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The Berlin Travel Festival has curated over 100 captivating speakers and travel pros to share their knowledge, passions, and expertise. They’re bringing their tales from the road, reflecting on travel trends, starting conversations about the environment, and revealing tricks of the travel trade. Come and be surprised, entertained, and transformed.

Explore the Berlin Travel Festival speakers – and discover something new!

Aaron Hocking

Regional Director EMEA, Intrepid Group

Alicia Bravo

Social Entrepreneur, Abury Foundation

Alina Rudya

Travel Photographer

Amelie Dörnberg

Product Manager, WomenFairTravel

Andrea Bury

Founder, ABURY & AnaYela

Angelo Schmitt

Artist, Shades of Trash

Anna Yona

Founder, Wildling Shoes

Annika von Schütz

Filmmaker, Female Surf Collective, Velwet

Ashly Fusiarski

Expedition Guide, Writer

Ayhan Yuruk

Founder, #SHOWROOMING

Bastiaan Ellen

Co-Founder, Mr Hudson

Becca Marsh, Max White & Joel Chevaillier

Budget Travel Group, Global Convoy

Benjamin Jaworskyj

Adventure Photographer

Bjorn Troch

Blogger, The Social Traveler

Caro Wesche

Yoga Teacher, YogAlign Germany

Cats Don’t Talk

Cats Don't Talk, Jingle Jangle Pop

Cedrik Strahm

Graphic Designer, Photographer

Christelle Kamanan

Social Media Enthusiast

Christina Guan

Instagram Ambassador, GoEuro & Blogger, Happy To Wander

Christine Weißenborn

Author & Publisher, Gretas Freunde

Claudia Sittner

Blogger, Weltreize

Daniel Jaeckel

Co-Founder, JetSim

Daniel Tischer

Co-Founder, Nomadweek

Daria Kholodilina

Georgian Wine Expert

Dastan Kasmamytov

LGBT Activist, Mountaineer

Diana Körner

Sustainable Tourism Consultant

Diana Ringelsiep & Felix Bundschuh

Journalist & Music Manager, A Global Mess

Dr. Ha Vinh Tho

Ministry of Happiness Bhutan

Dr. Peter Hohenhaus

Linguist & Dark Tourism Expert

Dr. Vignesh Devraj

Ayurvedic Doctor, Founder of Sitaram Beach Retreat

Eckart Buss

Manager, HENRI Hotel

Edgars Pless

Travel Deal Expert, Travelfree

Emmelie Althaus

Communication Team, Little Sun

Fabian Ritter

Scientific Advisor, Whale and Dolphin Conservation

Françoise Hauser

Travel Journalist

Frank Burchert

Neurolinguist & Blogger, franksfotografieblog

Franziska Müller

Office Manager, STA Travel Shop

Friederike Franze

Travel Blogger, Freiseindesign

Gabriel Gersch

Adventurer & Photographer

Gianluca Pardelli

Photographer

Hand im Glück

DIY Community

Hansen & Paul Hoepner

Adventurer, Hoepner + Hoepner

Hartmut Hofmann

Co-Founder, Dolsys e.V.

Hella Kühner

Photographer & Designer

Hiromi Yoneda

Hokkaido Tourism Organization

Holly Friend

Foresight Writer, The Future Laboratory

Ian Smith

Nature Conservationist, Tentsile

Inanna Fronius

Yoga Teacher, Nosade - Yoga Retreats

Irene Kotnik

Founder, Petrolettes - Womens Motorcycle Festival

Isabelle Moegelin

Instagram Ambassador, DRV

Jan Ebel

Houseboat Traveler

Jana Steingässer

Author, Reiselabor

Janina Proßowsky

Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Neue Wege

Janneke Wagner

Community Builder, B Lab Europe

Jeannine Loth

Foto Enthusiast, #flämingbotschafter

Jennifer McCann

Traveler & Development Aid Worker

Joe Baur

Travel Author & Filmmaker

Johannes Klaus

Founder, Reisedepeschen

Jörg Nicht

Photographer

Jörn Hoppe

General Manager, Superbude Hotel & Hostel

Josephine Hamann

Projektkoordinatorin, ECPAT Deutschland e.V.

