1-3 March 2020 Berlin, Germany
Plan Your Trip
Event Hotel: Vienna House Andel’s Berlin
The Arival Networking Lounge and Registration Opens on Sunday at 10am. The best part of Arival is meeting people from throughout the industry. Don’t miss this day dedicated to helping you meet peers from around the world.
When Planning Your Trip, consider arriving in Berlin on Saturday or early Sunday.
Do I need a Visa to go to Arival Berlin?
Due to Schengen Agreement reached in 1985, the citizens of the Schengen member states can travel visa free throughout the whole territory. On the other hand, nationals of non-Schengen countries are permitted to enter the whole area with one unified document known as the Schengen Visa.
In July 2013 a decree was issued by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs that an invitation letter by the event organizer is as a rule no longer needed when applying for visa in order to attend an event in Germany.
I am still not sure if I need a visa
If you are unsure to your ability to gain entrance to Germany, here is a link. It’s always best to check with your German embassy for more guidance and assistance.
If a Letter of Invitation is needed to attend the Arival Berlin event, please email us at [email protected] and we will have our registration staff work with you on your letter.
Disclaimer: If you request an Invitation letter, we will issue you one approximately 5 business days once your ticket payment has been processed.
What is included in my Arival ticket?
With your ticket, you have access to all Theater Sessions, Workshops, Demo Labs, Networking Lounge and evening networking events! Lunch is included on Tuesday and Wednesday for all attendees.
Is my hotel included in my ticket?
Your Arival Ticket does not include your hotel. You can book your room through our event website Vienna House. If you choose not to stay at the Vienna House where Arival will be held, please take into account traffic when choosing your lodging.
How do I get to Arival Berlin?
If traveling from within Germany, we recommend traveling with Deutsche Bahn using the Event Ticket with exclusive fixed prices, valid across Germany on all Deutsche Bahn long-distance trains and powered with 100% renewable energy. Make the most of your travel time by using your journeys to and from the event to work, enjoy the on-board services and relax. Book your tickets here.
Transportation options within Berlin include standard taxi service and the ride sharing service MyTaxi. Public transport is a combo of bus and train and depends on which airport. Arival does not provide transportation services to and from the airport. The Vienna House Andel’s Hotel is directly across from the Landsberger Allee S-Bahn stop, with a direct route to Messe Berlin on the Ringbahn. Use the transportation access included in the Berlin Welcome card to get to Messe Berlin, to the Tegel Airport and to see the sights while you are in town with the . Purchases can be made here prior to arriving in Berlin.
Where do I go to Register for Arival?
Registration/Check-In will be located in the Sapphire Room of the Vienna House beginning Sunday, 1 March at 12pm until 18:00. This is also a great opportunity to network and get into the groove of Arival! Registration opens again on Tuesday at 8:00 am. If you have not pre-purchased your ticket, you can buy tickets at the event.
Is it necessary for me to wear my Arival badge at the event?
YES! Attendees are required to wear their name badge at all times while in the conference space or at the evening events. If you do not have your badge, you will not be allowed access to Arival. Should you lose, forget or misplace your badge and wish to gain entry, you must present a photo ID and will be charged a fee of 25 Euros for replacement.
What is the dress code for Arival?
From casual to formal, whatever makes you comfortable! This is an event specifically for Operators of Tours, Activities and Attractions. This is not a formal industry, it is about learning, fun, experiences and connections. Arival parties will be indoors in the evenings, so plan accordingly. We want you to get the most out of the conference, so come dressed they way that represents our industry- any way that works for you!
What should I bring with me?
Business cards, your ID, your phone with the ConnexMe event app downloaded, maybe something to take notes with, and a readiness to learn and connect!
Will there be food and beverages provided?
We will provide coffee breaks as well as lunch on Monday and Tuesday. Arival sponsored parties will offer delicious canapes and drinks. Other meals and snacks are on your own.
If you notified us on your registration of any food allergies, something will be provided that meets your needs.
Where do I find the agenda?
You can find our agenda on our website at Arival Berlin Program. The agenda will be available in the ConnexMe event app and we will also have printed materials at Check In/Registration. We will share the app link to all registered attendees weeks before the event.
How do I see who else is attending?
You can see what businesses and countries are attending on our website under Who is Attending. During the conference, you will be able to contact these same attendees using the Arival mobile app. An email will go out with more details and information for our event app once you’ve registered.
Getting to Arival Berlin
There are two main airports in the city: Berlin Tegel (TXL), located in the northwest and Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF), located in the southeast. Both are international airports, but Schoenefeld mostly caters to charter flights and low-budget carriers like EasyJet and Ryanair. The Vienna House is approximately 35 minutes by taxi from either airport.
Here is a helpful link to help you plan your arrival.
Where is Vienna House Andel’s Berlin located?
Landsberger Allee 106, 10369 Berlin, Germany https://goo.gl/maps/Px5CyLfwPstdR99H6
Berlin Public Transportation Route Planner
This link can be used to see what route to walk, bus transportation stops and approximate taxi fares in euros.
Accessible Transportation Needs
Many of the stops and stations are accessible. Fully or partially accessible connections can be found at: http://www.vbb.de/en/index.html. If an elevator at one of the stations is not working, it will be indicated there. At http://brokenlifts.org/ one can also check which elevators in Berlin are currently not functioning.
How do I get to ITB Berlin?
My schedule/budget doesn’t allow me to come this year. How do I find out about future Arival events?
We will announce On Sale dates for all of our events globally in our newsletter and via event update emails. Our Super Early Bird tickets are the best value, and are only available for a limited time when each event goes on sale. To ensure you don’t miss out, you can join our mailing list at the bottom on any of our website pages. Or go to Arival.Travel for more on industry trends, insights and articles.
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“There’s a really great vibe at Arival that I don’t see at other conferences and it’s around the desire of delegates to learn. Everybody comes here saying, ‘I want to do better at distribution, I want to get better at technology, and get more sales. And Arival is going to help me do this."
Rod Cuthbert, Founder, Viator
“Arival was a great opportunity to meet like-minded people, exchange ideas, share issues and visions as well as getting to know various tech/IT solutions which will help to distribute more of the in-destination attractions & activities in the future."
Tamara Fussen, Best of Switzerland Tours
“The magic of Arival has been meeting and connecting with people, and having the time and space where you can have a coffee, chat, and realize the problems that you have, others have, too. The most important thing is the connection you make with other people."
Zakia Moulaoui, Founder & CEO, Invisible Cities
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