The works carried out by Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality in Erciyes and the studies of Erciyes Inc. on tourism were shown as examples of success stories.
Rector of Kayseri University Prof. Dr. In the e-panel on “New Trends in Tourist Preferences and Destination Management After Covid-19” organized online by Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University Tourism Faculty, which Kurtuluş Karamustafa participated, Metropolitan Municipality Erciyes A.Ş. For a successful destination implementation, Rector Prof. Dr. He was described by Karamustafa as an example of success.
ERCİYES A.Ş. SHOWED AN EXAMPLE OF DESTINATION MANAGEMENT
Moderated by Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University Faculty of Tourism Dean Prof. Dr. Speaking at the panel made by Asım Saldamlı, Rector Prof. Dr. Karamustafa, among the sine qua non for a geographical area to be presented as a touristic product and become a destination, include 'attractions', 'accessibility', 'tourism businesses', 'events', 'tour packages', 'support services' and 'image'. He emphasized the importance of the mix of seven basic elements, namely 'activities'. Rector Prof. Dr. Karamustafa pointed out the importance of destination management for the functionality of this mix, and cited Kayseri Erciyes Inc. in Erciyes Ski Center, which is an affiliate of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality and responsible for the management of Erciyes Mountain as a destination.
ERCİYES A.Ş. IT WAS THE FIRST SKI CENTER TO RECEIVE THE MOST SAFE SKIING CENTER CERTIFICATE IN THE WORLD
Being an affiliate of the Metropolitan Municipality, Erciyes A.Ş. While it has been shown as an example from academic circles for its successful work, in the last period it has received the Safe Ski Resort certificate by Bureau Veritas, which has been operating for 193 years and is the most competent international organization on a global scale. Erciyes Inc. achieved a global success with this certificate and went down in history as the first and only ski resort in the world to receive this certificate.