Valuable tips for beginning a career in tourism
ITB Berlin assists future students and those beginning a career in tourism with a new guide which prepares them for a visit to ITB
Researching and networking in order to look for a job: these are the skills required of students and graduates, and for them ITB Berlin, the world's leading travel trade show, is an important platform as well. This year, for the first time, the show will be assisting this audience by providing them with a comprehensive online guide which enables visitors in search of courses and jobs to make the best possible use of the opportunities at ITB Berlin.
how to clearly define their aims before visiting the show. Furthermore, they can find out about how to make optimum use of their calling card and CV and where to go to have their job applications checked. In addition to its official website ITB Berlin also provides information on these subjects via social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. The list of tips is rounded off with advice on so-called soft skills, including on how to approach the companies applicants have on their wish list.
During the show Hall 11.1 will be of special interest to these visitors. Training andEmployment in Tourism (TET) is the main place to go for those in search of the right Bachelors or Masters degree course. Some 50 international universities and technical colleges will be providing information on everything they have to offer. At the panel discussions and lectures in Hall 11.1 universities will have information on the various courses available. A lecture series entitled 'My Job' as well as the Young Professional Day will be offering fascinating insights into how to apply for jobs and careers in tourism. Personnel managers will have information on the opportunities available to those beginning a career in tourism and on the demands placed on newcomers to the job. Hall 11.1 will also be hosting the ITB Job Exchange powered by YOURCAREERGROUP, where visitors will be able to meet directly with personnel managers from leading companies and where they can find out about current posts available from the job vacancy board.
As part of a series of lectures and panel discussions experts will be providing valuableinsights into a variety of different industry sectors. Events dealing with the latest international tourism topics will be taking place at the ITB Berlin Convention. For visitors interested in technology the events and lectures at the eTravel World in Hall 6.1 will surely be worthwhile. Hall 10.2 will be featuring Cultural Tourism. Events on the subject of Adventure & Responsible Tourism will be taking place in Hall 4.1, which will focus on the latest developments as well as examples of best practices.
In addition to organising events on the days reserved for trade visitors ITB Berlin willhave information for students and career starters on events and industry-hosted parties during the evenings of the show. These include the ITB Berlin Crew Night and the Student Battle, at which students from the universities at the show will be competing for the ITB Cup. And for those who are interested, the website at www.visitberlin.de/de/erleben/nightlife offers tips on how to spend one's evenings in the capital away from the exhibition grounds.
About ITB Berlin and the ITB Berlin Convention
ITB Berlin 2018 will take place from Wednesday to Sunday, 7 to 11 March. From Wednesday to Friday ITB Berlin is open to trade visitors only. ITB Berlin is the World"s Leading Travel Trade Show. In 2017 a total of 10,000 companies and organisations from 184 countries exhibited their products and services to around 169,000 visitors, who included 109,000 trade visitors. Parallel with the show the ITB Berlin Convention, the largest event of its kind, will be held from Wednesday, 7 to Saturday, 10 March 2018. Admission to the ITB Berlin Convention is free for trade visitors and exhibitors. More details are available at www.itb-berlin.com, www.itb-convention.com and at ITB Social Media Newsroom.
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