Holiday camps, language study trips and youth travel

At ’Youth meets Travel’ Juvigo has information on a growing travel market and is offering visitors to ITB Berlin an exclusive booking discount Juvigo is Europe’s leading booking platform for supervised holiday camps, youth travel and language study trips. Be it surfing camps, riding holidays, adventure holiday camps or language study trips – this new company has products for children and young people between the ages of six and 21 from over 100 organisers – including ruf Jugendreisen, Jugendtours, LAL Sprachreisen and regional operators.

Culture Lounge – the official culture platform of ITB Berlin

Museums, palaces, festivals and cultural projects – a concentration of cultural highlights in Hall 6.2b From 4 to 8 March 2020 around 60 exhibitors from some ten countries, including museums from around Europe, festivals, joint European projects as well as cultural destinations and service providers are presenting their latest exhibitions and attractions at the Culture Lounge, offering a concentration of cultural highlights under one roof. This year, due to construction work on the exhibition grounds, the Culture Lounge can be found in Hall 6.2b.

Music, Parks and Gardens in Thuringia

Spectacular floral displays and famous composers are the main attraction of the tourism destination Thuringia at ITB Berlin 2020 With their roots in Thuringia and their natural home in Erfurt, horticultural exhibitions have been a part of the city since 1865. This tradition is coming home in the shape of the 2021 Federal Horticultural Show (BUGA) in Erfurt, which is being held at two locations, on the historical Petersberg and in the egapark, the garden of Thuringia. At ITB Berlin visitors can get an early glimpse of this major event on the stand of Thuringia in Hall 11.2, which features a large area of plants and flowers.

Highly symbolic ship of the desert

For this year’s partner country, Oman, even today the camel forms an essential part of its cultural heritage The partner country of ITB Berlin this year is a destination full of oriental mystery, beautiful landscapes and traditional customs. For centuries camel breeding has formed the basis of life for the Bedouins in the desert, and is an essential component of their culture. 

„One Happy Hour“ Aruba

The plastic-free Caribbean island presents its sustainability concept and invites visitors to a reception on the stand Aruba, an island situated off the coast of South America and formerly one of the Netherlands Antilles, is an ideal destination for sunbathers, water sports enthusiasts, nature lovers and culturally interested visitors. With temperatures of around 28 degrees the whole year round and sunshine virtually guaranteed, the island is an ideal place at any time of year. For those who want more than endless sandy beaches the opportunity exists to go diving and experience marine life close-up.

Dark Tourism – a topical trend

At ITB Berlin, CHERNOBYL TOUR videos and tour managers have information on the stand and the company is giving away trips to the notorious exclusion zone Dark tourism is a highly popular trend, with tours to Chernobyl being the best-known example of this form of travel. CHERNOBYL TOUR is a company which organises trips there. The company was established by the former liquidator Serhii Myrnyi – a physicist, chemist, ecologist and head of the 1986 Chernobyl radiation reconnaissance brigade. He has put together all the tours and trained professional tour guides.

DESTINATION BRAND 19

At ITB Berlin 2020 Institut für Management und Tourismus and inspektour GmbH are presenting the initial findings of a survey on recognition of selected European destinations in China  Which international destinations do the Chinese have at the top of their bucket list? What holiday activities are they most interested in? How well known are destinations in Europe and Germany among the Chinese population?

Bleisure: Combining business and leisure travel is a growing trend

Visit Berlin, the German National Tourist Board (DTZ) and the Travel Management Association (VDR) talk about bleisure travel.  Bleisure travel, the combination of business and leisure time, is now a growing trend. It is especially popular with young and travel-hungry skilled workers and executives. Bleisure travel gives people an opportunity to enjoy their spare time on a business trip, cultivate their work life balance, or extend a working week in an unfamiliar city by taking the weekend off there.

A car hire company in the role of real estate manager: Sunny Cars is offering its employees affordable housing

A car hire company in the role of real estate manager: Sunny Cars is offering its employees affordable housing They have signed their work contract but have difficulty finding somewhere to live: this is the challenge that many employees face when they take on the job of their dreams in another city. Sunny Cars (www.sunnycars.de), a car hire company and long-standing exhibitor at ITB Berlin, has found the solution with an employee residence.