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Turkey Tourism News Round Up 11th September 2017

Turkey Tourism News

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks in the press. We missed last weeks round up due to Bayram holidays but now, back to work, here’s a little round up of our top Turkey Tourism News picks from the last couple of weeks: Serdar Bilgili, a photographer and property developer, ... Read More »

Turkey tourism news round up w/e 25th August 2017

Turkey tourism news

Lot’s has happened in the press the last week, here’s our round-up of national and local Turkey tourism news. Norwegians launch social media campaign in protest of high flight prices to Turkey (Daily Sabah 24/08/17) In reaction to airlines cutting back flights and inflating ticket prices to Turkey, a group ... Read More »

Turkish Tourism News Highlights w/e 18th August 2017

Turkey tourism news

Bayram holiday extended to 10 days, Turkey aims to be a top medical tourism destination, Kekova sunken city may open up for divers, International Trade Fair taking place in Izmir and Turkey aiming to be the setting for Bollywood movies. Take a look at this weeks press picks and highlights. ... Read More »

Weekly round up of pro-Turkey tourism press

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It’s been another good week for Turkey tourism. Thomas Cook is allowing electronic devices in hand luggage again, 2018 is declared ‘Turkey Tourism Year’ in China with over 1 million Chinese visitors expected, the Tourism Ministry announce they are diversifying the tourism market in an attempt to attract 50 million tourists ... Read More »

A week of positive press for tourism in Turkey

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Some positive news for tourism in Turkey. Recent stats from Antalya Airport show the number of tourists arriving has risen by 62 percent compared to the same period last year. The statistics show between January 1st to July 28th, 5.21 million tourists came to Antalya Airport. Of these, over 2 ... Read More »

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 »

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