24th  East Mediterranean International Tourism & Travel Exhibition


  • 05 September 2019

    Why exhibit at EMITT 2020

    It’s the leading international travel and tourism trade exhibition in Turkey and the surrounding region and it’s taking place next January.

  • 29 August 2019

    How EMITT benefits online travel agencies

    Online travel agencies enable tourists to have all relevant information at their fingertips at a click of a button.

  • 29 July 2019

    Exhibitor case study: Wyndham Batumi, Georgia

    The Georgian town of Batumi – or the pearl of the Black Sea – as it is often referred to, is Georgia’s summer holiday capital. The leading resort town offers palm-tree laden beaches, and a buzzing city full of exciting nightlife and shopping.

  • 24 July 2019

    Ekrem İmamoğlu, Mayor of Istanbul, on EMITT

    Ekrem İmamoğlu, Mayor of Istanbul, gave his opinion about EMITT

  • 24 July 2019

    Exhibitor case study: Georgian National Tourism Administration

    Georgia is a key destination for tourists in Turkey and the surrounding region.

  • 24 July 2019

    Hear EMITT 2019 From Exhibitors: HotelRunner

    One of the leading tourism and travel exhibitions in the world, EMITT continues to offer new business and partnership opportunities to the sector in the region.

  • 22 July 2019

    The tourism industry in Turkey in 2019

    Turkey’s tourism industry has been going from strength to strength in recent years. After a tough year in 2016, tourism in the country has seen a strong recovery.

  • 17 July 2019

    New exhibitor case study: Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia

    An exciting mix of ancient temples, stunning beach destinations and lively cities, Cambodia is a buzzing destination for all kinds of tourists. In 2019, the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia exhibited at EMITT for the first time, bringing a number of Cambodia travel companies to the national stand.

  • 27 June 2019

    Meet hundreds of targeted B2B buyers at EMITT 2020

    As one of the world’s top four travel exhibitions, EMITT is the best place to get direct access to the world’s travel industry.

  • 12 February 2019

    EMITT 2019: highlights from a successful show

    The East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition opened its doors to the global travel industry for the 23rd time last week.

  • 31 January 2019

    EMITT 2019 opens to the world

    In front of an audience of VIP guests, ministers, travel industry experts, and press, the ribbon was cut and EMITT 2019 was officially announced open today.

  • 22 January 2019

    One week to go until EMITT 2019

    There’s just one week to go until EMITT 2019 opens its doors to the travel world!

  • 17 January 2019

    Meet the right people at EMITT 2019 with matchmaking app ITE Connect

    Want to make sure you meet the right people at EMITT 2019, the East Mediterranean’s largest travel industry gathering?

  • 09 January 2019

    Ali Yerlikaya, Governor of Istanbul, on EMITT

    Ali Yerlikaya, Governor of Istanbul, gave his opinion about EMITT

  • 08 January 2019

    Exciting events planned for EMITT 2019

    The East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition, the largest of its kind in Turkey and the surrounding region, is back for 2019 and bringing with it an exciting line-up of must-attend events.

  • 27 December 2018

    Osman Ayık, Chairman of the board of TUROFED

    EMITT, the largest tourism exhibition in East Mediterranean and Europe, opens its doors for the 23rd time to bring together the hotels, tourism agencies, hotel managers, towns, entrepreneurs, tourism professionals, and people interested in tourism both in Turkey and around the world.

  • 12 December 2018

    Destination focus: Belgrade, Serbia

    Belgrade, or the ‘White City’, is one of Europe’s most happening cities. With vibrant and diverse offerings, it’s a place open to everyone.

  • 06 December 2018

    5 global travel trends for 2019

    Wondering what’ll be hot in travel over the coming year? Group trips, exotic honeymoons, or small city-breaks?

  • 29 November 2018

    Destination focus: Malta

    Prehistoric temples, blue waters and hidden coves. The Maltese archipelago has an incredible history, landscape and culture all waiting to be discovered.

