2018 THE YEAR OF TROY PROMOTION IN INDIA

2018 THE YEAR OF TROY PROMOTION IN INDIA

Turkey’s world cultural heritage ‘ancient city of Troy’ is the focus of interest of international fairs.

Troia, one of the most famous ancient cities of the world, which was declared as ‘The Year of Troy  2018’ in the 20th anniversary of UNESCO World Heritage List entry, has finally took part in SATTE 2018 which is  the biggest tourism and travel fair in South Asia.

South Asia Travel and Tourism Fair held in New Delhi, India’s capital city – SATTE 2018’s most interesting spot was ‘Troy Horse’.

Culture and Tourism Ministry  participate in as a partner country with the 408-square-meter giant stand at the fair. The ‘Troy Horse’ created by Turkey  has become a   shooting spot  of visitors .

Turkish Ambassador of Indian Sakir Ozkan and  Turkey’s Ministry Deputy Undersecretary Dr. Torun H. Ziya Taşkent made an opening and gave information about “The Year of Troy

2018”, “The ancient city of Troy” and “Gallipoli Historical Peninsula” to the New Delhi Tourism Ministry officials who visited Turkey’s stand .

27 tour operators which  operating in different regions of Turkey, travel agencies, public institutions and promotion associations participated to the opening .In Opening was held talks with tourist associations such as OTOAI (Outbound Tour Operators Association of India), TAFI (Travel Agents Federation of India) and tour operators such as Thomas Cooks, Cox & Kings .

With the interviews which was held in SATTE 2018 fair, in bookings for 2018  it is  estimated that there will be  increase about 35- 40 percent in the number of Indian tourists  .

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