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Turkish economy pushes forward despite Euro slow down

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The Turkish economy grew by 3.2 percent in the first quarter of 2012, marking yet again the steady growth the country has been able to demonstrate in the face of its struggling European neighbours. Read More »

Germans tout Turkey ‘most trusted’ holiday destination

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A recent survey of some 4,000 travel agencies in Germany has rated Turkey the most popular and trusted holiday destination thanks to its `safety` factor. Read More »

UN World Tourism Organisation: Turkey outranks UK in popularity

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A report by the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has posted Turkey to 6th place in its top destination rankings, knocking the UK from its formerly held spot. Read More »

Turkey’s credit rating raised

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Moody's, a leading provider of credit ratings and risk analysis, has raised Turkey's government bond ratings from Ba1 to Ba2 status - re-enforcing confidence in Turkey's growing fiscal standing. Read More »

Istanbul the ‘shining star’ in MasterCard global tourist survey

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Istanbul has been named a top five tourist hotspot, outranking Hong Kong, Madrid, Dubai, Rome, New York and Shanghai in a world index of destination cities. Read More »

Turkey expecting 33 million tourists in 2012

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A growing tourism sector and expanding economy is helping Turkey stand out as a prime investment destination. Read More »

Turkish Airlines: ‘we will be the largest network in the world’

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The sky's the limit, according to Turkish Airlines this year as it sets out expansion ambitions and details growth in keeping with Turkey's rising star economic status. Read More »

Turkish Airlines set for further expansion in 2012

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Turkish Airlines (THY) is set for further expansion this year, with the planned launch of a new aviation services complex at Sabiha Gokcen Airport, 30 kilometers from Ataturk Airport. Read More »

Turkey tops 2012 Travellers’ Choice Awards

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Turkey has taken the top two spots in TripAdvisor’s annual Travellers’ Choice Awards, naming our very own Olu Deniz and Icmeler as the beach destinations to head to in Europe. Read More »

Property values: Turkey real estate prices continue steady rise in 2012

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Turkish property values are weathering the global economic downturn well, new property analyst figures show. Read More »

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