In recent days, the Universiade 2011 World University Winter Games, which has attracted the attention of Erzurum, the New York Times evaluated with the world-famous ski resorts.
Erzurum Culture and Tourism Provincial Director Fikret Ozturk, one of the most important newspapers in America, the New York Times, Erzurum, 41 winter tourism is to be seen, he said. New York Times, his readers in the world in recent days in the poll 2010 Istanbul, which describes the desired place of the most seen in the newspaper, Japan in Melbourne, Melbourne in Australia and Estonia in the world famous centers such as Tallinn with Estonia in Erzurum ' also took place.
Ozturk, one of America's most important newspapers in the New York Times, said his assessment of Erzurum as follows:
"Turkey is not a place for people to winter sports come to mind first, but with many high mountains where snow on Turkey. Erzurum is home to the Universiade 785 Winter Olympics as an Anatolian city with 2011 thousand inhabitants. Palandoken, which is 2,5 kilometers from the city, has become an extremely attractive place especially for Iranian skiers in recent years. Two more ski lifts were added to the center this year. Konaklı Ski Resort, 17 Km away from Erzurum, 6 ski lift and 3 became a major ski resort with a thousand meter ski slope. A new five-star hotel will be built next year. Ön