Global meeting of world tourism forum in Istanbul

Published on : Friday, February 17, 2017

World Tourism Forum in IstanbulThe Global Meeting of the World Tourism Forum commenced in Istanbul at the Istanbul Congress Center from yesterday. The summit was held in Moscow last month. This two-day summit with the theme “Boundaries as Barriers: Smooth and Secure Travel” in collaboration with Turkuvaz Media as the main media sponsor was inaugurated by Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım along with Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek, Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı, ministers of 20 countries and also 3,000 guests in attendance.

To quote World Tourism Forum Chairman Bulut Bağcı, “There is no other meeting in the world where so many top executives and tourism representatives attend. The work we do is of great importance for the tourism world, Turkey and the countries that send tourists to our country.” He said that the subsequent meetings will be held in the U.S., China and Qatar.

Başaran Ulusoy, president of the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB), said that Turkey is not only waiting for customers, but it is also a potential customer itself. To quote him, “We, as the tourism sector, find it difficult to understand the visa issuance on Turkey. Turkey is not a country to scratch but a country to be caressed.”


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