Globetrotters meet travel industry trendsetters at Berlin Travel Festival

Following its successful launch in 2018, the second edition of the Berlin Travel Festival will be taking place from 8 to 10 March 2019 at Arena Berlin.

Taking as its slogan “Travel Different”, the of cial partner event of ITB Berlin brings together adventurers, explorers and today’s brands. With its festival atmosphere, the event celebrates innovative entrepreneurial spirit and perfectly complements the long-standing ITB Berlin on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds which has run for over 50 years.

Inspiration for the next big adventure

More than 100 exhibitors will be presenting their products, including Mercedes-Benz, roadsurfer (camper van rentals) and PiNCAMP by ADAC (camping portal). International destinations – from the Caucasus to Australia – will be represented, as will local regions such as South Tyrol, Sylt, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Brandenburg. At the same time, numerous companies which subscribe to sustainable tourism concepts have announced their participation this year, including Dr Bronner’s ALL-ONE!, COTOPAXI, Abury, Fairaway | Better Places Travel and Little Sun as well as Tentsile Tree Tents, Green Rooms and Feel the World Travel.

Both exhibitors and events at the Berlin Travel Festival will focus on the current topics of sustainability, digital connectivity, innovation and community. Well-known speakers, adventurers, activists, journalists and wellness gurus will share their experiences at lectures, workshops, master classes and film screenings. Kicking off the festival programme will be the ’Shop Shift – A Trend Lab for Creative Minds’ conference on Friday, 8 March. At this one-day symposium, experts will reveal their forward-looking travel retail strategies, from omnichannel presence to trendsetting brand experiences.