Plan your trip

You can research a travel destination before you go and find out everything you need to know. Find the ways that work best for you – you’ll likely end up using several methods in order to cover everything.

Many Ways to Research a Travel Destination Before You Go

  • Wikitravel Articles
  • Read Posts By Travel Bloggers Who Have Been There
  • Email Travel Bloggers
  • Watch Videos on Youtube
  • Ask About it On Reddit
  • TripAdvisor
  • Read Local News Sources
  • Couchsurfing
  • The Staff of Your Hotel
  • Read Guide Books
  • Read Non-Fiction Books
  • Watch Documentaries
  • Watch Films or TV Shows
  • Read Novels Set in That Country
  • Look up Hashtags
  • Talk About it To People
  • Read Magazines
  • Ask Someone You Know Who Has Been There
  • Podcasts
  • Ask Expats Who Live There

Categories: Tourism News

What Do You Need to Plan Before You Travel

There are so many things you need to think about and plan for. It’s easy to find yourself thinking ahead to every moment, trying to figure everything out before you go.

Let’s take a look at what you definitely need to determine before you travel – and what you can work out while you are on the road.

  • What You Should Figure Out Before You Travel
    • How to Get From the Airport to Your Hotel
    • First Day and Last Day
    • Visas and Work Permits
    • Travel Insurance
    • Researching Local Scams
  • What You Can Figure Out When You Get There
    • Your Exact Itinerary
    •  Where to Eat
    •  Travel Immunizations (Sometimes)

Categories: Tourism News

IMC Award 2019, Tourism Excellence Award

Within the activities of the Izmir International Tourism Fair and in its thirteenth session, which was held between the period 5-7 December 2019 in the Turkish city of Izmir, a number of tourism events from the Arab world were honored with the IMC Award for Tourism Excellence for 2019
And as follows

Excellence Award for Arab Tourism Exhibitions
Iraqi travel market exhibition
His Excellency Professor Caesar Tariq
The Republic of Iraq

Excellence Award for Tourism Services
His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Sultan
Umm Al-Ghozlan Oasis Tourism and Travel
Benghazi, Libya

Excellence Award for Arab Tourism Public Relations
His Excellency Shukri Sharrad
The National Office of Tunisian Tourism
Republic of Tunisia

Excellence Award for Associations of Tourism and Travel Agents in the Arab World
The late Issam Al-Assas
Former president of the Palestinian Tourism and Travel Agents Association
State of Palestine

Excellence Award in participating in tourism exhibitions
His Excellency Professor Kazem Hassouneh
Member of the Board of Directors of the Palestinian Tourism and Travel Agents Association
Member of the Palestinian Business Forum
Member of the Tourism Advisory Council
State of Palestine

Excellence Award for Tourism Marketing Content on YouTube
His Excellency Professor Ayman Ashe
Travel with Ayman channel
Saudi Arabia

Excellence Award for Audible Tourism Media
His Excellency Mr. Riyad Khamis
The fourth radio station
Hebron – the state of Palestine

Excellence Award for Promoting Tourism Relations between Izmir Province and Arab Countries
His Excellency Counselor Rustum Yuxel
Izmir – Turkey

Award for excellence in equipping tourist exhibitions
Mrs. Shukran Arjun
Şükran AKGÜN
Izmir – Turkey

Categories: Tourism Awards

BAKAF 27-30 June 2018 Istanbul

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Western Black Sea Tourism Promotion and Collaboration Fair (BAKAF) which is going to be organized by Istamonu Fair Organization Limited Company in Istanbul Fair Center between the dates of 27-30 June 2018 is Turkey’s first regional fair.
Eight pearls of Western Black Sea region, namely Bartın, Bolu, Düzce, Çankırı, Karabük, Kastamonu, Sinop and Zonguldak provinces are so similar to each other in terms of their roots, cultural heritages, geographical structutres, production relations, production type and production range as well as daily life and folklore that they are virtually like the fragments of a whole.
The only way to survive in the face of dazzling developments in all fields in 21st century, to catch up with the times and to reach the top steps of contemporary civilization level is collaboration and cooperation. BAKAF 2018, designed with this purpose, is a tourism and collaboration fair involving promotion of 8 unique provinces within the Western Black Sea region.

Categories: Tourism Fairs

WTM Connect Asia 17-19 May 2018

What is WTM Connect Asia?

World Travel Market delivers the leading global events for the travel industry. One of six shows in the WTM portfolio, WTM Connect Asia event brings the benefits and opportunities of our global industry expertise to travel professionals in this region.

Taking place in Penang, Malaysia, WTM Connect Asia facilitates over 2,000 quality meetings bringing together pre-qualified Chinese, South East Asian and international travel buyers with suppliers of South East Asian and international travel product. The event’s pod format allows for an exclusive one-to-one ratio closed community experience for exhibitors and Hosted Buyers who do business in and around South East Asia.

Categories: Tourism Fairs

Arabian Travel Market ATM 22-25 April 2018

What is Arabian Travel Market?

Arabian Travel Market (ATM), is the leading global event for the Middle East inbound and outbound travel industry. The event, now in its 25th year, generates more than $2.5 billion of travel industry deals.

The annual business-to-business (B2B) exhibition showcases over 2,800 products and destinations from around the world to over 26,000 buyers and travel trade visitors across four days at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC).

More than 40,000 travel professionals, government ministers and international press, visit ATM every April to network, negotiate and discover the latest industry opinion and trends at Arabian Travel Market.

Categories: Tourism Fairs

ITB Berlin 7-11 March 2018

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Dear Partner,

Warmest greetings from IMC Tourism.

Just to remind you that ITB Berlin is going to be held between 8-12 March 2017, As we are attending ITB Berlin 2017, we would like to meet you to discuss more about our cooperation,as well as to promote the relationship between us.

Categories: Tourism Fairs

Ace of MICE 16-18 March 2018

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ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition is a 3 day event being held from 16 March to the March  2018 at the Istanbul Congress Center (ICC) in Istanbul, Turkey. This event showcases products like Sound, light, image companies, Video mapping companies, Scene decoration design and application companies, Celebrity agencies, Branding companies, Information services, Support service companies etc. in the Business Services, Industrial Products industries.

Categories: Tourism Fairs