Turkish tourism sector player named vice president of UFTAA
Çetin Gürcün, secretary-general of the Turkish Travel Agencies Association (TÜRSAB), has been elected vice president of the United Federation of Travel Agents’ Association (UFTAA) at the organization’s general assembly meeting.
The general assembly of the UFTAA was held in the Israeli capital Tel Aviv, TÜRSAB said in a statement, adding that Gürcün made a presentation at the gathering on the developments in the world tourism industry and the Turkish tourism sector’s performance over the past year.
Gürcün’s election to the post, which is set to help promote Turkey, will make a great contribution to the country’s brand value, the statement said.
UFTAA opens office in Istanbul
Founded 50 years ago, the UFTAA is the longest established negotiating partner with leading travel and tourism organizations in the world with members from 65 countries.
The UFTAA opened a global tourism office at the TÜRSAB headquarters in Istanbul in December 2017.