Details of 2012 tourism season will be revealed in March.

suat-EditorWe wrote tourism trends for 2012 in our previous article. We shared the fact expressed by tourism experts with you: The economic difficulties that affect the world and especially Europe will push travelers to plan their holidays according to their budget.

We have participated ASEAN Travel Forum that shows the outlook of Asian tourism. We have seen at ATF held in Manadu, Indonesia that Asia tourism potential is very vibrant. The Asian market’s importance is getting bigger. It is because of the fact that number of Asian tourist numbers are increasing rapidly every year.

Now we are coming to the most strategic month the year. Month of March show us how will tourism be in that year. ITB-Berlin that attracts tourism professionals worldwide will shoot the photograph of world tourism in 2012.

After ITB, other travel exhibitions this month in Paris, Gothenburg, and two fairs in Moscow will clear the image of 2012 tourism. We will see how second most holiday-loving nation; Russian travelers will use their travel holiday preferences. This is very important not only for European destinations but also for Turkish tourism because Russian tourist market is the second biggest market for Turkey after Germany. And statistics say that soon Russian tourist numbers will reach Germans’.

Happy traveling,

Suat Tore