

Apsara Tours 26.B 225<br />

APSTAR TOURS 21.A 106<br />

Apstar Tours Ltd. 21.A 108a<br />

APT Travel Service Co. Ltd. 26.B 230<br />

APTC 5.2A 114<br />

Aqaba Tourism Authority 23.B 202<br />

Aqua Hotel 4.2 202<br />

Aqua Vista Hotels 2.2 105<br />

Aqualodge 4.1 212<br />

Aqualux Hotel Spa & Suite 1.2 226<br />

Aquapalace Resort Prague 7.2B 102a-b<br />

Aquaworld Resort Budapest 2.2 209<br />

Aquila Hotels & Resorts 2.2 101<br />

AR Tour - Incoming Touroperator 7.2B 102a-b<br />

Ara Tours 3.1 238<br />

Arabian Adventures 22.A 100, 103<br />

Arabian Experience 22.B 200<br />

Arabian Explorers 22.A 103<br />

Arabian Explorers Oman 25. 180<br />

Arabian Explorers VAE 25. 180<br />

Arabica Orient Tours 22.B 200<br />

Aranui Cruises 5.2A 105<br />

Araucanía 1.1 201<br />

Arawi Peru Expediciones 1.1 102<br />

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutsche Donau 6.2B 312, 313<br />

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Lateinamerika e.V. 1.1 204<br />

ARBERLAND REGio GmbH 6.2B 309-311<br />

Arcadia Hotels + More Managmenet GmbH 8.1 101<br />

Arcadia Tours & Transfers 20. 121<br />

Arcanus Side Resort 3.2 201<br />

Arche-Hof Region Taunus 7.2C 101<br />

arcona HOTELS & RESORTS 14.1 104<br />

ARCOTEL Hotels 10.1 102<br />

Arctic Adventure ApS 18. 128a<br />

Arctic Adventures 18. 128c<br />

Arctic Camp International 4.1 114<br />

Arcus Tours Armenia 15.1 104<br />

Área Turisme de Mont-Roig<br />

del Camp Miami Platja 4.2 202<br />

Arena di Verona Opera 1.2 226<br />

ARENARIA GmbH 16. 105<br />

Arenaturist Pula & Medulin 1.2 216<br />

ARGENET TRAVEL 1.1 208<br />

Argentina, Instituto National<br />

de Promoción Turistica 1.1 208<br />

Argentina, Instituto National<br />

de Promoción Turistica 3.1 202<br />

Argo Travel Group 2.2 101<br />

ARH Inc. 2.2 209<br />

Arjaan by Rotana Dubai Media City 9. 308<br />

Arlberg Marketing GmbH 17. 103<br />

Arlymear Travel Co. Ltd. 26.B 221<br />

Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel 22.B 210<br />

Armenia / Princess Maneh Tours 15.1 104<br />

Armenia and Caucasus Tourism<br />

development agency 2.1 104<br />

Armenia Geographic Travel Club LLC 15.1 104<br />

Armenia Holidays 15.1 104<br />

Armenia Travel 15.1 104<br />

Armenia, Development Foundation 15.1 104<br />

Arminius Studienreisen 15.1 104<br />

Armintour CJSC 15.1 104<br />

Armotours Tour Operator<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Arne Madro EDV-Organisation GmbH 8.1 136<br />

Aronda Adriana Travel d.o.o. 1.2 216<br />

A-ROSA Flussschiff GmbH 6.2A 102, 104<br />

A-Rosa Resort und Hotel GmbH 6.2A 102, 104<br />

Around Africa Safaris 21.A 119<br />

Around the Himalayas Pvt. Ltd. 5.2A 110<br />

Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck 16. 100<br />

Arp-Hansen Hotel Group 18. 128a<br />

Arrigo Oswald Ltd Incoming DMC 1.2 222<br />

Art & Design Museen Basel 16. 104<br />

ART CITIES REISEN 16. 101<br />

Art in Düsseldorf 8.2 103b<br />

ART Rotana 9. 308<br />

Arte de Obra - Haria Society 4.1 247<br />

ARTE’FFICIO<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Artisan D’Angkor 26.B 225<br />

ARTOTEL Sanur-Bali 26.A 122, 123<br />

Aruba Blue Village 3.1 134<br />

Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino 3.1 134<br />

Aruba Tourism Authority 3.1 134<br />

Aruga by Rockwell 26.A 101, 134<br />

Arumeru River Lodge 21.A 122<br />

Arunachal Pradesh Dept. of Toursim 5.2B 205, 205a<br />

As Saraya Travel & Tourism 22.B 200<br />

ASB Travel Solutions 18. 123, 125<br />

Asco Car Hire 20. 114<br />

Asconi 7.2B 104<br />

Ashtar Tours International 23.B 202<br />

Asia Aventura 26.C 320<br />

Asia Beach Resort 3.2 201<br />

Asia Central Link Travels Ltd. 26.B 230<br />

Asia Experience Tours 26.A 121<br />

Asia Eyes Travel 26.C 311<br />

ASIA INTERNATIONAL LINK 26.B 201<br />

Asia Leisure (Pvt) Ltd<br />

5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Asia Pacific Travel 26.C 311<br />

Asia Reps 26.A 110<br />

ASIA TRAVEL & LEISURE 26.C 311<br />

Asia Travel andTours<br />

5.2B 205, 205a<br />

Asialink Holidays 26.A 122, 123<br />

Asian Adventures Travel<br />

Managemnet Company<br />

5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Asian Gateways Treks-Tours-Holidays 5.2A 115<br />

Asian Overland Services Tours & Travel 26.A 121<br />

Asian Trails (M) Sdn. Bhd. 26.B 207<br />

Asian Trails China 26.B 207<br />

Asian Trails Co., Ltd. 26.B 207<br />

Asian Trails Laos (AT Lao Co., Ltd.) 26.B 207<br />

Asian Trails Ltd. 26.B 207<br />

Asian Trails Tour Ltd. 26.B 207<br />

Asiana Airlines 26.A 135<br />

#8 www.itb-berlin.com Exhibitors list as of 9 February 2016


A / B<br />

EXHIBITORS / AUSSTELLER HALL / HALLE STAND EXHIBITORS / AUSSTELLER HALL / HALLE STAND EXHIBITORS / AUSSTELLER HALL / HALLE STAND EXHIBITORS / AUSSTELLER HALL / HALLE STAND<br />

Asilia Africa 21.A 122<br />

Asisi GmbH 16. 100<br />

asisi Panorama DIE MAUER 12. 101<br />

ASKA Hotels 3.2 201<br />

Aspen Skiing Company 2.1 330<br />

Aspera Explorations 2.1 120<br />

Hall 25. Stand 139<br />

asr Allianz selbständiger Reiseunternehmen<br />

- Bundesverband e.V. 25. 139<br />

ASSD Ho(s)telsoftware 10.1 109<br />

Associació Costa Daurada Destinació<br />

de Golf i Pitch & Putt 4.2 202<br />

Associació d’Apartaments Turístics<br />

de la Costa Daurada 4.2 202<br />

Associació de Cámpings de Tarragona 4.2 202<br />

Associació Hotelera Salou- Cambrils-<br />

La Pineda 4.2 202<br />

Associated Tours Ltd. 26.A 107<br />

Association des Hotels de Charme 20. 129<br />

Association of Cyprus Tourist<br />

Enterprises (ACTE)<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Association of Cyprus Travel Agents 2.2 111, 111a<br />

Associazione “ Strada del radicchio” 1.2 226<br />

Associazione Strada del Sagrantino 1.2 114<br />

Associció Priorat Enoturisme 4.2 202<br />

ASTA - American Society of Travel Agents 2.1 490<br />

Astral Holidays International 15.1 101<br />

Astrida Travel 18. 126d<br />

Asur Mexico’s Leading Airports 1.1 101<br />

Asyanut Safaris & Incentives 21.A 119<br />

At The Top, Burj Khalifa 22.A 103<br />

Atacama-Wüste- Region Antofagasta 1.1 201<br />

Atahotels S.p.A. 1.2 232<br />

ATC Southern Africa 25. 131<br />

ATCORE 5.1 126<br />

ATG Africa Travel Group 20. 121<br />

ATG Alster-Touristik GmbH 6.2A 102, 104<br />

Athens - Attica & Argosaronic<br />

Hotel Association 2.2 101<br />

Athreya Ayurvedic Resort 5.2B 223<br />

ATHS - DMC 1.2 214<br />

ATI Travel 26.A 107<br />

atib (Alternatif Turizm Etkinlikleri<br />

ve Isletmeri Birligi) 3.2 201<br />

Atlanta CVB 2.1 345<br />

Atlantica Hotels & Resorts<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Atlantis, Paradise Island 3.1 141<br />

Atlas Outdoor SARL 21.B 208<br />

Atlas Voyages 21.B 208<br />

Atlas Voyages DMC (Morocco) -<br />

Brand of Atlas Voyages Group 21.B 211<br />

Atlasglobal 3.2 201<br />

atmosfair gGmbH 4.1 240<br />

ATO (Ankara Ticaret Odasi) 3.2 201<br />

A-Tour, Tourist Company 2.1 120<br />

Atout France - Französische<br />

Zentrale für Tourismus<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Atrium Hotels Luxury Resorts<br />

Collection-Rhodes-Greece 2.2 101<br />

Atropatena Travel Company 2.1 124<br />

ATS Pacific 5.2A 103<br />

ATS Pacific Australia 5.2A 114<br />

Attika Reisen 2.2 101<br />

Attitude Hospitality Management LTD 20. 129<br />

Attractive Travel 1.2 214<br />

ATV - Azienda Trasporti Verona 1.2 226<br />

Au Parc Hotel<br />

17. 101,101a-c<br />

AUDI AG 6.2B 312, 313<br />

Audioversum 5.3 114<br />

Augustine Tours 25. 139<br />

Aura Tour 3.2 201<br />

Auris Hotels Management 22.A 103<br />

Auris Plaza Hotel 22.A 103<br />

Aurora Hospitality Management 23.A 100<br />

Aurora Lapland Travel Ltd. & Our Lapland<br />

- Our Saamiland 18. 128b<br />

Aurum Hotels 3.2 201<br />

Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau 2.1 425<br />

Australia One 5.2A 114<br />

Australia Tourism 5.2A 114<br />

Australian Transit Group 5.2A 114<br />

Australis 1.1 201<br />

Austria Trend Hotels 17. 103<br />

Authentic Borneo Tours 26.A 121<br />

Authentic Madagascar Tours 20. 103<br />

Authentic Tanzania Safaris 21.A 122<br />

Autobus Oberbayern GmbH 6.2B 315, 316<br />

AUTOCANDIA - Rent a Car Greece 2.2 116<br />

Autograph Collection 9. 302<br />

Hall 6.2A<br />

Stand 103a<br />

Autostadt GmbH 6.2A 103a<br />

Availpro 6.1 140<br />

Avalon Hotel 18. 126a<br />

AVANI Atrium Bangkok Hotel 26.B 221<br />

AVANI Seychelles 20. 130<br />

Avatar India Holidays LLP<br />

5.2B 205, 205a<br />

Avatar Tour Ltd. 15.1 101<br />

avenTOURa GmbH 3.1 225<br />

Aventuras Tierra Verde<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

AVI Travel 1.2 119<br />

Aviatur S.A.<br />

1.1 107, 107b<br />

Avila Beach Hotel 3.1 135<br />

Avis Budget Autovermietung<br />

GmbH & Co. KG<br />

9. 101a, 101b<br />

AVRA Travel 6.1 103<br />

AVS GmbH 6.2B 307<br />

AVS GmbH 11.2 103<br />

AWA Hotel Resort 1.1 114<br />

awotel Burhave 9. 110<br />

Axios Vacations 3.1 131<br />

Axis & Globe Travel Ltd. 18. 123, 125<br />

Ayada Maldives<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Ayan Travels & Tours 5.2A 115<br />

