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.

From travel bloggers, to ministers and travel association presidents – this year’s EMITT conference programme will be packed with industry experts sharing their insights and perspectives on the global travel market.

Here’s what to expect from this stellar line-up – the full conference programme is available here.


Learn the from opinion leaders – well known economists and heads of travel associations – the steps needed to ensure Turkey’s tourism revival is sustained.

Take part in a fascinating discussion on Turkey’s travel industry and using its recovery as a driving force, analysing comparative data, and comparing tourism in Turkey with that of other countries.

EMITT Market Me

Learn best practice in destination marketing to extend the tourism season to 12 months. You’ll also be able to learn how to employ story-telling by working with influencers to ensure sales growth.


Tourism has never been so digital. At EMITT 4.0, discover the technologies that will put you ahead of your competitors, increase your brand awareness and sales by making an effective entry into the online world of tourism.

EMITT #instatravel

Bringing the world together in Istanbul, this session offers an international meetup for travel bloggers from across the world. Network with others and share and learn tips and tricks for the travel blogging world.


Learn the nuances of the Chinese market from professionals so you can conquer the Asian market and get a chance to develop business with Chinese buyers in this workshop.


What’s the future of travel? This session looks at new travel trends and becoming the trend itself, while you can also learn how to communicate better with Generation Y – the future of the travel industry.


Discover more about this crucial sub sector in this special session dedicated the tourism’s shining star: gastronomy.