The ITB cited as the largest tourism trade fair in the world took place last week in Berlin.
As is tradition, the event ended with an awards ceremony where some of the exhibitors were feted. In the Africa category of best exhibitors, East African countries took all the top 3 positions. Rwanda has been the record holder for years having won the title in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010.
10. South Africa
This time Kenya not only had representatives of the country but also some county representatives. You can read more on the ITB here: Kenya, Uganda & Rwanda Launch Single Tourist Visa and Kenya using Lupita Nyong’o to market itself at the ITB.
Other winners were:
Category Americas/The Caribbean
1. Dominican Republic
Category Near/Middle East
1. Abu Dhabi
Category Hotel Business
1. Design Hotels AG
2. Tropical Island Holding GmbH
1. Deutsche Lufthansa AG
2. DB Mobility Logistics GmbH
3. Munich Airport
Category Travel Organisations
1. L´Tur Tourismus AG
2. ruf Reisen GmbH
3. DER Touristik
Category Travel Support & Media
1. Globetrotter Ausrüstung
2. HRS Group
3. Protel hotelsoftware GmbH
Category NGOs & Non-Profit Institutionen
1. Alte Schule Jugendreisen e.V.
2. Medeat Project
3. Bundesamt für Naturschutz/Bundeszollverwaltung