By Ahmet Abdulaziz…..
With the opening of the tourism season, the Eastern Mediterranean University organised a panel discussing digital transformation in the tourism sector, with the aim of contributing positively by improving the working efficiency of the organisations and companies active in the sector.
The Panel, which was organised at the Mustafa Afşin Ersoy Hall of the university was moderated by Dr. Raziye Nevzat. The panel included General Manager Koray Küçükyılmaz of Tatilsepeti.com, Hotel Runner Director of Partner Success Rıza Kaynak, Novusens Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute Founder Berrin Benli and IBM WATSON IOT Engineering Solutions Consultant Dr. Mehmet Kerim Çakmak.
According to the information provided by the University the opening speech was delivered by EMU Tourism Faculty Dean Prof. Dr. Hasan Kılıç. During his speech Prof. Dr. Kılıç emphasized that the panel will contribute to the development of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) in terms of tourism and culture. Prof. Dr. Kılıç indicated that they are very happy about the participation of professionals, workers and representatives of the tourism sector in the panel during which the views of TRNC Tourism and Environment Ministry Undersecretary Assoc. Prof. Dr. İsmet Esenyel and Cyprus Turkish Travel Agencies Association President Erkan Kilim were also relayed. Prof. Dr. Kılıç concluded by stating that the panel has reached its goal of raising awareness amongst students as well as the stakeholders of the country.