European outbound travel grew by five percent during the first eight months of the year, and the outlook for 2019 is also positive. Further growth can be expected according to the World Travel Monitor conducted by IPK International and commissioned by ITB Berlin.
Muslims are the world’s fastest-growing religious group and by 2030 (Source: www.pewrsr.ch/1hUQ1qG) will make up an estimated 25 percent of the world’s population.
Millennials love going on city trips, and, at least some, are willing to spend big on travelling, with now half of all luxury trips being made by Millennials. These are the findings of a special evaluation of the World Travel Monitor, conducted by IPK International and commissioned by ITB Berlin.
Oman will be the Official Partner Country of the 2020 edition of Germany-based global travel show ITB Berlin.
Aiming to expand its network in the UAE, ITB Berlin has recently announced its marketing alliance with International Travel Week Abu Dhabi (ITW Abu Dhabi), hailed as the world’s leading Muslim travel event.
ITB Berlin 2017 will be fully devoting a platform to medical tourism with the Medical Tourism Pavilion in Hall 3.2.
In a collaborative analysis of China’s outbound travel behaviour, ITB Berlin and IPK International found that in 2015, China registered an increase of 23 percent in foreign trips compared to the global average of five percent, delivering the world’s highest growth rate.
Egypt plans to announce incentives for low-cost carriers (LCCs) to help offset the decrease in tourist arrivals, revealed Hisham Zaazou, tourism minister, Egypt, on the sidelines of ITB Berlin.
Lack of reporting, weak legislation and the anonymity of the Internet were highlighted as some of the main challenges in child protection from exploitation in tourism, in a global study.