Istanbul is a truly modern city with a captivating blend of antiquity and contemporary, East and West.
The cradle of civilization and center of world history today stands as one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in the world.
The city is served by most of the international airlines and easily accessible from around the world. The third international airport opened in 2018 and will cater to 150 million passengers by 2023, making Istanbul the largest airline hub in the world.
Historical & Cultural Background
Straddling Europe and Asia, Istanbul, served as the capital of four empires for nearly 16 centuries: Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottoman. Istanbul is still a world center, especially for meetings and incentives.
Istanbul offers wide range of sightseeing alternatives. Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, Spice Market, Topkapı Palace are just some of them. You'll enjoy also the outdoors on a scenic cruise up the Bosphorus, and guided walking tours of Istanbul's Old Town, New District, and historic city walls. When it comes to choosing team building activities, Istanbul is the ideal city to do it. The great thing about the city is that you can find something for everyone.
As Turkey’s ultimate dining and cultural capital, Istanbul offers a variety of dining opportunities with a variety of dishes in synthesis of Eastern and Western cultures together. With many classy restaurants Istanbul offers plenty of dishes with any suitable plan.
With its 7 convention centers and 3 exhibition centers, the city can host every type of event, from bespoke incentives to meetings for up to 30,000 for corporate and leisure visitors alike. A wide range of high-tech modern venues, hotels convention centres and expo halls dominate the MICE proposition the city offers.