ITB Berlin Convention – THURSDAY 9TH MARCH 2017

eTRAVEL LAB DAY 2

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Hall 7.1c, eTravel Lab

Innovative session formats addressing the use of digital technologies and social media in marketing and distribution can be found in the ITB Berlin eTravel World. The Travel Technology area is reserved exclusively for Digital Marketing, Social Media and Mobile Travel Services.

eTRAVEL SHOWROOM DAY 2

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Hall 6.1, eTravel Showroom

eTRAVEL STAGE DAY 2

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Hall 6.1, eTravel Stage

ITB EXPERTS FORUM WELLNESS

10:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Hall 7.3a, Auditorium Berlin 1

Since 2004 the ITB Experts Forum Wellness is a place to be for spa and wellness professionals. The internationally oriented event established in 2004 has become a major date in the calendar of the wellness & hospitality sector in Europe.

ITB MARKETING AND DESTINATION WORKSHOPS DAY 2

10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Hall 4.1, Room Regensburg

The ITB workshops satisfy ITB visitors’ demand for an intensive, professional exchange with experts in small groups. This is where valuable contacts are established and individual questions and problems are taken up.

ITB BUSINESS TRAVEL CORPORATE DAY

10:30 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.Hall 7.1a, Auditorium New York 3
Curb costs, minimize risks, enhance productivity: the program assists decision makers in the business travel world to continue their successful work by identifying and evaluating trends at an early stage. Top-class speakers share their insights and offer sound judgements.

ITB HOSPITALITY DAY

10:30 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.Hall 7.1b, Auditorium London

ITB Hospitality Day topics re ect the industry trends, its participants are the “Movers & Shakers” of the international hotel industry. This prestigious Think Tank discusses the impulses for the industry – with a critical view, pointing out facts and figures and highlighting the different perspectives.

ITB DESTINATION DAY 2

10:40 – 17:45 Hall 7.1a, Auditorium New York 1

The ITB Destination Days are dedicated to the challenges and perspectives of international destination management. Here the focus is on forms of travel and destinations with great growth potential, innovative approaches to destination marketing and speci c aspects of selected tourism destinations.

OTHER ITB MARKETING SESSIONS

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Hall 7.3a, Auditorium Berlin 2

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC WORLD LEGACY AWARDS PANEL DISCUSSION

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Hall 7.3a, Auditorium Berlin 2

This dynamic and informative session is moderated by global sustainable tourism expert and Editor at Large for National Geographic Traveler, Costas Christ, and will include lively discussion with the 5 winners of the World Legacy Awards, along with questions from the audience on what it takes to be an international leader in sustainable tourism.

ITB TOURISM FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT DAY

1:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Hall 7.3a, Auditorium Berlin 2

Cooperative Efforts for Sustainable Tourism – In 2015 the global community committed itself to new, ambitious goals: the Agenda 2030 for sustainable development and the climate agreement from Paris. Only when politics and business cooperate can sustainable development and climate protection goals be reached.

ITB CONVENTION AWARDS

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Palais am Funkturm (fairground)