Izmir, the capital of Turkish fairs, will bring together tourism professionals from all over the world at the Travel Turkey Izmir Fair and Congress between 2-4 December. Continuing his efforts to make İzmir one of the most preferred cities in world tourism, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer stated that they are excited to bring Turkey and world tourism together in İzmir for the 15th time, and said, “Our fair, which will inspire Turkey and the world, will power the tourism sector. I believe that it will contribute to the development of tourism in the world by drawing a road map for 2022 tourism”.
The leading tourism sector representatives of Turkey and the world will come together at the Travel Turkey İzmir Fair and Congress, which will be held at Fuar İzmir between 2-4 December. Under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Ministry of Commerce, hosted by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, with the support of İzmir Chamber of Commerce, TÜRSAB, TÜROFED, İzmir Foundation, the 15th fair will be organized by İZFAŞ and TÜRSAB Fairs. will meet with visitors.
It will make a sound in the world
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer, who stated that they are excited to bring many innovations at Travel Turkey İzmir Fair, which they will organize as a hybrid fair this year, said, “Sector representatives who want to make a productive start to 2022 will meet at our fair where new opportunities in tourism will be introduced. We are excited to bring together Turkey and world tourism in İzmir. The tourism industry and our fairs are rapidly becoming digital. Our Travel Turkey Digital Fair, which we held for the 14th time digitally, was also Turkey's first virtual fair. Despite the negative impact of the pandemic at the beginning of 2021, we are happy to expand the borders of our fair, which is the lifeblood of the sector, draws the tourism route of the new era and was very successful. This year, we are organizing Travel Turkey İzmir Fair as a hybrid fair. We will bring together the buyers who could not come to the fair and the participants on the online platform. I think the fair will be a turning point for İzmir and Turkey. At the fair, we will experience many firsts with new concepts and special events that will add excitement to the tourism sector. I believe that our tourism fair, which is growing and developing day by day, will inspire all of Turkey and the world, add strength to the tourism sector, and make a sound in the world by drawing a road map for 2022 tourism.”
We will have the opportunity to explain Izmir tourism to the world.
Explaining that they have prepared the Izmir Tourism Strategy and Action Plan with a common mind in order to increase the tourism potential of Izmir in order to increase the tourism potential of Izmir, President Soyer stated that this strategy is based on the idea of “transferring many concepts, ideas and approaches that shape world civilizations from Izmir to the world”. 15. We aim to announce this strategy to the whole world with Travel Turkey İzmir Fair. In this context, we will highlight the tourism activities in İzmir and bring together the historical, cultural and gastronomic values of İzmir with the visitors. The fair will create an opportunity for world travel trends to transform into a more boutique, more original and freer perception after the pandemic. All our efforts are to save the tourism sector in İzmir from the negative effects of the pandemic process as soon as possible and to take İzmir one step further after the pandemic. I know very well that Izmir is a safe, clean city for tourists from all over the world and we tremble on it. We believe that this is our most important value. We are doing everything we can to give this confidence. With this fair, we aim to contribute to the tourism of İzmir and our country by feeding on the historical character of İzmir. Our goal is to make İzmir one of the most preferred cities in world tourism,” he said.
New fair for alternative tourism enthusiasts
Stating that they will organize the TTI Outdoor Camping, Caravan, Boat, Outdoor and Equipment Fair for the first time this year simultaneously with the 15th Travel Turkey İzmir Fair, President Soyer said, “This fair, which will be open to the public, will fulfill the desire to be in touch with nature between 2-5 December. It will meet the needs of all alternative tourism enthusiasts who have made it their style. While exhibiting the Aegean Region's lifestyle in harmony with nature, the concept of returning to nature, which has attracted great interest recently, will also be discussed at the fair. We see this fair as a part of our goal of making İzmir the leading city of life in harmony with nature.”
Special exhibitions and events for the 15th Travel Turkey Izmir Fair
At the 15th Travel Turkey İzmir Fair, which will bring together the professionals of the world tourism industry in İzmir, the “Şanlıurfa Haleplibahçe Mosaic Exhibition” will present a visual feast to the visitors. Classic cars produced between 1938-1980 will be presented to automobile fans. “Tragacanth Doll-The Language of Anatolia, Colors of Turkey Exhibition”, featuring tragacanth dolls that best describe the colors of Turkey, will be exhibited for the first time at the Travel Turkey Izmir Fair. Topics such as digital transformation in tourism, online distribution and strategies to expand into new markets, global payment platforms for hotels, the power of online platforms in growing platforms, practical hotel management in city hotels, digitalization and new trends in airlines, techniques to transform data into revenue will be discussed in the "TTI Tech Stage" area. . Thus, sector representatives will be informed about the developments in the world in digital tourism.
Travel Turkey Izmir Fair, which is open to professional visitors for the first two days, will be open to the public on the last day. The fair can be visited between 10.00:18.30 and XNUMX:XNUMX.