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Let’s talk Turkey

Date: 22/04/2009Let's talk Turkey With its Venetian-style bridges that arch across canals as clear as bottled Evian, Portville is a picture of relaxing holiday perfection. The gin-and-tonic terraces in front of the elegant waterfront houses catch the evening sun over the mountains and the daytime sparkle from the bay where...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey to make private sector the only actor in electricity distribution by 2020

Date: 21/04/2009Turkey to make private sector the only actor in electricity distribution by 2020 Encouraging the use of renewable energy resources in the following decades should be a priority for both the private sector and the government, said Turkey’s Energy Minister Hilmi Guler last Friday. Speaking at a conference entitled...

Posted on 14 February 2011

New yacht marina opens next month in Altinkum

Date: 17/04/2009New yacht marina opens next month in Altinkum The Altinkum Didim Yacht Marina in Turkey has been in the pipeline for an absolute age, but the waiting is finally over. The 33.6 million pound marina will open next month, potentially giving a huge boost to property in the Altinkum...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey, a safe haven for real estate investors

Date: 17/04/2009Turkey, a safe haven for real estate investors Erdogan Bayraktar, President of the Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKI), said entrepreneurs who invest in Turkey will not lose out, but will instead make considerable profit. Speaking on Monday at the inauguration of a workshop organized the Prime Ministry Investment...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey’s “Red Sea” diving spot, set for new season

Date: 14/04/2009Turkey’s “Red Sea” diving spot, set for new season ANTALYA - Ayvalik offers underwater photographers and divers red coral usually found only near the Red Sea. With its 60 diving points, this district in Balikesir also boasts a wealth of undersea life, which is a main factor in the...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Dolphin therapy in Turkey for abused European kids

Date: 14/04/2009Dolphin therapy in Turkey for abused European kids Three Luxembourg children who were subjected to violence in their families and sent to childcare centers by the state will receive dolphin therapy in Antalya. The first visitors to the Antalya Dolphin Therapy Center are three children who were badly treated...

Posted on 14 February 2011

UK owned Turkish retailer Migros opens 97 stores in Q1

Date: 14/04/2009UK owned Turkish retailer Migros opens 97 stores in Q1 ISTANBUL - Migros, Turkey's biggest retailer, said on Tuesday it opened 97 stores in the first three months of the year, putting it in on track to meet its 2009 target of 400 new stores. Migros, owned by UK’s...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey Property Searches up for March – Spot Blue

Date: 13/04/2009Turkey Property Searches up for March - Spot Blue Searches for Turkey property saw a month-on-month rise of 38% in March, according to specialists in Turkish property, Spot Blue. The firm reported last month that 2009 had gotten off to a bright start, and their latest figures suggest that...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Investing in property in Turkish coastal areas

Date: 06/04/2009Investing in property in Turkish coastal areas According to a leading British tour operator, Turkey has knocked Spain off the top spot in terms of being the most popular summer holiday destination for Britons in 2008. This may not seem so significant, until one remembers that Spain had dominated...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish holding company buys 15.3% of Air Berlin

Date: 06/04/2009Turkish holding company buys 15.3% of Air Berlin TUI Travel has acquired a 19.9 percent share in Europe’s third largest low-cost carrier, Air Berlin, for approximately $85 million, in a strategic alliance deal that will also see Air Berlin taking over operations of TUI’s struggling German airline operations, Hapag-Lloyd...

Posted on 14 February 2011