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Turkey is TESCOÂ’s Turkish delight.

Date: 12/10/2007Turkey is TESCO’s Turkish delight. Four years after marching into Turkey, Tesco will mark another step in its global expansion by opening its first supermarket in Ankara, the capital, next week. Yet again, the retailer seems to have timed its move perfectly. An economic boom led by the retail...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Hilton Hotels want more room.

Date: 12/10/2007Hilton Hotels want more room. Hilton Hotels Corporation plans to develop 15 properties in Turkey over the next five years. A total of 2,500 rooms will make up the development programme following the signing of a Letter of Understanding (LOU) for a strategic development agreement with local company Amplio...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Public EU figures say Yes to Turkey.

Date: 05/10/2007Public EU figures say Yes to Turkey. “…… question of Turkey's accession to the European Union is reopened today with an appeal from 50 prominent politicians and intellectuals for the door to full membership for Ankara to be kept open. "Starting with the European Union's neighbours, the best way...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Researcher says Turkey property prices are among the cheapest.

Date: 05/10/2007Researcher says Turkey property prices are among the cheapest. According to research results by ERA, Turkey is among the cheapest countries regarding property prices. In a report called “Europe 2006-2007” prepared by ERA, Turkey is at the top of a list among countries where the percentage of becoming a...

Posted on 14 February 2011

bmi starts flying to Turkey

Date: 05/10/2007bmi starts flying to Turkey Following a major expansion of routes, bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest based airline has announced that it will start services to Turkey. Starting from 28 October, bmi are flying to Ankara 6 times per week from Heathrow. (Tuesday to Sunday inclusive).

Posted on 14 February 2011

TESCO sees great growth in Turkey

Date: 03/10/2007TESCO sees great growth in Turkey The rapid development of our store network in Turkey means that we added 33% to our selling space there in the first half alone, adding 8 hypers and nine Express stores. We opened our first hyper market in Ankara in the next few...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish Airlines Flying High

Date: 18/09/2007Turkish Airlines Flying High The number of passengers flying with Turkish Airlines (THY) increased by 16.6 percent in the first eight months of 2007 (January to August), compared to the same period last year, reported THY in a statement released to the Istanbul Stock Exchange. Source : Zaman, Istanbul.

Posted on 14 February 2011

Major US company sets sail for Turkey.

Date: 07/09/2007Major US company sets sail for Turkey. U.S. specialist buyout firm Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts (KKR) is considering making its first venture into Turkey, via a major acquisition in the country's shipping industry. It's not hard to see what KKR finds attractive about such a deal. Turkey sits at...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish property a “well kept secret” for expats

Date: 07/09/2007Turkish property a "well kept secret" for expats Retirees looking to move abroad should consider Turkey as the country's property market has remained a "well kept secret" in recent years meaning house prices are "exceptionally low". This could be an attractive proposition, considering that the average asking price for...

Posted on 14 February 2011

New airport to open near Alanya on the Mediterranean coast

Date: 03/09/2007New airport to open near Alanya on the Mediterranean coast TAV, the company responsible for running airports in Istanbul and Ankara has won an auction to operate Gazipasa Airport, near Alanya, on the southern Mediterranean coast of Turkey, the contract is for 25 years. The airport, which is partially...

Posted on 14 February 2011