North Cyprus – Second day at the ITB Berlin tourism fair
North Cyprus continues to be represented at the ITB Berlin Fair for its second day on 9th March. Officials from the Ministry of Tourism and sector representatives attended the fair, and held a meeting to evaluate progress at the event so far.
Undersecretary of the Tourism Ministry İsmet Esenyel explained that he was pleased that great interest has been shown in the ITB North Cyprus stand, and that they are working together with all stakeholders in order to promote culture and tourism in Northern Cyprus.
Explaining that the TRNC has an opportunity to introduce cultural, social, health and alternative tourism products to the world, Chairman of the Health Tourism Council Ahmet Savaşan said that the Tourism Ministry had achieved good progress in cooperation with the sector, and that positive results had been obtained from promoting the TRNC abroad.
This year, there are 187 participants from different countries in the ITB Berlin Fair. 73.6% of participants are from Europe, 8.7% from South, East and Central Asia, 5.4% from the Middle East, 7.4% from North America, 1.2% from Australia and Oceania countries and 1.2% hail from South and Central America.