The perception of the meetings industry has changed
The “Common Action Areas and the Role of Institutions during a Crisis” webinar was hosted by the ICOC & ICVB President Şekib Avdagiç with the attendance of ICCA CEO Senthil Gopinath, Hotel Association of Turkey President Müberra Eresin, Association of Turkish Travel Agencies President Firuz Bağlıkaya and Turkish Tourism Investors Association President Oya Narin. All of the participants stated that they expected 2020 to be the golden year of Turkey’s tourism & meeting industry.
Starting with the first day of the pandemic and the following crisis within the global industries, all of the associations took preventative measures and implemented extensive cleaning protocols and hygiene practices. All of the leaders stated that Turkey and Istanbul’s strength will increase with the cooperation and collaboration of all associations and industry players.