Sivas took Erciyes as an example to establish a ski center: Metropolitan Municipality Erciyes A.Ş., which operates one of the best ski resorts in the world, such as Erciyes Winter Tourism Center. It has also begun to provide consultancy services to newly established ski centers. Erciyes Inc. He will be the consultant of Yıldız Ski Center to be built in Sivas. Explaining Erciyes to his guests and stating that Kayseri started to get a share from tourism, Erciyes A.Ş. Chairman of the Board of Directors Dr. Murat Cahid Cıngı said that this year, two separate tour operators will bring 500 tourists to Erciyes from Holland and Russia per week.
A delegation about Sivas Yıldız Ski Center came to Kayseri and made observations in Erciyes. Deputy Governor of Sivas Salih Ayhan, officials related to the ski resort and press members from Sivas were joined by Erciyes A.Ş. Erciyes Tourism Master Plan was explained by Yücel İkiler, Deputy General Manager. Stating that the Erciyes Master Plan Project has been fully implemented by the Metropolitan Municipality, İkiler made explanations about the technical details of the project and said that Erciyes Ski Center will make Kayseri a more internationally known city.
Erciyes Inc. Chairman of the Board and General Manager Dr. Murat Cahid Cıngı said that Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality built the Erciyes Winter Tourism Center in order to add a vision to the city. Stating that Kayseri started to get a share from tourism thanks to Erciyes, Cıngı said, “Last year, weekly tourists came to Erciyes from the Netherlands. This year, the same operator will bring 500 people per week. Reservations about this have been made. A Russian operator will also bring 500 tourists a week. After our hotels are finished in 2 years, we will enter the promotion move all over the world. We have tracks that experts say can be in the top 10 in the world. We will be happy to work together with Sivas. We will transfer our experiences to Yıldız Mountain. We will ensure that the consultancy funds remain in our country. We will all see that the trade, economy and socio-cultural life of Sivas will be positively affected by the Yıldız Ski Center ”.
Sivas Deputy Governor Salih Ayhan, on the other hand, stated that their dialogue continues to increase in terms of benefiting from Kayseri's potential and thanked Metropolitan Mayor Mehmet Özhaseki for his help. Ayhan noted that they were excited and their horizons changed with the information they received from Erciyes A.Ş.
Guests from Sivas toured the ski center after the presentation about Erciyes.