During the visit to the East Kazakhstan region in the colleges and schools of the region, the Academy of Tourism held a Grand Competition for free tuition. In the struggle for the Grand, students in schools in the region demonstrated high knowledge of mathematics and English.

Under the auspices of the Academy of Tourism in the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk, East Kazakhstan Region, a competition of cooks among students and college graduates was held. The award for the winners of the Competition was an internship in the best 5 * hotels in Antalya.

In March 2019, Zafer Bikkenoglu, Rector of the Academy of Tourism in Antalya, paid a working visit to the Education Department of the East Kazakhstan Region (Republic of Kazakhstan).

During the meeting, issues of cooperation between the Academy of Tourism and the Department of Education of the region on double diploma programs with colleges and universities of the region, advanced training of teachers and directors of colleges, organization of summer vacations for children were discussed

On April 19, 2019, the VIII Reporting and Electing Congress of the MAP MOO of the Interregional Public Organization Moscow Entrepreneurs Association was held in the Moscow Government building.

More than 300 entrepreneurs, MAP members from various constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as foreign countries, representatives of federal and regional ministries and departments, state authorities, Moscow city departments, funds to support SME entities, representatives of public organizations, Russian and foreign and business associations, leading banks and financial institutions, experts and investors, media.

The delegation led by the rector of the International Academy of Tourism took an active part in the work of the VIII Congress of the IAP. The rector of the Academy, Zafer Bikkenoglu, made a speech during which he spoke about the history of the Academy, as well as the great demand for the Academy’s international activities in training specialists in the hospitality industry in the emerging markets of tourism services in Russia and the CIS countries.


In addition, relevant topics were raised by Mr. Bikkenoglu, such as the creation of an online platform on the basis of the Academy for the training of qualified personnel in the field of tourism and hospitality, cooperation with the Moscow Association of Entrepreneurs in this direction, as well as other aspects of the Academy’s international activities.

The rector of the academy met with the top leadership of the region in the person of the regional akim and the heads of the tourism department, the department of education, universities and schools of the region.

The meeting discussed issues of the Academy’s participation in the tourism development program, pilgrimage, the creation of a training base for the tourism infrastructure of the region.

There was a proposal to open a college of tourism together with the Academy, which will become a training center for the Turkestan region.

On March 30, 2019, Rector of the Academy of Tourism in Antalya Zafer Bikkenoglu met with the Minister of Tourism of Tajikistan Numon Abdughafforzoda.

During the meeting, the participation of the Academy of Tourism in the development program of the tourism industry of the Republic of Tajikistan was discussed as an expert in assessing the quality of hotel services in the country.

On April 25, 2019 in the Chamber Industry Hall of Ankara, delegation of Adygea under the direction of The Head RA Murat Kumpilov as an official visit in Turkey represented to the business community investment and economical potential of Republic. After the presentation in The Chamber Industry Hall in Ankara, The rector of International Academy […]

On March 28, a meeting was held between representatives of the Academy of Tourism in Antalya and the head of the Center for International Programs at the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Tajikistan. Following the meeting, a memorandum of cooperation between the Academy of Tourism in Antalya and the Center for International Programs at the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Tajikistan in the field of study abroad was signed

March 28, 2019 Rector of the Academy of Tourism in Antalya Zafer Bikkenoglu held talks with the First Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of Tajikistan, Mr. Mirboboev. The parties discussed issues of international cooperation with universities on double diploma programs and grants in schools and colleges of the Republic

The meeting of the rector of Academy of Tourism in Antalya with Zafer Bykkenoglu and Special Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Kazakhstan Republic in Republic of Turkey Abzalom Saparbekuli passed in a friendly atmosphere.

On the meeting were discussed such questions as a development of tourism in Kazakhstan Republic, provisions of grants for education in Tourism Academy for talented youth, cooperation with leading universities and colleges of Kazakhstan with the double diploma directions, internship organization for students and teachers.  In addition, they paid big attention to the organization of education of current hotels and restaurants. So now, Tourism Academy creates a platform with the online education. It will contain videos with the practical lessons of students of Academy, and master-classes from the best professionals: waiter and waitress from 5 stars hotels.
Mr Ambassador gave a promise to help with the including of Knowledge International Olympiad in Antalya, which Academy of Tourism organizes every year, to the list of Republican science and practical center “Darin ”