AvrupaLondon - The World Travel Market is the world’s second-largest tourism fair, bringing together leading representatives of the tourism industry from around the world at the Excel Centre in London’s Docklands.
The TRNC has set up “The Turkish Cypriot Culture House", in an area over 203.5 square meters, to showcase unique aspect of the TRNC’s culture. This includes imitations of some ancient bowls and pots found in the country during excavations of historical sites, which are of significant archaeological interest.
Speaking at the event, the TRNC’s Minister of Tourism and Environment Fikri Ataoğlu underlined the TRNC’s commitment to developing sustainable tourism. Highlighting that the TRNC offers not only sea, sand and sun, but also it is a host of other cultural, historical and eco-tourism attractions which the TRNC will continue to work with industry stakeholders to showcase and develop, Ataoğlu continued: "We are working intensively to improve the tourism in our country."
Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Numan Kurtulmuş also visited the TRNC stand. In his speech, Kurtulmuş said: "TRNC is part of our lives and part of our country. It is really important that the TRNC is represented here at this beautiful fair. It goes without saying that as Turkey, we are ready to cooperate in every way with the TRNC in all fields, including tourism.”