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Take off for Turkish Airlines Istanbul to Birmingham route

Turkish Airlines start their new direct Birmingham to Istanbul service today, December 15th.  Flights will operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sundays.  Prices start from £174.00 including taxes.  Passengers can take excellent connections from Birmingham to 33 domestic and 108 international destinations with Turkish Airlines. Turkish Airlines UK flights already...

Posted on 15 December 2008

A Property in Turkey is not just for Christmas

Turkey is a paradise of sun, sea, mountains and lakes and offers and complete change from the stress of everyday life in the UK.  Together with low property prices, low cost of living and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, there has never been a better time to...

Posted on 12 December 2008

Istanbul – cultural and financial centre of Turkey

Istanbul is Turkey's most populous city and the cultural and financial centre of Turkey.  Located on both sides of the Bosphorus, the narrow strait between the Black sea and the Maramara sea, Istanbul is the only city in the world that sits on two continents - Europe and Asia.  With...

Posted on 11 December 2008

Easyjet commence flights to Istanbul, Turkey from London Gatwick

Budget carrier Easyjet takes off for it's first flight to Istanbul from London Gatwick this Friday, December 12th.  The flights to Turkey will run daily and prices start at a bargain busting £59.98 return.  Easyjet expect 100,000 passengers to fly on the the new route in the first 12 months.  This...

Posted on 09 December 2008

Weather in Turkey vs weather in England

The weather in Turkey is traditionally thought of as being predominately hot - but just how good is the weather in Turkey?  Let’s look at the facts.  The month with the lowest average temperature is January with the mercury falling to 59 Fahrenheit.  Compare that with an average temperature in...

Posted on 08 December 2008

Never a better time to buy property in Turkey

In these times, it is challenging to identify good property investments. After more than a decade of price appreciation, most property markets suffer from oversupply, high prices and the effect of rising interest rates. Hence Turkey stands out. Residential prices in Turkey rose after relaxation of foreign ownership restrictions in...

Posted on 26 November 2008

Foreign investment in Turkish property grows

Foreign investors have spent over 10 billion dollars on property in Turkey over the last five years according to the latest available figures. The amendment of the Foreign Direct Investment Law, which would overhaul the conditions for foreigners’ real estate investments, is expected to allow foreign companies and individuals to...

Posted on 20 November 2008

Ramada expanding in Turkey

Ramada, a major international hotel chain, is in talks with investors to build new hotels in Turkey, a senior executive of the company has said. Murat Keloglu, the CEO of the Ramada Hotel in Istanbul, revealed that they are considering the cities of Izmir, Ankara, Adana and Istanbul for the...

Posted on 17 November 2008

Turkish football closes gap on the big five European leagues

With its big-name signings and loads of money spent, Turkish league is closing in on Europe’s big five leagues of England, Spain, Italy, Germany and France. Turkcell Super League’s bid to become one of the world’s top football leagues has been strengthened as it has been declared the sixth most...

Posted on 14 November 2008

Owning a property in Turkey could not be easier

Popular with holidaymakers, Turkey is becoming a destination to watch on the global property investment map. Interest in Turkey's property market has picked up considerably. "It was kind of a chicken and egg thing. Turkey was a country that had property with exceptional value. People started to discover this, so...

Posted on 12 November 2008