Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, Istanbul Airport, Sabiha Gokcen Airport and the Historic Peninsula and the Sultanahmet area, which serves approximately 2 thousand 500 taxi driver 'behavior and tourism training' announced. Ersoy said, “Taxis will be trained in different branches of 13. Behavior, history, culture and tourism issues as well as emergency response will be provided in different branches of this service will be provided. Turizm Tourism-friendly log logo will be attached to the taxis of friends who are successful in trainings. ”
Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy and Istanbul Governor and Deputy Mayor of Istanbul Ali Yerlikaya visited the Istanbul Airport Taxi Drivers Cooperative. During the visit, President of the Cooperative Fahrettin Can, Chairman and General Manager of IGA Airport Management Kadri Samsunlu, Istanbul Airport Regional Administrative Supervisor Ahmet Önal and some guests were also present.
Minister Ersoy, they go to a change in tourism, as well as the quantity of qualified tourists to explain the previously announced that they will give weight to qualified staff and service is necessary for this, he said. Noting that qualified personnel and service can be realized through training, Ersoy said, biri One out of three tourists coming to the country enters from Istanbul. Most of them use Istanbul Airport. We chose Istanbul Airport as the pilot training of taxi drivers. ”
A NEW SCREEN SYSTEM IS INSTALLED FOR TAXI
Firstly, they introduced a new screen system to taxis, Ersoy said, “Firstly, training will not be done alone. In the first place, a new display system is connected to the taxi drivers in parallel with the examples in the world. A new application, a new application. There is a taxi on the 600 which is connected to Istanbul Airport Taxi Cooperative. They have been connected near 400 so far. This system will be connected to all of them in July. ”
Minister Ersoy, taxi drivers will start the work related to the training, Istanbul Airport operator IGA by the taxi drivers "SCL 90-R" psychological screening test said. According to the results obtained from this screening, taxi drivers will be allocated to certain sections, Ersoy said that firstly, lessons on behavior and tourism will be given.
FIRST TRAININGS WILL BE GIVEN TO ISTANBUL AIRPORT TAXIERS
Ersoy stated that 13 different trainings took place in this field and said: “Information on behavior, history education, culture and tourism, as well as emergency response trainings will be provided in other fields and 13 will be served in different branches. In order not to forget the trainings, these trainings will be installed on the applications that will be installed on digital media, sites and phones. Reminders and training repetitions in a certain way at certain times will come to this application, phones. When you want to buy again, you will be able to see the applications on the web page you will visit in digital environment. ”
AR TOURISM FRIENDLY İC STICKS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE SUCCESSFUL
“Of course, the third point is that they need control. After these trainings, you will be given a certificate as a result of an evaluation. This certification will be processed as a note to your public transport driver documentation. In addition, successful taxis will have a sticker with a 'tourism friendly' logo. We will continue to use the complaints received from the 153 White Table as data that will constitute the basis for further trainings and reminders by collecting and evaluating the complaints received from our provincial directorate of tourism. ”
Emphasizing that they are working together with the institutions about putting these trainings into the system and making them permanent, Ersoy said that these trainings will be given to Sabiha Gökçen International Airport Taxi Drivers Cooparative, Historic Peninsula and Taxi drivers in Sultanahmet area.
PROJECT WILL COVER 2 THOUSAND 500 TAXI
Culture and Tourism Minister Ersoy, IGA to increase the number of classrooms and to meet with the training to accelerate the recordings, 2 bin 500 taxi driver training will be developed, including the project, he said. Stating that Istanbul University, Marmara University and Boğaziçi University contributed to the trainings, Ersoy emphasized that the digital application in Istanbul Airport taxis will be very useful.
ROUTES AND PRICING WILL BE SEEN WITH NEW APPLICATION ”
Ersoy noted that alternative routes, pricing and toll bridge fees can be seen on the screen after the passenger has written the place to go when the passenger boarded the vehicle and said, “The passenger can choose which ways he can go. He can see how long it's worth and how long it can go. It is also very important for customer and taxi satisfaction. I hope it will be a useful application for tourism and especially for the people of Istanbul. We, as the ministry, will fulfill our duties. After these trainings become widespread, this is an initial, emergency measure plan. Then, together with our municipality and the governorship, we will carry out the necessary official work in order to make these trainings voluntary and compulsory. Yap
After the visit, Minister Ersoy visited Istanbul Airport Taxi Cooperative and left with a turquoise taxi.
EL TOURISM AMBASSADOR ”CERTIFICATE FOR TRAINERS
With the trainings to be provided by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, taxi drivers will be “Tourism Ambassadors”. Taxis will be certified as “tourism ambassadors alan. The trainings are planned to start in July.
In the first stage, the 800 taxi driver at Istanbul Airport will be trained. Later, Sabiha Gökçen Airport (300) will be given to the 1.400 taxi driver in the first place, including the 2.500 taxi driver serving in the Historic Peninsula. The vehicles used by these drivers will be certified as “tourism-friendly taxi”. This statement will take place visually in taxis.
TOURISM KNOWLEDGE TO ISTANBUL AND ISTANBUL CITY HISTORY EDUCATION
In the scope of TUDES (public transport services quality assessment system) trainings, it is obligatory for all public transport drivers to take; introduction to public transport, behavioral information in traffic, stress management and anger control, emergency response and crisis management, awareness raising and empathy, drama training, Istanbul city information - maps, navigation reading, itakia and in-car device use, additional language training tourism information and Istanbul city history education: Istanbul city history and the city's touristic places and regions will be given related trainings. In the first stage, all taxi drivers will receive 8 hours of training in general and each driver is scheduled to receive 25 hours of training per year.