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Turkey – IstanbulÂ’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport gets busier, adds new runway

Date: 19/04/2010Turkey - Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport gets busier, adds new runway Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Istanbul’s second airport after Ataturk Airport in Yesilkoy, has doubled the number of its passengers as a result of introducing international flights. The airport’s passenger number rose by 96 percent in the first quarter of...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – Share of foreigners in Istanbul Stock Exchange up

Date: 19/04/2010Turkey - Share of foreigners in Istanbul Stock Exchange up Share of foreign investors in the Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) has increased to 66.82 percent. Central Registry Institution figures revealed that as of April 16, foreign investors owned 53.99 percent of the shares transacted at the ISE with the...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Long-Awaited Gazipasa Airport to Boost Alanya Property Market

Date: 19/04/2010Long-Awaited Gazipasa Airport to Boost Alanya Property Market The opening of the long awaited Gazipasa airport will have a massive impact on the Alanya property market, leading Turkish property agent Spot Blue has announced. Proximity to an airport has become increasingly important to a destinations success, the firm said,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish health tourism sector targets $20 billion

Date: 15/04/2010Turkish health tourism sector targets $20 billion The Turkish Health Tourism Association, or TUHETO, is promoting health tourism to Turkey at a number of events in Ukraine, Dubai, Switzerland, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan during April, May and June. The association aims to attract an income of $20 billion from health...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – There is no need for IMF, says Babacan

Date: 15/04/2010Turkey - There is no need for IMF, says Babacan The Turkish state minister responsible of economy said on Thursday that there was no need for International Monetary Fund, or IMF, loans. Turkey's State Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said an IMF delegation would arrive in Turkey...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Spanish Insurer Mapfre to enter pension market in Turkey, warms up to acquisitions

Date: 14/04/2010Spanish Insurer Mapfre to enter pension market in Turkey, warms up to acquisitions Spanish insurance company Mapfre’s Turkish operations are set to expand, as Mapfre Genel Sigorta is getting ready to enter the private pension sector of the Turkish market. Stating that their primary objective is to provide a...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Foreign investments on the rise in TurkeyÂ’s fruit industry

Date: 14/04/2010Foreign investments on the rise in Turkey’s fruit industry Following Brazilian fruit producer Cutrale’s cooperation deal with the Turkish companies Anadolu and Etap, more globally renowned companies have started to consider investing in the country’s flourishing agro-industry. The Fruit Juice Industry Association (MEYED) President Alaaddin Guc said they expect...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – Istanbul to have an “undersea” hotel by 2012

Date: 14/04/2010Turkey - Istanbul to have an “undersea” hotel by 2012 Istanbul’s first undersea hotel, which is being built by Tanriverdi Group in association with the international hotel chain Shangri-La, will open its doors to customers by the year 2012. The seven-star Shangri-La Istanbul, located on Istanbul’s Besiktas coast, will...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Vodafone Turkey in cooperation with TurkeyÂ’s Pegasus Airlines

Date: 13/04/2010Vodafone Turkey in cooperation with Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines Vodafone Turkey and Turkish air carrier Pegasus Airlines have implemented Cep Fly tariff, a special flight program with which the operator’s users can earn flight points when they make calls. Through Cep Fly, prepaid and post paid Vodafone subscribers will earn...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey, US could cooperate in renewable energy

Date: 13/04/2010Turkey, US could cooperate in renewable energy Turkey, with its significant renewable energy potential, and the US could cooperate in new renewable energy projects in the years to come, George Pataki of international law firm Chadbourne & Parke told a conference titled “Renewable Energy Opportunities in Turkey” in Washington,...

Posted on 14 February 2011