Ayara Hilltops Boutique Resort & Spa, 26.B 210-212<br />

Ayarwaddy Legend Travels & Tours 26.B 201<br />

Aydinbey Group Hotels 3.2 201<br />

Ayia Napa-Protaras RegionTourism Board 2.2 111, 111a<br />

AYII Anargyri Hotel<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

AYVALIK Tourism Union 3.2 201<br />

Az Terra Travel Company 2.1 124<br />

Azamara Club Cruises 25. 125<br />

Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture & Tourism 2.1 124<br />

Azeta Viaggi 1.1 208<br />

Azia Beach Hotel<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Azimut Management Europe GmbH 8.1 117<br />

Aznur Travel The travel Agency 2.1 119<br />

Azoren Archipel Reiseservice GmbH 2.2 207<br />

Azores Promotion Board 2.2 208d<br />

Azur Hotels & Resorts 23.A 109<br />

Azura Hotels 3.2 201<br />

Azura Retreats 21.A 122<br />

Azzi Holidays 23.B 200<br />

B<br />

B & B Nimes<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

B+S Card Service GmbH 10.1 117<br />

B4ITALY 1.2 110<br />

Bab Al Qasr 22.B 210<br />

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa<br />

(Meydan Hotels) 22.A 103<br />

Babylon Hotels & Recreation Ltd. 9. 215<br />

Bach-Archiv Leipzig 11.2 102<br />

Bad Wörishofen 6.2B 301<br />

Baden-Airpark GmbH 6.2B 202<br />

Baden-Baden Kur & Tourismus GmbH 6.2B 202<br />

Baden-Württemberg, Tourismus<br />

Marketing GmbH 6.2B 202<br />

badgepoint GmbH 24. 102<br />

BagApp 6.1 160c<br />

Bagus Discovery 26.A 122, 123<br />

Bahamas Tourist Office 3.1 141<br />

Bahía Príncipe Hotels & Resorts 3.1 130<br />

Bahrain, Ministry of Industry,<br />

Commerce and Tourism 23.B 201<br />

Baikal Mystery Travel Company 2.1 120<br />

Baku City Circuit 2.1 124<br />

Balbaa Group B & G Hotel and Resort 23.A 106<br />

Baleon Group 2.2 101<br />

Bali Hai Cruises 26.A 122, 123<br />

Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa 26.A 122, 123<br />

Balkan Holidays 15.1 101<br />

Baltic Saitas Reiseveranstalter 18. 126d<br />

Baltic Travel Group 18. 126a<br />

BALTIC TRAVEL SERVICES 18. 126a<br />

balticvision Riga 18. 109<br />

Baltikumreisen OÜ (GmbH) 25. 139<br />

Baltimore/Washington International<br />

Airport (BWI) 2.1 221<br />

Baltma Tours 2.1 121<br />

Bamba Experience 4.1 102<br />

Ban Tours 1.2 216<br />

Banco de Reservas 3.1 131<br />

Banco Popular Dominicano<br />

S.A. Banco Múltiple 3.1 131<br />

Bandara Hotels & Resorts 26.B 221<br />

Bandos Maldives<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Banff Lake Louise Tourism 2.1 491<br />

Hall 26.B<br />

Stand 231<br />

Bangkok Airways PCL 26.B 231<br />

Bangkok Hospital 26.B 214<br />

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration 26.B 233<br />

Bangkok Palace Hotel & Cholchan<br />

Pattaya Resort 26.B 221<br />

Bangladesh Tourism Board 5.2A 100<br />

Banthai Beach Resort & Spa 26.B 210-212<br />

Banubanu 5.2A 114<br />

Banyan Tree Bangkok 26.B 221<br />

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts 20. 130<br />

Banyan Tree Phuket 26.B 210-212<br />

Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Resorts 22.A 101, 101a<br />

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. 3.1 140<br />

Barbara Cruising Croatia 1.2 204<br />

Barberyn Ayurvedic Beach Resort (Pvt.) Ltd. 5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Barcelo Hotels & Resorts 4.2 101,101a<br />

BARCELÓ HOTELS & RESORTS 3.1 131<br />

Barcelona Province Council -<br />

Barcelona Province Tourist Board 4.2 202<br />

Barel Travel 3.2 201<br />

Baron Hotels and Resorts Egypt 23.A 100<br />

Baron Travel Corporation 26.A 101, 134<br />

Barrierefreier Tourismus <strong>Berlin</strong> 12. 101<br />

Barut Hotels 3.2 201<br />

Base 7 Booking 9. 317<br />

Basel Tourismus<br />

17. 101,101a-c<br />

Basilica Travel 7.2B 101a-c<br />

Baskenland - Baskisches<br />

Fremdenverkehrsamt - Basquetour S.A 4.2 114<br />

Bassac Trans Mékong 26.C 331<br />

Bassin d’Arcachon Office de Tourisme 2.2 201, 201a<br />

BATAB (Bati Antalya Turizm Koruma ve<br />

gelisim Bölgesi Altyapi Hizmet Birligi) 3.2 201<br />

Batam View Beach Resort 26.A 122, 123<br />

Batanes Wakay Travel & Tours, Inc. 26.A 101, 134<br />

Batavia Stad Amsterdam Fashion Outlet 10.2 102<br />

Bateaux Parisiens<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Bathala Island Resort<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Batman (Batman Valiligi il Kültür<br />

ve Turizm Müdürlügü) 3.2 201<br />

BATOKA SAFARIS 20. 136<br />

Baum & Zeit-Baumkronenpfad<br />

Beelitz-Heilstätten 12. 101<br />

Bay Hotel Singapore 26.A 133<br />

Bay Watch Travel 1.2 123<br />

Bayer. Staatsbad Bad Kissingen GmbH 6.2B 301<br />

Bayerische Staatsoper 6.2B 301<br />

Bayerischer Heilbäder-Verband e.V. /<br />

Gesundes Bayern 6.2B 301<br />

Bayerischer Landessportverband -<br />

Haus BergSee 4.1 105<br />

Bayerischer Wald 6.2B 309-311<br />

Bayerisches Golf & Thermenland 6.2B 309-311<br />

Bayerisches Wirtshaus c/o Hofbräu <strong>Berlin</strong> 12. 101<br />

BAYERN TOURISMUS Marketing GmbH 6.2B 201<br />

Bayernnetz für Radler-Bayerisches<br />

Staatsministerium des Innern,<br />

für Bau und Verkehr 6.2B 301<br />

Bayernnetz für Radler-Bayerisches<br />

Staatsministerium der Finanzen,<br />

für Landesentwicklung und Heimat 6.2B 301<br />

BAYREUTH Marketing & Tourismus GmbH 6.2B 301<br />

bbw Hochschule 25. 139<br />

bd4travel GmbH 5.1 111<br />

Be Live Collection Palace de Muro 4.2 103<br />

Be Live Hotels 4.2 106<br />

Beach House Resort 3.1 147<br />

Beach Inspector GmbH 5.1 104<br />

Beach Rotana 9. 308<br />

Beachcomber Hotels 20. 125<br />

Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel 2.1 315<br />

Beachscape Kin Ha Hotels 1.1 101<br />

BECKERBILLETT GmbH 16. 103<br />

BeeInNet.com - Ferienhäuser/<br />

-Wohnungen GR 2.2 116<br />

Beethoven 2020 8.2 103a<br />

Beethoven-Haus Bonn 8.2 103a<br />

Begoha Tour and Travel 21.A 121<br />

Beijing Charmission Travel Service Ltd.<br />

Zhengzhou Branch 26.C 313<br />

Beijing City 26.C 316<br />

Exhibitors list as of 9 February 2016 www.itb-berlin.com #9


EXHIBITORS FROM A TO Z<br />

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Beijing Tourism Group 26.C 310<br />

BEK-TOUR The travel agency 2.1 119<br />

Belgian Tourist Office - Wallonia / Brussels 10.2 105<br />

Belgientourismus Wallonie-Brüssel 16. 100<br />

Belgium - visit.brussels 10.2 104<br />

Bellamer Ltd 18. 128b<br />

Belmondo Viaggi 1.2 103<br />

Belum Rainforest Resort 26.A 121<br />

Benchmark Hotels & Resorts 2.1 315<br />

Benecke’s Reisewelt 5.2A 114<br />

Benletoni Tours 2.2 101<br />

Bensaude Turismo 2.2 208a<br />

Bentour Türkei Reisen AG 25. 155<br />

Berati Tours Albania 1.2 214<br />

Berchtesgadener<br />

Land Tourismus GmbH 6.2B 315, 316<br />

Berge & Meer Touristik GmbH 25. 151<br />

Bergendal Eco & Cultural River Resort 3.1 123<br />

Bergverlag Rother GmbH 10.2 106<br />

Berjaya Resorts Seychelles 20. 130<br />

Berjaya Hotels & Resorts 26.A 121<br />

Berkane, Conseil Provincial du Tourisme<br />

(CPT Berkane), Tourismusrat der<br />

Provinz Berkane 21.B 208<br />

Hall 12.<br />

Stand 101<br />

<strong>Berlin</strong> Highlights GmbH 12. 101<br />

<strong>Berlin</strong> Stars 12. 101<br />

<strong>Berlin</strong>er AIDS-Hilfe e.V. 24. 103<br />

<strong>Berlin</strong>er Apotheker-Verein Apotheker-<br />

Verband <strong>Berlin</strong> (BAV) e.V. 24. 105<br />

<strong>Berlin</strong>er Bezirke c/o visit<strong>Berlin</strong> 12. 101<br />

<strong>Berlin</strong>er Morgenpost GmbH 14.1 101<br />

BERmark Reisemarketing GmbH 12. 101<br />

Bern Tourismus<br />

17. 101,101a-c<br />

Bernard Magrez Luxury Wine Experience 2.2 201, 201a<br />

Bernard Tours (Pvt.) Ltd.<br />

5.2A 107, 107b<br />

BERO BERLIN Eurolimousine 18. 117<br />

Berufsakademie Breitenbrunn Staatliche<br />

Studienakademie Breitenbrunn 11.1 217<br />

BEST - RMG Reisen Management AG 25. 144<br />

Best Budget Bonn Hotels 8.2 103a<br />

Best Eurasian Hotels 2.1 120<br />

Best Hotels<br />

4.2 201,201a-c<br />

Best of Australia Group 5.2A 114<br />

Best of Scandinavia Incoming 18. 128e<br />

Best Time RV 2.1 490<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts 2.1 435<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Albania 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Armenia 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Australasia 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Australia 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Austria 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Belgium 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Brazil 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Bulgaria 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts China 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Croatia 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Cyprus 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels<br />

& Resorts Czech Republic 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Denmark 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Estonia 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Finland 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts France 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Great Britain 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Greece 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Hungary 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts India 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts International 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Ireland 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Italy Sales 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Korea 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Latvia 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Liechtenstein 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts<br />

Lithuania Baltic States and Poland 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Luxembourg 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Mexico 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Middle East 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Netherlands 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts New Zealand 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Norway 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Poland 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Portugal 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Romania 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Slovenia 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Spain 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Sweden 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Switzerland 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Thailand 9. 311<br />

