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Istanbul sees meteoric rise as international convention destination

Date: 02/02/2010 Istanbul sees meteoric rise as international convention destination Istanbul’s status as a global meetings and events destination has seen a stellar rise in the past decade, with convention visitor numbers increasing more than eightfold and new infrastructure projects boosting the city’s conference capacity to more than 30,000 delegates....

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey, top tourism country in the Mediterranean

Date: 29/01/2010 Turkey, top tourism country in the Mediterranean Turkey will be the winner in tourism in the Mediterranean this year, according to Wybcke Meier, board member of the German Travel Association (DRV) and managing director of tour company Oger Tur. Despite the increased preference for domestic destinations, tourism numbers...

Posted on 14 February 2011

“Turkey is part of the European family…” says Spanish Foreign Minister

Date: 29/01/2010 “Turkey is part of the European family…” says Spanish Foreign Minister “Spain, the current European Union president, believes that Turkey belongs to the 27-country bloc”, said Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos, whose country holds the EU presidency through this June, in a Sunday interview with Germany's Welt...

Posted on 14 February 2011

New EasyJet Flights to Boost Antalya Turkey’s Property Market

Date: 26/01/2010 New 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....

Posted on 14 February 2011

World Bank applauds Turkish economy

Date: 25/01/2010 World 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...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Kiss Flights replaces Globespan routes (to Turkey)

Date: 20/01/2010 Kiss 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,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Foreign real estate investors place Turkey in top five

Date: 20/01/2010 Foreign 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,...

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...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Renault to manufacture Clio 4 in Turkey and France

Date: 19/01/2010 Renault 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...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Monarch Airlines heads east for 2010 with new flights to Turkey

Date: 14/01/2010 Monarch 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...

Posted on 14 February 2011