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Tourism minister hopes Turkey to host 30 million tourists in 2010

Date: 18/03/2010 Tourism minister hopes Turkey to host 30 million tourists in 2010 Turkey's Culture and Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay said Turkey would carry out a promotion campaign worth 50 million USD, and aimed to host 30 million tourists in 2010 with a 10 percent rise over 2009. Over 27...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – Most valuable piece of land in Bosphorus on sale at Cannes

Date: 17/03/2010 Turkey - Most valuable piece of land in Bosphorus on sale at Cannes Most valuable piece of land in Bosphorus on sale at Cannes Milliyet - Turkey is standing out in this year’s MIPIM trade show, the international real estate market in Cannes, France. The search for international...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey’s Prime Minister meets British Prime Minister

Date: 17/03/2010 Turkey's Prime Minister meets British Prime Minister Erdogan said that the global financial crisis had almost no impact on the financial system in Turkey. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the global financial crisis had almost no impact on the financial system in Turkey, adding, "Turkish...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish banks still a safe bet, Credit Suisse says

Date: 15/03/2010 Turkish banks still ‘safe bet,’ Credit Suisse says Turkish banks remain a good investment in 2010, according to a new report by Credit Suisse. Although investing in Turkish banks is not as cheap as it was last year, the report remained positive that Turkish banks are a better...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Sterling still at the whim of opinion polls

Date: 15/03/2010 Sterling still at the whim of opinion polls As suspected on Friday, the promise by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury - that there would be no post-election tax increases - did not even survive the weekend. The Chancellor of the Exchequer told Sky News that he could...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish billionaires put mark on Forbes list

Date: 12/03/2010 Turkish billionaires put mark on Forbes list Emin Karamehmet, with $2.9 billion and Sarik Tara, at $2.6 billion. Turkey has made a remarkable advance, according to Steve Forbes, who spoke at a press conference in New York on Wednesday. “Compared to last year, only seven Middle Eastern billionaires...

Posted on 14 February 2011

IstanbulÂ’s outlying districts come to fore with new developments

Date: 12/03/2010 Istanbul’s outlying districts come to fore with new developments With recent investment projects and more to come, Istanbul’s Pendik, Serifali, Çekmeköy, Bayrampasa and Silivri districts have attracted a great deal of attention as regions with potential for further development in the near future, despite being located at a...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – Antalya Visitor Numbers All Time High in January and February

Date: 11/03/2010 Turkey - 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,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

PwC report points to Istanbul for realty investments

Date: 11/03/2010 PwC report points to Istanbul for realty investments According to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate, Europe 2010 report that analyzes latest trends and developments in the real estate sector, Istanbul is at the top of the list of ‘City Development Prospects’ in Europe. The biggest city of...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish investors regain confidence, says DeloitteÂ’s survey

Date: 11/03/2010 Turkish investors regain confidence, says Deloitte’s survey The number of investors in Turkey who expect recovery in the economy has reached its peak in the past two years, following concerns over a volatile market atmosphere, according to a poll by Deloitte Turkey. The Deloitte poll has found that...

Posted on 14 February 2011