Eczacıbaşı Profesyonel came together with the tourism industry managers and opened the summer season. Hotel managers responsible for housekeeping, kitchen, and laundry and industry experts attended the “Welcoming the Season” event at Paloma Foresta Hotel on March 2, 2018. In the event where informative panels were organized, participants discussed the future of the tourism industry and what should be done to increase the hygiene level of the industry.
“Turkish Tourism Returns to Sunny Days” panel was held in the event. Etem Hakan Duran, president of the Professional Hotel Managers Association of Turkey, Prof. Dr. Kemal Birdir, Dean of Mersin University Tourism Faculty, and Cüneyt Kuru, President of Skal International Antalya attended the panel as speakers. Speakers thanked Eczacıbaşı Profesyonel for leading such an important event for the tourism industry. In addition to that, coming years of the Turkish tourism industry were evaluated. Stating that Turkey has a great tourism potential, speakers pointed out that they will increase the demand first with the works to be carried out in 2018 and then they will make efforts to boost the demand in the following years.
Importance of hygiene in tourism is emphasized
Within the scope of the event, technical seminars were given by the experts in their field for the industry professionals. Okan University Faculty Member Prof. Dr. Nezih Besim Müftügil gave a seminar titled “Secrets of Hygiene in Professional Kitchens”, while Afyon University Head of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department Asst. Prof. Dr. Asuman Pekyaman gave a seminar titled “Perfect Rooms for Happy Guests”. EP Academy Consultant Müzeyyen Pamir mentioned the steps to be taken in the laundries to reach world standards in her seminar titled “On the Way to Perfect Laundries”.
Semih Saygıner’s success story
Delivering a speech entitled “My Experiences on the Road to Success” within the Welcoming the Season event, World Billiard Champion Semih Saygıner shared his experiences in his career of 33 years and stated that the success comes to those who desire and go after their dreams.
The event ended with an evening party.