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Foreigners to apply for Turkish work permits over the Internet

Date: 04/01/2010Foreigners to apply for Turkish work permits over the Internet Foreign nationals willing to work in Turkey will soon be able to file their applications over the Internet. In order to hasten the bureaucratic procedures, the Turkish Ministry of Labor and Social Security will accept work permit applications made...

Posted on 14 February 2011

European Investment Bank grants EUR 718 million of funding to Turkey

Date: 18/12/2009European Investment Bank grants EUR 718 million of funding to Turkey The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted EUR 718 million of funding for rail transport, electricity distribution, energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Turkey. The bank said in a statement that the EUR 293 million loan to...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Global distress fails to shake Turkey’s tourism sector

Date: 18/12/2009Global distress fails to shake Turkey's tourism sector Of the top ten tourist destination countries worldwide, only Turkey has managed to end the year with an increase in the number of visitors, despite the problems encountered in the industry worldwide, according to Turkey's Minister of Tourism, Ertugrul Gunay. “The...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey among fastest growing countries – says Citi Group banking

Date: 11/12/2009Turkey among fastest growing countries – says Citi Group banking Citi Group has announced that Turkey is expected to see a 4.2 percent growth in 2010. Citi Group has determined that Turkey will be one of the countries to display the fastest growth in the economic recovery. The increase...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish stocks may soar to record in 2010

Date: 11/12/2009Turkish stocks may soar to record in 2010 The ISE (Istanbul Stock Exchange) National 100 Index jumped 3.7 percent in one day after Fitch lifted Turkey to BB+, the highest speculative-grade rating, citing the economy’s “resilience” during the global financial crisis. The gauge is “in a very strong technical...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Ritz-Carlton plans to open two more hotels in Turkey

Date: 11/12/2009Ritz-Carlton plans to open two more hotels in Turkey International hotelier Ritz-Carlton plans to add two more hotels to its chain in Turkey, said the company head at a press meeting. Simon F. Cooper, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, said they planned to open...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Office rents get cheaper, but not in Istanbul

Date: 03/12/2009Office rents get cheaper, but not in Istanbul Construction cranes stand above the Trump Towers Istanbul in Turkey's largest city. The world’s most expensive office markets got a little cheaper this year, but Istanbul, Turkey’s most populous city, was among the few cities in which office rent expenses surged....

Posted on 14 February 2011

More UK-Turkey flights planned

Date: 03/12/2009More UK-Turkey flights planned An expanded schedule of 17 flights from the UK to Turkey a week are planned by Turkish low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines. Services planned for next year including London to Istanbul, Bodrum, Dalaman; Manchester to Antalya and Dalaman and Birmingham to Antalya and Bodrum. The...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – Major operators pick top ten choice for 2010

Date: 03/12/2009Turkey - Major operators pick top ten choice for 2010 Turkey, Egypt and Mexico top the list of the top ten hottest holiday destinations in 2010 predicted by Thomson and First Choice. The sister operators under the TUI Travel umbrella also tip Tunisia, Greece, Majorca, Cuba, Croatia & Montenegro,...

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SwedenÂ’s Foreign Minister warns Europeans against rejecting Turkey

Date: 30/11/2009Sweden’s Foreign Minister warns Europeans against rejecting Turkey Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Turkey’s chief negotiator for EU accession Egemen Bagis, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, Spain’s Secretary of State for the EU Diego Lopez Garrido and Ambassador Marc Pierini, head of the Delegation of the European Commission to Turkey,...

Posted on 14 February 2011