The process of recovery in Congress tourism, which is negatively affected by regional political developments, has begun, Turkey and Istanbul have entered the course of international activities again. Turkey’s Association of Hotelers (TÜROB) President Timur Bayındır, Congress tourism in the country since the beginning of 2000s, the number of events hosted in 2013, said that the record level reached. As the number of tourists increases, so does the need for Istanbul airport transfers.
Turkish tourism sector representatives evaluated the developments in the field of Congress tourism. Turkey’s Association of Hotelers (TÜROB) President Timur Bayındır, Congress tourism in the country since the beginning of 2000s, the number of events hosted in 2013 was reached record level, stating that during the period of business purposes International Meeting held in 221, Turkey’s 18th world. He said he was in line.
The leading countries in Congress tourism are the United States, Germany and Britain, and the main cities are Barcelona, Vienna, Paris, Berlin and London, Bayindir said, “in about 10 years, Turkey, which has reached higher levels in Congress tourism, in foreign circles He lost blood in this area, with the cancellation of many organisations approved by intentional negative security perception. As of 2016 Unfortunately, we have lost our position in the top 10 on the basis of the country in the first 20 and Istanbul in the world ranking, “he said.
Emphasizing that Congress tourism requires long-term planning, and for organizations to be held in the years 2021-2022, Bayındır has already received proposals, said:
“We can say that Turkey has been weakened last year. Although official figures are not yet clear, according to our work as Türob, in 2018, 23 high-participation international organizations were held in Turkey, mainly in Istanbul. We hope that since this year, Turkey and Istanbul will be on the route of international events again. If there is no negativity in the next 2-3 years, it can return to the old levels in the world rankings. “