At the World Travel Market (WTM) in London this week, the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism’s exhibit at stand EM1000-1050 reveals the ever increasing diversity of tourism experiences in Turkey.
FRHI Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel management company for luxury hotel brand Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts, has announced the development of seven new hotels in the MEAI. According to the news, the group unveiled their plans at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) as key for FRHI’s goal of doubling its regional footprint by 2020.
In a first for Istanbul and Turkey, the Pera Museum is hosting the country’s first ever exhibition dedicated to graffiti. The aptly named “Language of the Wall” runs until 5 October, and features the works of some 20 artists from the US, France, Germany, Japan and Turkey.
The Aegean town of Alacati manages to effortlessly combine traditional Turkish hospitality with stylish boutique hotels, high-end fashion, independent art galleries and lively beach clubs. Popular for its boutique hotels with bijou pools and great food, there are also a myriad of new designer-led shops and unique artworks blossoming in Alacati.
Turkey’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism has recently launched a brand-new tourism branding and advertising campaign under the banner ‘Home Of’. With the unchanging main byline ‘Home of….’, the second part of the byline uses variable text to convey Turkey as the starting point for many distinguished sites, historical events and unique features, including ‘Home Of History’ and ‘Home Of Adventure’ among many others.
For vacationers interested in visiting Cyprus or Turkey this season, Green Island Holidays is offering deals at including multiple destinations like; Alacati, Bodrum and Istanbul in Turkey and Kyrenia and Famagusta in North Cyprus.
Just before 9:30 GMT this morning a magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit eastern Greece just south of Kamariotissa in the Aegean. The quake, reported by the USGS was felt as far away as Palestine.
Alacati is one of the best known Aegean destinations for foodies and those wanting festive atmosphere, and a bit of the unusual. Honoring the “out of the ordinary” this year Turkey celebrates the International Vanishing Tastes Festival June 6th thru 8th in this marvelous place noted for architecture, vineyards, windmills, and kite surfing.
Coming Saturday to Trafalgar Square, Turkish Day in London – will be held between 12 pm and 8.30 pm. Sponsored by the Turkish Ministry of Culture & Tourism, the day activities will include performances and cuisine, plus activities for all ages.
Voted Europe’s best airline, Turkish Airlines will highlight the TourIstanbul service for passengers at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2014.
Coming June 29th to July 5th, a 700 year old tradition is relived and reinvented at Edirne, Turkey. The Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling 2014 event will a week long manly man battle for leather clad, oil drenched supremacy.
Earlier this week a delegation from Turkey met with Constanta, Romania prefect Radu Volcinschi to discuss Constanta as a destination for “Development of Outdoor Adventure Tourism Network in Black Sea Region (DOOA).”
London based Mapmart, aka Alternative Travel and Turkish Riveria Golfing Holidays, failed as of April 9 according to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Istanbul was named the top destination in the world, and in Europe, ahead of Rome, London, Paris and New York and other cities at the 6th Travellers’ Choice awards for Destinations by TripAdvisor. The city received a record 39 plus million visitors in 2013, making it the sixth most visited city on Earth.
Istanbul is the only European destination in the Eastern part of the continent to rank among the top 10 most searched worldwide, according to recent search trends released by Bing.