Turkey Tourism & Minister of Culture sketch out strategic vision

Published on : Tuesday, August 8, 2017

indexHon. Professor Dr. Numan Kurtulmus, the new Minister of Culture and Tourism of Turkey recently declared his plan to grow travel and tourism like an engine for developing bilateral relationships between countries and cultures.

By the end of this year, Turkey’s tourism sector will recover as Mr. Kurtulmus expressed that he has targeted 50 million overseas visitors to Turkey by the year 2023. However, the said target is anticipated to create $50 billion economic impact. Mr. Kurtulmus explained that the most expensive result of growing tourism is creating the basis for a stronger global community by sharing ideas and values between cultures in a better way.

“Few countries have as wide a variety of tourism and cultural attractions as Turkey, including – and, perhaps most importantly –  it’s figurative and physical position as a bridge between East and West that embraces visitors from across the globe,” Mr. Kurtulmus said.

“We see this strength as vital to our vision for bringing communities together, and we will invest heavily in public and private partnerships to ensure we are developing these tourism products to diversify our markets and audiences.”

This year, Turkey has already succeeded in achieving its development and goals with tourism soaring up 14.05 percent in the initial 6 months of 2017, and again up by 36.53 percent in June of this year in comparison to the same month last year.

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