The Far Route Travel Awards, considered as one of the 10 most influential tourism events in the world, have been announced. Leaving Izmir, Belgrade and New York behind, it was selected as the "World's Leading Tourism Destination" category.
İzmir was selected as the winner in the “World's Leading Tourism Destination” category at the 10th Far Route Travel Awards. The Far Route Travel Awards are considered as one of the 10 most influential tourism events in the world.
The international survey was held in 45 categories between 18-24 January. A total of 182 thousand 475 people voted in all categories. İzmir came in first with more than ten percent of the votes in its category. Belgrade and New York followed Izmir.
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer recently announced the İzmir Tourism Promotion Strategy and Action Plan and emphasized that the route of İzmir is to contribute to the growth of the city economy and the increase of employment by giving priority to agriculture and tourism. In this context, the Visitİzmir mobile application, which connects all destinations and events in the city, announced that tourism activities suitable for all interests will be opened to free access. In the pandemic, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality had put the Orange Circle tourism hygiene certificate program into practice and guaranteed the reliability of Izmir.