Kash Bhattacharya

Blogger, the BudgetTraveller

Katrin Witt

Yoga Teacher, NOSADE – Yoga Retreats

Kelly Galaski

Director Global Programs, Planeterra

Lara Kogge

Project Managerin Tourism, Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Lars Jacobsen

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Waves & Woods Magazine

Laura Jäger

Tourism Watch, Bread for the World

Laura Link

Co-Founder, Nomadweek

Laura Schneider

Blogger, Herz an Hirn & #flämingbotschafter

Line Dubois & Sebastian Canaves

Blogger, Off the Path

Lotta Lubkoll

Actress, Donkey Trekking with Esel Jonny

Luisa Cerón

Travel Agent, Studiosus Reisen GmbH

Lukas Rungger & Stefan Rier

noa* network of architecture

Lukas Sentner

Bike Traveler & Talker

Lutz Jäkel

Journalist, Author, Islamic Scientist

Madeleine Lee

Intercultural Expert

Magnus Busch

Business Development Director, Hotelbrand Selina

Marcel Jahre

GPS Expert, Projekt heureka!

Marcela Rilovic

Marketing Manager, Better Places Travel

Martin Ebeling

Philosopher & Program Manager, The School of Life

Martin Kiem

Nature & Forest Therapy Guide, Co-founder of Frontier Wellbeing

Matias Corea

Motorcycle Traveler, Designer & Entrepreneur

Matthias Derhake

Travel Blogger, TravelTelling

Matthias van Reimersdahl

Wood Carver, WALDEN

Max Fischer

Photographer, German Roamers

Max Muench

Photographer & Co-Founder, German Roamers

Max Schulte

Director of Sales, Dr. Bronner's Europe

Michael Wigge

Reporter & Motivation Coach

Michael Wolff

Co-founder, Wolowo

Michaela Harfst

Food & Travel Blogger, Transglobal Pan Party

Moritz Ecker

Musician, Cats don't talk, Long-distance Cyclist

Moritz Peters

Photo Journalist & Documentary Photographer

Nadine Richter

Traveling Family

Nathan Gilbert

Executive Director, B Lab Europe

Nick Hartwright

Social Entrepreneur, Green Rooms

Nico Kroll

Co-Founder, Feel the World

Nicole Bittger

Blogger, Passenger X

Nicole Srock.Stanley

Co-Founder, dan pearlman group

Niklas Heigl

DRV Young Talent Academy

Nils Straatmann

Author, Slam Poet

Nina Hüpen-Bestendonk

Blogger & Illustrator, Smaracuja

Norbert Niederkofler

Chef, Hotel & Spa Rosa Alpina

Oliver Haas

Co-Founder, Nomadweek

Patrick Whyte

Europe Editor, Skift

Peter Fauland

Photographer

Peter Jordan

Head of Insights, TOPOSOPHY

Philipp Laage

Author, Travel Journalist

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Strasdas

Tourism Course Manager, Eberswalde University of Sustainable Development

Prof. Frank Mockenhaupt

Director of the Tropical Institute, Charité Berlin

Reza Pakravan

Explorer & Filmmaker

Robert Raback

Consultant, Assecor

Robin Hartmann

Travel Journalist, Tour Guide

Romane Guégan

Press & Communications Manager, Little Sun

Rüdiger Nehberg

Survivalist & Human Rights Activist

Sabine Spethling

Online Magazine, Tunes & Wings

Samar Habibi

Consumer Insights Lead, GoEuro

Saskia Rudolph

Speakerin, Author, Spiegelneuronen

Sebastián Cuevas

Travel Writer & Historian

Shannon O’Donnell

Travel Consultant, National Geographic Traveler of the Year

Sheetal Thakur

Founder, Rainbow Journeys

Simon Armstrong

Startup Founder, CAS Trips

Simon Messner

Mountaineer, Filmmaker

Sophia Koistinen

Head of Sales and Marketing, Petrolettes - Womens Motorcycle Festival

Sophie Bagheri

Business Development Manager, Once Travel

Stephan Meurisch

Long-distance Hiker & Adventurer

Stephan Urbach

Management Consultant, Web Activist

Steven Boylan

CEO & Co-Founder, trtlabs

Steven Hille

Blogger, Funkloch.me & Co-Founder, NGO Wewater

Susanne Knaul

Journalist

Tanja & Christian Roos

Happy Travelers, Nectar & Pulse

Taru Aalto

Travel Tech Entrepreneuer, Wowanders

Thomas Rusch

Photographer

Tom Sehrer

Pedales - Bike 'n Paddle Potsdam

Tomislav Perko

Traveler, Speaker & Author

Uwa Scholz

Photographer, Traveler

Uwe Frers

CEO, ADAC Camping

Veronika Mercks

Educational Initiative, Navigaia Journeys

Wolf Jochen Schulte-Hillen

Founder, SHSelection

Yvonne Bethage

Sustainable Tourism Manager, Saxon Switzerland

Yvonne Küpper

Responsible Tour Operator, Fairaway

Yvonne Strüwing

Traveling Radio Host

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