The Ministry of Culture and Tourism came together with nine professional associations representing the tourism industry and established the Tourism advisory council (TİK). The protocol realising TİK was signed at the Lütfi Kırdar Convention and Exhibition Center with the ceremony held on April 27, 2018 under the leadership of Minister Numan Kurtulmuş.

The democratic and peaceful attitude that our workers and laborers who have a significant share in the progress of our country and the rise of the level of prosperity will show when seeking for their rights is of great importance in terms of the development of our democracy.

President A. Zeki Apalı made a Good Luck Visit to Kamil Özer in his office who was appointed to the Ankara Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism. During the visit, joint work to be carried out in Ankara, walking routes, the creation of excursion programs and collaborations with sector representatives were discussed.

Artvin Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Seçkin Kurt, Parliament Speaker Irfan Yıldırım, Vice Presidents Okan Gültekin and Sedat Ali Ökdem, Delegate of the General Assembly Bayram Özcan, businessman Ufuk Saraç and photo artist Süleyman İnal visited our president A. Zeki Apalı in his office. During the visit, joint efforts to improve Artvin province and increase tourism potential were discussed.

The Great Leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk has declared April 23, 1920, when the first Parliament was opened, as our Children's Day at the same time, and our great leader once again showed his unique leadership on the world scale. Founded ninety-eight years ago, our young Republic has settled in all its institutions and rules in spite of many difficulties during this period and the Turkish nation has absorbed Atatürk's Principles and Revolutions, the basic principles Republic.

Besides Our President, A. Zeki Apalı, professional tour guides Cüneyt Sadıç, Gülgün Asutay and Özge Ersu attended the a panel as speaker organised by Kartepe Tourism Vocational School’s Professor Dr. Sami Karacan as the session chairman named "Tourism Sector Academic Meeting",

A workshop was organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism on April 13, 2018 in Şanlıurfa to mobilize tourism potential in the southeastern provinces. The opening ceremony of the workshop was held with attendance of the Minister of Culture and Tourism Prof. Dr. Numan Kurtulmuş, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Ahmet Eşref Fakıbaba, Şanlıurfa Governor Abdullah Erin, Sanliurfa Deputies Mehmet Akyürek and Halil Özcan, Metropolitan Mayor Nihat Çiftçi, Our President on behalf of our Union A. Zeki Apalı, the participation of representatives of public and non-governmental organizations on culture and tourism.

Eskisehir Anadolu University and Tourist Guides' Union (TUREB) signed a cooperation protocol on the e-Certified specialist training programs on April 16, 2018 at Anadolu University Rector's Office. In addition to the existing about eleven thousand certified guides, the future guide candidates / guides whose annual quotas around three thousand and two hundred in the guiding sections of universities will be able to benefit from specialized training programs.

Happy Tourism Week

Tourism is very important in terms of the development, natural resources and cultural wealth of a country and our country is very lucky in this matter, which is surrounded by seas from three sides and surrounded by quite unique areas. For example, although there seem to be more studies on marine tourism in our regions such as Aegean and Mediterranean, there are many places to visit in historical sense.

Our President Ahmet Zeki Apalı, who visited Aydın Archaeological Museum, last week, was welcomed by the Director of the Museum Yılmaz Akkan.

ARO member archaeologist guide Nihat Bulut made courtesy visit to our President. During the visit, guiding services and current tourism issues were discussed in domestic and foreign tours.

Our President A. Zeki Apalı and Board Member Esmeray Akar visited Firuz Bağlıkaya who was selected as the President of TÜRSAB and TÜRSAB Board Members. During the visit, a consensus was reached on issues related to the 2018 guide and agency relations, the joint action of TUREB and TÜRSAB in domestic and foreign fairs,

It is clear that the victory of the Çanakkale is a war for human honor. There is not only armed struggle in the Çanakkale War; there is a struggle for honor of humanity. Hero Robin also gave lessons on humanity to the enemy.

Dean of Tourism Faculty of Anadolu University Prof. Dr. Semra Günay, Department of Tourism Guidance Instructor Duygu Yetgin and Deputy Dean of the faculty of Open University Assist. Professor Sinan Aydin visited our Union on March 14, 2018.

Our President Ahmet Zeki Apalı gave a lecture titled "The Past, Present and Recent Developments of Tour Guiding" to the students of Tourism Guidance Department of Afyon Kocatepe University Faculty of Tourism on 06 March 2018.