Visit Turkey at Destinations London Holiday & Travel Show

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turkey homeThe Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism is exhibiting at the Destinations London Holiday & Travel Show on stand E10 between 4-7 February 2016.

Visit Turkey's 57sqm stand E10, where you can get firsthand information regarding all areas of Turkey. And join the competition set up by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism that grants one lucky winner a holiday to Turkey, for a family of maximum 4. You can enter the competition by entering your details into the tablets provided at the stand. Come by stand E10 for a chance to win an all-inclusive 5* holiday to Antalya!

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As a destination with wide appeal to all sorts of travelers, Turkey combines fascinating historical and archaeological sites, a delicious cuisine and an active sports and adventure scene with great weather, stunning scenery and warm hospitality for which the country is so famous for. Its awe-inspiring landscapes and contrasting regions encompass two Wonders of the Ancient World, 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 415 Blue Flag beaches and 22 Blue Flag Marinas and a diverse plant and animal life to name just a few of its many options for an unforgettable experience.


Most-popular as a Turkish city break, and the only city in the world that straddles two continents, Istanbul, Turkey's cultural capital, will give you first-hand experience of what Turkey and this dynamic yet historic 21st-century city has to offer. Visitors can admire its magnificent mosques (Blue and Suleymaniye), intriguing museums (Hagia Sophia and Kariye) and Sultans' palaces (Topkapi and Dolmabahce). Istanbul is best seen from the water and a ferry trip taking in the whole length of the Bosphorus will reward with views of the Black Sea and a fresh fish lunch.

PARTNERS/EXHIBITOR. 2016 exhibitors include Eco Turkey, Secret Turkey, Blue Cruise and Patara.

As Turkey’s first EXPO, EXPO 2016 Antalya will be held from April to October 2016, starting with the title of "Flowers and Children", EXPO 2016 Antalya has adopted the theme; "Cultivating a Green Life for Future Generations", along with the motto “A Green Life for Future Generations". History, Bio-Diversity, Sustainability and Green Cities make up the four subthemes of the exposition. EXPO 2016 Antalya, which will host national and international congresses, panels, meetings and seminars will be held, also providing cultural and artistic activities for its guests.

It is anticipated that 8 million local and foreign visitors will visit EXPO 2016 Antalya over its 6-month duration. EXPO 2016 Antalya will be held on a 112-hectare exhibit site in Aksu and aims at being the start of a new way of thinking, the intoxicating scent of flowers and the laughter of children throughout the city bringing with it hopes for a greener world. "Peony" has been chosen as the flower symbol of EXPO 2016 Antalya, which will be Turkey’s first Expo. The peony is also known as a medicinal plant in our country, a use that dates back to older times. The peony was first brought to Istanbul by Sultan Mehmed Han VI and planted in the Hasbahce (the private garden of the Sultan).

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