Austrian Tourism Day 2023

Save the date - May 2, 2023 in Vienna

To the innovation competition of the Austrian Tourism Day: Young Talents Award

To the Best Practice Award with Young Professionals

ATB - Austrian Travel Business tourism trade fair from 3 - 4 May 2023 in Vienna

  • Austrian National Tourist Office Austrian National Tourist Office
  • Wirtschaftskammer Österreich Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Federal Ministry Republic of Austria Federal Ministry Republic of Austria

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#oett23 Univ.-Prof. MMag. Gabriel Felbermayr, PhD

How important is the tourism sector in Austria for employment and value creation from a macroeconomic perspective and in various regions? The impact of climate change on winter tourism in Austria. You can find out about these and other exciting topics on the joint shaping of the Austrian tourism sector here.



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ÖTT and ATB 2023 in Vienna


From May 2-4, 2023 the Austrian Tourism Day (ÖTT) under the motto "Sustainability is the destination" and the trade show Austrian Travel Business (ATB) will take place at the Austria Center Vienna and together form the highlight event of the industry.

All details about the schedule and program are available here.

© Nationalpark Gesäuse, Fotograf: Stefan Leitner

© Nationalpark Gesäuse, Fotograf: Stefan Leitner

Best Practice Award - Young Professionals

A Sustainable Idea for Organizations and Businesses to Imitate

As part of the Austrian Tourism Day, we are looking for touristic businesses, companies and organizations with a sustainable concept or idea with a lighthouse effect, which is already integrated in the company and the first experience values are available. An idea that is socially, ecologically or economically based. The applications are complete! We thank all applicants for their submissions.

Young Talents Award

Innovation competition: Natural shelters

In order to give "Young Talents" and their innovative ideas around the topic of sustainability a stage, the Austrian National Tourist Office has organised an innovation competition in cooperation with the Austrian Society for Applied Research in the Tourism and Leisure Industry (ÖGAF). The applications are complete! We thank all applicants for their submissions.

To the Young Talents Award
Zollnersee im Gailtal Kaernten, Oesterreich Werbung, Michael Stabentheiner

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© Wald4Leben

© Wald4Leben


Wald4Leben - Trees for the Future "The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The next best time is NOW."

In this way, the Austrian National Tourist Office also gets involved and has one tree planted for every person arriving by plane.

More details about Wald4Leben!

Welcome Evening

Tuesday – May 2, 2023

The exclusive Welcome Evening of the Austrian Travel Business 2023, were all exhibitors will meet for the first time in a casual atmosphere with all national and international top decision-makers, tourism business partners, media representatives, industry experts and young talents. Here a conscious space for sustainable impulses and networking is created – charmingly framed by the best from Holidays in Austria.

©Sound of Vienna

©Sound of Vienna


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Green Meeting

The event meets the criteria of the Austrian Eco-label for Green Meetings.

Among other things, the following measures are taken:

  • For every person arriving by plane we have on tree planted by Wald4Leben.
  • We print only the most necessary documents and use only recycled paper or chlorine-free bleached paper (TCF) for our printed materials.
  • We deliberately decided against give away bags with flyers and note books to save paper.
  • We collect name badges after the event.
  • Our catering meets sustainable criteria such as regionality and seasonality.
  • All partner hotels meet all minimum environmental standards of the green meeting certificate.
  • The conference center is accessible on foot or by public transport.
  • We want to avoid waste and encourage you to do so as well. Appropriate containers will be available at the event to dispose of non-avoidable waste separately.
  • Your contact on site: Sabine Suchard


How you can contribute to the sustainability of our event

  • Bring a reusable water bottle and take advantage of the water dispensers throughout the grounds.
  • Appropriate trash cans are provided throughout so you can ensure proper waste separation.
  • Choose vegetarian options at your meals when possible.
  • The event is accessible by public transportation, which you can choose for a smaller environmental footprint.