A banner advertising the International Travel Trade Show ITB Berlin hangs on the facade of the Messe Berlin convention centre in Berlin, Germany, 28 February 2020.
According to media reports, the German Minister of the Interior, Building and Community, Horst Seehofer, is considering cancelling the ITB Berlin due to the ongoing outbreak of the COVID-19 disease.
The ITB Berlin is considered the preeminent tradeshow for the European travel community
Update: Messe Berlin is currently coordinating with the public authorities at federal & state level on how to proceed regarding ITB Berlin 2020 & COVID-19. It is expected that more information will be available tonight at the earliest. We'll inform you as soon as we have new info
— ITB Berlin (@ITB_Berlin) February 28, 2020