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ITB stand in Hall 9 offers presentation forum for ALL companies

Solutions sought!

Berlin (November 21, 2014). This coming March at the ITB Berlin, HospitalityInside will offer a new module for the presentation of products, services and specialist information. The Hospitality X-PERTS Lounge in Hall 9 will be open to all companies offering new concepts or solutions for hotel operators.

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After ITB 2015 selected buyers will meet selected hoteliers

Luxury fair loop, the second to come

Offenbach (October 24, 2014). After the successful debut of the first tourism luxury fair "loop – luxury on our planet" in 2014, their founder Lobster Experience is currently preparing for the second round from March 9 to 11, 2015. Applications are welcome.

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Airbnb, Shadow Economy & Solutions

Dear Insiders,
Travellers obviously love Airbnb. Certainly, they aren't put off by the criticism of this provider. After all, why should they bother about security and unpaid taxes when they can book a cheap private room online, or even an entire house in one of the world's top destinations?
Airbnb founder Brian Chesky loves to praise the new "sharing economy" in public - as of immediately, the European Hotel Association HOTREC will refer to it only as the "shadow economy". The US company obviously doesn't want to share anything - not fairness, not responsibility and not transparency. Its business model is similar to a shadow economy, and many things are left in the dark.
HOTREC-CEO Christian de Barrin gives his opinion on this OTA-like company in an interview today and demands the same rules are applied to it as to hotels. A task force has been founded. Author Sarah Douag looked around the globe – in particular to cities such as New York, Amsterdam and Paris which have become hot spots for Airbnb – and summarizes how cities take aim against illegal Airbnb apartments and how associations fight the war of words.
There's also an awful lot happening currently in the MICE market. Now, bookings for conference space can also be made directly online. Several providers have recently come on to the market in Europe, or will do: Okanda in Germany, Book2Meet based in Brussels and MeetingMarket by Expedia.
You'll certainly not fall asleep reading today's edition! Not even when you read the summary of a new sleep study. A whole range of business models are coming into existance here - e.g. sleeping in the café!
And you won't be nodding off in the Kameha Grand Zurich set to open at the end of February 2015 either. Its design - by Marcel Wanders - will also impress the spoiled Swiss. Sabre has presented the first smartwatch which can be used to call up travel information. In a survey conducted by the German Hotel and Restaurant Association Dehoga, hoteliers were pleased by the good summer, though more expect a worse winter.
For us, spring is hurtling towards us and so also the ITB Berlin. In Hall 9, HospitalityInside will next year, for the first time, offer a new module which allows suppliers to present new concepts and solutions to hotel operators, video recordings included: the Hospitality X-PERTS Lounge. It will supplement the joint stand, though you don't have to be a co-exhibitor. To external parties we offer attractive partner packages. Talk to us! Details and contact information on our Page 1. – The full editorial …

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