Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy: “For positive cases, there will be isolated apartments, blocks in hotels, in the form of apartments. If the treatment stages take longer than the reservation period, our hotels will serve our guests free of charge. ”
Minister Ersoy: “(Test centers at airports) Firstly they will start working in Antalya and Istanbul. Then, it will start operating in Dalaman, Bodrum and other international airports. We also have test centers on the borders of Greece and Bulgaria. ”
Minister Ersoy: “Antalya is a city with a population of 2 million 400 thousand and the total coronavirus case is 472. 238 in Aydın and 298 in Muğla. In other words, coronavirus is under control in touristic cities. Recently, the number of cases is very low. I can easily say that we can restart Tourism in Turkey "
Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy said, “Within the scope of the cooperation with Ziraat Bank for business certified restaurants and cafes, a very attractive loan opportunity ranging from 1 million to 20 million lira, with a 36-month term, 7,5 percent interest and 6 months without payment. We will launch it from Monday. ” said.
Ministers Ersoy, Turkey's new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) of safe tourism services offered in the process of normalization in the fight against the epidemic described "Rediscovering" the scope of promotional activity, Antalya's Kundu at a hotel in the Tourism Zone and the 50 ambassadors who served in Turkey too met with a large number of foreign journalists.
After the first cases seen in Turkey, they obtained a very important success against the epidemic within 2 months and 1 indicating that the Minister entered into a normalization process from June Ersoy, said they launched the certification program in the tourism sector.
Noting that they have documented airports, planes, transportation vehicles and accommodation facilities and restaurants within the scope of this program, Minister Ersoy stated that they have more than 130 criteria especially for accommodation facilities.
Explaining that they are working with companies from the European Union in this program, Minister Ersoy said: “This program is a voluntary system. We go to the hotel that wants to get this document and prepare a list of rules. We mark the 'checked' if it fits all the steps in this rule list. We also give the hotel a logo and put a sign on the door of the premises with this logo. We use a mobile data matrix. Thanks to this data matrix, it is possible to reach all details, a transparent system. You can see detailed reports about the facility. You can see the list of hotels included in this program on the website we prepared. All tour operators in Turkey began putting these certificates hotel next to the picture. "
Minister Ersoy stated that international tour operators and travel agencies have started to request this certificate from hotels and this is very important.
Stating that many hotels want to be included in this system, Minister Ersoy said, “Currently more than 500 hotels have applied for this certificate. We think this will reach 1 thousand in a month. ” said.
Noting that the body temperatures of the guests were measured at the airports, Minister Ersoy emphasized that those who had a body temperature above 37,8 and had symptoms were tested immediately.
Stating that they sent the guest to the hospital when the test was positive, Minister Ersoy continued as follows:
“Doctors in the hospital decide whether this guest should stay in the hospital. If not in a critical situation, our guest is sent to the hotel. For positive cases, there will be isolated apartments, blocks in hotels, in the form of apartments. If the treatment stages take longer than the reservation period, our hotels will serve our guests free of charge. Tour operators will also offer a commitment document to tour operators. The same procedure will apply to transit passengers. There will be no refunds. ”
Test Centers to Touristic Airports
Minister Ersoy stated that test centers were created at the airports that tourists use extensively.
Pointing out that the test centers have not started operating yet, Minister Ersoy said, “The traffic situation is not clear yet. It will be operational in 2 or 3 days. First, they will start working in Antalya and Istanbul. Then, it will start operating in Dalaman, Bodrum and other international airports. We also have test centers on the borders of Greece and Bulgaria. ” he spoke.
Mentioning that they have also implemented the insurance system, Minister Ersoy noted that the system has been started to be sold over the internet and a link has been sent if the tour operators demanded, and the prices have changed according to the package.
“Coronavirus is Under Control in Tourist Cities”
The treatment will be made without the consent of the individuals in Turkey stated that the Minister Ersoy, the words continued as follows:
"If you have a turists and came to Turkey first treatment procedure will be explained. What kind of drugs will be used will be explained. If you accept this procedure, treatment will be applied, if you do not accept, treatment will not be applied. You know the figures in Turkey's overall figures in the tourist city of coronaviruses but I want to share. Antalya is a city with a population of 2 million 400 thousand and total coronavirus cases 472. 238 in Aydın, 298 in Muğla. In other words, coronavirus is under control in touristic cities. Recently, the number of cases is very low. Tourism can easily say that we can restart in Turkey. "
New Loan Package for Restaurants and Cafes
Minister Ersoy also gave the good news of a new loan package for restaurants and cafes. We will realize a very attractive loan opportunity starting from Monday. You can use 1 million if you have up to 20 million turnover, 36 million if you have 7,5 million or more. ” he spoke.
Minister Ersoy stated that the businesses that will benefit from the loan package should have businesses with a Ministry's business certificate and members of Ziraat Bank.