Press Releases

current ITB China press releases

ITB China press releases - English


 13 Feb 19 – ITB China, VIR and TravelDaily are organising a senior delegation of Chinese travel industry representatives to visit European travel companies

Alongside ITB Berlin 2019 Chinese high-ranking travel representatives meet successful entrepreneurs from the European travel and tourism industry.


 30 Jan 19 – ITB China Conference 2019 to examine far-reaching trends in the Chinese travel industry

Top speakers from Ctrip, Wyndham, Shouqi, Mafengo –Three new areas: Themed Travel, Customized Travel and Hotel Marketing & Distribution – Opening keynote speech by James Liang, Ctrip – second Education & Job Day on the 3rd Conference day.


 28 Jan 19 – The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) becomes official Adventure Travel Partner at ITB China 2019

For the first time ITB China 2019 will feature a dedicated ATTA Pavilion – Rapid growth in adventure travel – Adventure travel to be featured in ITB China Travel Trends Report .


 23 Jan 19 – First-Ever Brand USA Pavilion® at ITB China 2019

Brand USA, the destination marketing organization of the United States, announced their support for ITB China by Conducting a Brand USA Pavilion® in 2019.


 18 Jan 19 – ITB China Startup Award 2019: Looking for the best innovative travel technology ideas

Deadline for submitting applications 10 April – award ceremony to take place 16 May at ITB China – Companies of all sizes and sectors may apply – winner rewarded with booth at ITB China 2020 – impressive jury list


 16 Jan 19 – ITB China Travel Trends Report: Strong demand for island vacations

• Trend towards more expensive journeys

• Customization key to addressing market segmentation and diverse experience preferences

• Marketing via new technology platforms

• Travelers continue to be influenced by the silver screen



 10 Jan 19 – ITB China and China Tourism Association to extend their strategic partnership

Berlin/Shanghai, 10 January 2019 – Riding on the success of last year’s edition, ITB China, set to take place from 15 to 17 May in Shanghai, and the China Tourism Association (CTA) renewed their strategic partnerships.


 09 Jan 19 – ITB China Buyers Circle launched its first offline event on customized and personalized outdoor activities designed for island trips

Over 50 top buyers attended kick-off event in Wanning (Hainan Island) from 13 -14 December 2018 – Customized Island Travel Forum


 04 Dec 18 – ITB China 2019: Europe sees strong growth in Chinese visitors

Renewed partnership with European Travel Commission – Europe largest exhibitor at China’s marketplace for the travel industry –initiative of EU-China Tourism Year making progress

 29 Nov 18 – ITB China Travel Trends Report Looking at the future of Chinese Travel

ITB China’s trend topic for 2019: Customized and themed travel, including island travel, adventure travel, sports travel and culture travel – Yearly publication conducted by Kairos Future and commissioned by ITB China – Experts to share insights at ITB China Conference

 28 Nov 18 – ITB China joins forces with China’s top-scale travel agencies and launches the ITB China Buyers Circle

A nationwide community for China’s travel buyers – China’s marketplace for the travel industry introduces new ITB China Buyers Circle – Founding Partners of the Circle – ITB China Travel Trends Report – Inaugural Offline Event on Hainan Island in December

 14 Nov 18 – Wyndham Hotels & Resorts to renew its major partnership with ITB China

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the official Partner Hotel of ITB China 2019  – successful participation with positive response after first partnership in 2018


 15 Oct 18 – Germany Pavilion Debuts at ITB China 2019

The VIR (Verband Internet Reisevertrieb) is organising a combined stand for tourism companies from Germany at ITB China 2019 – The German National Tourist Board, Solamento and Sunny Cars already confirmed their participation

 18 May 18 – ITB China 2018: bigger and better!

Satisfied top-quality buyers and visitors – 15,000 attendees in total – well-attended ITB China Conference with 4,000 attendees – Timekettle and TravelFlan won 2018 ITB China Start-Up Award – many pre-registrations for next year’s show: 15 to 17 May 2019


Exhibitor Press Releases

Exhibitor Press Releases will be found here from Spring 2019.