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Turkish Ambassador Hosts High Tea At His Official Residence
The Ambassador of Turkey to India, H.E. Mr Şakir Özkan Torunlar hosted a high tea on September 12 for members of the Indian Tourism and Economy Media at the official residence in New Delhi. The informal meet and greet session was organised to acknowledge the media for their ongoing support to Turkey and praise them on current tourism statistics and trends between both the countries. The High Tea at the ambassador’s residence was an extravagant occasion giving a peek of Turkish culture, enjoyed in exquisite surroundings. The guests were seen interacting with the Ambassador over snacks, tea and Turkish coffee. They discussed a variety of subjects from Turkish culture, Turkish cuisine, Indian destination weddings in Turkey and tourism.
The Turkish Tourism Board in India recently announced that the number of Indian tourists travelling to Turkey has doubled. Turkey is the home of a unique nature, culture and deep-rooted historical and religious prestige which reflects in it are 18 world heritage sites recognized by UNESCO. It also offers diverse cuisine and entertainment options, along with world-class hotel and transportation services and the popular tourist sites while drawing attention to the emerging trends of adventure tourism, faith tourism, medical tourism and the country as a trending wedding destination. Last but not the least, it is worth to mention that the new airport of Istanbul which will be inaugurated at the end of October 2018, will be one of the largest airports in the world with a capacity of 200 million passengers/year.