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Why submitting a Good Practice Story?

An approved good practice story can be the way of having:

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Discounted or waived conference admission fees,

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An invitation to present the story at the event

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A nomination to the 2020 ITB Destination Awards.

In which themes?

Destinations and businesses are invited to propose presentations on Green Solutions for Destinations – Good practices on the following themes:

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Conference presentations will be selected from Good practices submitted before the deadline.

All Good practices that meet our technical standards will be made available to Conference participants, if submitted by 1 September.

Selection for the Destination Awards at ITB Berlin 2020

Neither this Call nor the Conference is restricted to Top 100 Destinations. However, Top 100 destinations (incl. those who successfully complete their ACP application by mid-July) who submit good practice cases by 1 August are eligible for the Sustainable Destination Awards at ITB Berlin 2020.

For selected delegates, the Conference registration fee can be discounted or waived, but the number of waivers is limited. Priority will be given to Top 100 destinations:

  • that participate in a certification program using the GSTC-Recognised Green Destinations Standard;
  • whose Good practice story is selected for presentation (orally or as a poster) for the ITB Destination Awards competition.

Destinations that have already submitted a story for this year’s Sustainable Top 100 (ITB Berlin) can resubmit this same story in the new template.

Also, businesses are encouraged to present Good practices related to priority themes. Depending on the entries by businesses, the ITB Berlin Awards Jury can decide to issue a special Green Destinations Business Award at ITB Berlin 2020.

How to submit your story?