Promoting Northern Cyprus
through International Trade Fairs
By Chris Elliott…….
Living in Northern Cyprus and reading what critics say about the lack of effort to promote Northern Cyprus on the world stage it’s very refreshing to know that a lot of promotion is taking place and TRNC have a stand at the Cebit 2015 International Technology Fair in Hanover in Germany which received a visit from the Turkish Ambassador to Berlin .
In addition Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy, Tourism, Culture and Sports Serdar Denktaş is in Moscow, Russia to visit the MITT 2015 Tourism Fair to help promote the delights of visiting Northern Cyprus to our Northern European friends as you will read below.
Perhaps the truth of that apparent lack of promotional effort of Northern Cyprus lies at the feet of the world at large who do not want to be first to acknowledge its existence and its media who want to ignore it.
Turkish Ambassador to Berlin – Karslıoğlu, visited North Cyprus stand at CEBIT fair
Turkish Ambassador to Berlin – Hüseyin Avni Karslıoğlu, visited the North Cyprus stand at the Cebit 2015 International Technology Fair which took place at Germany’s Hanover city. According to a statement from the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of industry, Ambassador Karslıoğlu said TRNC firms attending the fair was the right decision and pointed out that the information sector is not affected by the embargoes.
Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Industry Board member and President of the Association of Informatics Nihat Yılmaz in his speech, while thanking the ambassador for his visit, stated his satisfaction about the attention of Turkish businessmen paid to the North Cyprus stand. While pointing out that the information sector is not affected by the political situation in Cyprus, Yılmaz stated that North Cyprus should participate more in these kinds of activities. Serious potential arising from TRNC universities can be a comparative advantage in accordance to other countries with similar products at CEBIT fair. Furthermore, Yılmaz added “Our firms can learn easily what kind of products to offer and how to offer to visitors coming from over 100 countries by attending this kind of fair constantly”.
Deputy Prime Minister Denktaş attends MITT 2015 Tourism Fair
Denktaş has gone to Moscow to attend the fair where the TRNC is being represented. Tour operators, travel agencies, airline companies, tourism technology companies, press members and many visitors are attending the fair.
Some brochures, maps, museum brochures, DVD’s promoting North Cyprus in the Russian language are being distributed to the visitors.
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