Our Four Seasons Culture Route Ula için project is aimed at increasing the diversity of tourism in the region, strengthening the four seasons tourism option with cultural tourism and creating new employment opportunities with increasing global visibility and identifying the historical and cultural potentials in the Ula district of Muğla and activating these potentials was implemented.
With the support of Ministry of Industry and Technology, South Aegean Development Agency (GEKA), Muğla Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MUTSO) and Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University (MSKU), the opening and information meeting of the project took place in Çakırhan and Halet Çambel Culture and Art House on Thursday, September 26 in Akyaka District of Muğla, Ula. In the project, thanks to the digital cultural tourism route to be structured for the first time in the region; our cultural heritage will lead the alternative tourism sector.
In his speech at the opening meeting, Ula District Governor Baha Başçelik said: We want to introduce our region in every aspect. This is a district that stands out with its historical features. The project was prepared before me. We just took over at the point of implementation. We believe it will be very useful. That’s what we need. In other words, not only marine tourism, but all-season tourism. Our region is available for this. ”
MUTSO Chairman Mustafa Ercan said: We believe that the historical and cultural richness of our city and its unveiling will pave the way for tourism for 12 months. The project will lead the alternative tourism sector of our cultural heritage thanks to the digital cultural tourism route that will be structured for the first time in the region. We, as Muğla Chamber of Commerce and Industry, attach great importance to identifying and activating alternative tourism opportunities for expanding our province and creating a branding with these opportunities. ”
GEKA Secretary General Özgür Akdoğan reminded that they have been operating in Aydın, Denizli and Muğla for nearly 9 years. Akdoğan stated that they are an institution that tries to intensify their activities and serve the region better. Ula and Akyaka’ya previously stated that they support the projects.
Following the opening speeches, Tuğçe Sarıoğlu, Project Coordinator, Hatice Tutumlu and Ulaş Akdoğan gave information about the aim and added value of the project. MSKU Faculty of Letters Head of Art History Assoc. Dr. Gökben Ayhan informed the participants about the cultural dimension of the project.


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