International Istanbul Tourism Fair (EMITT) is opened: With the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, EMITT 21 Tourism Fair, organized by 2017, opened with the participation of Minister Nabi Avcı and Mayor Topbaş.
21 is one of the sponsors of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Culture. EMITT Tourism Fair (Eastern Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Fair) opened its doors to visitors in TUYAP.
The opening ceremony of the international fair was attended by Minister of Culture and Tourism Nabi Avcı, Secretary General of the UN Tourism Organization Taleb D. Rifai, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Kadir Topbaş, Governor of Istanbul Vasip Şahin, President of the European Hotel Restaurant Cafes Association (HORTEC) Susanne Kraus-Winkler, German Travel Association The chairman (DRV) Norbert Feibig and some deputies and mayors and representatives of local and foreign sectors participated.
BAKAN AVCI: EM TOURISM AND PEACE OF PEACE EM BAK
Speaking at the ceremony, Minister of Culture and Tourism Nabi Avcı stated that tourism has started to become the foundation of peace, peace and security in the world. The EMITT Fair is a challenge to the dark forces who want to make the world and the world more uninhabitable. EM
Stating that there is no need for tourism destination countries to compete with each other, Minister Nabi Avcı said, “This 1 billion 200 million will approach 2 billion with your efforts in the coming period. Therefore, every country will have the opportunity to host more tourists than they want. This year coming to Turkey, will go to Tunisia next year. Those who went to Palestine this year will go to Macedonia next year. Therefore, they will contribute to world peace on a rotating basis ”.
Avcı thanked Demand Rifai, Secretary General of United Nations Tourism Organization, who attended the opening of the fair and continued his words as follows; "Turkey is sad when an event related to karşılaşıls, Mr. Rifai is one person raised the first voice. Ataturk Airport when the attack occurred, 'Now is the time to go to Turkey,' Mr. Rifai said request. Turkey on 15 July, when confronted with an unfathomable treacherous attack me on the phone call "in 22 of the Convention, as we are coming to Madrid to sign a protocol Mr. Minister, do not you? ' It is Mr. Rifai who says. 22 When we went to Madrid in July, to listen to the first government representative abroad after July '15 collects and international media, it offers you here to ask questions, go ahead bride 'he who called and that Turkey is indeed what happens, It is Demand Rifai that sets the stage for us to explain its true values. Turkey is grateful to you. "
TOPBAŞ: “WE CARRIED THE NUMBER OF TOURISTS FROM 2.8 MILLION TO 13 MILLION TOP
Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Kadir Topbas said that there is an important side of tourism that brings people closer to the world and promotes peace. He said that with the geographical beauty of Istanbul, the transition point of civilizations, 8 500 has very important tourism potential with its ancient history.
When he first came to office in 2004 he did with the first meeting of the tourism sector and that day reminding 2.8 million of annual tourists number of the support last year approached 13 million Kadir, Turkey's economy, tourism and pointed out the importance for employment.
Mayor Topbaş stated that they have given precedent support to tourism investments for tourism development and said ler Istanbul has not been able to tell the world about its tourism potential. Tourists see the traces of civilization in the Historic Peninsula, but do not know the caves of early Christianity in Çatalca. There are traces of 15 thousand-year life in the caves of Altınşehir. It is said that the ancestors of Europeans have gone from here. In the underground excavations in Yenikapı, 8 thousand 500 traces and objects were found. Istanbul is such an ancient city of civilization.
Emphasizing that one of the characteristics of Istanbul is a city that adds value to people from cultural point of view, Topbaş stated that EMİT fair is a very important fair that brings out the international tourism potential and that the knowledge and experiences of the tourism people are transferred together.
Underlining that tourism constitutes a common language of peace, Topbas said,, If the issue is the future and security of the world's security, we are here. I would like to thank our foreign and domestic guests for such an important fair. We are pleased to host such an international fair in Istanbul. We want people to go out of their home with the threat of terror, they should go out. Let them shop, sit in a cafe. This is also a stand against terrorism. It is an attitude not to reach the goal of terror. I believe that this fair will be successful like the previous EMIT fairs. Bu
Following the speech of Minister Avcı, plaques were presented to the institutions and organizations organizing and supporting the fair. President Kadir Topbaş received his plaque from Minister Nabi Avcı.
Later in the ceremony, Minister Avcı, President Kadir Topbaş, Governor Vasip Şahin, Taleb Rifai, Susanne Kraus-Winkler, Norbert Feibig, Istanbul Governor Vasip Şahin cut the ribbon and opened the fair.
Minister Avcı and his entourage visited the fair together. Mayor Kadir Topbaş visited the stand of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and made marbling and visited the tables of İBB subsidiaries in the stand one by one.