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Turkey 9. 311<br />

BEST WESTERN Les Vignes Blanches*** 2.2 201, 201a<br />

Best Western Plus Antel Hotel 26.A 101, 134<br />

Best Western Plus Vega Hotel<br />

& Convention Center 2.1 121<br />

Best Western Premier Bangtao<br />

Beach & Spa 26.B 210-212<br />

Best Western Premier Hotel 22.A 103<br />

Besucherzentrum Arche Nebra 11.2 101<br />

BestSearch Media GmbH 6.1 122<br />

Besucherzentrum Arche Nebra 11.2 101<br />

Beta Hotel Izmailovo 2.1 121<br />

Betterspace GmbH i. Gr. 4.1 228a<br />

BETÜSAB <strong>Berlin</strong> Türk Seyahat<br />

Acentalar Birligi 3.2 201<br />

BETUYAB (Belek Yatirimcilar Birligi) 3.2 201<br />

Betuyab A.S.<br />

(Belek Tourism Investors Association) 3.2 119<br />

Bewotec GmbH 5.1 118<br />

Beyoglu Belediye Baskanligi 3.2 201<br />

Beyoglu Investors Group BIG 3.2 102<br />

Beyond Resort Khaolak 26.B 209<br />

BG Rei Del Mediterrani 4.2 103<br />

Bhara Tours 26.A 122, 123<br />

BHKV Hospitality GmbH 8.1 117<br />

BHM Media Solutions GmbH 6.1 104<br />

Bhutan - Happiness Kingdom Travels 26.C 307a<br />

BHUTAN BHUTAN TRAVEL 26.C 305<br />

BHUTAN BOKAR TOURS 26.C 305<br />

BHUTAN DEW DROP 26.C 305<br />

Bhutan Footprints Travel and Adventures 26.C 305<br />

BHUTAN FRIENDSHIP HOLIDAY 26.C 305<br />

BHUTAN HOLIDAY PLANNER 26.C 305<br />

Bhutan Norter Adventure 26.C 305<br />

Bhutan Red Lion Travel 26.C 325<br />

Bhutan Tourism Corporation Ltd. (BTCL) 26.C 306a<br />

Bhutan White Umbrella Tours 26.C 336<br />

Bhutan Wilderness Travel 26.C 305<br />

Bhutan Wind Horse Tours,<br />

Treks and Expeditions 26.C 306b<br />

Bhutan, Tourism Council 26.C 305<br />

Bi Village- Feriendorf 1.2 216<br />

Bibione Live - Consorzio Di Promozione 1.2 226<br />

BIC TOURS LTD 21.A 119<br />

Bidvest Car Rental 20. 138<br />

Bielsko-Biala city 15.1 100<br />

Bielsko-Biala District Office 15.1 100<br />

Bierstadt Radeberg<br />

c/o HOGASPORT GmbH 11.2 102<br />

Big Bus Tours 18. 123, 125<br />

Big Bus Tours 2.1 519<br />

Big Game Parks 20. 113<br />

Bigfoot Tours 20. 131<br />

Bilbao Turismo & Convention Bureau 4.2 114<br />

Bilek Hotel 3.2 201<br />

Biletbank - Egge Information Technology 25. 135<br />

billigflug.de 8.1 112<br />

BillPay GmbH 6.1 162<br />

Bin Majid Hotels & Resorts<br />

22.A 101, 101a<br />

Bingen, Tourist-Information Abteilung:<br />

Touristinformation 7.2C 101<br />

Biosphärenreservat Mittelelbe 11.2 101<br />

BirdsChile 1.1 201<br />

Birstonas tourism information centre 18. 126b<br />

Bismarck-Mandan CVB 2.1 464<br />

BizTravel 10.1 121<br />

Black Ibex Expedtitions 26.C 309<br />

Blau Mari Travel Services Spain 4.2 201,201a-c<br />

Blaues Band e.V. c/o FörderService GmbH 11.2 101<br />

Blaxy Premium Resort & Hotel S.A. 4.2 204<br />

Blenheim Palace 18. 123, 125<br />

Blessed Land Tours Ltd 23.B 203<br />

Blizina d.o.o (Hotel Sveti Kriz) 1.2 204<br />

Blood Lions 4.1 242<br />

Blu Hotels Spa 1.2 220<br />

Blue Air 7.2B 101a-c<br />

Blue Bay Golf & Beach Resort 3.1 135<br />

Blue Horizon Pvt Ltd 4.1 222<br />

Blue Horizons Travel & Tours 26.A 101, 134<br />

Blue Lagoon Cruises, Awesome<br />

Adventures Fiji and South Sea Cruises 5.2A 103<br />

Blue Lagoon Group 2.2 106<br />

Blue Man Group Chicago 2.1 470<br />

Blue Man Productions 2.1 519<br />

Blue Margouillat Seaview Hotel 20. 132<br />

Blue Men Group Chicago 2.1 375<br />

Blue Moon Tours 23.A 100<br />

Blue Poppy Tours & Treks 26.C 307b<br />

Blue Travel 25. 131<br />

Blue Waters, Hermitage Bay & Sugar Ride 3.1 143<br />

Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa 21.A 122<br />

Bluebay Hotels & Resorts 1.1 101<br />

Bluebay Hotels Zanzibar 21.A 122<br />

Bluebird Travel 1.2 213<br />

Bluecrane Safaris 20. 114<br />

bluegr Mamidakis Hotels 2.2 101<br />

Blumenfisch am Großen Wannsee 12. 101<br />

BMP Holding/ Russian Vacation 2.1 121<br />

Bo Phut Resort & Spa 26.B 217<br />

BOAT BIKE TOURS - Reisen mit Rad & Schiff 10.2 102<br />

Bochum Marketing GmbH 8.2 101a<br />

Bochumer Veranstaltungs-GmbH /<br />

Jahrhunderthalle Bochum 8.2 101a<br />

Bodegas Miguel Torres 4.2 202<br />

Bodenmais Tourismus & Marketing GmbH 6.2B 301<br />

Bodensee-Königssee-Radweg<br />

c/o Alpin Consult 6.2B 301<br />

Bodrum, Fethiye, Marmaris Tourism Council 3.2 113<br />

Body Worlds: The Happiness Project 10.2 102<br />

Bodyguard GmbH & Co. KG 8.2 103a<br />

Bohemia Suites & Spa 2.2 110<br />

Boiana-MG 15.1 101<br />

Bolivia Millenaria Incoming Tour<br />

Operator DMC 1.1 206<br />

Boliviana de Aviación 1.1 206<br />

Bolivien, Ministerium für Kultur<br />

und Tourismus 1.1 206<br />

Bologna Welcome 1.2 104<br />

Bom Sucesso Resort 2.2 206<br />

Bomas of Kenya 21.A 120<br />

Bonaire, Tourism Corporation Bonaire 3.1 121<br />

Bonner Personen Schiffahrt eG 8.2 103b<br />

Bonotel Exclusive Travel 2.1 460<br />

Bontour Incoming 18. 124<br />

Bookassist 8.1 108<br />

Booking.com 9. 202<br />

BookLogic 8.1 138<br />

Boomerang Reisen GmbH 20. 119<br />

Boomerang Reisen GmbH 5.2A 101<br />

Boracay Regency Beach Resort & Spa 26.A 101, 134<br />

Bordeaux River Cruise<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Bordeaux Tourism & Conventions 2.2 201, 201a<br />

Bordeauxautrement.com<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Borgo Monticelli 1.2 114<br />

Borneo Eco Tours 26.A 121<br />

Borneo Nature Tours 26.A 121<br />

Boston Hotel Hamburg 6.2A 102, 104<br />

Botany Beach Resort 26.B 218<br />

Botswana Tourism Organisation 20. 131<br />

Bougainville Experience Tours 5.2A 106<br />

Bougainvillea Group of Lodges 21.A 122<br />

Boutique Hotel i31 12. 101<br />

BOYABAT Beyoglu Belediye Baskanligi 3.2 201<br />

BOYTAV Bodrum Peninsula<br />

Promotion Foundation<br />

(Bodrum Yarimadasi Tanitma Vakfi) 3.2 201<br />

Bradenton Area CVB 2.1 315<br />

Brambuk - National Park<br />

& Cultural Centre 5.2A 114<br />

Brand USA Pavilion 2.1 480<br />

Brandenburg, TMB Tourismus-<br />

Marketing Brandenburg GmbH 12. 101<br />

Brandenburgische Gesellschaft für Kultur<br />

und Geschichte gGmbH -<br />

Kulturland Brandenburg 12. 101<br />

Brandenburgischer Kurorteund<br />

Bäderverband e.V. 12. 101<br />

Bratislava Region Tourism 7.2B 103<br />

Bratislava Tourist Board 7.2B 103<br />

Brauerei Lemke 12. 101<br />

Braunschweig Stadtmarketing GmbH 16. 104<br />

Braunschweiger Lichtparcours 2016 16. 100<br />

Brayka Resorts- Marsa Alam 23.A 100<br />

Brazilian Tourist Board - Embratur 1.1 211<br />

Brazilian Tourist Board - Embratur 3.1 109a<br />

Bremen + Bremerhaven 6.2A 101<br />

Bremer Ratskeller, Weinhandel & Versand,<br />

Großmarkt Bremen GmbH 6.2A 101<br />

Brickell Bay Beach Club Aruba 3.1 134<br />

Bridge Travel 23.B 202<br />

Bright Sky Travel 23.A 113<br />

British Airways / Comair Ltd. 20. 138<br />

British Airways PLC / Iberia 1.1 204<br />

British Virgin Islands Tourist Board 3.1 139<br />

Brøchner Hotels A/S 18. 128a<br />

Broich Premium Catering GmbH 8.2 103a<br />

Brot für die Welt - Tourism Watch 4.1 217, 218<br />

Brühl-Tourismus 8.2 103f<br />

Brussels Airlines 10.2 103<br />

Bryce Canyon Country 2.1 322<br />

BT Travel 7.2B 104<br />

BTG International Travel & Tours 26.C 310<br />

BTI Tour 3.2 201<br />

BTP Bauer Touristik 1.1 209<br />

Buchbinder Rent-a-Car 14.1 103a<br />

Buchwerbung der Neuen 10.2 106<br />

Bucintoro Viaggi 1.2 226<br />

Bucuti Beach Resort & Tara Beach<br />

Suites Aruba 3.1 134<br />

Budapest Airport 2.2 209<br />

Budapest Festival- und Tourismuszentrale 2.2 209<br />

Buddha Air 5.2A 110<br />

Buenos días México - DMC<br />

& Tour Operator Mexico 1.1 101<br />

Buffalo City - Eastern Cape 20. 138<br />

Buffalo Tours 26.C 319<br />

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge 20. 138<br />

Bulgarien - Ministerium für Tourismus 15.1 101<br />

Bumi Surabaya City Resort 26.A 122, 123<br />

Bundesamt für Naturschutz 24. 101<br />

Bundesfinanzdirektion Mitte 24. 101<br />

BundesForum Kinder- und Jugendreisen e.V. 4.1 110<br />

Bundeskunsthalle 8.2 103c<br />

Bundeskunsthalle 16. 100<br />

Bundesverband der Gästeführer<br />

in Deutschland e.V. 12. 102<br />

Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa 26.A 121<br />

Buquebus 1.1 210<br />

Burasari Group (Burasari Resort) 26.B 221<br />

Burgenland Tourismus 17. 103<br />

Burghotel Bad Belzig 9. 110<br />

Burgu Arjaan by Rotana 9. 308<br />

BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana 9. 308<br />

Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark 18. 122<br />

Bursa (The Grand City) Bursa Eskisehir<br />

Bilecik Development Agency 3.2 116<br />

Bursa Kultür ve Tanitma Birligi Baskanligi 3.2 201<br />

Burundi, Ministry of Trade, Industry,<br />

Posts and Tourism 21.A 116<br />

Bus2alps AG 4.1 102<br />

Busche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 4.1 228a<br />

Bush Ways 20. 131<br />

Business Visum GmbH 7.1C 100<br />

Busy Rooms Limited 10.1 113<br />

Butterflies (Pvt.) Ltd.<br />

5.2A 107, 107b<br />

By Sofitel David Tower M Gallery 23.B 203<br />

Bynder B.V. 6.1 143<br />

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C.A.T. Company Kyrgyzstan 2.1 117<br />

