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Category Archives: Tourism

Ölüdeniz: An Undiscovered Paradise and Only a Budget Airline Trip Away

Compared to other parts of Turkey, you hardly ever hear about OluDeniz, but when it comes to buying a property in Turkey -- and many other places in the world -- that is certainly a good thing. The beach at Ölüdeniz set inside a naturally sheltered and almost tropical bay...

Posted on 03 September 2009

Turkey Expecting 26million Tourists This Year – 30million 2010

Despite the international crisis the Turkish government is still expecting to see 26 million tourists this year, a major growth on the 23 million received last year. "We are expecting around 26 million tourists this year and our target for 2010 is 30 million if we could overcome the crisis,"...

Posted on 30 August 2009

Holiday Lettings Pin-Point Property Investment Opportunities in Turkey

Holiday Lettings.co.uk, arguably the world's largest portal for private rental properties around the world, has said that the demand for private rental properties in Marmaris and Istanbul is currently outstripping supply, pointing to a hole in the market that property investors could profit from filling. Easyjet has revealed that it...

Posted on 22 August 2009

Maxima Developing New Multi-Million Condotel in Izmir

Maxima hotel group is building a massive all-year round holiday resort in Özdere, a holiday resort in the Aegean port city of İzmir. The resort will target the Russian and Belgian arkets with the hope of achieving all year occupancy. The resort will consist of private houses and a 5...

Posted on 13 August 2009

Searches for Holidays to Turkey Increasing Massively in 2009

Searches for Holidays to Turkey are higher than they have ever been according to Google insights search tracking. It shows the increasing popularity of Turkish holidays on a yearly basis since 2004. The rise between 2004 and 2008 is incremental and very small, but in 2009 searches have takes a...

Posted on 06 August 2009

Gazipasa Airport Progressing Well – Bright Future for Alanya Property Market

The Gazipasa airport is finally open for business. The first (private) flight landed into the airport on the 22nd of this month. The airport has been the cause of much controversy and rumour in the past, each time the reports would come in that the airport was going to open,...

Posted on 30 July 2009

Turkish Tourism Boosted by Strong Euro

As we predicted (with the help of ABTA) it would on this blog, the strong Euro is causing more British tourists to choose Turkey as the destination of their traditional summer holiday, at the expense of the traditional favourites like Spain and Greece. An article in today's Zaman President of...

Posted on 09 July 2009