Tourism platform launched in Istanbul

Published on : Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Istanbul A tourism platform has been launched in Istanbul for tapping the rich cultural potential of the largest city of Turkey for boosting tourist arrivals and tourism revenue.

 

The platform would be run with joint efforts by different commissions, non-governmental organizations, tourism representatives and groups.

 

Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu said at the first meeting of the platform, “We have begun our work to improve the tourism potential of Istanbul, which attracts visitors from all over the world every year with its unique natural landscape, deep-rooted history and rich culture.”

 

Imamoglu is confident that the comprehensive efforts under this new platform would make Istanbul a powerful city that can easily contend with rival destinations.

 

Tourist arrivals in Istanbul during the first nine months of this year increased by 12 percent year-on-year to 11.3 million, as per latest figures from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

 

Cumhur Guven Tasbasi, the coordinator of the platform, said that the number of tourists to Istanbul is expected to hit 14 million at the end of this year; however, revenue is not growing as expected.

 

Turkey’s tourism industry is bouncing back after suffering from terror attacks, political uncertainty and bad relations with some European states over the past years.

 

Kaya Demirer, chairman of the Turkish Restaurant and Entertainment Association, said that his organization would work with the platform to transform the city into a gastronomy hub.

 


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