CA Comfort Aparthotel Frankfurt GmbH 7.2C 101<br />

CA Customer Alliance GmbH 8.1 137<br />

Cabildo Insular de LA GOMERA -<br />

Tourismo de la Gomera 4.2 203<br />

Cabo Verde Islands 20. 126<br />

Cabvertising Europe Railway Track 1-4<br />

Cactus Hotels 2.2 101<br />

Cadaqués Bayahibe 3.1 131<br />

Cadisi Tours 3.1 231<br />

Cádiz Tourist Board<br />

4.2 201,201a-c<br />

CADMAN real estate marketing 14.1 113<br />

Cadw 18. 123, 125<br />

Caesars Entertainment 2.1 445<br />

Cafétur 3.2 201<br />

Cairngorms National Park 18. 123, 125<br />

Cairo Marriott Hotel 23.A 100<br />

Caledonian MacBrayne 18. 123, 125<br />

Calgary, Tourism 2.1 491<br />

Calimera Habiba Beach Resort 23.A 100<br />

Camara Argentina de Turismo 1.1 208<br />

Cambodia Angkor Air 26.B 225<br />

Cambodia, Ministry of Tourism 26.B 225<br />

Cambria Tours 18. 123, 125<br />

Cambrils, Patronat Municipal de Turisme 4.2 202<br />

Cameroon Ministry of Tourism and Leisure 21.A 113<br />

Cameroun Voyages 5.3 103<br />

Camino Abierto 1.1 208<br />

Camino Travel & Premio DMC 3.1 236, 236b<br />

Camlo Lanka Tours (Pvt) Ltd. 5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Camp Adventure 4.1 200<br />

Camp Hwange 20. 136<br />

Camp Kuzuma 20. 106, 131<br />

Campeche 1.1 101<br />

Campeggio Lido 1.2 226<br />

Campervan North America 2.1 490<br />

Camping Capalonga 1.2 226<br />

CAMPING RESIDENCE IL TRIDENTE 1.2 226<br />

Canadian Tours International 2.1 491<br />

Canadian Travel Partners Ltd 2.1 491<br />

Canadian, Destination 2.1 491<br />

Canadvac Travel Services 2.1 491<br />

Canakkale Government (Canakkale Valiligi) 3.2 201<br />

Canal Company 10.2 102<br />

Canaries Resorts Maldives<br />

(Canareef Resort Maldives) 5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Canary Island Car S.L. CICAR 4.2 209<br />

Cancun Shuttle 1.1 101<br />

Cancun Vacation Experts Tours<br />

& Airport Transfers 1.1 101<br />

Candelaria Tours 1.1 206<br />

CANDEO HOTELS 26.A 129<br />

Canouan - St. Vincent and The Grenadines 3.1 142d<br />

Cantabria, Cantur, S.A. 4.2 101,101a<br />

Canterbury Cathedral 18. 123, 125<br />

Cap Maison 3.1 122<br />

Cape and Kantary Hotels 26.A 110<br />

Cape Dara Resort Pattaya 26.B 218<br />

Cape Eleuthera Resort and Marina 3.1 141<br />

Cape St Francis Resort and Beach Break 20. 138<br />

Cape Town Tourism 20. 138<br />

Caper Travel - India 5.2B 211<br />

Capital Centre Arjaan by Rotana 9. 308<br />

Capital Georgia Travel 15.1 103<br />

Capital Travel & Tours<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Caprivi Car Hire 20. 114<br />

Car & Fly GmbH 14.1 103b<br />

car2go Deutschland GmbH 14.1 109<br />

carathotel Düsseldorf 9. 110<br />

Careli Tours 3.1 237<br />

Caribbean Tourism Organisation 3.1 142<br />

Caribic Vacations Limited 3.1 142k<br />

Carlson Hospitality Marketing<br />

India Pvt. Ltd. 5.2B 205, 205a<br />

Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort 5.2B 256<br />

CARO Autovermietung GmbH 9. 106<br />

Carols Hotels & Resorts 23.A 100<br />

Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark 26.B 218<br />

Casa Batlló 4.2 202<br />

Casa Conde Hotels<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Casa de Campo Resort & Villas 3.1 131<br />

Casa Leonori Assisi 1.2 114<br />

Casale Panayiotis Traditional Village 2.2 111, 111a<br />

Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort 2.2 208d<br />

Castaway Maldives Pvt.Ltd<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Castell - Platja D’Aro - S’Agaró,<br />

Oficina de Turisme 4.2 202<br />

Castellón Tourist Board 4.2 101,101a<br />

Castilla La Mancha 4.2 101,101a<br />

Catalonia Hotels & Resorts 1.1 101<br />

Catch Maldives Pvt Ltd 5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Cathay Pacific Airways Limited 26.A 112<br />

CATOD (Canakkale Turistik Otelciler<br />

Isletmeciler ve yatirimcilar Dernegi) 3.2 201<br />

CATS Ltd. 2.1 111<br />

Caucasus Travel 15.1 103<br />

CBI 26.A 104<br />

CBS Travel Asia (Hotel 88) 26.B 207b<br />

CCP Condor Computer GmbH 5.1 129<br />

CCR Hotels & Spa 3.2 201<br />

Cedric’s Traumreisen 20. 116<br />

Cee Bee Cee Travels & Tours Pvt. Ltd. 5.2B 205, 205a<br />

Celebrity Cruises 25. 125<br />

Celestyal Cruises 25. 101<br />

Celestyal Cruises 2.2 101<br />

Celigra International GmbH 5.1 110<br />

Celigra International GmbH 6.1 160h<br />

CELTH 10.2 102<br />

Celtic Group Hostels 4.1 104<br />

Cendyn / ONE 6.1 151<br />

Central America Tourism Agency (CATA) 3.1 234<br />

Central Asia Travel The travel agency 2.1 119<br />

Central Asian Travel System 2.1 110<br />

Central Holidays Travel Group 23.A 100<br />

Central Hospitality International (CHi) 26.B 223<br />

Central Khalahari Wild Tours 20. 131<br />

Centre Point Hotels Bangkok 26.B 221<br />

Centro Al Manhal 9. 308<br />

Centro Barsha 9. 308<br />

Centro Capital Centre 9. 308<br />

Centro de Documentación Turística 1.1 200<br />

Centro de Portugal 2.2 208a<br />

Centro Sharjah 9. 308<br />

Centro Yas Island 9. 308<br />

centrovital Hotel 12. 101<br />

Century Holiday International Travel<br />

Service (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd. 26.A 107<br />

Century Park Hotel 26.B 221<br />

Certified GmbH & Co. KG 7.1C 100<br />

CESTOB Cesme Association of Touristic<br />

Hoteliers (CESME Turistik Otelciler Birligi) 3.2 201<br />

Ceylon Tours Ltd. 5.2A 107, 107b<br />

CFK Spiesen-Elversberg 9. 110<br />

CGH Earth 5.2B 206<br />

Chaba Samui Resort and Chaba,<br />

Cabana Beach Resort & Spa 26.B 221<br />

Challenging Adventure<br />

22.A 101, 101a<br />

Champagne Tourist Board 2.2 201, 201a<br />

Champagne-Ardenne Tourisme 2.2 201, 201a<br />

Champlung Hotels & Resorts 26.A 122, 123<br />

Chandris Hotels & Resorts 2.2 101<br />

Changa Safari Camp 20. 111<br />

Charleston Area CVB 2.1 340<br />

Charming Cambodia Tours & Travel 26.B 225<br />

Chaska Tours<br />

1.1 107, 107b<br />

Château de Berne<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Château de Cheverny<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Château de la Messardière<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Château Gruaud-Larose<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Chateau Mukhrani 15.1 103<br />

Châteaux et Hôtels Collection 2.2 201, 201a<br />

Chatrium Hotel and Residences 26.B 221<br />

Chaweng Regent<br />

and Melati Beach Resort and Spa 26.B 221<br />

CHC Hotels / Chnaris Hotel Management,<br />

Development & Consulting S.A. 2.2 101<br />

Cheli & Peacock Safaris 20. 120<br />

Chelsea Hotel Toronto 2.1 491<br />

Chemnitz Tourismus 11.2 102<br />

Chester County Conference & Visitors Bur 2.1 470<br />

Cheval Blanc Randheli<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Chicago Helicopter Experience 2.1 375<br />

