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  1. 1. Vienna Travel Trade Guide Information for the travel industry. Wiener Staatsballett, principal dancers, Nina Poláková and Olga Esina
  2. 2. Vienna Tourist Board’s service portal for the travel industry: making your customers even more satisfied. Let us support your business activities with exclusive tools: Destination Guide. Our contribution to your success! Everything you need to know about Vienna at a glance: • facts & figures • potted history of Vienna • arts & culture • music & events • wining & dining • lifestyle & design • shopping • accommodation • incoming travel agencies and important addresses • overview of Vienna Tourist Board services • tips on transportation • information on visas, public holidays, opening hours • congresses There’s a host of reasons for visiting Vienna – you can find them all in the Destination Guide, comprehensive, concise, and first-hand. Subway stop “Stadtpark”
  3. 3. Event Highlights. Not to be missed! As the center of music and the arts, Vienna invites you to enjoy • a host of events from the cultural and creative scenes • festivals for art, culture & culinary delights! • concerts, exhibitions, musicals & shows all listed concisely. More detailed information on event highlights are provided in program previews, enabling detailed package planning.
  4. 4. Promotional Material. Vienna at your finger tips! Take advantage of a wealth of promotional materials to provide your customers with the very best information, e.g.: • city maps • brochures • decorations • invitations & letters available to order online. Statistics & Market Research. Up-to-date facts & figures! Download all the marketing research stats on Vienna: • arrivals and bed nights • accommodation turnover • source markets • information on the typical Vienna guest • awareness of tourism among the Viennese Incoming Travel Agencies. Everything in one single list! A selection of Vienna’s incoming travel agencies, enabling you to plan your special Vienna offers: • updated regularly • useful contacts • tips on target groups and key markets Schönbrunn Palace: Gloriette
  5. 5. Bus Drivers’ Guide. Get there easily! • Boarding and alighting points for Vienna’s top attractions • Bus parking spaces • Transportation info • Essential information for bus drivers Vienna Guide Service. Vienna inside out! The Association of Licensed Guides of Vienna’s swift and uncomplicated services include: • a pool of over 400 state-licensed tour guides • support for your customers in over 30 languages • informative, professional, and entertaining tours of Vienna • special tours on annual themes
  6. 6. Vienna Convention Bureau. Let us ... • advise you on selecting the perfect location for your event • guarantee the requisite hotel contingent for your event • put you in touch with Vienna’s leading service providers • prepare your detailed application and presentation materials • plan and organize a site inspection on the basis of your requirements • offer you our services free of charge Wine Tavern Schübel-Auer
  7. 7. Photo Archive. Vienna Tourist Board’s online photo archive contains photographic motifs from the fields of the arts, lifestyle, sightseeing, architecture, entertainment, music, and congresses. Our service to you: • a premium selection of Vienna subjects • simple keyword search • free downloads of layout files • direct download of printable picture files
  8. 8. just €19.90 The Vienna Card. 72 hours of free travel plus many other benefits! The Vienna Card offers your clients more of the city for just €19.90: • 72 hours of travel, discovering Vienna by metro, bus, or tram • enjoy more than 210 special offers • reductions for museums, shops, restaurants, theaters, concerts, and sights • free accompanying brochure with special offers • participating companies identifiable via special sticker Stadtpark with Vienna river
  9. 9. Contact for the distribution of the Vienna Card to your clients: your Vienna partner hotel, incoming travel agency or Global Blue Austria GmbH Zetschegasse 17, 1230 Vienna Tel. (+43 1) 798 44 00-148 Fax (+43 1) 798 40 44 Minus 10% commission for resellers Bulk bonus at end of the year for sales of 1,000 cards per year Direct purchases for clients: at more than 250 hotels in Vienna and Tourist Info at the airport and on Albertinaplatz, 1010 Vienna (09:00–19:00 daily), at the ticket offices of Wiener Linien (Vienna Transport Authority).
  10. 10. Vienna Experts Club International. Become a Vienna Expert and enjoy even more benefits! Are you working for a travel agency or tour operator? Are you working in its marketing or sales departments? Are you offering trips to Vienna? Then Vienna Experts Club International is just the thing for you! Take advantage of our exclusive offer and become a Vienna Expert. So you ... • get to know Vienna better • can sell Vienna even better • have even more satisfied customers You also get to enjoy a whole host of exclusive benefits on your own Vienna trip, only available from the Vienna Experts Club International: • the best conditions at Viennese hotels • reduced or free admission to Viennese museums and concerts, restaurants and sightseeing offers, and fantastic events • the Vienna Card, the 72-hour transport network ticket with over 210 further reductions, free of charge • a monthly newsletter with the latest information on Vienna Summer at MuseumsQuartier
  11. 11. And best of all: Your travel companion receives all these benefits too! Come on in ... ... and take a look at our website for information on ... • how to become a club member • benefits offered by the club • current Vienna special offers • what’s going on in Vienna at the moment By the way: Membership of the Vienna Experts Club International is free! Information & registration:
  12. 12. Vienna Tourist Board’s Market Management Team. Your contact point to the Vienna travel industry! Interested in collaborating with hotels, tour operators, restaurants, incoming agencies, cultural service providers, or other tourism providers? We can support you with: • services and sales displays • information on tourist products in Vienna • organizing educational trips and training sessions • individualized advice We look forward to hearing from you: Published by: Wiener Tourismusverband, Obere Augartenstrasse 40, A-1020 Vienna Vienna on Social Networks. Editor: Gabriele Hanauer-Mader Production team: Katharina Kozak, Christine Kupka Press date: 31.10.2012. All information is subject to change, We reserve the right to alter information without prior notification. Printed in Vienna by AV+Astoria. 2654/12/15 Print compensated Id-No. 1225304