24th  East Mediterranean International Tourism & Travel Exhibition


02 December 2015

EMITT offers early booking advantages for your vacation

In its 20th year, EMITT brings the tourism destinations of 80 countries together under one roof!

Hosting 80 countries from five continents, EMITT – East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition will be organized for the 20th time in 2016. The event that which is the meeting platform for the players of the tourism industry, will give its visitors the chance to discover new holiday destinations.

Organized by ITE Turkey, the organizer of leading trade events for the leading industries of Turkey, EMITT Tourism Exhibition, will be the meeting point for vacation lovers in 2016. To be organized in 11 halls of Tuyap Fair, Convention and Congress Center has a 70.000 m2exhibition space in total, the event will feature country pavilions, Turkeys’ Holiday Destinations, Winter and Outdoor Tourism Destinations, Hotels and Tourism Centers, Tour Operators, agencies and hotels.

As the meeting platform for all tourism destinations that serve year-round, the event is expected to host 4,500 organizations, companies and resorts from 80 countries. With the ‘early booking’ campaigns offered by participant companies, the visitors will have the opportunity to review and take advantage of a variety of holiday destinations appealing to their budget.

ITE Turkey Tourism & Travel & Fashion Group Director Hacer Aydın: “EMITT Tourism Exhibition has now become one of the major meeting platform for not only the Turkish tourism industry but also for the global tourism industry. When we first had started out as Voyager we had participants only from 8 countries. This figure increased to 80 countries in our 20th year, it is the success of the tourism sector of our country. Increasing investments especially during the last 15 years, has diversified the tourism alternatives offered as well. This diversification has been one of the major driving forces behind the gradual annual growth of EMITT Tourism Exhibition. Our participants who exhibit as cities in the initial years, now participate even at the resort level, offering a big variety of tourism services. With the ever increasing tourism potential and experience of the tourism industry in Turkey, EMITT is now candidate to soon become one of worlds’ top 3rd tourism exhibition.”

Aydın emphasized the importance of the exhibition for the visitors and said: “EMITT, in addition to being a commercial platform bringing together the professionals of the tourism sector, can also be visited by vacation consumers after the second day of the exhibition. The visitors will get a chance to review tourism destinations from Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bulgaria, Cuba, Egypt, India, Italy, Iran, Greece, Maldives, Panama, Philippines, Sarajevo, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA and Vietnam as well as over 200 destinations of 81 cities of Turkey. Vacation consumers will be getting information about destinations they are interest on and will be able to benefit from early booking advantages that offer lower rates.”

ITE Group has profound in this sector due to the six exhibitions organized by ITE Group in ‘tourism and travel’ sector in five countries, which are the leading events in their fields in their specific regions, Also ITE Turkey has the gained experience and expertise in the tourism and travel sector thanks to the EMITT Tourism Exhibition, which it has been organizing for 20 years. Combining the powerful global network offered by ITE Group Plc. and ITE Turkey’s experience and portfolio, EMITT will continue to create a more powerful synergy for the tourism industry.

The 19th EMITT Tourism Exhibition held in January 2015, hosted over 142,100 visitors and 4,550 companies and organizations from 71 countries. EMITT Tourism Exhibition to be held in January 2016, aims to attract participants from 80 countries in its 20th year by expanding its coverage to include congress tourism, winter and outdoor sports tourism and health tourism as well.
EMITT – East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition, which will be held at Tuyap Fair, Convention and Congress Center between 28 – 31 January 2016, will be sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and Turkish Airlines and supported by KOSGEB, Turkish Hoteliers Federation (TUROFED) and Turkish Tourism Investors’ Association (TYD).











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