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Turkey Continues to Strengthen Medical Tourism Package

The 15 percent year-on-year growth for the Anadolu Medical Center announced at a press conference in Istanbul last week shows Turkey is still on track to become a hub for international health tourism. According to a spokesperson the growth can be put down to a combination of competitive prices, cutting...

Posted on 08 July 2010

The Future is Bright for Turkish Property

We have all seen Turkey's increasing relationship with its Eastern neighbours in the Arab and Muslim world lately, with increasing bilateral agreements, including visa-free travel with many including, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria. Well, the European Union has recently discussed whether or not this is their fault for pushing Turkey away...

Posted on 18 June 2010

Turkish Growth Makes it the Hottest Property in Europe

While it is not exactly an OMG moment it is certainly significant that Turkish property has just been given a recommended investment rating by Global Property Guide in its Mid 2010 report. In fact, it was the recommended investment location for Europe. The report is focussed on residential investment, in...

Posted on 17 June 2010

Turkish Mortgage Demand Doubles in May – Conti

Overseas mortgage provider Conti has revealed massive growth in demand for Turkish mortgages. Conti has said that demand for mortgages for Turkish property has been growing steadily over the past year, but that quotes doubled in May compared to April. This is the biggest sign we have had that growth...

Posted on 10 June 2010

New Low-Cost Flights from Manchester to Boost Bodrum Property Market

Turkey’s popular Aegean resort of Bodrum will benefit from increased accessibility from the UK, as UK low-cost carrier Jet2 has announced it will be flying once weekly to Bodrum from Manchester Airport starting June 23rd. Jet2 holidays are also offering packages built around the flights. Philip Meeson, the chief executive...

Posted on 03 June 2010

Turkish Property Investment in the Spotlight

The industry press is picking up on reports of the impressive yields that can be made on buy to let property investments in Turkey. Turkish developers and realtors have been quoted as saying that rental yields are up to 6% per year and capital gains could be 10% per year....

Posted on 20 May 2010

Turkish Property Making it Big as Journalists Choose Carefully

I just read a great article in the Daily Mail, by Zoe Dare Hall, on why the Antalya region of Turkey will become the next Algarve. Such praise did Antalya receive, that I was forced to check the date on the article, to make sure it hadn’t been written in...

Posted on 07 May 2010

Side Turkey is the Ultimate Seaside Resort Town

It is a commonly held believe that Antalya is one of Turkey's most popular tourism resort locations, and surely one of Turkey's most beautiful Mediterranean coastal regions. Within Antalya the town of Side (pronounced seeday) is one of the most beautiful towns, in Antalya, but also in Turkey as well....

Posted on 17 April 2010

Turkish Property Benefits from Economic Strength

Turkey is finally getting the attention it deserves, as its economy powers out of recession among the strongest in Europe. Thursday saw a senior International Monetary Fund official announce that Turkey weathered the global economic recession successfully. "We believe that Turkey has weathered the crisis successfully," said Caroline Atkinson, director...

Posted on 16 April 2010

Istanbul Airport Traffic Jumps 96% in Q1 – Seven Star Hotel on the Way

Passenger numbers through İstanbul's Sabiha Gökçen International Airport jumped by 96 percent in the first quarter of 2010 from the same period a year earlier, the airport operator said on Thursday. Gökhan Buğday, CEO of ISG – the operator of the second airport in Turkey's largest city -- told a...

Posted on 15 April 2010