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New EasyJet Flights to Boost Antalya Turkey’s Property Market

Date: 26/01/2010New EasyJet Flights to Boost Antalya Turkey's Property Market Easyjet's new route from Gatwick to Antalya is a huge testament to the growth potential of Turkish tourism, and will boost occupancy of holiday rental properties in the area substantially, UK based Turkish property agent Spot Blue has announced. Director...

Posted on 14 February 2011

World Bank applauds Turkish economy

Date: 25/01/2010World Bank applauds Turkish economy The World Bank’s Turkey Director Ulrich Zachau has spoken highly of the Turkish economy’s outlook for 2010, noting that it is undergoing a process of recovery. The recovery started last year, said Zachau and went on to say, “Even though the official numbers have...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Kiss Flights replaces Globespan routes (to Turkey)

Date: 20/01/2010Kiss Flights replaces Globespan routes (to Turkey) Kiss Flights has launched 12 new summer services from Glasgow to help fill the gap left by the collapse of Flyglobespan. The flights will be the first to be operated by Kiss from a Scottish airport and destinations will include Spain, Portugal,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Foreign real estate investors place Turkey in top five

Date: 20/01/2010Foreign real estate investors place Turkey in top five According to an annual survey by the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate, Turkey is among top five emerging markets. The survey was conducted in the fourth quarter of 2009 among nearly 200 members of the D.C.-based association, representing...

Posted on 14 February 2011

“Turkey poised to become a major global economy”

Date: 19/01/2010“Turkey poised to become a major global economy” Zafer Caglayan, Turkey’s State Minister for Foreign Trade, has voiced Turkey’s determination to apply free market principles to international trade. Speaking to reporters following a meeting with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Chairman Victor K. Fung in Ankara, Caglayan said...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Renault to manufacture Clio 4 in Turkey and France

Date: 19/01/2010Renault to manufacture Clio 4 in Turkey and France French automaker Renault has announced that it will manufacture its Renault Clio model partly in France and partly in Turkey. Renault's President Carlos Ghosn met on Saturday with French President Nicholas Sarkozy to discuss the location of the manufacturing plant...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Monarch Airlines heads east for 2010 with new flights to Turkey

Date: 14/01/2010Monarch Airlines heads east for 2010 with new flights to Turkey Award winning airline Monarch is heading east in 2010 with the launch of a host of new flights to Turkey. Tipped once again as being a hotspot for British holiday makers looking for great value sun and fun,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Moody’s upgrades Turkey’s rating on ‘economic resilience

Date: 11/01/2010Moody’s upgrades Turkey’s rating on ‘economic resilience Turkey’s government bond rating was raised one notch to Ba2 at Moody’s Investors Service, which cited growing confidence in the government’s “financial shock-absorption capacity.” “The ability of the government and the country more generally to regroup when faced with a very significant...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Qatari royal family buys five-star hotel in Turkey

Date: 11/01/2010Qatari royal family buys five-star hotel in Turkey Qatari royal family has bought a five-star hotel in Marmaris town of south western province of Mugla. The company, owned by Qatar's Amir Sheikh Ahmad Ali al-Thani, bought Munamar Hotel in Icmeler district in Marmaris, said the officials. Al-Maselah Construction and...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Investment banking expects a bright year in Turkey

Date: 04/01/2010Investment banking expects a bright year in Turkey Turkey’s investment banking is likely to see a fruitful year in 2010 with many opportunities, according to the executive of the Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB), the first private investment and development bank of Turkey. Initial public offerings (IPOs) may...

Posted on 14 February 2011