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TurkeyÂ’s underwater world: a scuba-diving wonderland

Date: 15/06/2009 Turkey’s underwater world: a scuba-diving wonderland Turkey's historical heritage and Blue-Flag beaches have made it a rising star in world tourism. Its underwater beauty also attracts many tourists each year. The coastlines of Antalya, Balikesir, Mugla, Çanakkale and Mersin host rich underwater fauna, underwater caves and wreckages, attracting...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish business world welcomes new stimulus package

Date: 08/06/2009 Turkish business world welcomes new stimulus package The business world welcomed an incentive package, which was announced by the Prime Minister on Thursday, with excitement. Businessmen said that Turkey, which has been indirectly affected by the crisis as the consequence of a spillover effect, should manage to free...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Even the Spanish go to Turkey

Date: 01/06/2009 Even the Spanish go to Turkey Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, the family owned Spanish hospitality company known for offering memorable vacations and some of the best service in the industry continues to grow its portfolio with the addition of five new properties in Turkey, Tunisia, Greece and Cuba....

Posted on 14 February 2011

New Radisson Blu Resort & Spa in Turkey Opens its Doors in Cesme

Date: 01/06/2009 New Radisson Blu Resort & Spa in Turkey Opens its Doors in Cesme Radisson Blu (former Radisson SAS), the hotel brand operated by the fast-growing Rezidor Hotel Group, opens its first resort in the Turkey today - Radisson Blu Resort Cesme. "Cesme is our first resort in Turkey";...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Sterling Jumps Massively Against Turkish Lira – British Buyers Expected to Pounce on Turkish Property

Date: 29/05/2009 Sterling Jumps Massively Against Turkish Lira - British Buyers Expected to Pounce on Turkish Property On the Spot Blue blog last month we revealed a Moneycorp prediction that the British pound would strengthen against the Turkish Lira from its then, 2.30 to 2.35 or possibly even as high...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Antalya – Five-star health hotel for elderly

Date: 22/05/2009 Antalya - Five-star health hotel for elderly Turkey’s first five-star hotel and health center for elderly people, supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to diversify tourism, has opened in the village of Duaci, about two kilometers away from Antalya. The center cost 15 million euros to...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Ford Turkey to start exports to US

Date: 22/05/2009 Ford Turkey to start exports to US Ford Otosan, a joint venture between US automotive giant Ford and Turkey's largest industrial conglomerate, Koc Holding, is preparing to begin exports to the US. Ford has never before exported cars to its home country from a Ford factory in Europe,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Antalya, land of the A- listers where you can still pick up a flat for £35,000

Date: 22/05/2009 Antalya, land of the A- listers where you can still pick up a flat for £35,000 How a tycoon created a property boom in Turkey's budget resort of Antalya. One of the gaudiest and glitziest parties of the year will be staged in what was once the budget...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey to Step up Efforts to Join EU in July

Date: 21/05/2009 Turkey to Step up Efforts to Join EU in July Turkey plans to revamp its progress towards becoming a full member of the European Union from July 1st, when Sweden takes over the EU Presidency from the Czech Republic. According to Turkey's environment and forestry minister Veysel Eroglu,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

New Easyjet Flights to Boost Bodrum and Dalaman Property Markets

Date: 19/05/2009 New Easyjet Flights to Boost Bodrum and Dalaman Property Markets Turkish property specialists Spot Blue have learned that the UK's largest airline Easyjet is launching three new flights from London Gatwick to Turkey's most popular regions. Easyjet currently runs 3 flights to Bodrum and 5 flights to Dalaman...

Posted on 14 February 2011