A joint organization of TÜRSAB, İZFAŞ and HANNOVER MESSE INTERNATIONAL ISTANBUL Travel Turkey İzmir 2012 this time is aiming to expand its frame and attract a larger influx of international visitors. Moreover, with KOSGEB supporting the fair for the first time, local exhibitors will enjoy KOSGEB support up to 100 square meters.
Travel Turkey İzmir 2012, which targets to create new cooperation agreements for tourism industry and thus contribute to Turkey’s promotion, has also captured an international limelight. While South Korea, Maldives, Tanzania and Indonesia are fresh exhibitors, the fair has also attracted growing attention from abroad year by year.

Like in the previous years, the fair will host many delegations and press from different countries. Supported by Turkish Airlines, the fair’s long-standing sponsor, this year’s fair is expected to welcome visitors from Canada, , Denmark, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, India, Italy, the Netherlands,  Norway, South Africa, Spain Tataristan and USA.

Travel Turkey İzmir has in years become a hotspot for the industry’s professionals, attracting exhibitors from over 50 destinations  in Turkey. The conference program, which will be held by ETIK (Aegean Touristic Hotels and Investors Associations) this year, tackle all the recent news and developments in the Turkish tourism industry with participation of sector leaders.

Organized under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the fair will introduce Turkey’s tourist attractions, primarily all about İzmir, and destinations to local and international tourism investors, agencies, as well as purchasers and ultimate consumers planning for a holiday.
Travel Turkey İzmir 2011 Tourism Fair and Conference welcomed 638 exhibitors and gathered 20,568 visitors from across 34 countries.