Regarding new types of coronavirus measures, Minister Ersoy said, “Compared to last year, both measures have been increased more and all tourism personnel will serve with vaccinations. Compared to last year, Turkey's tourism services will be offered in much more comfortable and healthy way. " said.
Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy and Ukraine Culture and Information Policy Minister Oleksandr Tkachenko held the “Ukraine Tourist Rights and Tourism Security Sub-Working Group Meeting” held at a hotel in Belek Tourism Center.
Extended shutdown will be implemented from Thursday evening reminiscent of Ministers Ersoy, "Restrictions no time does not include tourists visiting Turkey. They can walk the streets and leave their hotels with their passports as they wish. Our most visited important museums and archaeological sites are open, they are both open and much more comfortable. Plus being a tourist in a way advantageous happening in Turkey. " he spoke.
Stating that Safe Tourism Certificate Program criteria are also applied in the hotels, Minister Ersoy stated that they started the program with 136 criteria last year, and this year they increased their importance even more to 152 criteria.
Mentioning that a very good certification program has been implemented, Minister Ersoy said that the program was given by companies accredited in at least 5 or more countries in the international arena in Europe.
Minister Ersoy stated that the hotels that receive the certificate are inspected 3 times a month, 4 unannounced and one with news.
"All Tourism Personnel Will Be Vaccinated By The End Of May"
Referring to the vaccination studies in his speech, Minister Ersoy said: "Safe Tourism Certificate, which will make it safer, we exceeded all of its tourism employees across Turkey. In the sector, aviation, airports, travel agencies, tourist transportation, hotel accommodation or restaurants with the Ministry of Tourism certificate, all of these have started to be vaccinated, provided that they are open from last month, and all personnel will be vaccinated by the end of May. Compared to last year, both measures have been increased more and all tourism personnel will serve with vaccinations. Compared to last year, Turkey's tourism services will be offered in much more comfortable and healthy way. "
Ministers Ersoy, he stressed that it was pretty low last year in tourists returning from Turkey Kovid-19 incidence.
the measures that Turkey has taken is extremely effective transfer of Ministers Ersoy, "in tourists returning to the country to come on holiday in Turkey Kovid-19 does rate very very very low, so that will be expressed by a not ten thousand to hundred low output." said.
Included in Over 10 Thousand Business Certification Programs
Turkey on how tourism businesses that received the certificate for the Minister Ersoy question of certification programs not only hotels, tourist transportation, airports, reported that extends to the airlines.
Minister Ersoy stated that they added new measures in the certification program this year, and that "More than 10 thousand enterprises are included in the certification program as of now."
We Have Established A System That Keeps Our Guests Away From Risks
Stating that they have established a system that will host the guests without risks with the Safe Tourism Certification Program, Minister Ersoy said, “We will host our Ukrainian friends here in a safe environment thanks to the experiences we have gained from 2020 and the mass vaccination campaign we have developed.” said.
Emphasizing that they attach importance to bilateral relations, Minister Ersoy emphasized that the friendship with Ukraine, which has been going on for many years, has recently become stronger.
Stating that they have shared their ideas and determined action plans in many fields from trade to energy, agriculture to customs, culture to tourism, Minister Ersoy said that they held today's meeting at the tourism point.
Stating that Ukraine is a strategic partner in tourism as in every field, Minister Ersoy said:
"Both the Ukrainians to Turkey, both popular in Ukraine for Turkey and is a preferred destination location. Within the scope of the visa exemption agreement, the creation of passport-free travel opportunities between the two countries with new ID cards has further strengthened the bond between our countries. We thank you very much for the support you have given to our country's tourism, especially during the epidemic process. With the Safe Tourism Certification Program, we established a system that will welcome our guests away from risks. We will host our Ukrainian friends here in a safe environment thanks to the experiences we have gained from 2020 and the mass vaccination campaign we have developed. "
Minister Ersoy stated that Ukrainian language is added to the language options in historical places, and that many archaeological sites such as Galata Tower and Dolma Garden Palace can be visited directly with the Ukrainian guidance system.
Minister Ersoy emphasized that tourism is an indispensable tool for the development of mutual understanding and empathy, as well as for peoples to understand each other.
Turkey's tourism promotion and marketing experience in the bilateral meetings Minister Ersoy said they had agreed to share quickly with Ukraine, said they would work much closer mutually thereafter tourism development agency.
"It Is Useful To Have Ukrainian Guides In The Ruins"
Oleksandr Tkachenko, Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine, said that the epidemic process should be evaluated not only as a struggle but also as an opportunity.
tourism in Turkey an opportunity to review the measures in place found that expressing Tkachenko, "Safe Tourism Certificate Program in the area saw the hotel, I was very pleased. There are many historical monuments in Turkey and in particular may affect our tourists in Antalya. It is extremely useful to have Ukrainian guides around here. Turkey flights with Ukraine will also be increased, too, which I'm glad. " he spoke.
Ukrainian Culture and Information Policy Minister Oleksandr Tkachenko, stated that Ukraine is one of the countries sending the most tourists to Turkey, Safe Tourism Certificate Program and said it was gratifying that vaccination of industry.
Tkachenko noted: “Even hotels in the red zone are open in Ukraine, which is worth considering. There were 60 tourists who came by plane with me. I do not say how many tourists are planning to come, unfortunately. However, Ukraine is one of the countries sending the most tourists to Turkey. "
Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy and Ukraine Culture and Information Policy Minister Oleksandr Tkachenko signed a joint declaration of intent regarding the cooperation between the two countries on tourist rights and tourism security. Ministers held bilateral meetings after the meeting.
Minister Ersoy Met with Ukrainian Citizens
Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy also met with Ukrainian citizens living in Antalya. Ukrainian Minister listened to the demands of Ersoy, the information was passed on tourism services in Turkey.
The athletes who participate in sports camps in various industries, he said Turkey's climate favorable terms.
Oleksandr Tkachenko, Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine, was also present at the meeting.