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The ITB Berlin Advisory Board

Many years of experience and professional expertise have made ITB Berlin “The World’s Leading Travel Trade Show®” – our advisory board has always played a major role in supporting this.

It consists of important personalities who provide professional advice regarding the most important economic and strategic topics.

Chairman of the ITB Advisory Board  
Klaus Laepple Honorary President - German Travel Association (DRV)
Honorary President - Federal Association of the German Tourism Industry (BTW)
Petra Hedorfer CEO German National Tourist Board (DZT)
Gazi Cosan Head of the Cultural Affairs Department Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
Rüdiger Edelmann First chairman and spokesman, Association of German Travel Journalists (VDRJ)
Norbert Fiebig President German Travel Association (DRV)
Dieter Hütte CEO Tourismus-Marketing Brandenburg GmbH
Dirk Inger CEO German Travel Association (DRV)
Hanna Kleber President Corps Touristique, Turismo Chile
Martin Klug Chairman, PATA Chapter Germany, Geschäftsstelle PATA Deutschland e.V.
Jörg Peter Krebs Country Manager Germany and
Market Group Leader Central and Eastern Europe Switzerland Tourism
Peter-Mario Kubsch CEO Studiosus Reisen München GmbH
Dr. Kay Lindemann Head of Corporate Policy Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Heinrich Marti President International Coach Tourism Federation (RDA)
Martin Nydegger Director Switzerland Tourism
Burkhard Schmidt Schönefeldt CEO RUF Jugendreisen, Trend Touristik GmbH
Alvaro Blanco Volmer Assistant Deputy Director General of Knowledge and Tourism Studies
Arturo Ortíz Arduan Director of TURESPAÑA
Sabine Holzmann Region Manager Austrian National Tourist Office
Andreas Wiehn Chairman PATA Chapter Germany PATA Deutschland e.V.
Advisory Board