Save the date: Meet the EUROPETOUR team at ITB Berlin!

On Thursday, 9 March 2017, the EUROPETOUR team represented by our project partners from Austria & Germany, Elena Paschinger & Karin Drda-Kühn, will host their second press conference as part of the European Conference of working with Best Agers in tourism.

Read on & register here.

The press conference will focus on progress made by the EUROPETOUR team in the first one and a half years of the project, including the results from the EUROPETOUR survey, the analysis report as well as the development of training modules for stakeholders in cultural tourism, as well as the Social Media Guidelines due for publication later in the spring.

It starts at precisely 11.30 a.m. on 9 March, 2017, at the Brandenburg Restaurant, Halle 24 (1st floor), Messedamm 22, D-14055 Berlin, and will be followed by a nice get-together over lunch at the restaurant.

Mr Hermann Paschinger, managing director of EUROPETOUR partner Kreativ Reisen Österreich as well as the 50plus Hotels, will open the conference, followed by a talk of Bente Grimm, project manager of the Research Institute for Tourism in Northern Europe (NIT). Together, Elena Paschinger and Karin Drda-Kühn will then inform about the most recent developments of the EUROPETOUR project.


more europetour partners at the itb berlin

Several EUROPETOUR partners will also join the ITB Berlin and are happy to welcome you at their respective meeting locations:

  • Asociatia Pentru Turism Bucovina“, the Romanian Bucovina region represented by managing director Lacramiora Beilic (Halle 7.2b): Visit them for a “Romanian evening” on 8 March, 2017 at 6.00 p.m. to the delight of their regional gastronomy and Romanian wines!
  • Touristikgemeinschaft Heilbronner Land“, represented by managing director Tanja Seegelke (Halle 6.2b, Booth 206)
  • Klosterland“, represented by Lara Buschmann at the ITB Culture Lounge (Halle 16), and
  • Marche Regione“, the Italian partner region which can be found in Halle 1.2, Booth 112.

We welcome the opportunity to talk with you and kindly ask you to register in advance for the press conference via email to, as well as with all other partners directly.


what we expect from joining ITB this year

Of course, ITB always provides a welcome opportunity to stay up-to-date with the most recent developments and trends in cultural tourism worldwide, and we hope to receive a lot of inspiration from other destinations and relevant experts.

We will also communicate our EUROPETOUR survey results, training modules and Social Media Guidelines for cultural tourism in rural areas, for which we would like to find a publishing partner interested in editing a printed version of both.

Do you happen to have any tips and recommendations for us?

Thank you so much and see you in Berlin!

Karin Drda-Kühn, EUROPETOUR project leader, welcomes participants of last year's press conference at the ITB Berlin.

Karin Drda-Kühn, EUROPETOUR project leader, welcomes participants of last year’s press conference at the ITB Berlin.

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