In the main category, this year’s Destinations Award is dedicated to Georgia, the official host country of ITB Berlin 2023.
With its annual ITB BookAward, ITB Berlin recognizes titles from Germany and abroad, written mainly in German, but also in German translation, which honour outstanding journalistic achievements. The aim is to focus attention beyond national borders on the broad spectrum of important intercultural travel and tourism publications.
The winners of the ITB BookAward 2023 have been decided upon. An independent jury comprising experts on countries, media members and booksellers have selected authors, titles, trends and innovations in a wide range of relevant and fascinating categories. In the main category, this year’s Destinations Award is dedicated to Georgia, the official host country of ITB Berlin 2023. Alice, a new category, honours the best books for young people with a focus on travel, thus setting a new trend. Once again ITB Berlin, which takes place from 7 to 9 March 2023, is collaborating with Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels. The ITB Book Award does not confer prize money.
ITB BookAward 2023 – the winners
These are as follows: The World Heritage publications and publishers Kunth/MairDumont, Andreas Kieling, Alexandra Schels and Patrick Pichler, Diplom-Geograf Michael Martin, Prof. Laurence C. Smith, Giorgi Kvastiani with Vadim Spolanski and Andreas Sternfeldt, Dr. Stefan Applis, Nina Kramm, Daniela Schetar and Friedrich Köthe, Eva Wieners, Aleš Šteger, Peter Koller, Daniela Trauthwein, Ernst Wrba, Frances Mayes with Ondine Cohane, Andrea David, Olaf Obsommer, Petra Münzel-Kaiser, Angela Misslbeck, Abi Elphinstone, Matthias Kröner and Mina Braun, Corinna Lawrenz, Johann Fleuri and Pierre Javelle, Gerhard J. Rekel, Dipl.- Ing. Oliver G. Hamm, Andreas Kossert, the audiobook travel features of Hörverlag, Stefan Moster, Raynor Winn, Alexander Oetker, Gregor Münch and Markus Belz, the publisher riva Verlag for the publication of traditional cuisines, KOSMOS NEUER WELTATLAS, Dr. Peter Fretwell, Prof. Dr. Uwe Weithörner with Prof. Dr. Robert Goecke, Prof. Dr. Eberhard Kurz and Prof. Dr. Axel Schulz (publisher), the illuminated globe for children ’Columbus Kinder- Leuchtglobus Unsere Erde’ and the illuminated globe ’3D Relief Leuchtglobus Atmosphere R4 gold’.
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