From January 30 to February 2, 2020, the Tourist Organization of the City of Novi Sad will be presented for the second time at the East Mediterranean International Tourism & Travel Exibition, which is being held for the 24th time in Istanbul. According to some estimates, this fair is one of the most significant tourism fairs in the world immediately after WTM (Loindon) and ITB (Berlin).
The EMITT will feature 94 countries, 1,201 exhibitors promoting hotel accommodation, travel agencies, cities, private farmsteads, both in Turkey and worldwide.
Since TONS last year, in cooperation with TOS and Turkish Airlines, based in Belgrade, organized the first business meeting of tour operators from Turkey with domestic tour operators, it is very important for us to continue promotion in this market.
In addition to the numerous pre-arranged meetings with tour operators from Turkey and the Middle East, on the first day of the fair were held meetings with media outlets from Turkey ,that were interested in promoting Novi Sad’s tourism offer.
On the first and second days of the fair, a gastronomic promotion was held at the booth (“happy hour”), attended by a large number of tour operators and the media, and on the first day of the fair we were visited by Consul of the Republic of Serbia in Turkey Ivana Pejović and Consul of the Republic of Serbia in Istanbul, Jakov Rogan. Minister of Tourism and Culture of Turkey, as well as numerous journalists and TV crews.
In addition to the Tourist Organization of the City of Novi Sad, at the booth of the Belgrade Tourist Organization, tourist organizations of Serbia, Vojvodina, Novi Pazar, Republika Srpska and Niš are presented together, as well as numerous hotels and receptive tourist agencies, including 25 exhibitors.
There is great interest in Novi Sad by Turkish tour operators. A large number of them are already in the phase of preparation of the arrangement, which will include a visit to Novi Sad.