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Turkish Foreign Minister to EU: We Kept Our Side, Keep Yours & Assess Our Bid

The Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has urged his European Union counterparts to accelerate the process of re-examining his country's bid for full membership, and to not let the Cyprus issue stall it any further. Davutoğlu said that his country is currently amidst a period of unparalled reform aimed at...

Posted on 05 September 2009

Maxima Developing New Multi-Million Condotel in Izmir

Maxima hotel group is building a massive all-year round holiday resort in Özdere, a holiday resort in the Aegean port city of İzmir. The resort will target the Russian and Belgian arkets with the hope of achieving all year occupancy. The resort will consist of private houses and a 5...

Posted on 13 August 2009

Searches for Holidays to Turkey Increasing Massively in 2009

Searches for Holidays to Turkey are higher than they have ever been according to Google insights search tracking. It shows the increasing popularity of Turkish holidays on a yearly basis since 2004. The rise between 2004 and 2008 is incremental and very small, but in 2009 searches have takes a...

Posted on 06 August 2009

Gazipasa Airport Progressing Well – Bright Future for Alanya Property Market

The Gazipasa airport is finally open for business. The first (private) flight landed into the airport on the 22nd of this month. The airport has been the cause of much controversy and rumour in the past, each time the reports would come in that the airport was going to open,...

Posted on 30 July 2009

Turkish Tourism Boosted by Strong Euro

As we predicted (with the help of ABTA) it would on this blog, the strong Euro is causing more British tourists to choose Turkey as the destination of their traditional summer holiday, at the expense of the traditional favourites like Spain and Greece. An article in today's Zaman President of...

Posted on 09 July 2009

British Visitors to Turkey to Grow 25% in 2009 – ABTA

Turkey is overtaking Spain as the most popular summer getaway with British travellers according to Quest Turkey, quoting a major British tour operator April 14. The article hinted at the information coming from the Association for British Travel Agents, whilst not actually stating that is where it had come from....

Posted on 14 May 2009

Credit crunch – are cheap holidays to Turkey the answer?

Travel to Turkey is set to increase in 2009 by 30%.  Turkey has for years been a very popular holiday destination with steady tourism growth year on year.  So why should 2009 see such a big increase in Turkey travel? The credit crunch effecting the world at present has forced...

Posted on 14 January 2009