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“Turkey will emerge as a superpower”

Date: 11/09/2009“Turkey will emerge as a superpower” James Canton, a well-known US futurologist, a former White House advisor and the founder of the Institute for Global Futures, has predicted that Turkey could eventually emerge as a superpower in its region by giving priority to technology and innovation. "As long as...

Posted on 14 February 2011

TurkeyÂ’s privatizations to gain speed in 2010

Date: 11/09/2009Turkey’s privatizations to gain speed in 2010 Turkey’s Privatization Administration signals that the country will see a rapid privatization process in the upcoming period. The administration is working on a new tender model for the National Lottery, while the privatization of bridges, highways and electricity distribution companies is ongoing....

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey surpasses EU countries in growth rate

Date: 10/09/2009Turkey surpasses EU countries in growth rate Headed by former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari, the Independent Commission on Turkey has released a report on Turkey’s achievements in the EU accession process. The economics section of the report praised Turkey’s average GDP growth rate of 7 % as the country...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey is the fastest growing country in Europe

Date: 10/09/2009Turkey is the fastest growing country in Europe Attending the Turkish-Indian Cooperation TOBB (Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey) Economy and Technology University, ISPAT (Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey) Vice President Arda Aciksoz gave a speech to the participants on the Turkish economy and provided...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey hopes for 30 million tourists in 2010

Date: 02/09/2009Turkey hopes for 30 million tourists in 2010 Ertugrul Gunay, the Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism, set a target to host 30 million tourists in Turkey in 2010, despite the ongoing global economic crisis. Gunay said, "We are expecting around 26 million tourists this year and our target...

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Jet2.com Testify to the Popularity of Turkey’s Dalaman with new Flights from UK

Date: 01/09/2009Jet2.com Testify to the Popularity of Turkey's Dalaman with new Flights from UK Jet2.com has announced the launch of a new base at East Midlands airport. Among the new routes are flights to Dalaman, one of the most popular tourism destinations in Turkey from £69.99. Jet2.com has also said...

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New incentives for Turkey’s tourism

Date: 28/08/2009New incentives for Turkey's tourism “BENEFITS: Turkey will raise the tourism sector’s promotional budget and reclassify tour operators that see at least $1 million in yields to be exporters, a status that will allow them to benefit from aid introduced for small- and medium-sized enterprises. The Turkish government is...

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Turkish luxury yachts to be promoted in Cannes and Monaco

Date: 28/08/2009Turkish luxury yachts to be promoted in Cannes and Monaco AA - Turkey's ultra-luxury yachts produced in Antalya Free Zone will be promoted at international yacht shows. Zeki Gurses, the Head of Antalya Free Zone, stated that the southern province of Antalya is a leading center for the manufacturing...

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Turkey ranks well ahead of its competitors in tourism

Date: 27/08/2009Turkey ranks well ahead of its competitors in tourism Despite the fact that the effects of the global financial crisis are still being felt in the tourism sector, Turkey managed to become the only country in the Mediterranean basin to see an increase in the number of tourists. During...

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A new era begins for TurkeyÂ’s yacht tourism sector

Date: 25/08/2009A new era begins for Turkey’s yacht tourism sector The southern Aegean town of Didim has finally been elevated to the ranks of a serious player in Turkey's tourism sector, ready to compete with its bigger neighbors such as Bodrum and Fethiye. Having always been a favorite destination for...

Posted on 14 February 2011