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Merrill Lynch says – Turkey will grow around 4.5% over the next decade

Date: 06/07/2009Merrill Lynch says - Turkey will grow around 4.5% over the next decade Izmir Ticaret – Merrill Lynch, one of the world’s leading financial management companies, has predicted an average 4.5 percent growth rate for Turkey. In its weekly report covering Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa’s...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey a door to regionÂ’s markets

Date: 26/06/2009Turkey 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, she...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Quarterly Data Shows More People Looking to Buy Turkey Property

Date: 24/06/2009Quarterly 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 to...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Euro-free Turkey a property hotspot

Date: 15/06/2009Euro-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 this...

Posted on 14 February 2011

TurkeyÂ’s underwater world: a scuba-diving wonderland

Date: 15/06/2009Turkey’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 the...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish business world welcomes new stimulus package

Date: 08/06/2009Turkish 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 itself...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Even the Spanish go to Turkey

Date: 01/06/2009Even 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. The...

Posted on 14 February 2011

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

Date: 29/05/2009Sterling 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 as...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Antalya – Five-star health hotel for elderly

Date: 22/05/2009Antalya - 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 build...

Posted on 14 February 2011

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

Date: 01/06/2009New 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"; says...

Posted on 14 February 2011