  • 21 November 2018

    Mevlüt Uysal, Mayor of Istanbul, on EMITT

    Mevlüt Uysal, Mayor of Istanbul, gave his opinion about EMITT

  • 21 November 2018

    Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, Minister of Culture and Tourism, on EMITT (1)

    Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, Minister of Culture and Tourism, gave his opinion about EMITT

  • 16 November 2018

    Destination focus: Azerbaijan

    Azerbaijan, or the ‘Land of fire’ as it positions itself, has become a popular destination for tourists from all over the world in recent years.

  • 12 October 2018

    EMITT 2019: your gateway to the Turkish travel market

    It’s the biggest show of its kind in the East Mediterranean and Eurasian region, attracting over 54,000 industry professionals and tourists.

  • 02 October 2018

    Turkish outbound travel market makes gains

    Turkish tourists are expanding their horizons and travelling abroad more in 2018, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute.

  • 19 September 2018

    Turkey: Russian tourists’ no.1 destination

    Turkey remains on top among tourist destinations for Russian citizens in 2018.

  • 10 September 2018

    Meet targeted travel buyers with EMITT’s Hosted Buyer Programme

    As one of the top four travel exhibitions in the world and the largest in Turkey, EMITT offers unparalleled opportunities to gain access to the Turkish travel market – one of the country’s leading industries.

  • 15 August 2018

    Turkey sees 21% rise in foreign tourists in first half of 2018

    After a recovery in the Turkish travel industry seen in 2017 following 2016’s downturn, this year the industry is steaming ahead.

  • 04 July 2018

    Inbound tourism rise for Turkey in early 2018

    Turkey’s inbound tourism industry has shown positive signs across the board since the start of the year.

  • 02 February 2018

    EMITT 2018 hailed as major success

    More buyers, more meetings, more deals – the East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel exhibition raises its game in keeping with rapid industry development.

  • 25 January 2018

    EMITT 2018: open for business!

    It’s the fifth-biggest travel show in the world, and it’s now open.

  • 25 January 2018

    EMITT 2018 Opening Ceremony: watch the live stream!

    Turkey’s leading tourism exhibition EMITT opens today in Istanbul’s Tüyap Fair and Exhibition Centre with a high-profile guest list – and you can watch it live on EMITT’s Facebook page.

  • 16 January 2018

    Turkish Tourism Minister to speak at EMITT

    Prof. Dr. Numan Kurtulmuş, Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey, will be in Istanbul next week to speak at EMITT 2018 as part of the event’s opening ceremony.

  • 15 January 2018

    Destination focus: Kyrgyzstan

    Unspoiled mountainscapes, hospitable locals, and a strong nomadic culture. Kyrgyzstan is the ultimate playground for hikers, alpinists, and those looking to experience an ancient way of life.

  • 08 January 2018

    The global travel industry: 10 trends for 2018

    Solo travel, fly and flop holidays, wine tours? What will be the big travel trends in 2018? We look ahead to discover what’s in store for holiday makers over the next 12 months.

  • 08 January 2018

    Destination focus: Bulgaria, holidays to cater to every need

    Thermal waters, stellar mountain resorts, a warm Black Sea coast, and cities packed with history. What more could you want from a country?

  • 20 December 2017

    Hosted Buyer Programme registration now open

    The appointment booking system for EMITT’s Hosted Buyer Programme, a tool designed to ensure that exhibitors have a highly effective show experience, is now open.

  • 15 December 2017

    Destination focus: South Africa, a break to suit everyone

    ‘Experience a wild, adrenaline-fueled, breath-taking, captivating, endless, bustling getaway in South Africa.’ So says South African Tourism’s website homepage, and with its diverse landscapes, extraordinary wildlife, and culture and lifestyle opportunities, the country could be just the place for an exciting holiday.

  • 05 December 2017

    Destination focus: The Maldives, an island paradise with year-round sunshine

    Pristine white beaches, cyan waters, and luxury accommodation; the Maldives has long been the epitome of an indulgent get-away.

  • 01 December 2017

    Why exhibit at EMITT 2018?

    As one of the world’s top five travel exhibitions, EMITT brings together destinations and travel service companies, and tourists and industry professionals looking for new and exciting travel opportunities. Here's why EMITT is a great opportunity to grow your business leads.

