Erciyes A.Ş., a subsidiary of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality. and Dostu Tourist Friendly Taxi başla training program has started within the framework of the protocol signed between the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Chamber of Drivers.
Erciyes A.Ş., a subsidiary of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality. and İl Tourist Friendly Taxi eğitim training program has started within the framework of the protocol signed between the Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism and the Chamber of Drivers. 100 taxi shopkeepers participated in the training program which started in the Assembly Hall of the Metropolitan Municipality.
Speaking at the opening of the Dostu Tourist Friendly Taxi ”training program, Erciyes A.Ş. Chairman of the Board Murat Cahid Cıngı, Kayseri has started to become a tourism city, he said. Stating that tourists come to Kayseri with direct flights, Cıngı said, “Tourism is a very important sector that supports regional development. Our country has become a worldwide tourism country. We are the 6 country with the highest number of tourists in the world. Erciyes has become one of the world's leading tourism centers with the investments of our Metropolitan Municipality. At this stage we are moving forward to be better in accommodation, restaurant, transfer and transportation services. We are working to maximize your contribution to the tourism of our city. Kayseri, 5-10 will be in a very different place after years. 5 20-30 thousand tourists will visit this city at the same time after the year. In this respect, we want to not be caught unprepared ”.
Provincial Culture and Tourism Director Şükrü Dursun emphasized the importance of the first impression. Stating that taxi drivers will be the first people to meet the tourist, Dursun said, “If you give the first impression positive, 1 tourist will be instrumental in the arrival of 10 tourist. In this sense, we want you to know the highlights of our tourism values in Kayseri in the first place..
Ali Ates, the President of the Chamber of Drivers and Automobiles, said that every taxi driver was a tourist guide. Ali Ates, they know the importance of the subject and said they show the necessary sensitivity.
After the opening speeches, Erciyes University Tourism Faculty Lecturer. Nihat Çeşmeci and Art Historian Hamdi Oktay gave training to taxi drivers.