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Turkey Tourism: 2010 to be the Year of Patara

Patara in Turkey has ranked 4th in the TripAdviser top 5 World Destinations for 2010. Patara is known around the world for its 12 mile-long beach which has been made into a national park. The coastline at Patara has been an important piece of ground since Roman and Lycian times,...

Posted on 23 December 2009

Turkish Air Traffic Growing throughout 09, Accelerating in Second Half

The Turkish airline industry has continued to see significant growth this year, with growth in traffic at all Turkey's main airports. New reports from several organisations and individual airports point to growth in both domestic and international traffic through Turkish airports this year – of up to 40% in some...

Posted on 22 November 2009

The Future is Bright for Turkish Property

The future is bright for Turkish property, according to the consensus of opinion. It is hard to find a report that forecasts anything but continually increasing demand for holiday lets as tourism rises, and solid capital growth in the next few years. A recent article in Country Life, one of...

Posted on 14 November 2009

Turkey and Syria Cooperation on Tourism to generate Massive Growth in Syrian Tourism

Turkey's tourism growth has been among the most impressive in the world over the last few years. In fact it has been so impressive that Syria's tourist board has sought the help of their Turkish counterparts in marketing Syria to the world's tourists. Before 2000 Syria and Turkey did not...

Posted on 05 November 2009

Turkish Tourism Smashing Growth Targets in 2009

Turkey received 18,694,028 visitors in the first 8 months of 2009, an increase of 1.1% on the same period last year. Heavy investment in the tourism sector, increased sophistication in its tourism brand, and the good value of the Turkish Lira for foreign visitors have all contributed to this success....

Posted on 29 October 2009

Tourism From Middle East to Turkey Part III: Kuwait

Turkey is becoming one of the world’s most popular tourism destinations. This is understandable given the vastness of the countries cultures, benefits, climates, varied locations and differing climates — something for everyone you could say. Because of its predominantly Muslim ethnic make-up, Turkey is understandably a very popular destination with...

Posted on 24 October 2009

Turkish Airlines to Boost Medical Tourism with 25% Discount on Fares

Turkey's national airline is to offer a 25% discount to people who are flying into the country to receive medical treatment. This is likely to be a massive boost to Turkey's medical tourism industry. Medical tourism is currently the fastest growing sector in the travel and tourism industry. The name...

Posted on 22 October 2009

Tourism from Middle East to Turkey Part II: UAE

Turkey is becoming one of the world’s most popular tourism destinations. This is understandable given the vastness of the countries cultures, benefits, climates, varied locations and differing climates — something for everyone you could say. Because of its predominantly Muslim ethnic make-up, Turkey is understandably a very popular destination with...

Posted on 16 October 2009

Tourism from Middle East to Turkey in Focus Part I: Qatar

Turkey is becoming one of the world's most popular tourism destinations. This is understandable given the vastness of the countries cultures, benefits, climates, varied locations and differing climates -- something for everyone you could say. Because of its predominantly Muslim ethnic make-up, Turkey is understandably a very popular destination with...

Posted on 09 October 2009

Turkish Foreign Minister to EU: We Kept Our Side, Keep Yours & Assess Our Bid

The Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has urged his European Union counterparts to accelerate the process of re-examining his country's bid for full membership, and to not let the Cyprus issue stall it any further. Davutoğlu said that his country is currently amidst a period of unparalled reform aimed at...

Posted on 05 September 2009