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THY Voted “Best Airline Europe”

23 June 2011 – London based Skytrax World Airline Awards 20011 has voted Turkish Airlines (THY) “Best Airline Europe”, “Best Premium Economy Seats” and “Best Airline Southern Europe” as a result of surveys to over 18 million in 100 countries across the globe. The awards were judged against a variety categories which...

Posted on 23 June 2011

Christiano Ronaldo Highlights Turkish Tourism Experience

[caption id="attachment_9669" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Christiano Ronaldo and Irina Shayk on Blue Cruise in Bodrum"][/caption] For anyone that doesn't know, Christiano Ronaldo is currently holidaying in Turkey as a guest of Besiktas chairman Yıldırım Demiroren. Ronaldo, formerly of Manchester United and now playing for Real Madrid is one of the most...

Posted on 22 June 2011

Talk Turkey With The Experts

21 Jun 11 David Walker, the Founder and MD of Spot Blue, a leading UK based property specialist for Turkey, is taking part in a seminar discussing buying property in Turkey, organised by the Turkish British Chamber of Commerce and Industry this Wednesday 22 June at 6pm. The seminar is...

Posted on 22 June 2011

Turkey Property is the Hot Investment Choice

During the boom emerging markets took on an appeal all of their own as they became known for their self-perpetuating cycles of strong growth. Economic growth would lead to rising affluence, which would lead to increasing demand for housing, house prices would be pushed up as a result of this...

Posted on 18 June 2011

Newly Empowered AK Party Could Get EU Accession Back on Track

Now nearly one week past the Turkish election and not a peep of controversy or complaint at the result, we can safely say that the election was a success, especially given that 87% of the voting public turned out and cast their vote. Prime Minister Erdogan of the Justice and...

Posted on 17 June 2011

Turkish unemployment down nearly 3%

16 June 2011 – Turkstat (the Turkish Statistics Institute) has reported that unemployment for March 2011 is down 2.9% compared with the corresponding period for 2010. The Turkstat report shows unemployment fell from 11.5 Percent in March 2011 to 10.8 Percent in March 2011 - the unemployment rate for March 2010 was...

Posted on 16 June 2011

Turkey Deserves Ratings Upgrade Says Leading Figure

Turkey has long deserved an ratings upgrade, after its performance throughout the financial crisis, as well as its being one of the most stable economies in Europe and the world in its aftermath. These are not our words, but those of Vedat Akgiray, the chief of the Capital Markets Board...

Posted on 16 June 2011

Foreign Investment in Turkey increases by over 125 Percent

15 June 2011 – Data released by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey shows FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) into Turkey increased by over 125 Percent for the period January to April 2011 against the same period in 2010. The total for this 2011 period reached over 4.5 Billion...

Posted on 15 June 2011

Turkey’s airlines continue to expand

13 June 2011 - According to Boeing’s Commercial Airplanes Vice President Mr Aldo Basile, Turkish airlines are growing faster than most. Commenting recently, Mr Basile said “Owing to the success of the country’s airline companies, Turkey’s civil aviation market is expanding at a rate that exceeds the world average”, adding “Boeing is...

Posted on 13 June 2011

Holiday in Antalya Cheaper than Torquay for Brits

For a long time many people have doubted whether staying in the UK for a beach holiday was still cheaper than going abroad, with the advent of budget airlines etc. Well, we now have definitive and irrefutable evidence that holidaying in Antalya in Turkey is cheaper for Britain's than a...

Posted on 11 June 2011