14/01/2019
Istanbul’s Public Transport System Carries Record Number of Passengers in 2018

Stats released by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality reveal a record number of people used Istanbul’s public transport system in 2018. Including railways, trams, subways and buses, passenger numbers reached a staggering 1.6 billion people. 715 million passengers used subways, while buses carried 963 million passengers over 361 million kilometres, a stat that the Daily Sabah […]

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09/01/2019
Turkish Promotion of Ancient Troy Site Brings in Record Visitor Numbers

Turkey’s efforts to promote the ancient city of Troy as a top tourist attraction resulted in record visitor numbers. The UNESCO site sitting in the Northern Aegean Canakkale Province hosted 531,650 visitors after Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Ministry declared 2018 as the year of Troy. The event coincided with its 20th anniversary of being a […]

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27/12/2018
Greece, Spain and Turkey’s Tourism Industries Close the Year on a High

Official government stats from Greece, Turkey and Spain report 2018 as an excellent year for their tourism industries with either an increase in visitors and/or expenditure. The bounce back following previous years when the travel market across the globe slumped because of terrorism fears is fuelling optimism for 2019. Turkish Tourism Bounces Back One country […]

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20/12/2018
Turkish Tourism: A New Campaign and Hopeful Predictions for 2019

With the Turkish tourism industry finishing 2018 on an all-time high, hopeful government officials say visitor stats and revenue will continue to rise in 2019. As 2018 draws to a close, statistics predict a yearly total of 40 million visitors, but the government is already rolling out new policies and promotional campaigns to ensure next […]

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15/11/2018
Turkey’s Tourism Season Ends on a High

Turkey’s tourism season ended on a high after results revealed a 23% increase in visitors’ year-on-year for the first three quarters. With October marking the last month of the official tourism time period starting in May, confident government officials say they will break yearly figures proving the travel industry of Turkey has rebounded in style. […]

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02/11/2018
Istanbul’s New Airport : Leading the Way to the Future

On the 29th October 2018, a date coinciding with the Turkish Republic’s 95th anniversary, the new Istanbul Third airport held its official grand opening ceremony. Headed by Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, over 5000 people including leaders from ten countries like Pakistan, Georgia and Bulgaria attended. Also, in attendance were Turkish ministers and senior officials […]

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02/10/2018
Istanbul New Airport Gears Up for An Official Opening

As Istanbul New Airport gears up for its grand opening, all eyes are upon Turkey to see just what they have pulled off. Without a doubt, it is the country’s biggest and most expensive landmark ever built. Spearheading Turkey’s list of mega projects, when complete in 2023, it will be an important travel hub not […]

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25/09/2018
Foreign House Sales in Turkey Double Amid Lucrative Incentives

In August 2018, foreign house sales in Turkey reached a record total of 3,866 apartments and villas. The final stats released by TURK STAT (Turkish Statistical institution) are double the number of sales for the same month in 2017, which was 1.684 units. Interest in Turkish real estate sharply increased when the lira took a […]

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19/09/2018
Turkish Citizenship by Property Investment Just Got Cheaper: Now $250,000

An announcement in the official Gazette of Turkey reports revised changes for gaining Turkish citizenship by investment. Financial criteria has been massively reduced in an aim to attract more foreign investment into the country. Previously the required financial outlay for gaining citizenship through real estate acquisition was 1 million USD. The revised figure is just […]

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13/09/2018
Turkish Airports Served 140 Million Passengers in First 8 Months of 2018

Data released by the General Directorate of State Airports Authority reveal Turkish airports handled 140 million passengers from January to August 2018 of which 45.7% of trips were on flights to and from other countries.  Including international and domestic flights, this was an increase of 12.7% year-on-year. The stats are no surprise because Turkey has […]

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