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Turkey still on the up – Nearly 7 million Tourists visit Antalya

Date: 09/09/2008 Turkey still on the up - Nearly 7 million Tourists visit Antalya Popular Mediterranean resort city Antalya, where 300,000 tourists arrived by air last week, has hosted approximately 7 million tourists this season so far, local officials say. The total number of tourists that came to Antalya between...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey the winner in Gulf’s investment hunt

Date: 01/09/2008 Turkey the winner in Gulf's investment hunt As the increase in oil prices continue to help boost the income of Persian Gulf nations, Turkey is becoming a magnet for Gulf-based investors. Investors there have become nervous of developments in the United States and the West after Sept. 11,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – back to business on EU membership

Date: 01/09/2008Turkey - back to business on EU membership Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his government will refocus on reforms for European Union membership "One of the issues that we all need to focus our attention on is our EU process," Erdogan said, in an address to the...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey: To Buy or Not to Buy?

Date: 29/08/2008Turkey: To Buy or Not to Buy? Property Wire's global markets expert Liam Bailey gives us his view on the media-hyped investment 'hotspot' Turkey. Turkey is most certainly a current property investment hotspot. It is working towards EU membership and seeing massive levels of tourism. Visitor numbers are set...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Three giants step up to invest in Turkish energy

Date: 29/08/2008Three giants step up to invest in Turkish energy OMV, Lehman Brothers and MET Energy Systems, already partners in the Borasco Electricity Generation Ind., have decided to invest in the burgeoning Turkish energy market through the construction of a natural gas energy production center with a projected capacity of...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Budget airline starting new direct flights from Scotland

Date: 21/08/2008Budget airline starting new direct flights from Scotland “We are delighted to announce Flyglobespan will now be offering direct flights from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen to the fantastic resort of Dalaman in Turkey for Summer 09.” Each airport will operate a weekly flight, giving a total of three flights...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Another step towards Turkey joining the EU.

Date: 20/08/2008Another 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 outlines...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Hilton to open its first resort hotel in Turkey

Date: 20/08/2008Hilton 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 with...

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 to...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Rent out your home and move abroad

Date: 18/08/2008Rent 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 home,...

Posted on 14 February 2011