At the world’s biggest tourism trade fair, the ITB Berlin, Turkey is one of a number of countries trying to win back visitors after terrorist attacks.
Travel bans, terror threats and political unrest haven't deterred holidaymakers — world tourism is booming. As the annual ITB trade show kicks off, 10,000 travel companies have gathered to broaden their horizons.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said during a visit to Berlin that Turkey is no less safe than other European states. Germany issued a travel warning against Turkey back in July, citing the risk of detention.
The travel market catering to Muslims is growing, but also attracts criticism. Entrepreneur Fazal Bahardeen is advocating for Halal Tourism at Berlin's world leading travel trade show.
From gay-friendly honeymoon destinations to party escapes, tourism has long catered to LGBT travellers. But as acceptance grows, so do calls for the industry to broaden its offers, and avoid cliches.
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