Arab Turkish Travel Gazette (ATTG) is attended the world’s 6th largest travel fair, the East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition (EMITT) in Istanbul.

Yemen’s decision to lift visa requirements for Turks is bringing the two countries closer. In a bid to bring more Turkish tourists to the country, Yemen was the guest country of the 15th edition of EMITT. The representatives from Yemen Tourism industry demonstrated their historical, natural and cultural attractions to visitors at EMITT.

Speaking at the EMITT opening ceremony, Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay said that Turkey is the number seven country worldwide in terms of attracting tourists and number nine in terms of tourism revenues. Gunay added that Turkey hopes to attract 30 million tourists this year.

Özgür Töre is the founder and managing editor of award-winning travel news website; Focus on Travel News – and Arab Turkish Travel Gazette – Mr. Töre is the co-founder of and Mr. Töre is a board member of Association of Tourism Writers and Journalists (TUYED) in Turkey and International Tourism Writers Alliance. He holds a Master’s Degree in Project Management from Istanbul Kültür University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Istanbul Bilgi University.