“Best of Ankara in Tourism” Awards Go to THM Graduates

01 May 2018 Comments Off on “Best of Ankara in Tourism” Awards Go to THM Graduates

On April 18, the “Best of Ankara in Tourism” awards, given to organizations and individuals for their contributions to the development and promotion of Ankara as a tourist destination, were presented at a gala ceremony organized by the Ankara Anatolian Tourism Administrators Association (ATİD) and held at the Sheraton Hotel and Convention Center. Award recipients included two graduates of the Bilkent University Department of Tourism and Hotel Management.

As general manager of the Bilkent Hotel and Conference Center, Arda Yurtsever, a 2003 Bilkent THM graduate, accepted the “Best Congress Hotel” award on behalf of his organization, while Başak Özyurt, a 2015 graduate of the department, received the “Best Product for Diversifying Tourism” award for her Turkish History Park Project, aimed at promoting and marketing Ankara.

Among those in attendance at the event were Ankara Deputy Governor Fatih Ahmet Kurt, Ankara Provincial Director of Culture and Tourism Kamil Özer and ATİD President Birol Akman, along with a number of executives and managers from leading companies in Ankara’s tourism sector.