Chicago Unlimited 2.1 322<br />

Chiemgau Tourismus e.V. 6.2B 315, 316<br />

Chiemsee-Alpenland Tourismus<br />

GmbH & Co. KG 6.2B 315, 316<br />

Chihuahua Copper Canyon 1.1 101<br />

Chikan Stroll Caravanserai 26.A 130<br />

Chile 1.1 201<br />

Chili Reisen 25. 139<br />

Chillis Backpackers Youth Shack 5.2A 114<br />

Chimu Adventures 1.1 204<br />

China Airlines 25. 130<br />

China Airlines 26.A 130<br />

China Dynasty Tours 26.C 310<br />

China Eastern Airlines 25. 130<br />

China International Travel<br />

Service (Qingdao) Co., LTD 26.C 310<br />

Hall 26.C<br />

Stand 310<br />

China National Tourism Administration 26.C 310<br />

China Peace International Tourism Co., Ltd. 25. 180<br />

China Southern Airlines 25. 130<br />

China Southern Airlines Co., Ltd.,<br />

Niederlassung Frankfurt 26.A 113<br />

China Tours Hamburg CTH GmbH 26.C 322<br />

China Travel Navigator Co.Ltd 26.C 310<br />

China Travel Service (HK) Ltd. 26.A 107<br />

China Travel Service (Taiwan) 26.A 130<br />

China Travel Service<br />

Head Office (Beijing) Co.Ltd. 26.C 310<br />

China Women Travel Service 26.C 310<br />

Chobe Game Lodge 20. 131<br />

Choco-Story 10.2 103<br />

Chogogo Resort 3.1 135<br />

Choice Hotels Australasia 9. 321<br />

Choice Hotels Canada, Inc 9. 321<br />

Choice Hotels France 9. 321<br />

Choice Hotels Germany & Central Europe 9. 321<br />

Choice Hotels International 9. 321<br />

Choice Hotels Italia 9. 321<br />

Choice Hotels Portugal 9. 321<br />

Choice Hotels Scandinavia 9. 321<br />

Choice Hotels UK 9. 321<br />

Cholan Tours Private Limited 5.2B 205, 205a<br />

Choose Chicago 2.1 375<br />

Churchill Safaris 21.A 119<br />

CIBT VisumCentrale GmbH 10.1 117<br />

CIC Creative Internet Consulting GmbH 6.1 164<br />

CIM Magazine Europe /<br />

T&M Media GmbH & Co.KG 5.3 105<br />

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts 5.2A 112<br />

Circle Line Sightseeing 2.1 405<br />

Circuit de Barcelona - Catalunya 4.2 202<br />

Cirque du Soleil 2.1 445<br />

Citadel Hotelsoftware GmbH 8.1 137<br />

CITO System GmbH 6.1 130<br />

Citrus Hotels<br />

5.2B 205, 205a<br />

Citrus Leisure PLC 5.2A 107, 107b<br />

City Cruises 18. 123, 125<br />

City Express International (Pvt). Ltd 5.2A 115<br />

City Hotel Tallinn 18. 109<br />

City Management Hamburg 6.2A 102, 104<br />

City of Czestochowa /<br />

Stadt Czestochowa 15.1 100<br />

City of Dreams Manila 26.A 101, 134<br />

City of Helsinki, City Marketing 26.C 316<br />

City of Lodz 15.1 100<br />

City of Olbia - Sardinia 1.2 105<br />

City of Thessaloniki 26.C 316<br />

City of Tshwane 20. 138<br />

City of Zabrze 15.1 100<br />

City Sightseeing Ltd. 25. 174<br />

City Tours & Events 7.2B 101a-c<br />

CityPASS 2.1 405<br />

Civil Aviation Authority 21.A 119<br />

Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) 20. 136<br />

CK Domstadthotels GmbH & Co. KG 11.2 101<br />

Ckamur Atacama 1.1 201<br />

Classic Namibia 20. 111<br />

Classic Safari Africa 20. 111<br />

Classic Tours Lombok 26.A 122, 123<br />

Cleopatra Luxury Resort Makadi Bay 23.A 118<br />

Cleopatra Luxury Hotels & Resorts 23.A 118<br />

Cleopatra Luxury Resort Sharm El Sheikh 23.A 118<br />

ClickTripz 6.1 148<br />

Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience 18. 122<br />

ClimatePartner Deutschland GmbH 4.1 228a<br />

Clink Hostels 4.1 102<br />

Cloudbeds 4.1 102<br />

Club des Hôtels de La Réunion (UMIH) 20. 132<br />

Club Dizalya Hotel 3.2 201<br />

Club Holidays & Adventures 3.1 203c<br />

Club Magellan Ltd. 15.1 101<br />

Club Phaselis Holiday Village 3.2 201<br />

Cluster Turistico del Destino Puerto Plata 3.1 131<br />

CMS Hospitality - GuestCentrix 4.1 102<br />

CN Travel Seijas y Otero S.L. 4.2 101,101a<br />

Coastal Aviation 21.A 122<br />

Coastal South Carolina USA 2.1 340<br />

Coco Bodu Hithi 5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Coco De Mer Hotel 20. 130<br />

CoCo Key Hotel and Water Park Resort 2.1 315<br />

Coco Palm 3.1 122<br />

Coco-Mat 2.2 101<br />

Coconut Bay Beach Resort 5.2B 223<br />

Cocoon Investment Pvt Ltd<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

CODORNIU 4.2 202<br />

Coeur des Îles by Karukera Tours 3.1 136<br />

Cologne Business School 11.1 202<br />

Colombia (Procolombia)<br />

1.1 107, 107b<br />

Colombia5 Tours Travel & Logistics 1.1 107, 107b<br />

Colombian Journeys<br />

1.1 107, 107b<br />

Colombo Fort Resorts<br />

5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Color Line 18. 128d<br />

Colorado Tourism Office 2.1 330<br />

Colors of Zanzibar 21.A 122<br />

Colourful Ecuador Travels 4.1 102<br />

Coltur Peru 1.1 102<br />

Columbia Hotels & Resorts<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Columbus Tours (Pvt.) Ltd.<br />

5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Columbus Travels & Tours 26.B 201<br />

Come & Go Corporate Travel 7.2B 101a-c<br />

Comintour 2.1 122<br />

Comité Départmental du Tourisme<br />

de la Meuse<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Commodore Elite & Monachus Hotels 3.2 201<br />

Common Wadden Sea Secretariat 4.1 227<br />

COMPASS GmbH 11.1 202<br />

Compass Tour The travel agency 2.1 119<br />

complan Kommunalberatung GmbH<br />

AG Städte mit historischen Stadtkernen 12. 101<br />

Computer-L.A.N. GmbH 5.1 132<br />

Comtec (Europe) Ltd. 5.1 138<br />

Comunidad de Madrid 4.2 101,101a<br />

Comwell Hotels 18. 128a<br />

Concept Chocolate 10.2 104<br />

Concord Travel 15.1 103<br />

Concorde De Luxe Resort & SPA 3.2 122<br />

Concorde Hotels and Resorts / Egypt 23.A 100<br />

Concorde Travel Tours 20. 129<br />

Concur 5.1 131<br />

Condor Travel 1.1 115<br />

Condor Verde Travel -<br />

Mexico Incoming Operator 1.1 101<br />

Con-Ex Latvia Tours Group 18. 126a<br />

Conextour - viajes y turismo 5.3 103<br />

conferencefinder.com 9. 110<br />

Congo Conservation Company /<br />

Odzala Discovery Camps 20. 120<br />

Congo, Ministry of Tourism and<br />

Environktment c/o Congo Travel & Hotels 21.A 101b<br />

Congo, Ministry of Tourism 21.A 101b<br />

Congress- und Tourismus-<br />

Zentrale Nürnberg 6.2B 305<br />

Connaissance De Ceylan (Pvt.) Ltd. 5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Connections DMC Ltd. 20. 129<br />

Connections Réunion 20. 132<br />

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Connex Caribe 1.1 101<br />

Connoisseurs Scotland 18. 123, 125<br />

Conrad Bali 9. 316<br />

Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort 9. 316<br />

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island 9. 316<br />

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island 5.2A 109, 109a<br />

CONRAD Manila 26.A 101, 134<br />

Conseil Provincial du Tourisme<br />

de Zagora (CPT Zagora) Tourismusrat<br />

der Provinz Zagora 21.B 208<br />

Conseil Provincial du Tourisme d’Essaouira<br />

(CPT Essaouira) 21.B 208<br />

Conseil Provincial du Tourisme Ouarzazate<br />

(CPT Ouarzazate) Tourismusrat der Provinz<br />

Ouarzazate 21.B 208<br />

Conseil Régional du Tourisme d’Agadir<br />

Souss Massa Draa (CRT-Agadir) Regionaler<br />

Tourismusrat von Agadir Souss Massa Draa 21.B 208<br />

Conseil Régional du Tourisme de Casablanca<br />

(CRT-Casablanca) Regionaler Tourismusrat<br />

von Casablanca 21.B 208<br />

Conseil Régional du Tourisme de Fes<br />

Boulemane (CRT-Fes Boulemane)<br />

Regionaler Tourismusrat von<br />

Fes Boulmane 21.B 208<br />

Conseil Régional du Tourisme de Marrakech<br />

(CRT-Marrakech) Regionaler Tourismusrat<br />

von Marrakesch 21.B 208<br />

Conseil Régional du Tourisme de Meknès<br />

Tafilalet (CRT-Meknès Tafilalet) Regionaler<br />

Tourismusrat von Meknes Tafilalet 21.B 208<br />

Conseil Régional du Tourisme de Rabat<br />

(CRT-Rabat) Regionaler Tourismusrat<br />

von Rabat 21.B 208<br />

Conseil Régional du Tourisme de Tanger<br />

Tétouan (CRT-Tanger Tétouan) Regionaler<br />

Tourismusrat von Tanger Tetouan 21.B 208<br />

Consejo de Promocion Turistica de Mexico 1.1 101<br />

CONSELVATUR / Selva Bananito 3.1 236, 236b<br />

Consisho, Mexico 8.1 113a<br />

Conso.de 25. 180<br />

Consolid 1.1 208<br />

Consortium “Kyiv Tourism” 1.2 233<br />

Consorzio Umbria + Francesco’s Ways 1.2 114<br />

CONSORZIO VENETOACQUAETERME 1.2 226<br />

CONSORZIO VENEZIA E IL SUO LIDO 1.2 226<br />

Consorzio Visit Ferrara 1.2 104<br />

Consorzio Wellness Valley<br />

Romagna Benessere 1.2 104<br />

Constance Hotels and Resorts 20. 102<br />

Constantinou Bros Hotels 2.2 111, 111a<br />

ConsultiiQ GmbH 8.1 142<br />

CONSULTOUR 7.2B 102a-b<br />

Contact Travel Budapest 2.2 209<br />

Contact USA 2.1 490<br />

Contiki Holidays 4.1 102<br />

Continental Hotel Budapest 2.2 209<br />

Continental Terme Hotel 1.2 226<br />

Continental Travel DMC 2.2 209<br />

contrastravel 4.1 203<br />

Conwy County Borough Council 18. 123, 125<br />

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation 5.2A 104<br />

Co-Ordinating Zimbabwe 20. 136<br />

Coquille Bonheur 20. 129<br />

Coral Beach Resort 22.A 104<br />

CORAL HOTELS 4.2 203<br />

Coral Strand Hotel 20. 130<br />

Cordial Hotel & Golf Resort Pelagone 1.2 113<br />

Cordial Tours 2.2 208a<br />

Córdoba Tourist Board<br />

4.2 201,201a-c<br />

Corendon Airlines 25. 121<br />

Corendon Hotels & Resorts 10.2 102<br />

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon 2.2 208a<br />

Cornelia De Luxe Resort 3.2 129<br />

CORTINA MARKETING 1.2 226<br />

Cosmopolitan Hotel / Cosmo Hotel /<br />

Dorsett Mongkok, Hong Kong 26.A 107<br />

Cosmos Tours 23.A 100<br />

Costa Blanca Fremdenverkehrsamt 4.2 101,101a<br />

Costa Daurada Tourism Board 4.2 202<br />

Costa del Sol Tourist Board<br />

4.2 201,201a-c<br />

Costa Kreuzfahrten Niederlassung<br />

der Costa Crociere S.p.A. 6.2A 102, 104<br />

Costa Rica Dream Travel<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Costa Rica Reps Tour Operator 3.1 236, 236b<br />

Costa Rica Tourist Board<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Costa Rican Trails<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Cote d’Ivoire Tourisme 26.C 316<br />

Côte d’Ivoire Tourisme 21.A 115<br />

Côte Sun Hôtels 20. 132<br />

Cottars 1920’s Safari Camp 20. 111<br />

Cotton Bay Resort & Spa 20. 129<br />

Country Tours 5.2A 106<br />

Court Classique Suite Hotel 20. 134<br />

Courtyard Bali Seminyak 9. 302<br />

Courtyard by Marriott 22.A 208<br />

Courtyard by Marriott Paramaribo 3.1 123<br />

Cox & Kings India Ltd. 5.2B 232<br />

Cozumel & Riviera Maya Tourism<br />

Promotion Board 1.1 101<br />

CPH Hotels 8.1 130<br />

CPI Hotels a.s. 9. 321<br />

Crans-Montana Tourisme & Congrès 17. 101,101a-c<br />

Creative Travel 5.2B 219<br />

Creole Travel Services 20. 130<br />

Cresta Hotels 20. 136<br />

Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa 20. 131<br />

Cresta Palace Hotel 17. 108<br />

Hall 2.2 Stand 116<br />

Cretan Holidays S.A. 2.2 116<br />

Creter Tours 1.1 209<br />

Crew Tours 1.1 104b<br />

Crikey Campers 5.2A 114<br />

Crillon Tours - Titicaca Hydrofoils 1.1 209<br />

Cristal Hotel Abu Dhabi 22.B 210<br />

Croatia Airlines 1.2 216<br />

Croisieurope 25. 159<br />

Cross Borders S.E.C.S. / EX-ARCA 6.1 115<br />

Crown & Champa Resorts<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Crown Tours Maldives Pvt Ltd 5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island 22.B 210<br />

Crowne Plaza Al Thuraya 22.A 208<br />

Crowne Plaza Dubai 22.A 103<br />

Crowne Plaza Israel Hotels 23.B 203<br />

Crowne Plaza Moscow WTC 2.1 121<br />

CRS Tours<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Hall 25. Stand 123<br />

Crucemundo Cruceros Fluviales 25. 123<br />

Cruceros Skorpios 1.1 201<br />

Cruise America & Cruise Canada RV Rentals 2.1 475<br />

Crvena Luka d.d. 1.2 216<br />

crystal communications GmbH 5.3 117<br />

Crystal Holidays (Pvt.) Ltd.<br />

5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Crystal Hotels Resort & Spa 3.2 118<br />

