Turkeys' top holiday destination Bodrum is set to become home to a brand new sports and entertainment complex. It has been reported that the project is set to be built with the help of Russian tcehnology.
The head of the Russian-Turkish Business Council told Anadolu Agency that building on the new project, known as the Bodrum Arena project, will begin in around 5 months time and will be using more that $83 million investment. The arena will be employing around 300 staff and will host skating areas and hockey rinks as well as events, concerts and open-air shows. Completion on the project is due in about 15 months time.
Palankoev also stated that “We also want to open a school where young people interested in ice hockey, ice skating and other ice sports can receive education."
The project will be implemented by SportInvest Bodrum that is based on the principle of a public-private partnership with the Municipality of Bodrum, the Bodrum Promotion Foundation BOTAV and several private investors.
There has been a great deal of interest in Bodrum’s active health care sector and its cultural attractions such as exhibitions and congresses, as well as yacht building and sports complexes.
Following its current travel restrictions, Palankoev has said that "the tourism sector in Turkey has made its preparations and is ready." He also stated that "Turkey is doing its best within the scope of coronavirus measures, and noted: “I have visited Turkey at least 10 times since August. I have been in different regions and I see how serious the Turks are about the pandemic.”
Source: Daily Sabah with AA