The number of tourists visiting Cappadocia in the first 6 months of 2019 increased by 85% in the last 3 years and reached 1 million 250 thousand. Cappadocia is expected to host 3 million tourists by the end of the year, with the most tourists coming from Asian countries.
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ISTANBUL (TR) - According to the data of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Cappadocia was the third most popular place for foreign tourists after Istanbul and Antalya in the first six months of 2019. When the number of foreigners visiting Cappadocia is examined, the Chinese ranked first with 156 thousand, Taiwanese ranked second with 47 thousand and South Koreans ranked third with 42 thousand. In recent years become one of the important tourism centers in Turkey with the increase in the number of tourists in Cappadocia, since 1985, is located in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Ömer Tosun, the founder of the Museum Hotel, who said that Cappadocia's contribution to the tourism sector will increase and shared the details of the three thermal hotel concepts they will develop in the coming years, said, uz We aim to reveal the unknown geothermal potentials of Cappadocia. We have already reached different temperatures from 40 degrees to 110 degrees. With the development of these, we plan to invest in geothermal power plants, luxury thermal health hotels and greenhouses. The planning process for our thermal health tourism project continues. If there is no setback, we would like to start operating in 2020 at the latest. We will invest approximately 50 million dollars for the project to be realized on 165 acres of land. ”
Ömer Tosun added that there is a serious gap between the logic of thermal tourism in our country and the logic of thermal health tourism applied in the world. When we bring thermal tourism to Cappadocia, the region will achieve a much faster tourism acceleration ”.
Europe's top boutique hotel and Turkey's only museum hotel in the success of the Museum Hotel with titles indicating that create original concepts of the most important factors Ömer Tosun "There is a need for specific projects for development in the field of tourism in our country. Unfortunately, from time to time, we see that there are those who have undertaken some projects using our name. The Museum Hotel was opened in 2003 as a result of the meticulous restoration of thousands of years old cave rooms and precious stone houses. Located on the slopes of the historical Uchisar castle, the most special region of Cappadocia, our hotel is a special structure with a ‘museum hotel’ concept that blends past and present. I recommend that all tourists should be fed from their original ideas and not to violate rights. ”
Stating that they welcome visitors from different regions of the world with the brand and concept they have created, Ömer Tosun said, önemli We have reached an important place in the luxury travel sector all over the world. We received the Best Hotel Architecture, Best Hotel Restoration and Renovation awards at the International Hotel Awards, one of the most prestigious awards in the world hospitality industry. We are the first choice of domestic and foreign guests coming to Cappadocia region for more than 15 years. The Museum Hotel currently welcomes guests mainly from the USA, Brazil, China and Mexico. ”
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