Antalya, city on the Mediterranean coast of south-western Turkey, is the Turkish capital of international tourism.
With its strong economy and tourism tradition, 600,000-plus-bed capacity and 300 five-star hotels.
Being for 2 billion people just four hour's flying distance away, Antalya is an ideal location for conferences and expos. Today Antalya Airport, gives service to 316 Airlines, from 260 destinations, with regular, charter and connection flights from different airports of Turkey.
Historical & Cultural Background
Antalya is one of Turkey’s wealthiest regions in terms of cultural tourism. You can come across an ancient settlement almost every twenty kilometers. The city of Antalya seems to have taken in all of Turkey’s cultural and historic past so well preserved and sealed by the traditional archaeology of the mosques, churches, madrasahs and hamams which stood the ruthless test of time.
The ancient sites of Aspendos, Termessos, Phaselis, Perge, Patara, Olympos and approximately 300 more are available to visit. Combination of sun and sea, beaches and breathtaking waterfalls and outdoor activities like Whitewater Rafting, Canoeing and Safari making Antalya a wonderland of opportunities. Most of resort hotels’ gardens and beaches are also available for building activities of any size.
Once you have tasted the Antalya cuisine, the flavour of the spicy Piyaz or of the many cold Mediterranean dishes with olive oil will get stuck on you forever, and no matter how hard you try to cook it at home there will always be a secret ingredient that you miss... There are variety of restaurants to choose from for the visitors in the Antalya, especially in the old town quarter that offer all kinds of cuisine.
Antalya is the most important congress destination after Istanbul. In recent years Antalya hosted hundreds of incentives and conventions from all around the world. Especially large meeting capacity of the hotels and “all inclusive” meal concepts are the biggest advantage to host conference and incentives in Antalya.