Marmaray will increase the number of hotels by 5% in 30 years: TUROB President Timur Bayındır said that Marmaray attracted an average of 600 million dollars hotel investment to the region before it came to life.
Marmaray, which attracts an average investment of 5 million dollars with 15 600-star hotels, is expected to increase the number of hotels by 5 percent in the next 30 years. According to the news of Sabah, 4 million 1 thousand passengers per day will be transported with the project, which significantly reduces the traffic problem of Istanbul and reduces the transportation from Asia to Europe to 200 minutes. It is stated that the project will attract an additional 350 thousand tourists annually to the Anatolian Side.
'EMPLOYMENT WILL BE PROVIDED IN THE REGION'
Touristic Hoteliers, Operators and Investors Association (TUROB) President Timur Bayındır said that Marmaray, one of the biggest projects in the history of the Republic, attracted an average of 600 million dollars of hotel investment to the region before it was realized. TUROB President, “Solving the transportation problem between the two sides, Marmaray turned into an opportunity for hotel investors. In the places where Marmaray passes, 5 hotels were built, most of them 15 star. Considering that each of them has an average investment of 40 million dollars, Marmaray attracted 600 million dollars to the region without opening. ” Emphasizing that Marmaray will increase the tourism mobility on the Anatolian Side, Bayındır said, “Additional investments will be provided in the region. Thus, both employment and the region will be developed. ”
NUMBER OF HOTEL IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE 30 PERCENT
Ayhan Hüzmeli, Chairman of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO) Accommodation Professional Committee, stated that they expected Marmaray to attract an additional 350 thousand tourists annually to the Anatolian Side. Hüzmeli said, “Marmaray increases the density of accommodation on the Anatolian Side. For this reason, we think that the number of additional hotels to the existing projects will increase by 5 percent in the next 30 years. ” Expressing that the tourists visiting Istanbul primarily prefer the European Side for accommodation, Hüzmeli said, “The hotels in Anatolia are in the foreground due to the transportation problem. Now that the transportation time will be very short with Marmaray, the hotels on the Anatolian Side will catch the same occupancy rates as those in Europe. ”
ANADOLU IS THE CAZIBE CENTER
ITO Travel Agents said that the number of tourists coming to Turkey's public transportation significantly increase Profession Committee Member Ahmet Kozikoglu, "Taksim tourists from reaching his destination, 5-10 minutes by public transport. The same convenience will be experienced on the Anatolian Side with Marmaray. The attraction of the region will increase. ” Kozikoğlu added that with the completion of the connection roads, tourist spots such as Çamlıca, Beylerbeyi and Bağdat Caddesi will catch the tourist density in Europe for a few years.
Source : I ekonomi.haberturk.co