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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

Turkish Industrial Production in 12.1% Annual Growth in January – Turkstat

Turkish industrial output was up 12.1% year on year according to the latest data released by Turkstat. This compares to a growth of 1.5% in European Union industrial production over the same period. Calendar adjusted industrial production in Turkey increased by 16.1% year on year, and by 0.3% month on...

Posted on 12 March 2010

Antalya Visitor Numbers All Time High in January and February

Antalya tourism set new records in January and February this year, according to new figures released by the region’s department for culture and tourism. Some 311,995 tourists came to Antalya by plane during January and February, said Antalya Culture and Tourism Director İbrahim Acar. February was the biggest month with...

Posted on 05 March 2010

Home Sales Rise Fastest in South East Turkey – Turkstat

The south-eastern and eastern regions of Turkey accounted for 28% of a 3.9% quarterly increase in Turkish home sales in the fourth quarter of last year. This was by far the largest proportion held by any region, and proves that the south-east of Turkey has one of the brightest property...

Posted on 26 February 2010

Turkish Airlines Posts Exceptional Growth in 2009 Passenger Numbers

Turkish Airlines, Turkey's flagship carrier saw passenger volumes grow in 2009, making it one of a only a few airlines to see growth in what will surely be known as one of the most difficult years for international aviation since the advent of the budget carrier. Not only that, but...

Posted on 04 February 2010

Turkish Economy to Grow More than Previously Expected Says World Bank

The World Bank country director for Turkey, Ulrich Zachau has said that the organisation "expects" Turkey's economy to grow by 4-4.5% this year, which is higher than the World Bank's running forecast of 3.5%. On the other hand, he said that high unemployment would continue to be a problem in...

Posted on 03 February 2010

Turkish Economy to See Growth Boosted by New IMF Deal in 2010

The Turkish economy is predicted to grow by around 5% this year. A whole slew of analysts and brokers at investment funds, research groups and banks have forecast growth of between 4 and 7%, with 5.2% being the average forecast from the reports I have read. The International Monetary Fund,...

Posted on 14 January 2010

Turkish New Home Sales up 24% on Last Year

Home sales in the first nine months of this year, were an incredible 24% higher than in the same period last year, according to the Real Estate Investing Partners Association (GYODER/ GYODER said that the cuts in title deeds fees and the Turkish equivalent to VAT (KDV) had played a...

Posted on 31 December 2009