"Remove barriers to vacation in Turkey"

Representatives of the tourism industry in Germany was urged to pave the way for vacation in Turkey. President of the Association of German Travel Agencies Norbert Fiebig, this year for Turkey ‘safe corridors’ he wants to create, and that Turkey is an attractive country for vacation. The tourism sector is also important for German tourists in Turkey but said Turkey would not leave Turkey out of the European movement of mass tourism.

The tourism sector is preparing for the summer months in the shadow of the epidemic. On the one hand they take measures against corona virus widening, sending tourists to Turkey on the other hand is expected to come from countries good news.

In this context, the first good news came from England. Britain declared that the tourism movement could begin after May.

This news was greeted with joy, especially in the tourism destinations of British tourists intensity hosted in Turkey. However, this news from England is not enough for the tourism industry.

For many years, situated between the countries sending the most tourists to Turkey it expected a similar move in Germany. expectations while the façade Turkey in this direction, also came to a similar request from the tourism fronts in Germany to those in Turkey.


DW Turkish speaking German Travel Agencies Association (DRV) President Norbert Fiebig, Turkey is ‘one of the most popular tourist country’ as described.

He said they want to provide the opportunity to holiday in Turkey. In the summer season it is finally in 2019 before the outbreak, after Spain for holidays of German tourists most of Turkey they prefer reminding Fiebiger, “Turkey, the Germans also very favorite, extremely attractive holiday countries. Therefore, travel agents and tour operators can offer the opportunity to travel to Turkey of great importance, “he said.


However, the Robert Koch Institute, which is fighting institution secretion of Germany (RKI) ‘risk zone’ list Located in Turkey, the German government warned that the corona between countries with regard to citizens not to travel due to the virus outbreak.

High expectations that make this summer holiday in Germany, the Mediterranean and Turkey found that the strong demand Fiebiger, underlining the different holiday regions of Turkey from Germany ‘safe corridors’ has emphasized the creation of expectations.

Fiebiger, “Last year, Germany and Turkey, the different resorts in Turkey ‘safe corridors’ have agreed that the arrangement was achieved vacation opportunities. We wish this regulation to be implemented this year as well, ”he said.


According to Hurriyet German tourists since the 1990s, pointed out that Turkey offers great contribution to the development of tourism in Turkey Hoteliers Federation President Sururi Çorabatır, “Last year we hosted during the outbreak of the German tourists. This year, our expectation is in that direction. We stand out among its rivals tourism as the country with the measures we take Turkey. The effect of “Safe Tourism Certificate” on this was great. Also, the services provided in our hotels were very good. The incoming tourists saw the difference very well. This year, the ‘Safe Tourism Certificate’ continues to be much more common and updated. The activation of the insurance system announced by TUI will be important for the holidaymaker. insurance companies in Turkey have also activate a similar application, holidaymakers had been able to secure this insurance if you want. Turkey as a country we aim to be reviewed at the measures we take this year, “he said.


Germany last August in the travel warning to Turkey ‘special arrangements’ with eased. As a result of the persistent attempts of Ankara, the German government gave a green light to holidays in Aydın, İzmir, Muğla and Antalya, declaring that the warning regarding the trips to be made here was removed on the condition that the Turkish government’s comprehensive tourism and hygiene concept was strictly followed. However, traveling from Turkey to everyone, coronavirus test in Turkey in the previous 48 hours had been brought from the obligation to make a return to Germany.

TUI is the largest tourism company in Germany, despite the travel warning by the German government, Turkey pressed the button for the holidays. TUI spokeswoman Susanna Stünckel, pointed out that Turkey has traditionally been one of the favorite holiday destination of TUI customers.

Pandemic period they aimed to ensure that the concerns of its customers a holiday without transportation, they offer the TUI also travels to Turkey for this Covidien Protection Insurance said it would be available.

TUI With this insurance, the tourists will travel to Turkey in case of corona treatment will consist of getting the virus, the PCR test, assuming some additional costs such as transport to a hospital in Germany. In addition, the insurance covers the 14-night accommodation expenses of the customers who are obliged to stay in quarantine in case of infection or infection suspected.


The German agency that Turkey can not express the tremendous sales Limak Tourism Group Chairman Kaan Kavaloğl, “the motion will not be without mass tourism Antalya. Turkey a very positive outlooks of the agencies. The final decision will be made by the consumer. The German government needs to end the negative perception. Turkey is very important for every tourist. German and European tourists are just like that. We know the importance of tourism to Turkey. Turkey is a very important location for tourism in Europe. Even if the bans are lifted, it may cause difficulties with different perception methods. These have to end. their decisions against Turkey needs also to note the human rights criteria, “he said.THREE SCENARIOS IN WORLD TOURISM

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