Crystal Safaris Ltd. 21.A 119<br />

Crystal Springs Beach Hotel<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Crystal Travel 7.2B 102a-b<br />

CT Service GmbH 8.1 136<br />

CTG, Asociación Clúster Empresarial<br />

de Turismo de Galicia 4.2 101,101a<br />

CTS Gruppen- und Studienreisen GmbH 18. 111<br />

Cuba - Cubanisches Fremdenverkehrsamt 3.1 223<br />

Cuba Incentives 1.1 104b<br />

Cuba Real Tours 3.1 238<br />

Cukurova Development Agency 3.2 117<br />

Cukurova Turistik Oteller ve Isletmeciler<br />

Birligi (Cuktob) 3.2 117<br />

Cultural Romtour 5.3 103<br />

CULTURE LOUNGE / projekt2508 GmbH 16. 100<br />

Cultuzz Digital Media GmbH 8.1 120<br />

Cunard Line 6.2A 102, 104<br />

Curacao Hospitality<br />

and Tourism association CHATA 3.1 135<br />

Curacao Marriott Beach Resort<br />

and Emerald Casino 3.1 135<br />

Curaçao Tourist Board 3.1 135<br />

Curio - A Collection by Hilton 9. 316<br />

Cuxland-Tourismus Agentur<br />

für Wirtschaftsförderung Cuxhave 6.2A 103<br />

Cynsa Tour Operator 1.1 208<br />

Cynthiana Beach Hotel<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Cyprotels Hotels & Resorts<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Cyprus Agrotourism Company 2.2 111, 111a<br />

Cyprus Association for Cultural /<br />

Special Interest Tourism<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Cyprus Hotel Association<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Cyrus Sahra Co. 7.2A 100<br />

Czech Airlines 25. 130<br />

Czech Airlines 7.2B 102a-b<br />

D<br />

D Varee Hotels & Resorts Co., Ltd. 26.B 218<br />

D.M. SAS - Prosecco Guide 1.2 226<br />

d.o.k.t.o.b. (Dalaman, Ortaca and<br />

Köycegiz Association of Touristic Hoteliers<br />

and Tourism Operators) 3.2 201<br />

D.T.P. Tour Operator 1.1 114<br />

DAB Transfer 18. 117<br />

Dalarna University 11.1 304<br />

Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau 2.1 425<br />

Daluman Villa 26.A 122, 123<br />

DAMAC Hotels & Resorts<br />

Management LLC 22.A 103<br />

Dan Hotels 23.B 203<br />

Dana Tours 20. 107<br />

Danat Hotels & Resorts - 22.B 210<br />

Danube Competence Center 2.2 122<br />

Danubius Hotels Group 9. 222<br />

Danubius Hotels Group 2.2 209<br />

Danubius Travel 7.2B 101a-c<br />

Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area<br />

Administration Taiwan Tourism Bureau 26.A 130<br />

DaPhi GmbH 4.1 108<br />

Dari-Java 26.A 122, 123<br />

Darmstadt Marketing GmbH 7.2C 101<br />

Darwin Central Hotel 5.2A 114<br />

Das Bergische - Naturarena Bergisches<br />

Land GmbH 8.2 103c<br />

Das Druckhaus Beineke Dickmanns GmbH 4.1 228a<br />

Das goldene Stadttor -<br />

The golden city gate - <strong>ITB</strong>-CINEMA 3.1 155<br />

Das königliche Concertgebouw 10.2 102<br />

Das Meininger Theater 11.2 103<br />

Das Ticket Team team reisen GmbH 25. 129<br />

Datalink SA 8.1 113a<br />

<strong>Day</strong>s Inns Canada 2.1 491<br />

DB Bahn Italia SRL 1.2 226<br />

DB Fernverkehr AG 13. 100<br />

DB Fernverkehr AG ScanEurope<br />

(DB-DSB Kooperation) 18. 128e<br />

Hall 13.<br />

Stand 100<br />

DB Mobility Logistics AG 13. 100<br />

DB Museum Nürnberg 6.2B 305<br />

DB Regio AG, Region Nordost 12. 101<br />

DB Rent GmbH 13. 100<br />

DB Vertrieb GmbH - Digital Business 13. 100<br />

DB Vetrieb GmbH - Fahrtziel Natur 13. 100<br />

DBSV - Deutscher Blinden-<br />

& Sehbehindertenverband e.V. 4.1 101<br />

DCAT 2.1 117<br />

DCS Touristik GmbH 25. 114<br />

De Palm Tours, Aruba 3.1 134<br />

DE&HA Egypt 25. 101<br />

DE&HA Tourism 25. 101<br />

Decameron Explorer Maroc 21.B 208<br />

Deep Blue Holidays<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Deevana Patong Resort & Spa Hotel 26.B 210-212<br />

Deevana Plaza Krabi Aonang 26.B 221<br />

Definitely Dubai 22.A 103<br />

Defne HOTELS 3.2 133a<br />

Defne Hotels 3.2 201<br />

DEHOGA Brandenburg e.V. 12. 101<br />

DEHOGA Deutsche<br />

Hotelklassifizierung GmbH 12. 102<br />

Delhi Tourism & Transportation<br />

Development Corporation Ltd. 5.2B 205, 205a<br />

Delicanto- Italy Incoming DMC 1.2 226<br />

Dellarosa Hotel Suites & Spa 21.B 208<br />

Deloitte Consulting LLC Kyrgyz Republic 2.1 117<br />

Deloitte, India Touche Tohmatsu<br />

India Pvt Ltd. 8.1 113a<br />

Delphin Hotels & Resorts Delphin Imperial 25. 155<br />

Delta Air Lines 25. 130<br />

Delta Air Lines, Inc. 7.1C 100<br />

DELTA TOUR 1.2 226<br />

Delta Tours 18. 126d<br />

Den Haag Marketing 10.2 102<br />

Denis Private Island & Co. 20. 130<br />

Denizli (Denizli Valiligi Il Kültür<br />

ve Turizm Müdürlügü) 3.2 201<br />

Department of National Policy,<br />

Interregional Relations<br />

and Tourism of Moscow City 2.1 121<br />

Department of Tourism<br />

and Resorts of Ajara A.R. 15.1 103<br />

DER Corporate Solutions / DERhotel.com 8.1 117<br />

DER Deutsches Reisebüro GmbH<br />

& Co. OHG, FCm Travel Solutions 7.1C 100<br />

Der offizielle Bayernshop c/o<br />

BAYERN Tourismus Marketing GmbH 6.2B 301<br />

Der SchottlandBerater 18. 123, 125<br />

Der Tourismusverband Kurland 18. 126a<br />

DER Touristik 8.2 103a<br />

DER Touristik GmbH 5.3 119<br />

Derag Livinghotels AG + Co. KG 7.1C 100<br />

DERPART Travel Service 7.1C 100<br />

DERTOUR Gay Travel 3.1 214<br />

Des Hôtels et des Îles - 3.1 136<br />

Desert & Delta Safaris 20. 131<br />

Desert Adventures Tourism 22.A 101, 101a, 103<br />

Desert Gate Tourism 22.A 103<br />

Desert Palm Resort 22.A 103<br />

Design Hotels AG 9. 312<br />

Designer Outlets Wolfsburg 6.2A 103<br />

DESTE TRAVEL SERVICES 1.2 226<br />

Destination (Asia-Hong Kong) Travel Ltd. 26.A 107<br />

Destination Afrika 20. 120<br />

Destination Asia 26.A 105<br />

Destination Bornholm 18. 128a<br />

Destination Bristol 18. 123, 125<br />

Destination British Columbia 2.1 491<br />

Destination Fünen Udvikling Fyn P/S 18. 128a<br />

Destination Lapland 18. 128b<br />

Destination NSW 5.2A 114<br />

Destination Services 25. 131<br />

Destination Services Costa Rica 25. 131<br />

Destination Services Dominican Republic 25. 131<br />

Destination Services Greece 25. 131<br />

Destination Services Indonesia 25. 131<br />

Destination Services Mexico 25. 131<br />

Destination Services Morocco 25. 131<br />

Destination Services Portugal 25. 131<br />

Destination Services Spain 25. 131<br />

Destination Services Thailand 25. 131<br />

Destination Services Turkey 25. 131<br />

Destination Touristic Services 3.2 133<br />

Destination Touristic Services 2.2 101<br />

Destination Touristic Services GmbH 15.1 101<br />

Destination Weddings and Honeymoons<br />

Abroad Magazine 5.2A 116<br />

Destinations of the World DMCC 22.B 210<br />

Destinos Latinos Travel Agency 1.1 101<br />

Details Hotels & Resorts 2.2 208c<br />

DeTeWe 8.1 136<br />

Deutsche Bahn / ÖBB 17. 103<br />

Deutsche Bodensee Tourismus GmbH 6.2B 202<br />

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale<br />

Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH 4.1 202<br />

Deutsche Jugendherbergswerk,<br />

Landesverband Bayern e.V. 6.2B 301<br />

Deutsche Kollektion von Hotels<br />

& Lodgen Kubu Safari Lodge 20. 135<br />

Deutsche Lufthansa AG 25. 152<br />

Deutsche Lufthansa AG 7.1C 100<br />

Deutsche Märchenstraße 7.2C 101<br />

Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf Duisburg 8.2 103b<br />

Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln, Institut<br />

für Natursport und Ökologie 11.1 313<br />

Deutsche Zentrale für Tourismus e.V. 12. 102<br />

Deutscher Heilbäderverband e.V. 12. 102<br />

Deutscher Tourismusverband<br />

Service GmbH 12. 102<br />

Deutsches Auswandererhaus 6.2A 101<br />

Deutsches Automatenmuseum -<br />

Sammlung Gauselmann 14.1 102<br />

Deutsches Historisches Museum 16. 100<br />

Deutsches Jugendherbergswerk (DJH) 4.1 117<br />

Deutsches Jugendherbergswerk 12. 102<br />

Deutsches Jugendherbergswerk<br />

Landesverband <strong>Berlin</strong>-Brandenburg e.V. 12. 101<br />

Deutsches Jugendherbergswerk<br />

LV Nordmark e.V. 6.2A 105<br />

Deutsches Jugendherbergswerk,<br />

Landesverband Rheinland 8.2 103a<br />

Deutsches Museum Bonn 8.2 103b<br />

Deutsches Nationaltheater<br />

und Staatskapelle Weimar GmbH 16. 104<br />

Dewi Wisata Tour and Travel 26.A 122, 123<br />

DFDS (Deutschland) GmbH 18. 119<br />

DH Studio Werbeagentur Dirk Holst 8.1 124<br />

Dhaainkan’baa<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

DHBW Ravensburg 11.1 101<br />

Dhigufaru Islands Resort<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

DHISCO Inc. 8.1 139<br />

DIAMIR Erlebnisreisen GmbH 21.A 103<br />

DIAMIR Erlebnisreisen GmbH 5.2A 113<br />

Diamond Beach Hotel & Spa 3.2 201<br />

Diamond Cliff Resort & Spa 26.B 221<br />

Diana Dea Lodge & Spa 20. 132<br />

Diana Travel 3.2 124<br />

Diani Sea Lodge & Diani Sea Resort 21.A 120<br />

Die Bergischen Drei 8.2 103c<br />

Die Fränkischen Ferienlandschaften 6.2B 304<br />

Die Jugendherbergen gGmbH 18. 105<br />

Die Jugendherbergen in Rheinland-<br />

Pfalz und im Saarland 8.2 201b<br />

Die Nordischen Länder: Schweden-<br />

Finnland-Dänemark-Island-Norwegen 18. 128a-e<br />

Die Nordsee GmbH 6.2A 103<br />

Die Reisejournalisten 5.3 107<br />

Diesenhaus - Unitours Incoming Tourism 23.B 203<br />

Diethelm Travel Group 26.B 229<br />

Diethelm Travel The Maldives 5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Dife Travel Colombia S.A.S<br />

