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TAV Airports in ITB Berlin

TAV Airports participates in the 46th ITB International Tourism Exchange, held annually bringing the leading names of the aviation industry together. TAV Airports which has become the global brand of Turkey in the airport operations sector, with the airports it operates in Turkey, Georgia, Tunisia and Macedonia, represented the airports it operates at the booth which attracted huge interest from visitors.

As a leading airport operator in Turkey and a global brand representing Turkey at the international arena, TAV Airports participates in the 46th International Tourism Exchange held in the capital city of Berlin, Germany between March 7th and 11th. TAV Airports’ booth representing the airports it operates in Turkey, Georgia, Tunisia and Macedonia has attracted huge interest from visitors attending the ITB Berlin which opens its gates to many important names of the tourism and aviation sector. The fair was participated by 11 thousand companies from 188 countries including Turkey.

TAV Airports Business Development Director Serkan Kaptan said “We are pleased to be participating in the ITB Berlin, one of the most prestigious events in the tourism and aviation field. We are here with a mission to represent our country in the best way through the airports we operate, at our stand in the ITB Berlin where we participate as an international brand of Turkey.” Stating that TAV is operating Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara Esenboga, Izmir Adnan Menderes and Antalya Gazipasa Airports in Turkey, Kaptan said: “Airports give the first impressions to passengers visiting a country for business or touristic purposes. In line with this, we feel that we have an important responsibility by operating airports in the largest four cities of our country and act accordingly with our professional management and quality service mentality. At ITB Berlin, we are also promoting the airports we operate in Tunisia, Georgia and Macedonia. As TAV Airports, we are representing our country in the best way through the airports we operate domestically and abroad, at the most prestigious tourism event worldwide.”

Bringing together many professionals in the tourism sector such as tour operators, hotels, airline companies, travel portals providing on-line service as well as tens of thousands of consumers, ITB Berlin Tourism Exchange is regarded as a trendsetter in the sector, showcasing the latest innovations in the tourism and aviation industry. The companies participating in the ITB Berlin determine the latest trends and tourism destinations in the sector by promoting new products and services every year.

Also known as ITB, The International Tourism Exchange, was initially held in 1966 with a five participant countries, as part of overseas importers fair and since then achieved a global success through the fair organized annually. The initial 580 square meter exhibition area has now expanded to 150 thousand square meters. The number of visitors today has reached to over 100 thousand from 250 during the earlier years. With almost 180 thousand visitors and over 10 thousand participants from 187 countries, ITB Berlin has now become one of the most important tourism fairs in the world. TAV Airports has been participating ITB Berlin since 2002.