According to the news of Anadolu Agency;
ANTALYA (AA) – The leading tourism company in Europe, TUI, named its plane that makes the Amsterdam-Antalya flight “Antalya”.
The plane, which came from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, was welcomed with a ceremony at Antalya Airport. World champion gymnast Ayşe Begüm Onbaşı was chosen as the naming mother of the aircraft. The members of the protocol poured water on the “Antalya” letter on the plane, which was welcomed with a water jewelry ceremony and flowers.
Nadir Alpaslan, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, who attended the ceremony, said in his speech that tourism is a sensitive sector that is affected by events other than its own dynamics.
Stating that the world has been fighting the epidemic for more than two years, Alpaslan said, “The tourism sector was one of the sectors that was most negatively affected during the epidemic. The world tourism cake shrank by 80 percent in 2020 due to the epidemic. But now we need to look ahead, to the future.” said.
Noting that Turkey is one of the ambitious countries in tourism, Alpaslan emphasized that every precaution is taken for the health and peace of tourists.
Stating that it is imperative to consider peace, peace and health together with the epidemic, along with qualified customer satisfaction, Alpaslan said, “We have further strengthened our safe tourism certificate program based on this necessity. Every visitor to our country not only receives quality service, but also provides a healthy and peaceful environment. “We have taken and continue to take all the necessary measures to ensure that he has a great holiday. We also continue our promotional activities in order to better explain the potential of our country, which is a tourism paradise, to the world.” he said.
Erkan Yağcı, President of the Mediterranean Touristic Hoteliers and Operators Association (AKTOB), noted that Antalya, the tourism capital of Turkey, is also a candidate for the tourism capital of Europe.
Stating that the Turkish tourism industry guarantees 100% customer satisfaction, Yağcı said that they will have a good season this year as the industry.
State Airports Authority Antalya Airport Chief Director İlhami Şimşek stated that the increase in the number of visitors from Europe is pleasing.
TUI Netherlands General Manager Arjan Kers stated that they have been bringing holidaymakers to Turkey for more than 40 years.
Noting that Antalya is a popular destination for its customers, Kers said, “We are pleased to have increased our capacity this summer and thus enable more customers to benefit from the opportunities of this destination.” said.