Istanbul set to host city tourism summit
ISTANBUL - Anatolia News Agency
Representatives from the World Tourism Organization (UN-WTO) will discuss city tourism in Istanbul, a city increasingly receiving foreign visitors. DAILY NEWS photo, Emrah GürelIstanbul will host the World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Global Summit on City Tourism.
The Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry and Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) will host the meeting, which will take place at the Haliç Congress Center by the Golden Horn Nov. 15. Turkey aims to attract 50 million tourists and obtain an income of $50 billion as part of the country’s goals set for 2023, TOBB President Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu told Anatolia news agency while commenting on the event.
If Anatolia’s tourism potential is reached, Turkey will easily reach these goals, he said.