Global Meeting 2015

World Tourism Forum Global Meeting 2015 was held with the support of the Ministry Culture and Tourism. Leaders of the tourism industry from Europe, USA, Russia, the Caucasus and Azerbaijan discussed the future of industry and exchanged ideas at the event.

Ken Jamieson

General Manager, Qatar National Convention Centre

Todd Benjamin

Financial Editor, CNN International

Timur Bayındır

President, Touristic Hotels & Investors Association

Terry Kane

Head of Travel, Instagram & Facebook

Svend Olav Leirvaag

Vice President Industry Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility, Amadeus

Özgül Özkan Yavuz

General Manager, Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau

Nedret Apaydın

Director, Istanbul Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism

Milena Djuricic

Chief Operations Officer, Yandex Turkey

Marty Markowitz

Vice President, Borough Engagement and Promotion NYC & Company

Bulut Bağcı

President, World Tourism Forum

Fredrik Reinfeldt

Former Prime Minister, Sweden

Florian Sengstschmid

Executive Director, Azerbaijan Convention & Visitors Bureau

Eyüp Gümüş

Undersecretary of Ministry Health, The Republic of Turkey

Cengiz Aydın

Deputy General Manager of Promotion, Ministry of Culture and Tourism

Cem Kınay

Cem Kınay President of The O Innovations 360 and Founder of Magic Life AI Hotels

Başak Erel

Coordinator, MLP Care GroupCoordinator

Ait Voncke

Vice President Account Management EMEA, Expedia

Global Meeting 2015 World Tourism Forum

The Tourism and Investment Event

20+ World Class Speakers

We bring the leaders of tourism industry together, in Istanbul at Global Meeting 2015.

1,000 Delegates

Delegates from all over the world will once again converge on the capital region and interact with the elected officials and decision-makers.

10 Topics

We are setting the trends in tourism around the world, we set the topics of each meeting accordingly.


Sinanpasa Mah,
Hayrettin Iskelesi Sok,
Besiktas, Istanbul
34353, Turkey

Wednesday to Friday
April 29-30, 2015


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