Experience Marine Tourism at boot 2017

Are you dreaming of blue lagoons, crashing waves and white beaches? A major cruise to far away destinations? Or a houseboat holiday with the family? At the boot Dusseldorf, you can easily plan and book any vacation at, on or under water. The Holiday World and the maritime travel market in Halls 13 and 14 provide a wealth of ideas and suggestions for the best weeks of the year.
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To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive
A sailing trip on the North Sea where you have to master all tasks for yourself? Or motorboat cruising along the Croatian coast? Discover Portugal, Montenegro and Greece from the water, jump off the boat into clear water and go snorkeling? Or maybe a holiday just around the corner: Belgium, Friesland or Mecklenburg's Lake District, where you can charter easy to control houseboats even without a boating license? Around 300 international charter companies, tour operators and tourism organizations will help you to make your holiday dream come true next season.
Free, independent experts advice on boating destinations and tours
As every year during the nine fair days, the boot Dusseldorf offersfree and independent experts advice for sailors and powerboats on boating destinations worldwide. The experts are available on appointment at the stand in Hall 13 for individual interviews with practical advice and assistance for in the planing and preparation of you next boating holiday.

Cruise Pavilion
In the center of the maritime travel market in hall 14 the Cruise Pavilion offers cruise information and deals matching the interests of every age and target group. On the Captains Deck, the diverse cruise models are introduced and the shipping companies introduce themselves with short presentations on their cruises - including impressive foto and video footage. Let yourself be inspired!
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Travel reports and practical advice
In addition to the individual and personal consultations at the stands of the exhibitors, exciting travel reports and presentations on destinations worldwide on the stage of the Holiday World quickly bring you into a pleseant holiday mood. You will also get numerous practical tips for future vacations on the water, from cooking on board to the right first aid kit for sailors. There is just so much to learn!
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Holiday feeling for the whole family
Escape the cold Düsseldorf winter in January and make the boot Dusseldorf itself your getaway for you and your family. In our elaborately designed theme worlds you may very well even take a break from the daily grind. Depending on your taste, relax in the Beach World with its beach bars in a South Seas ambiance, on the indoor creek in the World of Paddling with a touch of adventure and wildlife, or in the midst of elegant yachts in the Blue Motion Lounge. Even for our youngest visitors the Kids' World in Hall 13 with its large choice of games and activities has a lot of fun and action in store during their time at the boot Düsseldorf.

Start the new watersports season with us!
Begin your season at the world’s largest watersports trade fair: Test the current equipment and the latest accessories, meet the stars of the scene or book your next holiday at, on, or under water. Whether sailing in a large pool, diving in the diving tower or wake-boarding on water with a surface area of 1,000 m2: Here, you can try almost everything that has to do with watersports. Let yourself be entertained and gather information at ten different theme world stages; dive into a world of action cams or learn how to keep your boat in good condition. And above all: Look forward to the world’s largest marketplace for sail boats and motor boats of the 2016 season!

We wish you an exciting day “at sea” in Düsseldorf and a great watersports season!

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