WMDA Attended JATA Tourism Forum and Travel Showcase in Japan
West Mediterranean Development Agency attended to 2011 JATA Tourism Forum and Travel Showcase in Tokyo represented by Secretary General Tuncay Engin and Head of Foreign Relations and Promotion Department Mehmet Pehlivan. Besides the meetings with travel agencies and promoting activities during the 4-day exhibition; the delegation also visited Republic of Turkey Tokyo Trade Counselor and Head of Prime Ministry Investment Support and Promotion Agency Tokyo Branch; Hitoshi Seki.
The tourism catalogue and nine sector reports about the highlighted business areas of the region were presented and West Mediterranean Region investment potential and opportunities were emphasized during the meetings.
Thousands of Rose and Rose Products short movies, West Mediterranean Region Info movies in 9 different languages, sector reports, tourism brochures, 3-D tourism catalogues and 3-D glasses, rose Turkish delights and rose beauty products were handed over to the visitors during the 4-day travel showcase. West Mediterranean Development Agency was selected the most successful exhibitor among the Turkish organizations and companies.
The very early results started to show up and 2 Japanese companies came to Isparta to see the rose farms, rose production and accommodation facilities right after the exhibition on October 15th in order to start the rose tourism between Japan and Turkey.