1.1 107, 107b<br />

diginetmedia 5.1 103<br />

Digital Trip Ltd. 5.1 112<br />

Dimore d’Epoca 1.2 104<br />

Dinaka Safari Lodge 20. 131<br />

Dinknesh Ethiopia Tours tE 21.A 121<br />

Dionysos Travel & Tours Ltd.<br />

2.2 111, 111a<br />

Direct Travel 7.2B 101a-c<br />

Discover Albania Club 1.2 214<br />

Discover Boracay Travel and Tours 26.A 101, 134<br />

Discover Dominica Authority 3.1 137<br />

Discover East 26.C 311<br />

Discover Holidays 2.1 302, 491<br />

Discover Indonesia 26.A 122, 123<br />

Discover Madagascar 20. 104<br />

Discover Moab 2.1 322<br />

Discover New England 2.1 502<br />

Discover Southamerica 1.1 114<br />

Discover Suriname Tours 3.1 123<br />

Discover Zanzibar Ltd. 21.A 123<br />

Discovery Holidays Co., Ltd. 26.B 218<br />

Discovery Hotel Management 9. 312<br />

Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel 26.A 122, 123<br />

Discovery Overland Holidays 26.A 121<br />

Discovery Shores Boracay Resort 26.A 101, 134<br />

Discovery Travel Costa Rica<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Disney Theatrical Group 2.1 405<br />

Distretto Turistico Selinunte 1.2 124a<br />

Distretto Turistico Selinunte,<br />

Sciacca Terme, Belice 1.2 124b<br />

Distretto Turistico Sicilia Occidentale 1.2 124a<br />

DITAB Didim Tourism Altyapi Hizmet Birli 3.2 201<br />

Diverse Destination Travel Pvt. Ltd. 5.2B 205, 205a<br />

Diversity Consulting International S.L. 3.1 211<br />

TomOnTour.com 3.1 204<br />

Divi Aruba All Inclusive 3.1 134<br />

Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort 3.1 134<br />

Divi Dutch Village Resort 3.1 134<br />

Divi Village All inclusive Villas 3.1 134<br />

Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort Aruba 3.1 134<br />

Diyarbakir (Diyarbakir Valiligi Il<br />

Kültür ve Turizm Müdürlügü) 3.2 201<br />

DJH City Hostels Rheinland 8.2 103a<br />

DJH Gemeinsam Arbeiten gGmbH 18. 105<br />

DJH-Resort Neuharlingersiel -<br />

Die Jugendherbergen gGmbH 18. 105<br />

Djubo 6.1 138<br />

DMC Pearl Boutique Travel Indonesia 26.A 122, 123<br />

DMC REUNION Mille Tours 20. 132<br />

DN TOURS 2.1 116<br />

DNATA International Pvt.Ltd. 5.2B 205, 205a<br />

DNV-Tours Polska Sp. z o.o 15.1 100<br />

Doble Tree Hilton 21.A 123<br />

DOC DMC 2.2 208a<br />

Dogu Karadeniz Kalkinma Ajansi 3.2 201<br />

Dolan Hotels 18. 124<br />

Dolce Bad Nauheim 7.2C 101<br />

Dom Pedro Hotels 2.2 208a<br />

Dom Rep Tours 3.1 238<br />

Domaine National de Chambord 2.2 201, 201a<br />

Domaine Régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire 2.2 201, 201a<br />

Domäne der Grotten von Han 10.2 105<br />

Domestic Asia Tour 26.A 122, 123<br />

Domina Coral Bay Hotel, Resort,<br />

Spa & Casino - Red Sea 23.A 100<br />

Dominica Tourist Office 3.1 137<br />

Dominica Tours 3.1 137<br />

Hall 3.1<br />

Stand 131<br />

Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism 3.1 131<br />

Domiruth 1.1 102<br />

Domitur - DMC 2.2 208c<br />

Dommuseum Hildesheim 16. 103<br />

Donau Oberösterreich 17. 103<br />

Donau Touristik GmbH 17. 103<br />

Dong Fang International Travel ≈<br />

Finnland-Dänemark 26.C 310<br />

Dorint Hotel & Resorts 9. 104<br />

Dorling Kindersley 10.2 106<br />

Dorna Gasht Tour Operator 7.2A 100<br />

Dortmund Airport 8.2 101b<br />

DORTMUNDtourismus GmbH 8.2 101a<br />

Dosso Dossi 3.2 201<br />

Double Tree by Hilton 9. 316<br />

Double Tree by Hilton Hotels Tanzania 9. 316<br />

Double Tree by Hilton Milan 9. 316<br />

Double Tree by Hilton Venice North 9. 316<br />

Double Tree by Hilton Zagreb 9. 316<br />

DoubleTree by Hilton Luxemburg 9. 316<br />

Doubletree by Hilton Olbia Sardinia 9. 316<br />

Doubletree by Hilton Venice North 1.2 226<br />

Doubletree Resort by Hilton Central Pacific 3.1 236, 236b<br />

Douro Azul 2.2 208a<br />

Dr. Tigges Studienreisen 25. 109<br />

Dr. Weiglein Expeditions GmbH 26.A 116<br />

DR.SCHNELL Chemie GmbH 8.1 130<br />

Dravidian Trails Holidays Pvt. Ltd. 5.2B 223<br />

Dream Phuket Hotel & Spa 26.B 221<br />

Dreamcatcher Mauritius 20. 104<br />

Dreamlines 3.1 214<br />

Dresden Marketing GmbH 11.2 102<br />

Dresdner Residenz Konzerte 11.2 102<br />

Dresdner Stadtrundfahrt -<br />

Die Roten Doppeldecker GmbH 11.2 102<br />

D-Resort Grand Azur 3.2 201<br />

DRUKEYE TOURS & TRAVEL 26.C 305<br />

DRV - Vorsorgemanagement e.V. 10.1 117<br />

DRV Deutscher ReiseVerband e.V. 10.1 117<br />

DSC Management (EXPO 2016 Antalya) 3.2 201<br />

Dubai Link Tours LLC (GTE) 6.1 146<br />

Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa 22.A 103<br />

Dubai Parks and Resorts 22.A 103<br />

Dubai, Department of Tourism<br />

and Commerce Marketing 22.A 103<br />

Dublin Bus Tours 4.1 104<br />

Dubrovnik & Neretva County Tourist Board 1.2 216<br />

Duisburg Marketing GmbH 8.2 101a<br />

Dunas Safari 20. 114<br />

Dunes Adventures 22.B 200<br />

Duni JSco 15.1 101<br />

Dunkirk Tourism<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Durban Tourism 20. 138<br />

Dusit D2 Chiang Mai 26.B 227<br />

Dusit D2 Phuket Resort 26.B 227<br />

Dusit International 9. 211<br />

Dusit International 26.B 227<br />

Dusit Island Resort Chiang Rai 26.B 227<br />

Dusit Thani Bangkok 26.B 227<br />

Dusit Thani Hua Hin 26.B 227<br />

Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort 26.B 227<br />

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket 26.B 227<br />

Dusit Thani Maldives<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Dusit Thani Pattaya 26.B 227<br />

Düsseldorf Congress Sport & Event GmbH 8.2 103a<br />

Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus GmbH 8.2 103a-f<br />

Düsseldorfer Fachschule für Tourismus 11.1 106<br />

Dutch Biketours 10.2 102<br />

Dutch Cruise Line 10.2 102<br />

DW Dominican Wings S.A. 3.1 131<br />

Dwi Tour 26.A 122, 123<br />

Dynasty Travel Service & Incentive House 23.A 100<br />

E<br />

E. Breuninger GmbH & Co. KG 6.2B 202<br />

Eagle Tours<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Eagle Travel 23.A 100<br />

EagleRider Motorcycle 2.1 435<br />

Eagles Palace 2.2 110<br />

earthTV network GmbH 1.1 104c<br />

Easia Travel c/o ATS Hotel 25. 181<br />

East Africa Travel - Jajab Hamisi<br />

REISEVERMITTLUNG 21.A 126<br />

East African Community 21.A 122<br />

East Bohemia Convention Bureau 7.2B 102a-b<br />

EAST Hotel 6.2A 102, 104<br />

East Line Tour The travel agency 2.1 119<br />

Eastend Hotels & Resorts 5.2B 223<br />

Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency 20. 138<br />

Eastern Hotel Developers (Pvt) Ltd. 5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, Region 2.2 101<br />

Eastern Mediterranean Development<br />

Agency (Dogu Akdeniz Kalkinma Ajansi) 3.2 201<br />

Easy Bulgaria Travel Ltd 15.1 101<br />

EASY ROAD VIAGGI 1.2 226<br />

easyRaum GmbH 8.1 117<br />

EBC Hochschule Campus Düsseldorf 8.2 103a<br />

Eberl Online GmbH 6.2B 307<br />

EC Travel 4.2 119a<br />

ECCO-Reisen GmbH 25. 143<br />

Eco Team (Pvt) Ltd.<br />

5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Ecoandes Travel / Unigalapagos 1.1 110<br />

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne 11.1 309<br />

Ecole Travel 3.1 236, 236b<br />

Economic Development Board 23.B 201<br />

ECONTEL HOTEL <strong>Berlin</strong> Charlottenburg 14.1 112<br />

ECONTEL HOTEL München 14.1 112<br />

ECONTEL HOTELS 14.1 112<br />

Ecotourism Ireland/ Ireland Walk Hike Bike 4.1 104<br />

EcoTraining 20. 134<br />

ECPAT Deutschland e.V. 4.1 219<br />

Ecuador Pure Life 1.1 110<br />

Ecuador, Ministry of Tourism 1.1 110<br />

Eden Bleu Hotel 20. 130<br />

Edison Travel Service Co. Ltd. 26.A 130<br />

Edmonton Tourism 2.1 491<br />

Eftalia Hotels 3.2 201<br />

egapark Erfurt 11.2 103<br />

Egmont Incoming Italy 1.2 123<br />

Egoli Tours 20. 134<br />

Egypt Hotels & Nile Cruises 23.A 100<br />

Egyptian Hotel Association 23.A 100<br />

Egyptian Touristic E.T.S. revised 23.A 100<br />

Eifel Tourismus (ET) Gesellschaft mbH 8.2 102b<br />

Eifel Tourismus GmbH 8.2 201a<br />

Eilat Hotel Association 23.B 203<br />

Eimermacher & Strategen 8.1 101<br />

Eix Estel SL 4.2 202<br />

Eix Hotels - Eix Lagotel 4.2 103<br />

EJB am Werbellinsee 4.1 109<br />

Ekmekciler Seyahat Acentesi 3.2 109<br />

El Al Israel Airlines 23.B 203<br />

El Conquistador A Waldorf Astoria Resort 2.1 316<br />

El Hierro Fremdenverkehrsamt 4.2 203<br />

El Malikia Resort Abu Dabbab<br />

Marsa Alam-Red Sea- Egypt 23.A 100<br />

El Monte RV 2.1 555<br />

El Mundo Tour The travel agency 2.1 119<br />

El Mundo Travel & Tours 26.A 101, 134<br />

El Nakhil Tours 23.A 100<br />

El Nido Resorts 26.A 101, 134<br />

El Perezoso 3.1 237<br />

El Salvador, Ministerio de Turismo 3.1 231<br />

Ela Quality Resort Belek 3.2 132<br />

Elding adventure at sea 18. 128c<br />

Electra Palace Resort 2.2 110<br />

Elephant Hills Co., Ltd. 26.B 221<br />

Elewana Africa 20. 120<br />

ELISA 4.2 103<br />

Elisabeth Hotel 9. 110<br />

Elite Hotels of Sweden 18. 128e<br />

Elite Island Resorts 3.1 142c<br />

Elite Island Resorts International 3.1 143<br />

Elite Resort & Spa 23.B 201<br />

Elite Travel - DMC 1.2 214<br />

Elite Travel & Tourism 22.B 200<br />

Elite Travel of Croatia 1.2 205<br />

Ellington Hotel <strong>Berlin</strong> 12. 101<br />

Elsass - Agence de Développement<br />

Touristique de Haute-Alsace<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Elsass Tourismus<br />

