Hotel industry giant, Wyndham Hotel Group announces that it has become the official partner hotel of the second edition of ITB China, which will take place from 16 to 18 May 2018 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Conference Center. A corresponding agreement was signed on 7 February 2018 by Mr Leo Liu, President of Greater China Wyndham Group and Mr David Axiotis, General Manager ITB China.
CITS American Express Global Business Travel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel China and BCD Travel: exclusive partners – Seminars for business travel managers and everyone in business travel
25 January 18 – Experts to take the stage at the ITB China Conference 2018
Power packed program includes sessions by Ctrip, Google, Tencent, VisitFinland, Wyndham Hotels and many more – three new areas of focus: Unique Travel, Business Travel and Education & Job Day
Application period from 1 March until 10 April – aspiring startups are invited to apply, in order to present their forward-looking ideas and solutions – award ceremony to take place in the afternoon of 17 May – companies of all sizes and sectors may apply
14 Dezember 17 – ITB China partners with China Tourism Academy
Riding on the success of this year’s show, ITB China, taking place from 16 – 18 May 2018, has partnered with China Tourism Academy (CTA) to mutually promote each other as well as to enhance business opportunities and raise global awareness for the Chinese tourism industry.
ITB China and the China Tourism Association extended their strategic partnerships: David Axiotis, General Manager of ITB China and Rungang Zhang, Secretary General & Vice President China Tourism Association, signed a corresponding partnership agreement in the beginning of November 2017.
8 November 17 – ITB China 2018 hosted buyer registration opens
Some 850 top travel buyers will be accepted to attend ITB China –maximizing the business opportunities for ITB China exhibitors and buyers by getting access to exclusive matchmaking system
In 2016, China registered a 13 per cent increase in outbound trips – city trips and Sun&Beach holidays are becoming more and more important – trips to Europe declined – ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse outbound travel behaviour of the Chinese
26 September 17 – ITB China 2018: Relaunch of successful Buyers Program
Some 850 buyers will be invited to attend ITB China 2018 – Early Bird discount for exhibitors ends on 30 October 2017
8 August 17 – ITB China 2018 Online Registration now open
Special discount for exhibitors who register until 31 August – second ITB China will take place from 16 to 18 May 2018 in Shanghai – very good results in visitor and exhibitor survey 2017
Satisfied top-quality buyers and visitors – well-attended ITB China Conference – GolfVoyager won 2017 Start-Up Award – many pre-registrations for next year’s show: 16 to 18 May 2018
Over 10,000 pre-scheduled appointments between exhibitors and hosted Chinese buyers secured prior to the show – Partner destination Europe – travel leaders to share latest ideas at ITB China Conference – 700 buyers from more than 300 companies
Further top presenters confirmed: Renowned managers from the Chinese and international travel industry will impart their knowledge at the first ITB China Conference.
Short-listed innovators from startup companies which launched their products within the last three years will demonstrate their innovative solutions to the jury comprising experienced industry professionals.
For the first time ITB China features exclusive blogger networking events on 11 May: Blogger Lunch and Chinese Blogger Workshop
19 APR 17 – Countdown to the first ITB China Conference
Managers from major Chinese travel companies will provide insights into their expanding market.
An effective way to network – Registration is now open and limited to 100 suppliers
JinJiang International Hotels announces that it has become the official hotel partner of the first ever ITB China.
23 MAR 17 – First eTravel World at ITB China 2017
New segment introduced – meeting place for the digital community – Online Travel and Travel Technology Day on 11 May
Special discount for visiting ITB China
An exclusive ITB China preview event with more than 60 journalists from China and 15 other countries kicked off on March 2nd at the Jin Jiang Tower in Shanghai
27 FEB 17 – Call for papers: ITB China Startup Award 2017
Deadline for submitting applications 31 March – award ceremony to take place 11 May – Companies of all sizes and sectors may apply – winner rewarded with booth at ITB China 2018
21 FEB 17 – First ITB China fully booked up
High demand for hall space three months before the event – Trade visitor registration now open
First Partner Destination ever – official announcement of partnership between European Travel Commission and ITB China on 31 January in Brussels
- Summer Special discount ends on 30 September 2016
- Relaunch of ITB China website: itb-china.com
- Online registration through Wechat possible
Ms Jane Sun to be the first confirmed keynote speaker
9 MAR 16 – ITB China inaugural press release
Debut for ITB China in May 2017 in the mega-city of Shanghai – cooperation with TravelDaily China and leading travel agencies lays the foundation for a second Asian ITB
Zufriedene Einkäufer und Fachbesucher mit hoher Entscheidungskompetenz – ITB China Conference gut besucht – GolfVoyager gewinnt Startup-Preis – Zahlreiche Voranmeldungen für die nächste Messe – Termin 2018: 16. bis 18. Mai
Mehr als 10.000 vorab vereinbarte Termine zwischen Ausstellern und chinesischen Facheinkäufern – Partnerdestination Europa – führende Akteure der Branche tauschen neueste Ideen auf der ITB China Conference aus – 700 Einkäufer aus mehr als 300 Unternehmen
Weitere Top-Referenten bestätigt: Auf der ersten ITB China Conference geben renommierte Führungskräfte aus der chinesischen und internationalen Reiseindustrie ihr Wissen weiter.
19 APR 17 – Countdown für erste ITB China Conference
Führungskräfte großer chinesischer Reiseunternehmen gewähren Einblicke in den Wachstumsmarkt China.
Sonderrabatt für den Besuch der ITB China. China Eastern und die ITB China haben am 10. Februar 2017 eine entsprechende Partnerschaftsvereinbarung geschlossen.
„Brückenschlag zwischen Ost und West“, ein exklusives ITB China Preview Event mit mehr als 60 Journalisten aus China und 15 weiteren Ländern hat heute im JinJiang Tower in Shanghai stattgefunden.
27 FEB 17 – Call for papers: ITB China Startup Award 2017
Bewerbungsschluss ist der 31. März – die Preisverleihung findet am 11.Mai statt – Unternehmen aller Größen und Sektoren können sich bewerben – der Gewinner wird mit einem Stand auf der ITB China 2018 prämiert
21 FEB 17 – Erste ITB China komplett ausgebucht
Hohe Nachfrage nach Standfläche drei Monate vor dem Event – Registrierung für Fachbesucher ist jetzt offen
Präsidentin und Chief Operating Officer des chinesischen Internet-Reisebüros Ctrip in Shanghai hält die Keynote auf der offiziellen Eröffnungsfeier der ersten ITB China, die im May 2017 stattfinden wird.
Exhibitor Press Releases
9 MAY 17 – European Travel Commission: A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Tourico Holidays Reports Increase in Inbound and Outbound Hotel Bookings in China
Airline signs exclusive agreement with EAN’s ‘Hotels.com for Partners’ product
Myanmar Tourism Federation (MTF) will join the first ITB China in Shanghai as an exhibitor. At the ITB, Myanmar Tourism Federation will be joined by two of its partners: Unique Paragon International Travels & Tours and Htoo Hotel Business Unit.
Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) has launched Deals Finder, a new tool which surfaces the best available hotel deals for partners to power their marketing campaigns, driving online conversion and increasing brand loyalty.
3 MAY 17 – COTRI: Exclusive Product Launch at ITB China
Official event partner COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute will be launching two new products at ITB China 2017.
SURTREK, an Ecuadorian firm, will present at ITB China 2017 the very best in Latin American travel opportunities.
With the launch of the agent booking module, Affiliate Voyager is another way EAN partners can access EAN’s competitive hotel rates and availabilities in addition to EAN’s API and ‘Hotels.com for Partners’ template solution.