On December 8 2022, Department of Tourism and Hotel Management hosted the 11th Bilkent Tourism Forum, bringing together representatives of key public and private tourism industry organizations, diplomatic corps, and higher education institutions.

The forum opened with welcoming remarks by Prof. Altay Güvenir, Dean of Faculty of Applied Sciences; Gonzalo Ceballos, Tourism Counsellor of Tur Espana ; Hervé Magro, Ambassador of France; and Rector Kürşat Aydoğan.

This year’s forum took place at the Bilkent Hotel and Conference Center wıth the theme “Tourism Diversification: Time for Revival.” Across two sessions, the forum focused and invited discussion on the revival observed across various sectors within Turkish and global tourism in the post-pandemic era, and how tourism diversification emerged as a catalyst for this revival.

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