2.2 201, 201a<br />

Elysium & Mediterranean Beach Hotel 2.2 111, 111a<br />

EMBRACE - Hotel Masatsch 9. 110<br />

Embrace Hotels 9. 110<br />

Embudu Village<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

EMG - Essen Marketing GmbH 8.2 101a<br />

Eminds SRL 5.1 114<br />

Emir Hotels / Demirci Tu. Tes. Isl. A.S. 3.2 127<br />

Emirates Airline 22.A 100<br />

Emirates Airline 11.1 108<br />

Emirates Holidays 22.A 100<br />

Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi 9. 217<br />

Emirates Skywards 22.A 100<br />

Emitt (East Mediterranean International<br />

Tourism and Travel Exhibition) 3.2 201<br />

Emotions Beach Resort Hodelpa Garten Suites 3.1 131<br />

Emotions Destination Management /<br />

Island Focus Co. Ltd 20. 129<br />

Emperor Cruises Co., Ltd 26.C 330<br />

Empire Riverside Hotel 6.2A 102, 104<br />

Empire State Building Observatory 2.1 405<br />

Empresa Pública de Turismo Guayaquil, EP 1.1 110<br />

Emsland Touristik GmbH 6.2A 103<br />

ENC Tours Company 2.1 124<br />

Enchanting Hotels<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Encore Tickets Ltd. 18. 123, 125<br />

Encounter Madagascar 20. 104<br />

Endeavour Safaris 20. 131<br />

Engelberg-Titlis Tourismus AG 17. 101,101a-c<br />

English Heritage 18. 123, 125<br />

English Riviera 18. 123, 125<br />

Enjoy Bavaria Tours 8.1 101<br />

Enjoy Oman (Trekking & Adventure) 22.B 200<br />

Exhibitors list as of 9 February 2016 www.itb-berlin.com #13


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ENKA Seyahat 3.2 201<br />

ennit AG 5.1 103<br />

Enoria Viaggi 1.2 103<br />

Enterprise Rent-A-Car 9. 107<br />

Entertainment Cruises 2.1 519<br />

EON Resorts Group<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

EPG Travel 26.B 201<br />

Epic Tour 3.1 231<br />

EPIC Trails Bike-Erlebnisse Zentralasien 2.1 112<br />

Epirus, Region 2.2 101<br />

Equinox<br />

5.2B 205, 205a<br />

Erbil Rotana 9. 308<br />

Erco Travels Pvt. Ltd.<br />

5.2B 205, 205a<br />

Eremito 1.2 114<br />

eRevMax 8.1 132<br />

Erfurt Tourismus & Marketing GmbH 11.2 103<br />

Erich Schmidt Verlag GmbH & Co. KG 10.2 106<br />

Eritrea, Ministry of Tourism of<br />

the State of Eritrea 21.A 108<br />

Erlangen, Tourist-Information 6.2B 305<br />

Es Saadi Marrakesch Resort 21.B 208<br />

Escapade Zanzibar 21.A 122<br />

Escher im Palast 10.2 102<br />

Eshet Incoming 23.B 203<br />

Esperanza Park 4.2 103<br />

Essential Destinations 21.A 122<br />

Estació Náutica de la Costa Daurada 4.2 202<br />

Estación Náutica Sant Antonio y San Josep 4.2 111<br />

Estado de México 1.1 101<br />

ESTEC - Czech Incoming<br />

Tour Operator & DMC 7.2B 102a-b<br />

Esterbauer Verlag 10.2 106<br />

Esteros Viajes 1.1 208<br />

Estonian Holidays AS 18. 126c<br />

Estonian Tourist Board 18. 126c<br />

Estravel AS 18. 126c<br />

Estrel <strong>Berlin</strong> 12. 101<br />

ETA (Bird) 8.1 113a<br />

Eternity Travel Ltd. 23.B 203<br />

Ethiopia, Green Land Tours & Hotels 21.A 102<br />

Ethiopian Airlines 21.A 121<br />

Ethiopian Tourism Organization 21.A 121<br />

Etho Metho Tours & Treks 26.C 335<br />

Hall 5.2A<br />

Stand<br />

109, 109a<br />

Ethos Maldives Pvt. Ltd.<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Etihad Airways 25. 110<br />

Etihad Holidays 22.B 211<br />

ETIK - Ege Turistik Isletmeler<br />

ve Konaklamalar Birligi 3.2 201<br />

ETL Tour and Travel 21.A 121<br />

ETOA - European tourism association 9. 301<br />

E-Travel.sk 7.2B 103<br />

Euphoria Hotels & Resorts 3.2 201<br />

EURO-ASIA TOURS & TRAVELS PVT. LTD 5.2A 110<br />

Euroguide Coach & Travel Ltd. 2.2 209<br />

Eurohostel - Finnish Hostel Chain (HiHostels) 18. 128b<br />

Eurolimousine Aachen 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Austria 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Baden-Baden 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Belgium 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine <strong>Berlin</strong> 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Binz/Rügen 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Bonn 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Brazil 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Bremen 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Czech Republic 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Denmark 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Dresden 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Düsseldorf 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Eisenach 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Eisleben 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Erfurt 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Estonia/Latvis 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine France 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Frankfurt/M. 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Frankfurt/O. 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Friedrichshafen 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Georgia 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Germany 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Halle 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Hamburg 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Hannover 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Hungary 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Italy 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Jena 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Köln 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Latvia 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Leipzig 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Lindau 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Lithuania 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Lübeck 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Luxembourg 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Memmingen 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine München 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Netherlands 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Nürnberg/Erlangen 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Poland 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Potsdam 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Rostock/Schwerin 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Russia 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine South Africa 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Spain 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Stuttgart 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Switzerland 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Trier 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine United Kingdom 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Weimar 18. 117<br />

Eurolimousine Wittenberg 18. 117<br />

Europa Tourist Group 1.2 226<br />

Europa Travel & Tours 1.2 214<br />

Europäische Reiseversicherung AG 25. 126<br />

Europäisches Parlament Informationsbüro<br />

in Deutschland 12. 101<br />

Europa-Park GmbH & Co. Mack KG 6.2B 202<br />

EUROPARC Deutschland e.V. 12. 102<br />

Europastadt GörlitzZgorzelec GmbH 11.2 102<br />

Europastraße Historische Theater 16. 105<br />

Europcar 5.2A 114<br />

Hall 9.<br />

Stand 123<br />

Europcar Autovermietung GmbH 9. 123<br />

Europcar Costa Rica<br />

3.1 236, 236b<br />

Europe Champion Travel GmbH 26.C 312<br />

Europe Incoming International LLP 9. 301<br />

European Capital of Culture - Pafos 2017 2.2 111, 111a<br />

European Federation of Napoleonic Cities 16. 101<br />

European Travel Services Ltd. 18. 123, 125<br />

EuropeSpa med & wellness GmbH 25. 176<br />

Europlan SPA 1.2 103<br />

Euroregion Beskidy 15.1 100<br />

EUROTOURS INTERNATIONAL 17. 103<br />

Eurotur 1.1 209<br />

EuroVelo, the European cycle route network 4.1 244<br />

Eutopia Holdings Pvt Ltd (Anantara Resorts) 5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Euvea 9. 110<br />

EUVIBUS Indochina Travels GmbH 25. 139<br />

EVA AIR Corporation, Frankfurt Office 26.A 130<br />

Evaneos 4.1 237<br />

Evecon Tour Operator 1.1 208<br />

EVENT AGENCY SCENEVENTS 1.2 226<br />

Event Solutions Malta by Vacations Malta Ltd. 1.2 222<br />

EVEREST SUMMIT LODGES 5.2A 110<br />

Eviva Tour Vietnam 26.C 326<br />

Evoca Red de Hoteles<br />

1.1 107, 107b<br />

Evoluzion Travel 4.1 233<br />

Excalibur Tours 4.1 116<br />

Excellence Hotels 10.2 101<br />

Exciting Travel Holidays<br />

5.2A 109, 109a<br />

Exclusive & Different 3.1 142e<br />

Exelans Tourism 20. 103<br />

EXO TRAVEL 26.A 117<br />

Exotic Global Holidays (Private) Ltd. 5.2A 107, 107b<br />

Exotic Voyage Co., Ltd. 26.B 210-212<br />

Expedia 9. 322<br />

Expedición Panamundo 3.1 238<br />

Expeditions Myanmar Co Ltd 26.B 230<br />

Experience Ethipoia Travel 21.A 121<br />

Experience Kissimmee 2.1 315<br />

expert PR & HWM Communications GmbH 18. 124<br />

Explore Fairbanks 2.1 302<br />

Explore Georgia 15.1 103<br />

Explore Mongolia 25. 113<br />

ExploRussia 4.1 249<br />

expo2508 - Ausstellungskonzeption<br />

und -gestaltung 16. 100<br />

Express Airways GmbH 1.2 202<br />

Express des Îles 3.1 136<br />

Express Travel International GmbH 25. 103<br />

Exsel Authentic Hotels 20. 132<br />

Extraordinary 20. 119<br />

Extrapolitan 9. 301<br />

Extreme Ireland 18. 122<br />

Eysys 5.1 138<br />

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife 20. 138<br />

F<br />

F+U Unternehmensgruppe GmbH 10.1 117<br />

F1 Infotech 8.1 113a<br />

Fachhochschule Stralsund 11.1 206<br />

Fachhochschule Westküste 11.1 104<br />

Færgen 18. 128a<br />

Fair Trade Tourism 4.1 202<br />

Fairfield Tours 20. 138<br />

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr 22.B 210<br />

Fairmont Dubai 9. 309<br />

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts 2.1 491<br />

Fairmont Le Montreux Palace<br />

17. 101,101a-c<br />

Fairmont Makati & Raffles Makati 26.A 101, 134<br />

Fairmont Nile City 23.A 100<br />

Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos Barcelona 9. 309<br />

Fairmont Sanur Beach Bali 9. 309<br />

Fairmont Singapore and Swissotel the Stamford 26.A 133<br />

Fairmont The Palm, Dubai 22.A 103<br />

FALCON SAFARIS 20. 136<br />

Falkensteiner Balance Resort Stegersbach 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Club Funimation Borik 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Club Funimation Katschberg 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Family Hotel Diadora 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel & Grand Spa Marienbad 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Alpenresidenz Antholz 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Bad Leonfelden 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Bad Waltersdorf 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Carinzia 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Falkensteinerhof 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Jesolo 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Royal Seefeld 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Sonnenparadies 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel Adriana 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel Belgrad 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel Cristallo 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel Lido Ehrenburgerhof 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel Margaretenguertel 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel Schladming 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotel Sonnenalpe 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences 9. 110<br />

Falkensteiner Schlosshotel Velden 9. 110<br />

Familotel AG 8.1 142<br />

Fancort-South Africa 20. 138<br />

Fantasia Hotel Deluxe Kemer 3.2 201<br />

Fantastico Sur - Torres del Paine 1.1 201<br />

FAR EAST HOSPITALITY 26.A 133<br />

Far West Travels and Tours Pvt. Ltd. 5.2A 110a<br />