Practical Information

17th Council of Europe Conference of
Ministers Responsible for Sport

26 October 2022


Antalya, which is going to host the 17th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Sport, is an important tourism location with its fascinating nature as well as a rich centre for history and culture. Thanks to these features, Antalya has become easily accessible from anywhere in the world.

The Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa not only offers all the necessary amenities to hold the Conference in the best way, but also embodies the spirit of Antalya perfectly.

Room Rates

Hotel Category Distance to Conference Venue
(By Car)
Price/Single Room*
(VAT included)
Price/Double Room*
(VAT included)
The Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa All inclusive none 230€ 290€

The Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa

Concept All Inclusive
Hotel Area 200.000 m2
Total Rooms 611 Rooms
Distance to Airport 35 Km
Distance to Antalya 45 Km
Distance to Belek 2 Km
Beach 250 m long/55 m wide
Golf 1400 m2/27 Holes
Swimming Pools 11 (Indoor &
Outdoor & Waterslide)
Tennis Courts 10 (Ground &
Rough & Grass)
Football Fields 4
Fitness Centers 3
The Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa

Local Transport

The host authorities will organise local return transport for all participants during the conference (from 24 to 28 October) between Antalya International airport and the Cornelia Diamond Hotel.

If local embassies are providing transport for their respective minister the delegations should inform the host authorities

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An Information Point will be set up in the arrival hall of Antalya International airport. However, no special arrangements are planned for participants arriving in Antalya by car or train. 

The VIP lounge at the airports in İstanbul, Antalya and other cities (if needed) will be reserved for the Ministers, Heads of Delegations and Delegates travelling with them on a reciprocal basis, upon both arrival and departure. 

In order to facilitate the organisation of local transport, participants are required to provide details of their travel itinerary through the on-line conference registration form. 


Participants are responsible for verifying the visa requirements and for obtaining visas. For the necessary information about visa regime please visit: Please note that Türkiye is not part of the Schengen Area.

For visa application purposes, the Turkish authorities and the Secretariat General of the Council of Europe will provide participants with an official letter of invitation and a personal “Note verbale”. If participants are applying for a visa, they are required to tick “Yes, I need an official invitation letter” in the on-line conference registration form.

As of now, there are no covid restrictions on entry and exit to Türkiye.

Bilateral Meetings

The Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Türkiye will provide two bilateral meeting rooms for the heads of delegations, Ministers in particular, on 25-26 October 2022. Delegates who wish to have a bilateral meeting and use the bilateral meeting rooms should coordinate with the Ministerial Conference Secretariat in writing via its e-mail address. Allocation of the meeting rooms will be provided on the basis of first-come- first-served.

General Information About Türkiye

Language: Turkish is the official language.

Local Time: Antalya time is GMT +

Currency: The currency is the Turkish Lira.

About Antalya / Türkiye and Sports in Türkiye: Information about Türkiye and Antalya may be found on the official website of the Turkish Tourism organisation at the following links: and

Visas for Türkiye - CoE member States only