Turkey selected as the Europe’s best at ITB Berlin 2013

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Turkish stand at ITB Berlin 2013 is selected as the best stand in Europe.

ITB-Turkey2Cologne Business School and ITB Berlin awarded the best of the best exhibitors of this year’s ITB 2013.

The award ceremony of the Best Exhibitor Awards (BEA) which is organized by students of the Cologne Business School (CBS) during the ITB in Berlin was once again one of the fair highlights. Four days long, the future Tourism Managers of the CBS evaluated the approximately 12,000 exhibitors at the CBS according to numerous criteria like information content, interactivity, interesting effects and service quality.

Saturday night, March 9, the award ceremony took place in the Palais at the Funkturm on the Berlin fair trade premises. The CBS students Jessica Wack and Marie-Caroline Utsch hosted this year’s award ceremony. The ten best placed exhibitors of each category were awarded in front of over 600 invited guests, and the best three of each category on stage.

Here are the prize winners:

Category Europe:
1. Turkey
2. Greece
3. Puglia
4. Südtirol
5. Ukraine
6. Portugal
7. Romania
8. Flandern
9. Trentino
10. Spain

Category Near and Middle East:

1. Abu Dhabi

2. Ajman

3. Sharjah

4. Qatar

5. Israel

6. Dubai

7. Yemen

8. Ras Al Khaimah

9. Oman

10. Bahrain


Category Asia/Australia/Oceania:
1. Korea

2. Indonesia
3. Sri Lanka
4. Kazakhstan
5. Thailand
6. Malaysia
7. Bangkok
8. Maldives
9. Nepal
10. Karnataka

Category Africa:
1. Burundi
2. Kenya
3. Rwanda
4. Ethiopia
5. Uganda
6. Tunesia
7. Morrocco
8. Egypt
9. Gambia
10. Ile de La Réunion

Category Americas & The Caribbean:
1. Peru
2. Panama
3. Dominican Republic
4. Colombia
5. Costa Rica
6. Brazil
7. Ecuador
8. Argentina
9. Guatemala
10. Nicaragua

Category Germany:
1. Sachsen
2. Tourismus NRW
3. Bayern
4. Hessen
5. Düsseldorf / Köln / Bonn
6. Autostadt
7. Baden-Württemberg
8. Hamburg
9. Ruhr Tourismus GmbH
10. Tourismus-Marketing Brandenburg / visitBerlin Berlin Tourismus & Kongress GmbH

Category Best of Best:
Abu Dhabi

Category Carrier:
1. Emirates

2. Deutsche Lufthansa AG
3. Qatar Airways
4. Hertz Autovermietung
5. Oman Air
6. DB Mobility Logistics AG
7. Sixt rent a car
8. Etihad Airways / Thai Airways International PCL
9. Sailing-Classics
10. A-ROSA Flussschiff GmbH / Hapag-Llyod Kreuzfahrten GmbH


Category Hotel Business:
1. Design Hotels AG
2. Somatheeram Ayurveda Group
3. Paramount Hotels & Resorts
4. Worldhotels
5. The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts
6. Aja Resort Hotels
7. Accor
8. Marriott Hotels International
9. RAMADA Hotels, TREFF Hotels, H2 Hotels
10. Romantik Hotels & Restaurants AG


Category Travel Support & Media:
1. Globetrotter Ausrüstung
2. Hansmann PR
3. Kocherscheidt Kommunikation
4. EatWith
5. w&p Wilde & Partner Public Relations GmbH
6. Bewotec GmbH
7. Amadeus Germany GmbH
8. ISO Travel Solutions
9. dcs plus
10. FACT-Finder Travel

Category Travel Organization:
1. L’Tur Tourismus AG
2. Camp Adventure
3. HRS Group
4. ruf Reisen GmbH
7. Schauinsland-Reisen GmbH
8. beauty24 GmbH
9. Cedric’s Traumreisen Südafrika
10. City Sightseeing Ltd.


Category NGOs & Non-Profit Institutions:
1. Berliner AIDS-Hilfe e.V.
2. Alte Schule Jugendreisen Bildung und Arbeit e.V.
3. Geoparks
4. Welterbe Grube Messel GmbH
5. Deutsche Zentrale für Tourismus
6. Betuyab Belek Yatirimcilari Turizm Ortak Girisimi
7. Bundesamt für Naturschutz
8. Center for Community Tourism in the Amazon
9. Italy Sustainable Travel
10. Pacific Asia Travel Association

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