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COME TO TURKEY! BBC’s Michael Buerk encourages people to visit Turkey.

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Respected BBC journalist Michael Buerk encouraged holidaymakers to visit Turkey once again last weekend. In his article, “Bob along to Bodrum:  Tourists are shying away, which means the Aegean is better than ever”, he sings the praises of Bodrum and the Aegean coast. Michael Buerk is a long time supporter ... Read More »

Istanbul Grand Airport to complete October 2018

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Turkey’s Prime Minister, Binali Yildirim, checked on the build progress of Istanbul’s third international airport, Istanbul Grand Airport (IGA), earlier this week. He announced that the colossal project is now over 55 percent complete and expected to open officially on Republic Day, October 29th, next year. According to the Daily ... Read More »

Flight ban on electronic devices from Turkey to US lifted. Britain expected to follow.

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Dogan News Agency reports the ban on carrying electronic devices in hand luggage from Turkey to the US has now been lifted. It is expected the UK will follow suit soon. The ban, enforced back in March, was put in place by American authorities in an attempt to try and ... Read More »

Turkey Tourism 2017 – Holidaymakers returning.

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Turkey Tourism 2017 – Great News! Holidaymakers returning. Recent Turkey tourism statistics show an 18% increase in foreign arrivals during April 2017. Hotel occupancy levels were also up almost 10% on last year, to 61.2% according to statistics from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism. This is great news ... Read More »

Russian Billionaires Super Yacht in Fethiye

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Ocean Victory, Viktor Rashnikovs fancy seven story super yacht, sailed into Fethiye this morning and is currently moored and refueling in Fethiye harbour. The beautiful white yacht, owned by Rashnikov the billionaire steel magnate, is the ninth largest super yacht in the world. It dwarfs Andrey Melnichenkos futuristic yacht ‘A’ ... Read More »

A Few Highlights From Uzumlu Mushroom Festival

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Oceanwide Properties had a fabulous weekend with friends FETAV Fethiye Hayvan Dostlari Group (Animal Friends Charity) at the 9th Uzumlu Mushroom Festival.  It was indeed bigger and better than previous years as promised, and the turn out was superb.  Thank-you to all that came to visit us over the weekend ... Read More »

Join Oceanwide and Hayvan Dostlari at the Uzumlu Mushroom Festival this weekend!

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Join the Oceanwide Properties team and FETAV Hayvan Dostlari (Animal Friends Charity) at the annual Uzumlu Mushroom Festival this weekend. Find us in-front of the Oceanwide Uzumlu office located opposite the central mosque. Starting Friday 7th April and running until Sunday 9th, it’s sure to be a fun packed event ... Read More »

Good news for foreigners in Turkey – New Turkuaz Card system introduced.

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Good news for foreign professionals, academics and investors looking to work in Turkey – last week saw the new Turkuaz Card system published in the Official Gazette. This means it has now been given the go ahead on a trial basis and applications are now being accepted. What is the ... Read More »

Erdogan urges Turks abroad to holiday in Turkey

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In a further attempt to boost tourist numbers in 2017, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Turks residing abroad to head back to their own country and holiday in Turkey according to the Hurriyet yesterday. In a meeting with tourism representatives at the Presidential Palace, Erdogan said that Turkey intends ... Read More »

17th Fethiye Oludeniz Airgames 11th to 15th October

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If you’re in Fethiye at the moment make sure you head along to Oludeniz Belcekiz beach for the 17th Fethiye Oludeniz Airgames running this week from tomorrow through to Saturday.  The season isn’t over yet and airgames officials are expecting a great turnout of pilots and spectators for this popular ... Read More »

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