– Confirms significant presence at World Travel Market –  

– Culture and Tourism Minister to visit on Day 2 – 

The Turkish Tourism Board in the UK has announced that the Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism, Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, will be attending Day 2 of World Travel Market 2021 in London on 2nd November, 2021. 

World Travel Market is the only travel trade event in the UK that Minister Ersoy is attending in 2021. He will provide early insights into recovering visitor numbers from the UK to Turkey since it was removed from the UK Government’s Red List on 22nd September 2021, and forward predictions for travel demand in 2022, during meetings with travel industry executives.   

Around 2.5 million British travellers chose Turkey in 2019 as a holiday, culture, history and gastronomy destination. The UK is one of Turkey’s five largest inbound travel markets.  

Since the removal of travel restrictions between the UK and Turkey, the Turkish Tourism Board has committed to a significant presence at World Travel Market, with a 300m2 stand and a substantial delegation of 20 companies and institutions from key tourism and hospitality businesses across Turkey, including Turkish Airlines. 

Media are invited to visit the Turkey stand (EU1850) and speak to these representatives about upcoming launches and new experiences available to tourists in Turkey. These include the opening of the country’s first Underwater Museum in Gallipoli, Taş Tepeler-Şanlıurfa Neolithic Age Research Project, Beyoglu Cultural Route and Ataturk Cultural Center in Istanbul, and European Museum Academy Special Award receiver, Troy Museum.  

All visitors to the stand are welcome to enjoy a range of refreshments and entertainments and discover the wonders of Turkey from Turkish travel experts. 

For more information, visit www.goturkiye.com 

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About Turkey
Located in the Mediterranean and connecting Asia and European continents that are separated by the famous Bosporus, Turkey is a unique destination that welcomed more than 52 million tourists in year 2019. The country that has always been a hub for cultural interaction and home to varying climates inspires the visitors today with its history, nature, and gastronomy that reflect the diversity of civilizations for centuries. Located at the crossroads of cultures, Turkey has a distinctive understanding of art & fashion which is the synthesis of tradition and modernity, and it’s extremely dynamic shopping & entertainment life also attracts visitors from all over the world.  www.goturkiye.com 


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