Sponsors 2018


International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism (IFITT) provides an eTourism knowledge hub for tourism and technology experts, in industry and academia. It is one of the world’s oldest tourism and technology non-profit organisations, founded in 1997 at the 4th ENTER Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland. The IFITT community comprises about 350 professionals from around the world, particularly Western Europe. An experienced and respected Board manages IFITT operations and strategy. ifitt.org 


Lower Austrian Tourism Board.Lower Austria has always attracted people and powers that ensured an eventful history and an exceedingly rich cultural heritage. The palette ranged from small and old to big and modern. However, Lower Austria’s special geographic location has not only brought forward a rich cultural heritage, but thanks to the meeting of the alpine and the Pannonian, as well as northern and southern climate zones it also has brought forward a diversity of landscapes. Flood plain forests and steppes, mountain pastures and lakes, gorges and hilly terrain, river valleys and marshlands. This vacation country along the Danube River is scenically charming and culturally rich! lower-austria.info 

Lower Austria
is the ideal place for meetings, incentives, conventions and events. Lower Austria offers a wide variety of top locations and highly professional partners for realizing even the most unusual event ideas. The Lower Austrian Convention Bureau is your competent partner for assistance with meetings, incentives, conventions and other special events. Our services include Location scouting, Organisation of your site inspection and supply of information material on Lower Austria. convention.lower-austria.info


Donau Niederösterreich Tourism Board
The Danube Region in Lower Austria has a diversity of superb local foods and is among the top gourmet regions in Europe. Sun-ripened Wachau apricots, fresh Danube fish and crisp asparagus from the Marchfeld are three of its most famous products. Anyone who enjoys fine wining and dining in a special setting will have a broad choice of venues here, from down-to-earth heurigewine taverns along cellar-lined country roads to cozy inns and exquisite award-winning restaurants. A trip to the Danube Region of Lower Austria delights all your senses. donau.com

The Semantic Technology Institute(STI) Innsbruck was founded by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dieter Fensel in 2002 and has developed into a challenging and dynamic research institute with a special focus on the Semantic Web and Semantic Web Services. STI Innsbruck has successfully completed more than 100 national and EC-funded projects, thereby fundamentally shaping the development of the Semantic Web as we know it today. STI Innsbruck collaborates with an international network of institutes in Asia, Europe and the USA, as well as with a number of global industrial partners. sti-innsbruck.at 


Farm holidays
are a break from the daily grind. Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of rural life and work and allow the friendly farming folk to spoil you rotten. They are already looking forward to meeting you and would be proud to show you their yards, animals and way of life. So get ready for a genuinely lively, authentic holiday adventure in the bosom of nature. farmholidays.com


More than Metrics
is an Innsbruck based company that creates software for service designers and organizations, that are willing to improve their services in a customer centric way.

All started with the book „This is Service Design Thinking“ (published in 2010, sold more than 100.000 times worldwide). The book became the seminal book in the field of service design. In their book, co-authors Jakob Schneider and Marc Stickdorn promised a software solution for customer journey mapping which they redeemed several years ago when they founded More than Metrics. morethanmetrics.com

INCERT eTourismus
provides unique and tailor-made e-commerce and loyalty solutions for the tourism and leisure industry. Our portfolio includes voucher shops and gift card systems, merchandise shops, marketing campaigns and loyalty clubs. Since 2007, leading hotels, hotel groups and associations, tourist regions, mountain cable car operators and thermal resorts put their trust into our innovative solutions. Our innovations for your success incert.at