Tag archive for ‘turkey’
By Millie Atkinson On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

UNWTO strongly condemns attack in Istanbul

UNWTO is deeply shocked by the tragic attack perpetrated in Istanbul, Turkey. On the behalf of the entire international tourism community, UNWTO expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Russian tourism to Turkey down 26 percent

The number of Russian tourists visiting İstanbul dropped by 26.5 percent year-on-year in January and February, according to a recent report from the Turkish Association of Travel Agents (TÜRSAB). While the overall More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Two tourists trapped under snow, injured at Turkey ski resort

Two people have been injured after being trapped under snow that fell from the roof of a hotel in Kartepe, a ski center in Turkey’s northwestern province of Kocaeli. Four people were trapped under the 1.5-meter More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Turkey: More investments needed as winter tourism doubles

The number of winter tourists in Turkey has doubled over the last decade, increasing from 2.7 million in 2004 to 4.8 million this year, but more investments are needed to realize the country’s potential in the More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Turkey wants young tourists

Turkey’s tourism authorities are set to develop a new campaign to attract more young tourists between the ages of 7-27, in hopes of creating more income and increasing Turkey’s popularity, said the head of the More...

By Millie Atkinson On Friday, November 14th, 2014

Turkish Airlines reports 13.7 percent increase in passenger numbers

The number of passengers flying with Turkey’s national flag carrier, Turkish Airlines, increased by 13.7 percent during the year’s first 10 months compared to the same period last year, the airline has said. According More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Jafza offers advantage to Turkish companies using Dubai as hub for Middle East and Africa

Officials from Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the premier Free Zone in the Middle East, will be addressing a seminar on October 15at the Kempinski Ciragan Palace as part of a 5 day roadshow being conducted to highlight More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Turkey becomes one of world’s top medical tourism destinations

In recent years Turkey has increased its profile as a destination for medical tourism, becoming the sixth most visited country in the world for that purpose, according to the Ministry of Health. Tourists from all More...

By Millie Atkinson On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Turkey welcomes over 7 million visitors in first four months of 2014

The number of foreign visitors to Turkey rose 5.07 percent in the first four months of this year over the same period in 2013 to 7.03 million, according to data released on Monday by the Ministry of Culture and More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, May 10th, 2014


◗ Population (2010): 74,724,269 ◗ Capital: Ankara ◗ Main cities: Istanbul, Izmir,Bursa, Antalya, Adana ◗ Visa requirements: for UK passport holders, a multipleentry visa for visits of upto three months More...