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Another step towards Turkey joining the EU.

Date: 20/08/2008 Another step towards Turkey joining the EU. The Justice and Development Party, or AKP, has drafted a new national program regarding European Union accession, in a sign that the government plans to reinvigorate EU-backed reforms. The 400-page Turkish National Program for the Adoption of the EU Acquis, which...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Hilton to open its first resort hotel in Turkey

Date: 20/08/2008 Hilton to open its first resort hotel in Turkey Turkey's first Hilton resort hotel will open in Mugla's Dalaman district toward the end of 2009 with a 100-million euro investment. Hilton Hotels Corporation, the world-renowned U.S.-based international chain of full service hotels and resorts, signed a franchise agreement...

Posted on 14 February 2011

“Is Turkey the new Tuscany?” – asks The Independent Newspaper.

Date: 18/08/2008 “Is Turkey the new Tuscany?” - asks The Independent Newspaper. It straddles Asia and Europe – and is the holiday choice of the chattering classes. As David Cameron joins them, John Walsh explains why Turkey is having its moment in the sun Next week, David Cameron is off...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Rent out your home and move abroad

Date: 18/08/2008 Rent out your home and move abroad Waiting for the economy to pick up? Why not rent out your home for 12 months and escape abroad You wait all year for it - the holiday abroad – then, before you know it, you’re back where you started. At...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey is a top property hot spot

Date: 15/08/2008 Turkey is a top property hot spot Average annual growth rate of 7.3% since 2004, Turkey has established itself as a leading emerging market for property investors. Burgeoning tourist industry and planned reforms ahead of its EU accession, poised to become one of the world’s top 10 economies...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Investors rush to emerging markets

Date: 08/08/2008 Investors rush to emerging markets As real estate bubbles in the developed world burst consecutively, investors are increasingly looking for deals in developing markets, including Turkey, said the Financial Times Tuesday. Relying on Real Capital Analytics, or RCA, a research and consulting firm, the British newspaper said the...

Posted on 14 February 2011

A British Cap and Gown for Antalya?

Date: 08/08/2008 A British Cap and Gown for Antalya? World-renowned for its un equalled coastlines, hand in hand with natural beaches with ‘blue flags,’ ancient graves and historical artefacts dating back to Hellenistic times, Antalya, a city on the 'Turkish Riviera,' now prepares to host two private universities, one by...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Exxon Mobil in talks with Turkey for Black Sea oil

Date: 05/08/2008 Exxon Mobil in talks with Turkey for Black Sea oil Exxon Mobil is among the companies that seek to co-operate with Turkish Petroleum Corporation in the oil exploring studies in the Black Sea, a company executive told Anatolian Agency on Sunday. "Exxon Mobil is an important company for...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey ranks third in blue-flagged coasts in the world

Date: 05/08/2008 Turkey ranks third in blue-flagged coasts in the world The number of blue-flagged coasts in Turkey rose to 258, making Turkey the third in blue-flagged coasts in the world, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported on Tuesday. About 258 beaches and 13 marinas won blue flag in Turkey...

Posted on 14 February 2011

2,000 year old piers unearthed in Turkey

Date: 05/08/2008 2,000 year old piers unearthed in Turkey Two ancient piers belonging to the first century A.D. have been discovered by archaeologists in the ancient city of Aphrodisias in western Turkey, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported Thursday. The nearly 2,000 year-old piers were discovered by a team of...

Posted on 14 February 2011