June 22, 2012

Istanbul Among Top 10 Congress Destinations


Istanbul retained its place on the list of the top 10 convention destinations centers in the world last year, the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (─░TO) said yesterday.

Istanbul was in seventh place in 2010 with 109 conventions, but fell to ninth place in 2011, although the number of conferences held in the city rose to 113, according to data from the International Congress and Convention Association.

In the early 2000s, Istanbul was in 40th place, with only 20 conventions per year, and has made a great leap forward as a global competitor in the convention-destination market in the past decade.

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