20th Edition Trade Show

East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition

The 22nd East Mediterranean International Tourism & Travel Exhibition, EMITT, is one of the top five tourism exhibitions worldwide. The 4 day event annually attracts over 46,000 industry professionals and tourists looking for new and exciting travel opportunities from destinations and travel service companies from across the globe. EMITT 2018 will bring together 5,000 organisation and institutions from 80 countries.

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Visitors Attending



Travel Consultant at Travel IndustryAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Rajat Jain

Rajat Jain

Owner at Ace Mind TechnologyNew Delhi, India
Maria Schmidt

Maria Schmidt

Sales And Marketing Specialist at entdecke.net DMC GmbHCologne, Germany
Salmaan Haque

Salmaan Haque

General Manager at Zelen LeisureColombo, Sri Lanka
Mariam Shevardenidze

Mariam Shevardenidze

IndividualTbilisi, Georgia
Mukhtar Salisu

Mukhtar Salisu

cankaya university,ankara,turkey at StudentAnkara, Turkey
vincent Mensah

vincent Mensah


Schedule & Agenda

Thu, 25 Jan11:00 AM - 03:00 PMOpening Ceremony, Speeches & Exhibition TourSpeakers:Hacer Aydın, E International Exhibitions Tourism & Travel & Fashion Group DirectorVincent Brain, ITE Group Regional DirectorOya Narin, Chairman of TYDOsman Ayık, Chairman of TUROFEDMevlüt Uysal, Mayor of IstanbulVasip Şahin, Governor of IstanbulMichael Frenzel, Chairman of Federal Association of the German Tourism IndustryM.Rıfat Hisarcıklıoğlu, President of TOBB*Taleb D. Rifai, BM World Tourism Organisation Old General SecretaryZürap Pololikaşvili, World Tourism Organisation General Secretary*Prof. Dr. Numan Kurtulmuş, Tourism Minister of Turkey
Thu, 25 Jan03:30 PM - 04:30 PMInteractive panel discussion: The development and importance of domestic tourismModerator: Erkan Yağcı, President of AKTOBSpeakers:Mete Vardar, Chairman of the Board of Jolly TourVeli Çilsal, Chairman of the Board of Anı TourSuat Özbek, Deputy General Manager of ETS Tour
Fri, 26 Jan10:30 AM - 11:00 AMGlobal updates: Travel trends and insightsSpeakers: Travel bloggers
Fri, 26 Jan11:00 AM - 12:00 PMPanel Discussion: Tourism GastronomySpeakers: Travel bloggersModerator: Gürkan Boztepe, President of Culinary Travel AssociationSpeakers:Bülent Akarcalı, Tourism Old MinisterNadir Güllü, Karaköy GüllüoğluAydın Demir, Chef of Feriye RestaurantErkan Ataman, Deputy General Manager of Haber TürkNecip Boz, General Coordinator of TUROFED
Fri, 26 Jan12:00 PM - 01:00 PMPanel Discussion: Using/Building Gastronomy Capitals to Market CitiesModerator: Gürkan Boztepe, President of Culinary Travel SocietySpeakers:Ragıp Güzelbey, Consultant of Mayor of Gaziantep & Supervisor of UNESCO ProcessÖzgür Ildır Öksüz, Culinary Travel Society Brand Cities Head of CommitteeElif Ovalı, Culinary Travel Society Representative of Antakya & Teofarma Organic AgricultureCompany- Cem Polatoğlu, Tourism WriterSeda Mızraklı, Culinary Travel Society Event CommitteeYusuf Bardak, Lawyer of Culinary Travel Society
Fri, 26 Jan01:00 PM - 01:10 PMOpening remarks: A focus on creating tourism-oriented local development modelsDr. İrem Ayrancı Onay, Co Founder & Director of Urban Strategy Partners
Fri, 26 Jan01:15 PM - 01:30 PMTourism as a tool in local developmentAsst. Prof. Dr. Burçin Hatipoğlu, Boğaziçi University Department of Tourism Administration
Fri, 26 Jan01:30 PM - 01:45 PMDiscussing the UN approach to tourism and local development – the role of the future is in Tourism ProgramAslı Çakın Dağlı, Project Coordinator of UNDP
Fri, 26 Jan01:45 PM - 02:00 PMInternational/National Incentives and Funds Granted to Local Development and Tourism Projects
Fri, 26 Jan02:00 PM - 02:15 PMCase Study: Future is in Tourism ProgramAli Sağdaş, Project Coordinator of " Lavender Scented village "
Fri, 26 Jan02:15 PM - 02:30 PMQuestion & Answer
Fri, 26 Jan02:30 PM - 03:30 PMCocktail Reception*Sponsored by ISTTA
Sat, 27 Jan10:30 AM - 12:30 PMInteractive Panel Discussion: Online Sales in Emerging MarketsModerator: Prof. Dr. Nazmi KozakSpeakers:Hüseyin Gençsoy, Europe & Middle East Director of HRSLevent Ölçer, Director of YeegoRıza Kaymak, Consumer Success Manager of Hotelrunner
Sat, 27 Jan01:00 PM - 03:00 PMInteractive Panel Discussion: The History of Tourism* In partnership with Platform for Tourism History of Turkey
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Map & Directions

map of Tuyap Exhibition and Convention Center

Tuyap Exhibition and Convention Center

E - 5 Highway interchange Over Gurpinar Republic 34500 Buyukcekmece / istanbul
Büyükçekmece, Turkey

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Government Tourism Promotion Authorities, Travel Insurance Providers, Hajj & Umrah Service Providers, Leading International Airlines, Travel Agents & Tour Operators, Personal Loan & Financing Companies, Leading International Hotels, Resorts and Motels, International Leisure, Adventure and Business Travel Organizers will be participating in this trade show.


Visitor's Reviews

19 Ratings / 9 Reviews
5 Rudaina A Bu Arafeh Ndc at Ngos Development Center

I thank you for your hard work.The exhibition was outstandingly organized; great professionalism. Wishing you further success

Edition Attended : Jan, 2016

5 Rudaina A Bu Arafeh Ndc at Ngos Development Center

I thank you for your hard work.The exhibition was outstandingly organized; great professionalism. Wishing you further success

Edition Attended : Jan, 2017

5 Driton Ukimeri Trader at Duatourist

Very nice a profesional people! Everything was apmost perfect!Congratulation to all them!

Edition Attended : Jan, 2016

4 Jacer Dkidk General Manager at D&D TRAVEL

it was good but the number of partepitians was less than last year

Edition Attended : Jan, 2017

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