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Thomas Cook ties up exclusive Turkish hotels deal

Date: 21/07/2009 Thomas Cook ties up exclusive Turkish hotels deal Thomas Cook will be the only UK tour operator selling Turkish hotelier LykiaWorld’s properties in Turkey for summer 2010. The four star LykiaWorld Ölüdeniz, which has 19 swimming pools, and its new five star sister property LykiaWorld Antalya are already...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Cheapest Place to Retire Abroad with the British Pound

Date: 21/07/2009 Cheapest Place to Retire Abroad with the British Pound As Britain’s economy looks more and more likely to be suffering for many years to come and as the UK’s credit rating looks like it may well be downgraded, many are of the opinion that the time is right...

Posted on 14 February 2011

USD 600 million of new investment from BMC

Date: 20/07/2009 USD 600 million of new investment from BMC Aksam – Motor vehicle maker BMC will start construction work for the first phase of its testing grounds in the Manisa-Turgutlu Organized Industrial Zone, as a part of a new production line. The lack of testing grounds – an apparent...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Railway to be built on third bridge over the Bosphorus

Date: 20/07/2009 Railway to be built on third bridge over the Bosphorus AA - Cahit Turan, the Turkish General Director of Highways, has announced plans to build a 2 x 3 lane of highway and a two-way rail system on the proposed bridge which will be the third one over...

Posted on 14 February 2011

G8 analysis says Turkey is a regional power

Date: 11/07/2009 G8 analysis says Turkey is a regional power AA - Turkey is a regional power and an effective country that is critical to peace and stability in its region, said an analysis by the Group of Eight (G8) on Wednesday. According to the analysis recently released within the...

Posted on 14 February 2011

“Turkey will recover early from crisis and will see fast growth”

Date: 11/07/2009 “Turkey will recover early from crisis and will see fast growth” Sabah - During the annual meeting of the Economic Dynamics Association, two Nobel Prize winners, Chicago University Professor Robert Lucas and Arizona State Professor Edward Prescott, expressed their opinions on the recovery of the Turkish economy. Lucas...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Hilton To Open More Hotels In Turkey

Date: 06/07/2009 Hilton To Open More Hotels In Turkey International hospitality company Hilton Hotels Corporation plans to grow its presence in key locations of Turkey's tourism market, a Hilton executive said on Sunday. Hilton opened its first resort hotel in Dalaman town of Mugla province that lies in the intersection...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey a door to regionÂ’s markets

Date: 26/06/2009 Turkey a door to region’s markets ISTANBUL - US-based companies are increasingly interested in Turkey, as they consider the country as a gateway to markets, such as northern Iraq, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan, says Rahsan Cebe, chairwoman of the American Business Forum in Turkey. Construction sector is especially attractive,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Quarterly Data Shows More People Looking to Buy Turkey Property

Date: 24/06/2009 Quarterly Data Shows More People Looking to Buy Turkey Property Searches for Turkey property were up 30% in the three month period ending June 22, compared to the previous three month period ending March 22, according to Turkish property specialists Spot Blue -- a very promising sign, according...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Euro-free Turkey a property hotspot

Date: 15/06/2009 Euro-free Turkey a property hotspot Conti is reporting strong demand for property in Turkey. The overseas mortgage specialist describes the country as “one of the top investment destinations in 2009?. The firm saw a 65% increase in mortgage applications for Turkish properties during the first five months of...

Posted on 14 February 2011