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AT TTG 2020 RE-START RHYMES WITH INNOVATION: THE START-UPS AT THE EXPO

Press release n. 9 of the 14/10/2020 10.56.30 ( download )

The most innovative companies at the service of the tourist industry make themselves seen at TTG Next and amplify their message and contribution from the speakers´ corner of TTG Next Room

Rimini, 12th October 2020 . TTG Travel Experience . from 14th to 16th October at Rimini Expo Centre . highlights and amplifies the importance of innovation as a decisive factor for development, to support the sector´s re-start. So, also in 2020, the Italian Exhibition Group expo is presenting TTG Next, the area located in Hall A2 realized in collaboration with the Associazione Start Up Turismo.

Over thirty innovative enterprises and services at the expo with their proposals, running through the Travel Industry´s sectors and services, for a space that as of this year is enriched by TTG Next Room, a speakers´ corner created precisely to let the start-up world have its say.

The Digital world is a constant factor among the key players are TTG Next, who stand out again this year with proposals and solutions useful for facing the health impositions and measures, or services that face the issue of sanitization up- and down-stream of the use of services, such as Clean BNB, Maid for a Day or HotelPulito, which offers the possibility of registering one´s hospitality facility or enabling clients to carry out a comparative analysis to discover hygienic conditions, Gogobeach.it, which allows to book services on beaches, beach resorts and beach facilities, or the digitally extended tourist guides by Tebikii or MrMap. There is a special project by Up2You which offers hotel clients the possibility of foregoing the cleaning of their rooms or the changing of their bed linen for one or more nights, to support reforestation projects.

From the Hospitality world, there are outstanding services for animals from Food for Dogs and Trippet and daytime bookings from DayBreakHotels, whereas the mouthpieces for Digital Marketing´s contribution to services´ strategic development are Ada Travel, Businesessence, Hotto, Pemcards and Spotty Wifi. The expo is also hosting the Technology Providers Besafe Rate, I/O Net, Leebsy, MyTakeIt, MyWoWo and Voice Concierge, instruments that enable to obtain vocal assistance for organizations´ services 24 hours a day. From the Vacation Rental world, there is Fastrent Suites & Apartments, while, as far as Legal Assistance is concerned, Italia Rimborso safeguards travellers who experiencing inefficiency on behalf of airlines, offering them free assistance.

Then there are experiential vacations, with Experience Providers such as Beautrip, Cyclando, Dida Tour, Tibylo, Utopic, Yookie and Sharewood, who organize musical tours, on which an artiste guides tourists on their travels, ToraTora, a platform that organizes surprise trips throughout in Europe, the gamification and storytelling of Hostories and the contribution of automation of Dogghies.

In the TTG Next Room area, the key players of the start-up world have their say with a series of appointments spread over the three days, offering their contribution to the presentation and analysis of case histories, networking on topical issues and the analysis of new digital horizons supporting the future of the tourist industry.

The Startup Turismo Association will be the key player, supported by partners and guests from the business and institutional worlds, of three appointments beginning on Wednesday 14th with ´All the figures of tourism´s start-ups

in the year of the Covid´, for a focus realized in collaboration with the Polimi Digital Innovation Observatory, while on Thursday 15th, great attention will be paid to incubators, accelerators and venture capital at the event ´How should one invest in tourism innovation Italy?´. Proceedings conclude on Friday 16th, with ´The territory and associations become a platform for testing new development ideas: theidea of Educational Start-up Tours and Calls4Business´, an appointment that aims at analyzing the contemporary dynamics of the international tourism scenario and the relative adoption of innovative approaches to favouring adequate conditions for competitiveness.

Foe all the info on the entire conference program and to find details of the start-up at TTG Next, check out the web site https://www.startup-turismo.it/ttg-next-2020/.


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Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), listed on the Screen-based Share Market (MTA) organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., is a leader in Italy in the organisation of trade fairs and one of the main operators in the trade fair and conference sector at European level, with structures in Rimini and Vicenza, as well as further sites in Milan and Arezzo. The IEG Group is notable in the organisation of events in five categories: Food & Beverage; Jewellery & Fashion; Tourism, Hospitality and Lifestyle; Wellness, Sport and Leisure; Green & Technology. In the last few years, IEG started a significant expansion process abroad, also through the conclusion of joint ventures with local operators (for example, in the United States, Arab Emirates and in China). IEG closed the 2019 financial year with consolidated total revenues of € 178.6 million, an EBITDA of € 41.9 million and a consolidated net profit of € 12.6 million. In 2019, IEG totalled 48 organised or hosted fairs and 190 conferences. www.iegexpo.it

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