TURKEY promises unforgettable experiences for the traveller.
With its breathtaking natural attractions, historical and archaeological sites, unique and rich cuisine, excellent accommodation infrastructure and superior service quality, it is a destination not to be missed.
In addition to its rich geography that connects Asia and Europe and a culture that blends the East and West in its own unique way, Turkey’s real wealth comes from its world-renowned hospitality and friendliness.
Turkey’s unique blend of cultures bears the traces of the many civilisations.
Istanbul was the capital of the Roman, Byzantium and Ottoman Empires, making it one of the most precious cities in the entire world.
It is a metropolis where anyone who desires to have new experiences, can find what they are looking for with its deep history, unique nature, rich gastronomy, artisan shopping opportunities, fashion workshops of modern designers, cosmopolitan city life and vibrant world of entertainment.
Turkey consists of seven main regions including many must-visit destinations for its climates that are unique to each region, one of a kind cuisine, different cultures, colourful nature and artifacts that have witnessed the history of the world.
Having welcomed about 40 million tourists last year, Turkey understands that with the current Covid-19 pandemic, it is an uncertain time for tourists.
To ensure visitors feel secure, comfortable and safe, Turkey has launched its “Safe Tourism Certification” programme in various sectors such as transportation and accommodation.
As one of the first countries to launch this programme, thousands of applications from hotels, restaurants and transportation companies were received and the number of certified facilities now stand at over more than 5,000. The certification is now mandatory for accommodations with a capacity of 30 beds or more.
A travel insurance package exclusively designed for tourists which offers Covid-19 medical treatment coverage provides yet another assurance for tourists. The travel insurance policy may be purchased from contracted airlines and various sales points located inside the airport and covers all healthcare costs up to a specific amount depending on the package purchased.