After careful evaluation, the scientific committee of the Swiss Tourism Awards then selected the city of Antalya and awarded the prize:
The popularity of this city is rapidly growing and expanding due to the discovery of beautiful beaches and a rich Turkish culture. This city is Turkey’s summer residence, with historical sites, nightlife, culture and beaches, this destination has something for every kind of activity. The city is at the base of the mountains that bring these two types of land together. Although there is a historic center, the city has incorporated modernity into the rest of their city life to make it more comfortable for tourists and people who are new to Turkey.