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Connect with the European market

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  • Support for tour operators and accommodation providers in our partner countries
  • Extensive preparation for cooperation with the European market
  • Establish sustainable business contacts thanks to our matchmaking services


European travellers seek new destinations

Even though the tourism industry has been hit harder than any other sector by the Covid19 pandemic, a light is beginning to appear at the end of the tunnel. Those who launch the right offer for European visitors have the opportunity to quickly leave the crisis behind. IPD is here to assist.  

Resilience, reliability and responsible tourism in the destination are becoming increasingly important factors which European tourists consider when choosing their travel destinations. Tour operators are aware of this and therefore preferably choose to work with partners which meet these criteria.
If you offer unique travel experiences in one of the IPD partner countries - Ecuador, Tunisia, Nepal, Sri Lanka or Uzbekistan - and have environmentally friendly and socially responsible aspects in mind, IPD can provide you with considerable support in accessing the European market.

Our services: trainings, webinars and individual coachings

  • Market information and product development
  • Strategy development, (online) marketing and sales
  • Professional tour operations
  • Sustainable tourism

We connect you with potential tourism partners at European trade fairs or on FAM trips in your destination. By promoting your sustainable tourism products, we aim to contribute to infrastructure development and job creation in your country. The following travel products are currently highly demanded in Europe. 

Sustainable tourism and community-based tourism projects

  • Cultural and study tours focusing on interaction with locals, cultural heritage, language, cities, etc.
  • Soft adventure and adventure travel, such as desert expeditions, wildlife viewing/photography tours, birdwatching, etc.
  • Active/sports tours, such as hiking, trekking, diving, climbing, mountain biking etc.
  • Health, wellness, detox, yoga or culinary travel
  • Recreational tours such as beach or seaside vacations
  • Barrier-free travel
  • Ecolodges, homestays and typical local accommodation
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Do you provide unforgettable travel experiences? You want to offer them on the European market?

If you meet our criteria, then we can actively support you.


We put you in touch with European tour operators at these trade shows

ITB Berlin

ITB Berlin

The world's largest travel show

The ITB trade show in Berlin is the world's largest travel trade show. Around 10,000 exhibitors from over 180 countries present their tourism products every year. 

WTM event

WTM - World Travel Market London

International hub for global exhibitors

WTM London is the leading global event for the travel industry, providing a platform for 5,000 exhibitors and 51,000 participants. Find out about new travel trends and innovations.


Get in touch with us!

We provide you with details about the IPD evaluation process and our admission criteria.


Our partner countries for sustainable tourism

Tourists look for something special

If you are a 100% locally-owned tourism company in one of our partner countries and you are interested in entering the European Travel Market, apply to become an IPD partner.

»Thanks to the IPD, we had a professional appearance at ITB Berlin. We would never have managed that on our own!«

Marjolein Rientjes
Campus Adventures from Ecuador

Bulletin Board "Sustainable Tourism"
Success Story Tunisia

Success Stories

Tunisia: Sustainable destination Dahar

IPD is supports the Dahar region on its way to become a sustainable destination. IPD has a committed partner at its side, the Fédération Tourisme Authentique Destination Dahar (FTADD), which works to promote sustainable tourism. 

A man looks down on a mountain lake from above

IPD Services

Access the European tourism market!

IPD equips you with the skills and contacts to successfully sell to new markets in the long run – neutrally, well-founded and comprehensively.

Our present service portfolio is targeted at small and medium sized tourism businesses. First information you find here.

IPD sustainable tourism partners

IPD tour operators

This is how IPD presents its partner companies

No matter whether it is an online event or a trade fair: For each event, we produce an informative brochure in which we present our IPD-approved partner companies and their diverse product range in detail. 
In this way, we ensure that your target group becomes aware of you. 


Market reports "sustainable Tourism"

The European outbound tourism market is changing rapidly. New generations with different demands are taking over the market. The concern for…

The tourism industry has seen a slow recovery since the increase of vaccination rates and the decrease in measures to contain COVID-19. Interest in…

Europe is one of the largest source markets for trips to developing countries. European tour operators, especially in Northern and Western Europe,…

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Your contact

Nora Eichkorn


Sustainable tourism (Ecuador, Nepal, Tunisia)

[Translate to Englisch:]

Marius Thümmrich

Expert Sourcing + Markets

Sustainable tourism (Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan)

Natural ingredients (Uzbekistan)