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Summit on new travel trends set to open in Istanbul

World’s famous bloggers, social media content creators will participate in summit

Anadolu Agency

World’s famous social media content creators and bloggers around the globe are preparing to meet in Istanbul to discuss new travel trends.

A two-day ‘INFLOW Travel Summit 2017’ will host 150 influential content creators from 30 countries and 100 prominent names from Turkey.

The summit, scheduled to begin on Apr. 18, will provide a platform to share new travel trends via presentations, panels and workshops, Emre Gelen, the chairman of the summit, said in a statement.

"Travel tendency have been changing in the last couple of years, therefore everyone wants to have different experiences and most of them want to share those experiences with a large mass instantly," Gelen said.

He said 150 foreigners participating in the event have access to 66 million followers all around the world through social media platforms.

"In this point I think events such as travel summit would make a significant contribution in Turkish tourism sector."

Gelen said that the event will continue in Antalya right after the summit in Istanbul, on April 20-23.

Inflow Travel Summit 2017 will be held with support of Turkey's Culture and Tourism Ministry and Association of Turkish Travel Agencies, with Turkish Airlines and TAV airports as main sponsors.

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