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Turkey Construction Output to Grow Among Fastest in World in Coming Decade — Research

The global construction industry will grow by 70% over the next decade as output in emerging markets overtakes that of established markets, according to new research. The Global Construction 2020 report, from market analysts Global Construction Perspectives and Oxford Economics, forecasts that total construction output will rise from the current...

Posted on 19 November 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

The Growing Popularity of Turkish Property

Turkey was the 4th most popular country with those searching to buy overseas property in August, according to a chart released yesterday by overseas property portal Property Abroad.com. This was above Portugal, Italy, Cyprus and Greece. In an article on Turkey's rising popularity, the portal has put its position in...

Posted on 09 September 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

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

Pound Strengthens Again – Brits Buy Turkey Property Now for 11% Discount

The British Pound is now worth 2.55 Turkish Lira, having climbed from being worth 2.30 Lira at the beginning of April, meaning Turkey property is now 10.8% less expensive to British buyers than it was in April, and has 10.8% in instant equity. Like we said in a post last...

Posted on 19 June 2009

British Visitors to Turkey to Grow 25% in 2009 – ABTA

Turkey is overtaking Spain as the most popular summer getaway with British travellers according to Quest Turkey, quoting a major British tour operator April 14. The article hinted at the information coming from the Association for British Travel Agents, whilst not actually stating that is where it had come from.I...

Posted on 14 May 2009

Altinkum Marina Completed and Open for Business

The long awaited £33.6 million Altinkum Marina opens today, and it is expected to change the face of Turkey's Aegean coastline at Didim.Encompassing 287,000 square metres of land and a lot more sea, the marina is certainly an impressive feat; comparable to all the glitz and glamour of Dubai's celebrity...

Posted on 17 April 2009

Turkish Property Should be Boosted by Growth in Sterling’s Value

Several positive economic factors to emerge in the past 1-2 weeks have seen Sterling begin to rise against the Euro. Cited as reasons for the rise in the Moneycorp article were: British Purchasing Managers' Indices (PMIs) lead the way in manufacturing and services sectors. Non-controversial G20 communiqué welcomed by markets....

Posted on 10 April 2009