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Turkey – Istanbul to have an “undersea” hotel by 2012

Date: 14/04/2010 Turkey - Istanbul to have an “undersea” hotel by 2012 Istanbul’s first undersea hotel, which is being built by Tanriverdi Group in association with the international hotel chain Shangri-La, will open its doors to customers by the year 2012. The seven-star Shangri-La Istanbul, located on Istanbul’s Besiktas coast,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Vodafone Turkey in cooperation with TurkeyÂ’s Pegasus Airlines

Date: 13/04/2010 Vodafone Turkey in cooperation with Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines Vodafone Turkey and Turkish air carrier Pegasus Airlines have implemented Cep Fly tariff, a special flight program with which the operator’s users can earn flight points when they make calls. Through Cep Fly, prepaid and post paid Vodafone subscribers will...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey, US could cooperate in renewable energy

Date: 13/04/2010 Turkey, US could cooperate in renewable energy Turkey, with its significant renewable energy potential, and the US could cooperate in new renewable energy projects in the years to come, George Pataki of international law firm Chadbourne & Parke told a conference titled “Renewable Energy Opportunities in Turkey” in...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – Alanya Gazipasa Airport: What’s the Story?

Date: 13/04/2010 Turkey - Alanya Gazipasa Airport: What’s the Story? Many of you will have heard that the Gazipasa Airport, the closest airport to the Alanya hotspot, is to welcome its first international flight on the 22nd of May. This will be an important milestone in the history of the...

Posted on 14 February 2011

World Bank: Turkey regional leader in renewable energy

Date: 09/04/2010 World Bank: Turkey regional leader in renewable energy Turkey is a leader in the region for its efforts to find renewable sources of energy and has taken important steps in developing its vital energy sector, said World Bank Country Director Ulrich Zachau. Speaking in Ankara yesterday when presenting...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – Burger King reaches 300th restaurant, signals new investments

Date: 09/04/2010 Turkey - Burger King reaches 300th restaurant, signals new investments Having opened its 300th restaurant in Turkey, fast food restaurant chain Burger King has reached the highest growth figures after its home country, the USA. TAB Gida, franchisor of Burger King in Turkey, has opened more than 100...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey fast becoming an R&D center for multinational companies

Date: 08/04/2010 Turkey fast becoming an R&D center for multinational companies The latest R&D incentives, combined with Turkey’s highly trained and skilled work force, is turning the country into a “technology development center” for international companies. According to data issued by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the number of...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish automotive industry readying itself for the “green“ revolution

Date: 08/04/2010 Turkish automotive industry readying itself for the “green“ revolution While the first electric-powered cars are not expected to roll out before 2011, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has already stepped up efforts to assist the country’s booming automotive industry for the coming electric age. A report prepared...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – Travel agency expects a better year

Date: 07/04/2010 Turkey - Travel agency expects a better year Turkey is likely to have a good tourism season this year if Spain and Greece do not reduce prices, a travel agency official said Tuesday. "The possibility of reduced prices in Spain and Greece, major destinations for European tourists, especially...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – New broadcasting law raises foreign shares in TV companies

Date: 07/04/2010 Turkey - New broadcasting law raises foreign shares in TV companies A new draft law regarding the establishment and shareholding structure of TV and radio broadcasting corporations brings Turkey’s broadcasting industry to the focus of international investors. Prepared by the Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTUK), the draft...

Posted on 14 February 2011