March 24, 2016

Istanbul CVB Releases Meeting Planners Guide for 2016

The Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau has released its updated and comprehensive 156 page Meeting Planners Guide for 2016. Produced annually, the new edition contains up-to-date […]
March 18, 2016

Visitors need authentiCITY!

City branding is the process of image communication to a target market. During last European Cities Marketing meeting in Madrid, European cities investigated the state of […]
January 29, 2016

Istanbul won the Meetings Star Award once again!

For the second time in a row, Istanbul won the Meetings Star Awards 2015. Read more   Kongres Magazine is a leading communications medium in the field […]
December 10, 2015

Medical Congresses choose Istanbul

Istanbul’s medical infrastructure, including 233 hospitals with 32K bed capacity and as being home to 17 faculty of medicine in its 53 universities makes Istanbul a […]
September 22, 2015

What’s New in Istanbul: Upcoming 9.000 new hotel rooms!

74 new grand hotels are currently under construction in Istanbul. Read more   Kongres Magazine is a leading communications medium in the field of the meetings industry. […]
September 16, 2015

Why meet in Istanbul?

Why meet in Istanbul? Istanbul CVB launched in August an infographic-2 minute-video to answer that question!   Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau was founded in 1997 as Turkey’s […]
July 9, 2015

Halal Tourism Conference 2015

The largest international showcase of Halal travel- a sector that is currently worth $ 150 billion will be held in Turkey. The Halal Tourism Conference 2015 […]
July 3, 2015

ECM Benchmarking Report 2015 confirms the emergence of a strong positive city tourism trend

A strong positive trend in percentage growth rate for ECM report cities has emerged again this year, achieving a rate of 5.7% in total bednights and […]
July 1, 2015

Creating the city – European Cities demonstrate the crucial importance of events and infrastructure projects in shaping the image of a city

Cities are increasingly using events to improve their image, stimulate urban development, attract visitors and investment. During last European Cities Marketing (ECM) Annual Meeting in Turin […]