  • 27 November 2017

    Destination focus: Japan, a country of unique traditions, culture and cuisine

    2017 has been a bumper year for Japan’s tourism sector. 21.2 million visits from January – September this year, meeting the 20 million mark a month earlier than in 2016. There seems to be no stopping Japan’s tourism sector over the last few years; its growth has been remarkable. In 2011, 6 million tourists visited Japan and in 2016 that figure was 24 million.

  • 22 November 2017

    The Turkish outbound travel market: what’s hot in 2017?

    A hugely popular holiday destination, Turkey’s inbound tourism market is a vital sector of the country’s economy. But where do Turkish citizens go for their breaks and how is its outbound market faring?

  • 13 November 2017

    Four Turkish cities among top 100 global tourist destinations

    Istanbul, Antalya, Edirne and Artvin among top 100 tourist destinations, according to a recent ranking

  • 01 November 2017

    Turkish inbound tourism regains ground

    The tide is now turning for the market as tourists venture back – 21.9 million of them in the first eight months of 2017, a 25.4% rise on the same period in 2016.

  • 30 October 2017

    Ukraine a key source market for Turkish inbound tourism

    So far this year, Turkey has seen a significant uplift in Ukrainian tourists cross its borders. Over the first six months of 2017, 530,000 Ukrainians tourists travelled to Turkey, 22% more than in 2016, reports BBC Ukraine.

  • 18 October 2017

    European tourists are choosing Turkey again

    Turkey’s beaches have been filling up with Europeans once more this summer.

  • 10 October 2017

    The Russians return

    After a year of travel bans between Russia and Turkey, Russian tourists are now flocking back to the country’s ever-enticing resorts.

  • 29 September 2017

    Turkish Airlines passenger experience crowned with five-star global airline award

    A major airline passengers group has lauded Turkish Airlines (THY) as a 5-star global airline based on passenger experience and comfort, the national flag carrier announced Tuesday.

  • 01 February 2017

    EMITT welcomes 46,670 visitors

    World tourism’s map for 2017 was drawn at EMITT! EMITT, the summit of tourism sector, was once again the sector’s center of attention with its national and international business opportunities, convenient prices and early reservation offers!

  • 07 November 2016

    Where to Go for Skiing This Winter?

    Adventurous Destinations of Winter Tourism will be at EMITT for ski enthusiasts!

  • 06 October 2016


    Turkey’s popularity as the top Russian holiday spot has survived the recent travel ban – early figures show that Russian tourists have flocked to Turkish beaches as soon as they were allowed to. In the 12 days after 3 September, when the Russian government lifted its ban on charter flights to Turkey, 30,000 Russians headed to Turkey on holiday – the equivalent of 10 planeloads per day.

  • 29 January 2016

    EMITT 2016 News

    EMITT 2016 News

  • 19 November 2015

    Iranian market to compensate for the loss from Russia

    Tourism sector has started reaping the benefits of the meeting held between President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Iranian President Hasan Ruhani in July. Following the signs of cooperation in tourism given by both leaders after the meeting, Ministry of Tourism of Iran under the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Path, announced its participation at EMITT- East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition that will be held between 28-31 January.

  • 19 November 2015

    20th year of EMITT

    EMITT - 20th East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition will be held at Tuyap Fair, Convention and Congress Center.

  • 10 October 2015

    EMITT has become a Turkish Brand Name

    EMITT has now become a brand name for Turkey and is becoming a market with high priority. Hacer Aydin who stated that they’re organizing EMITT Tourism Exhibition for the 20th time this year stated that the event makes significant contribution to the development of tourism industry in Turkey and because of this the State gives big support to it and that the event has almost become a brand name product for Turkey. As one of the world’s top 5 five tourism exhibitions, EMITT Tourism Exhibition, which is organized by ITE Turkey, will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year.

  • 20 September 2015

    EMITT celebrates its 20th anniversary

    As one of the top five tourism exhibitions in the world and the biggest trade event of the tourism industry of Turkey and the region for the last 20 years, East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT will bring together the players of the tourism industry between 28-31 January 2016.











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