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PREVIEW Bonelli consulting Srl participates in ITB Berlin with its own stands since 1974 – hopes and whishes for an exhibition of ITB in Berlin in 2021.
ITB Asia kicks off first virtual event: Reinventing Travel in the New
Spearheading recovery in the industry, ITB Asia 2020 Virtual kicks off with ITB
Community, MICE Show Asia and Travel Tech Asia
Singapore, 21 October 2020 – ITB Asia, Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show, today
opened its virtual doors for the first-ever virtual event. As one of the industry’s firsts, the
three-day event is being hosted online.
Over the course of the next three-days, almost 900 buyers and 400 exhibitors from all
over the world will come together to establish high-quality networks, conduct business,
and share their knowledge.
Held on the newly established platform – ITB Community in Asia (ITB Community) – this
year’s ITB Asia event also plays host to MICE Show Asia and marks the debut of Travel
Katrina Leung, Managing Director of Messe Berlin (Singapore) – organiser of
ITB Asia – comments; “We are proud to have quickly pivoted to a fully virtual format
that has enabled us to maintain our position as the leading travel trade show in the region.
It is now more important than ever before that we provide this opportunity for industry
leaders around the globe to come together virtually to share insights, knowledge, and
experience, to pave the way for the future of the travel trade. Over the next three days,
we look forward to closely collaborating with international exhibitors, travel companies and
international buyers to unveil a strong, engaging, and contextually relevant programme.”
Virtual Exhibition to facilitate business and networking
Despite ITB Asia’s brand-new format, the virtual exhibition line-up continues to facilitate
business appointments, digital exhibition booths, a business matching platform and 24/7
chat and call functions for almost 400 exhibitors around the world to engage with key
clients and partners. Being a global stage, the virtual exhibition will feature new
destinations including Switzerland, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Monaco and
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comSapporo. Exhibitors from hospitality and travel groups include Meliá Hotels
International, Radisson Hotel Group and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, to name
just a few.
As part of ITB Asia’s usual business matching typically held on the exhibition floor, this
year’s Business Matching takes place on a dedicated Business Matching portal. Available
throughout the three days of ITB Asia, sellers will be able to upload company brochures
and collateral, and buyers may upload proposal request briefs for the same successful
discussions and business negotiations as like the previous ITB Asia shows.
Conference line-up to reinvent travel
Now in its thirteenth year, the theme of this year’s event, set against the backdrop of the
ongoing pandemic, is “Reinventing Travel in the New Normal”. The over 100-session
themed agenda, led by more than 160 international speakers, has been specifically curated
to support the travel industry in navigating the current challenges and prepare for eventual
Today’s conference will see a strong line-up of speakers from across the industry
discussing topics such as the future of travel, and building recovery for travel and tourism.
These speakers included industry heavyweights from leading global organisations such
Maribel Rodriguez, Senior Vice President, Membership & Commercial at World Travel &
Tourism Council (WTTC), and Anita Mendiratta, Special Advisor to Secretary General at
The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
Tomorrow (22 October), attendees can look forward to hearing from top speakers such as
Alexandre de Juniac Director General & CEO, International Air Transport Association
(IATA), and keynote speakers Deep Kalra, Founder & Group Executive Chairman,
MakeMyTrip and Ben Drew, President, Viator. They will be sharing their insights on
topics from improving leadership to restoring confidence and attracting travellers.
Partners set to discuss the path to recovery
This year, ITB Asia’s partners also have a strong speaker track. In its fifth year of
partnership with CrescentRating for the “Halal in Travel Asia Summit”, this year’s summit
focuses on enabling destinations and travel stakeholders to develop their own strategic
solutions towards recovery and growth through insights from their Mastercard
CrescentRating Travel Readiness Report and using their Travel Readiness Framework.
The Travel Foundation will run a themed session focussed on “Building Back Better”
which will look at what better means to the Future of Tourism Coalition, which has
developed thirteen guiding principles to help over 200 companies, destinations, and
organisations forge a new path for tourism.
Cruise Lines International Association will focus on preparing for resumption in its
session and will answer questions on what the travel trade can do to combat
misperceptions and raise awareness of the strict regulations that govern cruises worldwide.
Building a resilient MICE industry with MICE Show Asia
MICE Show Asia invites professionals in the meetings and events industries to look ahead
to building a resilient post COVID-19 MICE industry. Highlights of the event will include a
series of MICE destination talks with global participation including Auckland Tourism,
Events and Economic Development (ATEED), German Convention Bureau
(GCB), Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB), Russian Convention Bureau
(RCB), Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) and more with MICE associations
including IAPCO, MPI Academy and SITE Africa also in attendance.
For additional details
email@example.com. The launch of Travel Tech Asia
Co-located with ITB Asia and MICE Show Asia, is Messe Berlin’s brand-new show – Travel
Tech Asia. Here, participants can share latest technologies, trends, tech travel brands and
innovative start-ups, to create new possibilities for the future of travel. Thousands of
influential executives and attendees across travel industry sectors will come together for
three days of unparalleled networking as part of the largest travel trade show in APAC.
Amadeus, TrustYou and Oracle Hospitality are also leading a brand-new track on
Hotel Revenue and Distribution. Meanwhile, a new Air Travel track will see executives from
leading associations and agencies present the latest global flight data trends and insights,
led by the Skyscanner, Dohop and many more.
For more information on this year’s event, or to join the next two days, please click here.
ITB Asia, MICE Show Asia and Travel Tech Asia 2021
The ITB Asia, MICE Show Asia and Travel Tech Asia live event will be rescheduled to next
year, 27 – 29 October 2021, at Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore. To
register for the 2021 edition, please visit the link here.
About ITB Asia
ITB Asia is organised by Messe Berlin (Singapore) Pte Ltd and supported by the Singapore
Exhibition & Convention Bureau. The annual three-day B2B trade show and convention
will feature hundreds of exhibiting companies from the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, the
Americas, Africa and the Middle East, covering not only the leisure market, but also MICE
and corporate travel. Exhibitors from every sector of the industry, including destinations,
airlines and airports, hotels and resorts, theme parks and attractions, inbound tour
operators, inbound DMCs, cruise lines, spas, venues, other meeting facilities and travel
technology companies are all expected to attend.
ITB Asia is the premier meeting place for the travel trade industry for forging new
partnerships and strengthening existing business relationships with the most important
players in the region. ITB Asia’s 2019 edition saw huge success with over 1,300 exhibitors,
over 1,250 quality buyers, more than 7,000 minutes of conference and more than 13,000
About MICE Show Asia
MICE Show Asia is where the incentive travel, meetings and events industries come
together to connect and build the future of MICE. The annual three-day business-to
business trade show and convention featured industry suppliers, meetings & events
professionals to up-and-coming MICE innovators from a wide range of disciplines, sectors
and all levels of seniority. The show is co-located with ITB Asia.
About Travel Tech Asia
Organized by Messe Berlin (Singapore) Pte Ltd and supported by the Singapore Exhibition
& Convention Bureau, the inaugural three-day conference will feature leading travel brands
and innovative start-ups to attendees from all levels of seniority across a wide range of
disciplines and sectors in the travel industry. The conference will be co-located with ITB
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