Wildfires are ravaging areas of southern Turkey. According to the reports, unprecedented fires have forced tourists and locals to evacuate.
Turkey Opens 2,900-year-old Altintepe Fortress to Tourists
Visitors to eastern Turkey will now be able to experience the amazing 2,900-year-old ruins of Altintepe Fortress.
Panagia Sumela Monastery Frescoes Vandalized in Turkey
Vandals have defaced priceless Byzantine frescoes in the Holy Monastery of Panagia Sumela in Trabzon, according to reports from Turkey.
The Troy of Legend Now Thought to Be Much Older
Recent excavations at the ancient city Troy in Turkey’s northwestern Çanakkale province reveal a much older history than previously thought.
The 2019 Uzakrota Travel Summit Will Welcome 4,000 Leaders of Tourism
The 6th Uzakrota Travel Summit will take place at the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus in Istanbul on 13 December, 2019.
Turkey Travel Warnings On Uptick Since Khashoggi Affair
According to a recent EUobserver report, Germany issued a warning to all nationals visiting Turkey to beware of posting social media messages that criticized Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Tensions are on the rise since the controversial Khashoggi affair has caused increased friction in the region. The German Foreign Ministry has warned citizens traveling to Turkey to lay […]
Turkey Adds 9 Hot-air Balloon Destinations for 2019
In news from the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies, balloon adventurists arriving in Turkey will have nine new destinations for hot-air balloon flights across the country. Tour agencies have reported an ever increasing interest in the trips.
Turkey Expects 5 Million Plus Russian Tourists in 2018
A recent travel agreement between Russia and Egypt has refocused attention on the Turkey tourism. Turkey expects five million plus Russians this season.
TÜRSAB Positive About Tourism in Turkey
TÜRSAB, the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies, is optimistic about the future of the tourism sector in Turkey.
Turkey Preferred Travel Destination for Ukrainians
Some 1.5 million Ukrainians traveled abroad in 2016, and an impressive 75% chose Turkey as their destination of choice, according to the Hotels Association of Turkey (Türkiye Otelciler Birliği – TÜROB). Turkey is now the most preferred foreign destination in Ukraine and TÜROB is expecting the trend to continue in 2017. The association prepared a […]
Russia Warns Airlines on Turkey Charter Flights
Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency Rosaviation has warned the country’s airlines of a possible ban on charter flights to Turkey, citing a “complicated political situation.” The agency warned it may again halt charter flights to Turkey, as tensions between the two countries intensified over events in Syria.
Turkey Will Host 38 Million Tourists in 2017
According to news from the Association of Travel Agencies (TURSAB), Turkey expects to greet more than 38 million tourists this year. The Chairman of the association, Basaran Ulusoy, also assured reporters of Turkey’s readiness for the summer season to begin.