ALTSO Chairman Mehmet Şahin and Board of Directors got together with 8th Trade Committee Members(travel agency) for consultation. Supervisor of Tax Office Alanya Nakip Karakuş had also attendened to the meeting.


Şahin ‘We Pay Huge Attention for Presentation’

The General Director of Fox Tv Finland, Mikko Silvennoinen who is shooting a TV program relating to Alanya, was hosted by ALTSO committee.

Şahin said they will pioneer for the promotion of Alanya as ALTSO. He also underlined online promotion has become the most effective way of introduction that’s why ALTSO will surely pay attention as required.


State College

Having approved by the President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Alanya Keykubat State College will contribute a lot as socially and economically. Şahin: ‘ We are so grateful to everyone who labored in achieving the college but mostly to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.’

Şahin: ‘We Will Coach Intermediate Members for Tourism Sector’

Having built by ALTSO, Vocational Tourism School is expanding. Chairman Şahin ‘ After the contacts with MFA Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and mayor Adem Murat Yücel, we agreed on constructing a Vocational Tourism School in order to improve the quality of tourism personel. Hopefully, the school will have been opened until September 2016’

Şahin ’50.000 Certificates Will Be Delivered’

With the leadership of ALTSO, the new wholesale market in Türkler is being constructed expeditiously. Chairman Şahin ‘ We are also tailing the Akdağ Ski Center Project and we won’t stop following.’ 
Chairman Şahin also indicated that ‘The 1st Term Personal Development Seminar’ in 2015 will go through until the 13th of June and it will be arranged every Saturday. As the Board of ALTSO 50.000 certificates are planned to be granted until the end of the duty term.


Şahin: ‘Issues of Settled Foreigns Were Discussed’

Chairman said that they have replied the issues of settled foreigns’ domicile certificate problem to The General Director of Immigration Management Atilla Toros and Assistant Manager Salih Bıçak. He said that they have offered their solution projects as ALTSO and they are expecting to hear the good news.

Chairman Şahin ‘As ALTSO, we are involved in each organization which promotes our city. In this context we supported such events like the Tourism Festival, Jazz Festival, Beach Volley Contest, Beach Football Contest and Triathlon from our budget.’
Şahin: ‘Petition Drive for Gas Supplying’


Chairman Şahin told that they had triggered a petition drive and as a result they collected 93.000 signatures. The signatures were given to the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yıldız and the Minister promised to supply the gas. Şahin said that MFA Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu’s role was very critical in this agreement they are so grateful to him.

Şahin gave information about the Trading Visa Protocol which was signed between Hungary and ALTSO. He said ‘ Once again Alanya had shown its importance. This was a province leveled agreement and there are no other examples of it. With this agreement ALTSO members earned quite an advantage in visiting Hungary. From now on, visa process will take 3 days the most.


Şahin: ‘We Produce Solutions for Our Members’

Şahin ‘We work together with our members, we listen to their problems and try to do our best. In this context we uncovered the ALTSO-Ankara Connection Office. Out of this we faded our Law Office for consultancy on every Wednesday and Friday. As the board of ALTSO we gained our chamber a funeral car without spending from our budget,but with the financial support of our board members.

After Şahin finished his speech, members shared their problems and expectations to him. He took notes for each member and promised to do his best. Şahin also mentioned about social network, KOSGEB supported abroad work trips, assistant services, visa office and sticker workouts.