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Keynote: Industry Insights on Opportunities and Challenges of Digital Visitor Management in Times of Corona

 

On 20 January 2021, Outdooractive presented a keynote at the ENTER21 eConference, an annual event on information and communication technologies in travel and tourism, organised by the International Federation of IT and Travel & Tourism (IFITT) to bring the worldwide research community and the tourism industry together.

For the first time in the history of the conference, the complete event was organised as a digital format. In their talk Dr. Dominik Huber (Research Manager) and Martin Soutschek (Director R&D) from Outdooractive presented concepts and solutions that can support destination management organisations (DMOs) to better understand visitor movement patterns and to take action for sustainable visitor management.

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ENTERing the future – Outdooractive@Enter21

Outdooractive is thrilled to play an active role in this year’s ENTER Conference, appearing as speakers as well as mentors for the Innovation Challenge – ICT for Sustainability and eQuality.

ENTER Conference is an annual event of the International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism – IFITT community (ifitt). The conference offers a worldwide and unique forum for attendees from industry, academia, government, and other organizations. It aims to actively exchange, share, and challenge state-of-the-art research and industrial case studies on the application of information and communication technologies in travel and tourism.

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Digitize the Planet e. V.

“Establishing the Digitize the Planet association makes us all very proud. Something is being done instead of just talking about what is needed and what is missing. It is a demanding task and there is a lot of work ahead of us, but I’m really looking forward to it. “

This was the remark of Mathias Behrens-Egge (of BTE Tourismus- und Regionalberatung), one of the founding members of the non-profit association, which launched on Thursday, March 5, 2020 in Berlin.

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The official shortlist for the 2020 Outdooractive Awards

It is with great pride and pleasure that we can now announce the shortlist for the 2020 Outdooractive Awards. These partners of Outdooractive showed high commitment and dedication to generating content on the Outdooractive platform. Their important contribution inspires millions of outdoor enthusiasts. Given the current situation and the cancellation of the ITB, the awards ceremony has been postponed until further notice.

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ITB in Berlin: Outdooractive is back!

Grab your calendar and plan your visit at ITB

ITB Berlin, the leading trade fair for the global travel industry, will be taking place from Wednesday, March 4th to Sunday, March 8th, 2020.

Who would not be seen missing from the 10,000 exhibitors? Outdooractive of course!

In addition to our stand – which you will find in hall 7.1.C Stand 115 – we will be providing some brand new insights into our business and presenting the Outdooractive Awards to our most outstanding partners for the first time at the Berlin Exhibition Center. Read on for key dates and information.

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The sports good industry is becoming digital

To start off, the ISPO Digitize Summit is a fledgling event that cannot yet be compared with the more established trade fairs, such as ISPO itself. However, it is already possible to see the beginnings of something that will help it eclipse standard retail trade shows.

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