ITB Berlin - the world's largest travel trade show - is finally back as an in-person event. Travel professionals from around the world will gather in Berlin to network, conduct business and keep up to date with industry trends. It's exhausting, but unmissable!
The Adventure Connection is pleased to announce that we have several trusted DMC partners attending this year from around the globe, all offering exciting experiences for the UK and European market. See below for more information and to BOOK A MEETING.
Let us know if you are going to Berlin so we can say hello! We just might invite you to dinner or at least buy you a beer!
From Africa... Botswana - Bush Ways
Based in Maun, Bush Ways offer mobile safaris and lodge-based adventures throughout Botswana for FITs and small groups. Exceptional bush experiences and genuine cultural encounters are led by passionate local guides who are eager to share the hidden gems of their homeland. Bush Ways additionally operate six lodges in prime wildlife areas with fantastic mid-range, as well as high end options.
Ghana, Sao Tomé, Principe, Togo, Benin - Ashanti African Tours
Ashanti African Tours should be your one-stop, experienced DMC partner in West Africa. Ashanti’s professionally led and ethically run tours immerse visitors in West Africa's vibrant culture and natural wonders. Wildlife, walking, biking, birding, cultural, historical, educational and volunteering experiences can be woven into itineraries.
From Asia... Indonesia & Malaysia - Happy Trails Asia
Happy Trails is a forward-thinking, sustainable DMC operating in Indonesia, Malaysia and Borneo. They create soft adventure tours for FITs and groups, focusing on unique and authentic experiences that immerse clients in the amazing culture and nature of the region whilst benefiting local communities.
Kyrgyzstan - NoviNomad
NoviNomad was founded in 1999 with a goal to show visitors beautiful, off-the-beaten-track areas of Kyrgyzstan and share unique, authentic experiences with local people. This stunning, mountainous country lends itself to incredible trekking as well as cycling, nomadic cultural tours, horse-riding, Silk Road history, agro-tourism…
Maldives - Secret Paradise
Secret Paradise are an established DMC with a vision to showcase the ‘real’ Maldives. Tours led by Maldivian guides allow visitors to engage with locals through authentic, community based experiences, and discover off-the-beaten-path locations. Sustainable, responsible tourism is at the heart of what they do.
Nepal - Himalayan Quests
Himalayan Quests curate bespoke, low volume, low impact travel experiences for FITs and small groups. Their authentic adventures connect visitors to the people and places of Nepal via a wide range of treks suitable for all abilities, immersive cultural and heritage tours and jungle experiences in the national parks.
Pakistan - The Wander
Established in 2012, The Wander specialise in adventure mountain treks and cultural experiences for FITs and groups. Working closely with local communities, they create innovative itineraries that introduce travellers to Pakistani traditions, culture, history, cuisine, nature and genuine hospitality.
Sri Lanka - Nkar
Nkar has been operating for over 40 years! They offer a wide selection of tours for visitors who want to discover the culture, wildlife and natural beauty of Sri Lanka. They are extremely experienced in working with European tour operators, know how to provide exceptional service and have a well-trained team of professional guides.
Uzbekistan - Orient Voyages
Orient Voyages has been operating cultural and adventure tours throughout Uzbekistan since 1992. In addition to offering scheduled group departures, the professional, multi-lingual team use their experience to tailor-make itineraries for FIT travellers.
Vietnam - Footprint Travel
Footprint Travel has been operating personalised tours for FITs and groups throughout Vietnam since 2001. They create active itineraries, focusing on authentic experiences that immerse visitors in the culture and nature of the region whilst benefiting local communities. A super efficient DMC, leading the way on sustainability.
From Europe... Armenia - Caucasus Holidays
Based in Yerevan, Caucasus Holidays offer group and tailor-made trips across the Caucasus region. Itineraries focus on authentic experiences that help travellers uncover the hidden gems of the region and include walking and trekking, gastronomic and cultural experiences.
Georgia - Visit Georgia
Visit Georgia is one of the longest-established tour agencies in Georgia and have been successfully working with the UK market for over 20 years. They operate a wide range of FIT, group and self-guided tours, using their extensive expertise to showcase the country's highlights and hidden secrets.
The Azores - Futurismo
Futurismo are the leaders in ethical and responsible tourism in the Azores. They started operating responsible whale and dolphin watching experiences in 1990, and have since expanded to offer multi-activity trips throughout the Azorean islands with a focus on nature and cultural immersion.
From Latin America... Belize - Darah Travel
Darah Travel is one of the most experienced and respected DMCs in Belize. The team know every inch of their home country and use their exceptional knowledge to create bespoke itineraries that include authentic cultural encounters, adrenaline adventures, world class diving, discovery of ancient civilisations and exploration of the country's pristine natural beauty.
Brazil - Ideia Tours
Established in 1994, Ideia is one of Brazil's leading B2B-only DMCs, focusing on adventure, luxury, self-drive programmes and more. They are true local experts with a passion for sustainable and ethical travel and provide a great combination of European efficiency with Latin flair.
Costa Rica - Swiss Travel
Established in 1971, Swiss Travel are a highly respected DMC with extensive experience organising FIT and group tours. They create innovative itineraries that feature classic highlights but also activities beyond the norm. Expect exceptional levels of customer service and attention to detail.
Ecuador & Galapagos - Andean Travel Company
ATC offer flexible routes throughout the Galapagos Islands plus tailor-made journeys, cultural tours and active adventures in mainland Ecuador. The owners of ATC have a passion for nature and travel. This is matched with a focused drive for excellent customer service and to provide their guests with the best possible experiences.
From the Middle East...
Israel & Palestine - Jerusalem Tours & Travel
JT&T operate historical, cultural and adventure tours in Israel and Palestine for FITs and groups. Itineraries showcase the best of the region through authentic local experiences such as stargazing with Bedouins in the desert, discovering architecture in Bethlehem and cooking with a Palestinian family.
Jordan - GAT Adventures
GAT Adventures is one of the region's most respected and longest-standing DMCs. They have extensive experience in operating classic and adventure tours for FITs and groups. Itineraries combine activities such as hiking, walking, cycling and canyoning with culturally immersive experiences.
Not attending ITB? If you've spotted a DMC of interest, but you're not heading out to Berlin we can still help! Please get in contact to arrange a virtual introduction: email@example.com