Founded on July 15, 2019, Turkey Tourism, Promotion and Development Agency (TGA) is dedicated to delivering Turkey as a brand and a popular destination in both domestic and international tourism markets; discover, develop and promote tangible and intangible natural, cultural, biological and manmade heritage assets; boost the tourism capacity of Turkey, increase the rate of tourism investments in the national economy and raise the quality of service with short, medium and longterm communication and marketing activities.
In line with tourism strategies and policies set by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Agency will carry out all promotion, marketing and communication activities to serve Turkey’s tourism goals, promote and market current tourism opportunities across the globe as well as discover, improve and establish potential areas of tourism. Operating under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Agency is subject to private law provisions. The Agency is made up of the Board of Directors, Executive Board, and Advisory Board, with the Board of Directors serving as the decision-making body. The Board of Directors comprises of 15 members chaired by the Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey.
The Executive Board, the executive branch of the Agency, is chaired by Deputy Minister in charge of the Directorate General of Promotion, with a total of 5 members, 3 of whom named by the Minister among Board of Directors Members and the Director-General.
With a distinguished Board of Directors team considerably experienced in domestic and international tourism, Turkey Tourism, Promotion and Development Agency will dedicate all efforts to contributing and reinforcing the position Turkey aims to secure in the international market, brand Turkey as a sought-after destination worldwide, boost the number and profitability of tourists Turkey hosts, facilitate potential investment projects in the tourism industry and contribute to the development of cities.