The Forestry Ministry and National Parks management held a 2-day eco-tourism conference at the Maritime Pine hotel in Belek on 9th-10th April. Also invited were several university professors with expertise in tourism, geography… etc, as well as the representatives of several NGO’s – of these, the WWF was represented by Eray Çağlayan, Doğa Koruma Merkezi…

Background The 5th World Trails Conference was held at the International Convention Center (ICC) in Jeju, South Korea from the 14th to the 17th of January 2014. It brought together trail experts from 45 organizations working in 18 countries including the USA, Australia, China, Denmark, South Africa, South Korea, England, Spain, Japan, Lebanon, Nepal, Russia,…

Hüseyin Eryurt and Kate Clow attended the conference on European Pilgrimage Routes in Florence from 4-6th December and presented papers on the St Paul Trail and the Evliya Çelebi Way. The well-organised conference attracted participants from most European countries and was introduced by a high level board of politicians as well and experts. The emphasis…