ITB Asia 2016 is held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands, from 19 - 21 October. It is organised by Messe Berlin (Singapore) Pte Ltd and is the largest travel and trade show in Asia. It 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 corporate and MICE travel.For more information, please visit www.itb-asia.com.
ITB Asia is actively aware of tourism’s responsibilities to society as a whole. As the leading trade show for the tourism industry in Asia, it sees itself as a link between research and science, between companies, markets and societies.
It utilizes this key position in order to actively encourage research and science and to engage in a dialogue with companies in their efforts to create economically, socially and ecologically responsible tourism products and services. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not a trendy topic but is social necessity as well as precondition for long-term economic success and the competitiveness of business enterprises.
ITB Asia undertakes the following measures to encourage the commitment to CSR:
- Paperless Media Centre
- Usage of recyclable flyers and printing materials
- Recycling of exhibition badges
- Signage at venue all reusable
- Special recycling bins are placed around Marina Bay Sands
- Various independent initiatives of Marina Bay Sands (Singapore)
- Workshop on Responsible Tourism and CSR topics as part of the Conference & Workshop segment
The members of the ITB Team admit their all-over social responsibility and in accordance with Messe Berlin GmbH and Messe Berlin (Singapore) Pte Ltd. have established socially and environmentally agreeable business travel rules.
Clinics & Workshops
Every year, ITB Asia offers practitioners, newbies and pioneers a great stage for responsible tourism topics to be discussed. Wild Asia, ITB Asia’s official CSR partner is proud to put together and announce 2014’s series of Responsible Tourism events. Experts and experienced practitioners will be presenting concepts, international standards, lessons learnt, current trends and notable regional case studies. Engage in a series of personalized clinics and talks to learn and be inspired by leading experts.