The 12th Travel Turkey Izmir Fair, which will take place between December 6 and 8 of this year, is expected to contribute significantly to tourism.
Travel Turkey İzmir Fair and Congress, which brings visitors from different countries of the world together in Izmir, will ensure that tourism is kept alive in all seasons. 12th Travel Turkey Izmir Fair and Congress to be held on December 6 - 8, 2018, hosted by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, in partnership with the  İZFAŞ and TÜRSAB - Turkey Travel Agencies Association, will take place in Izmir. In the giant organization which will be the meeting point of all the components of the sector, thanks to the bilateral meetings with professionals coming from all over the world to İzmir, the fair will contribute to 2019 tourism.
Turkey and Macedonia to strengthen friendship
The travel Turkey Izmir Fair, where participants from 36 countries and visitors from 63 countries took place in 2017, continues to grow with the opportunities offered to the participants every year. Responding to the needs of both the participants and visitors in the tourism sector with the concepts it has developed, the Fair will be the stage for important meetings this year. Macedonia is one of the important countries of Balkans, which is drawing attention with the warm relations between Turkey, will take its place in Izmir as a partner country. Macedonia, which is one of the most popular destinations of Turkish citizens, will continue to be the choice of Turkish tourists with its activities. The warm atmosphere of friendship between the two countries will be strengthened in Izmir.
Diyarbakır will welcome
This year the Partner Province of the Travel Turkey Izmir Fair will be Diyarbakir. At the meeting where the East and the West will unite, Diyarbakir, which stands out among the south-eastern Anatolian provinces of Turkey, will share its nine thousand-year history with the visitors. Travel Turkey Izmir visitors will be welcomed by the revitalization of the buildings and cultural assets that symbolize Diyarbakir, one of the important components of historical tourism.
“ttiech”- Travel Technologies Special section is waiting for you
Travel Technologies, one of the most important issues of the sector, will stand out with the Travel Turkey İzmir Fair. In the ‘ttiech’ - Travel Technology Special Section to be created, from booking and airline system software to global distribution channels and data banks, it will enable people to purchase and rent all kinds of tickets and services on transportation and accommodation in a faster and cheaper way and software companies that carry tourism to digital media companies will provide callcenter services. In the special field where national and international software systems will be introduced to agencies and hotels providing system infrastructure, software will be introduced that will convert the tourism sector to online platform with reservation systems.
In addition, the speakers, composed of well-known domestic and foreign professionals and managers, will meet with the sector and conduct productive interviews. Hotel Runner, sponsored by the three-day “ttitechstage” will be organized and the travel technology will be introduced in the forum; 2018 tourism trends, the latest technological developments, Tourism Industry 4.0 issues will be discussed.
World meets in Izmir
Travel Turkey Izmir, which has been supporting tourism sector since the day it started, will continue to bring together the national and world tourism giants this year. With the support of Turkish Airlines (THY), the purchase board program, which has become a classic, will bring together the sector professional from various points of the world in Izmir. Within the scope of the two-day procurement delegation, the exhibition participants are expected to establish new business connections and sign the contracts that increase the tourism revenues of the country.
Waiting for you
B Hall will be open to the professional visitors only first two days, which will consist of agencies and tour operators, hotels and accommodation facilities, airline companies, business and convention tourism, health tourism, yacht and cruise tourism, marinas, domestic and international ministries, consulates, tourism centers, unions and associations, international destinations, tourism transport, congress and visitor offices, hotel equipment, active tourism and adventure tourism, cultural tourism, sports tourism, educational tourism, banking and insurance companies, tourism technologies and tourism media organizations.
For three days, A Hall will be composed of development agencies, governorships, municipalities, which are open to the public and sector professionals.
Delicious meeting
Travel Turkey Izmir Fair will take place simultaneously with 4. The International Gastronomy Congress will leave a pleasant taste in the palate again. The Congress aims to introduce the gastronomic potential of Turkey to the world by bringing together the world's leading gastronomy and tourism experts and educators at the A Hall, and will appeal to both the eye and the palate with their delicious meals and excellent taste. After Turin, which was hosted last year as a guest City, this year, the guest City will be Lisbon. In addition, representatives of World Famous Food Competition Bocused'or will be hosted in Izmir.
Preparations of congress made with collaboration of Izmir University of Economics, Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir Katip Çelebi and Yaşar University, Izmir is also supported by the professional cooks association.