Can this work for Turkish Tourism?
Turkey, one of the hot -in both way- travel destinations for many Europeans. This year, due to Euro Zone's economic situation, more and more are coming to Antalya, Bodrum & Aegean Coast of Turkey as the average cost of a holiday is less than a one in Spain or Greece. Also, they spend Lira instead of Euro while shopping or tipping ;) However, this may not continue... Euro Zone can stabilize itself, and/or Turkey may finally join the EU after decades :) During the weekend I read an article about tourism and tour operators in Europe. Mr. Baraner suggested governments take a stake in those companies in order to secure a serious amount of tourists. In theory, it sounds good. Think about it; Turkish Ministry of Tourism holds a 20% stake in Öger , Neckermann , or Kuoni, and during their yearly planning meeting, they are discussing their next year focus country... guess which country is going to be top of the list?! ;) The other idea I liked very much is from Kiwis... another side of