While the summer tourism season is going on with a record level foreign visitors and high rates of hotel occupancy, professionals of the tourism industry in the world are already looking forward to the East Mediterranean International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (EMITT), which is going to be held 18th time at TÜYAP between 30 January and 2 February 2014. As of September 2013, 67 countries and 4000 tourism companies have applied for the participation in 18th EMITT Tourism Exhibition. The number of countries is expected to exceed 70, and the number of international institutions and organizations applying for the participation is expected to exceed 4500 in the forthcoming months.
Organized by Ekin Fuar A.Ş. - ITE Group with the collaboration of TUROFED and TYD, EMITT Exhibition is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB), 6 professional chambers, 36 associations and foundations. Sectoral circles are already sure about the fact that 18th EMITT Exhibition will break a new participant and visitor record in 2014.
Hacer Aydın, Ekin Fair Director, states that the participant organizations, institutions and visitors will come across many innovations at EMITT Exhibition in 2014, and shows the rich concept in the newly added halls of health and winter tourism as an example.
Pointing out that the purpose of these new projects is to underpin the multiplicity of the fast moving tourism industry in Turkey and to set a place to evaluate collaboration offers, Aydın also highlights that EMITT Exhibition provides cities, development agencies, tourism companies and professionals in the tourism industry with high added-value.