AKTOB – Mediterranean Touristic Hoteliers Association

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Thomas Cook Representatives Paid a Vist to Aktob And Türofed
aktob 19 September 2017

Thomas Cook Representatives Paid a Vist to Aktob And Türofed

Thomas Cook representatives paid a visit to, Union of Mediterranean Touristic Hoteliers and Operators (AKTOB) Chairman Dr. Erkan Yağcı, Turkish Hoteliers Federation (TÜROFED) President Osman Ayık, AKTOB Vice Chariman Kaan Kavaloğlu and AKTOB Secretary General Yeliz Gül Ege.

In the meeting conducted on 28.08.2017, the following people participated; Thomas Cook  Europe Region and Product Director Andreas Thams, Thomas Cook Germany Long and Short Distance Product Manager Sacha Büsseler, Thomas Cook Central and Eastern Europe CEO Stefanie Berk,  Öger Tours General Manager Songül Bektaş Rosati and Diana Tourism Board Member Burak Tonbul.

At the meeting; European Market in 2017 is evaluated and plane and sales planning for the year 2018 is negotiated.

AKTOB President Dr. Erkan Yağcı commented on the meeting by stating that; “In order to maintain the sustainability of current increase in demand also in the year 2018, we made meetings with Thomas Cook Executives and discussed status of competing destinations and what is to be done in the year 2018, especially mutual supports and capacity increase. We also focused on the issues to be done for Antalya to reach its demand levels in the years 2014 and 2015. It is also stated that, in the year 2018, there is data concerning possible increase in European market in sales of Turkey. Concordantly, the number of planes will be increased and it will be scheduled in this regard. In the following year, we are expecting to bring the prices to more sustainable levels close to the ones in the year 2014   . He added that “We also thank Thomas Cook and Diana Tourism for their support in Tourism in Antalya and Turkey in such a hard time”.

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