Bursa's tourism-oriented values were introduced at the 11th Van East Anatolian Tourism and Travel Fair. Tourism sector stakeholders, public institutions, non-governmental organizations, industrialists and businessmen from Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Azerbaijan and other neighboring countries attended the 11th Van East Anatolian Tourism and Travel Fair held at Van Expo Center. In the fair, where Bursa Metropolitan Municipality and Bursa Culture, Tourism and Promotion Association introduced the tourism values of the city, bilateral contacts were made with tour operators, especially from Azerbaijan, Iran and Iraq. It is aimed to accelerate the flow of tourists from these countries after the business connections to be made in Bursa with the agencies and tour operators invited to Bursa.
Orhangazi Mayor Bekir Aydın, Orhangazi Municipality and Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Councilor Selami Ekeman, Yenişehir Municipal Councilor İmdat Cav, Nilüfer Municipality Councilor Murat Yıldırım and Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Foreign Relations and Tourism Department Head Abdülkerim Baştürk participated in the Bursa stand, which was attended by locals. and foreign tour operators, businessmen, representatives of non-governmental organizations, political representatives and many fair participants.
After the opening ceremony of the fair, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Özgül Özkan Yavuz visited the Bursa stand. Yavuz stated that the work on Bursa, which was selected as the 2022 Turkish World Culture Capital, has started and that they will support Bursa, which will host events and organizations throughout the year, as the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Özkan stated that he is happy to see that Bursa, which has an important place among tourism destinations, also plays an active role in market diversification.
Digital promotion featured
With the GoBursa mobile application developed by Bursa Metropolitan Municipality units, http://www.bursa.com.tr In the fair, where the website stands out, many visitors downloaded the GoBursa mobile application to their mobile phones and visited the website at the fair stand, which was supported by digital data matrix, in order to create tour programs related to Bursa.
In the tourism fair that will continue for 3 days, 80 different participants from Turkey and different countries will continue to promote their services.