Tour operators are meeting in Sarajevo
Sarajevo is opening up to the world in tourism with its natural and historical beauties, also rich history of religious and cultural diversity. From March 28 to April 1, the City of Sarajevo will host the 1st International Travel Industry Meeting. Representatives of more than 200 travel agencies from over 100 countries will attend to this unique gathering, which is one of the most important meetings of this type and a great promotion of tourism potentials.
“WE DON’T WANT TO WAIT ANYMORE”
Abdulah Skaka, the mayor of Sarajevo held a press conference about the organization and said that; “Sarajevo deserves a worldwide tourist promotion. We do not want to wait anymore. It is time to bring the most important tour operators from all over the world to the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, show them our country, our tourist potential and connect them with domestic tourist workers.”
“WE ARE RENEWING TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE”
Mayor Skaka also stated the followings: “The City of Sarajevo has enriched the tourist facilities. We have revived Trebević, we are renovating museums and tourist infrastructure. We now have famous hotel chains here. We felt that it was the right time to make this an event that would accelerate tourism growth and help the entire economy. We received support from airlines, tourism workers, hotels, travel agencies and we are working together on this very important project.”
FIJET MEMBERS ARE PARTICIPATING TOO
The World Federation of Travel Journalists and Writers (FIJET) is fully supporting the 1st International Travel Industry Meeting in Sarajevo. Turkey is participating to this important organization with a delegation of four people led by Delal Atamdede, President of the FIJET Turkey.