ACE of MICE is waving the eTurboNews flag at Istanbul Congress Center


The largest meeting and incentive trade show, ACE of MICE, was opened this morning in Istanbul, Turkey.

eTurboNews is a media partner for the largest Turkish meeting and incentive (MICE) tourism event. The eTN banner is prominently displayed at the main entrance of the Istanbul Congress Center (ICC). Turkish Airlines is the official airline for ACE of MICE and provided transportation for hosted buyers and partners, including Hawaii-based eTurboNews.

eTN is exhibiting at stand D-20 represented by its publisher, Juergen Steinmetz.


eTN Publisher Steinmetz experienced the superb service customary for Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines on his flight from Seoul to Istanbul yesterday.


Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as a publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP. His experiences include working and collaborating with various national tourism offices and non-governmental organizations, as well as private and non-profit organizations, and in planning, implementing, and quality control of a range of travel and tourism-related activities and programs, including tourism policies and legislation. His major strengths include a vast knowledge of travel and tourism from the point of view of a successful private enterprise owner, superb networking skills, strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong team player, attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environments, and advisory skills in both political and non-political arenas with respect to tourism programs, policies, and legislation. He has a thorough knowledge of current industry practices and trends and is a computer and Internet junkie.