Turkey declares 2011 'Year of Turkish Cyprus'

Gunay said that TRNC declared 2011 "year of environment" which would contribute to development of tourism too.

Turkey declares 2011 'Year of Turkish Cyprus'

Turkish Culture & Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay said that they declared 2011 "year of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC)" in Turkey.

We will hold promotion activities to make TRNC an attraction center as well as to increase the number of tourists visiting that country, added Gunay in a press conference on Monday.

Gunay said that Turkey wanted to share its experiences with TRNC in tourism area, adding that Turkey wanted to make cooperation to turn the potential of TRNC into a source of employment, richness and development.

Gunay said that TRNC's tourism increased 12 percent in the first ten months of 2010, adding that the number of people who visited TRNC from Turkey also rose 15 percent in 2010.

He noted that investments were important to make TRNC's tourism sustainable. He said that tourism sector wanted easy transportation, qualified and appropriate accommodation and a secure milieu, adding that TRNC recorded development in these areas.

Gunay said that TRNC declared 2011 "year of environment" which would contribute to development of tourism too.


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