A recent travel agreement between Russia and Egypt has refocused attention on the Turkey tourism. Turkey expects five million plus Russians this season.
In Moscow last weekend the World Tourism Forum at the Ritz-Carlton brought together professionals of the tourism industry of Turkey, Russia and other countries, along with investors and government representatives. The big topic of discussion was Russian-Turkish tourism for the coming season, along with expectations of professionals in the industry.
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.
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.
We just received a press release from the Turkish Tourism Office, Istanbul is officially calling all people who love Turkey to vote for the city in winning the title of European Best Destination for 2013. According to the release, the only city in the world to span two continents, Istanbul is the legendary crossroads between Eastern and Western cultures.
In the first two months of this year, Istanbul got more visitors than in the same period of time in the previous year. However, Antalya had a smaller number of tourists than in 2012.
Seven Turkish banks have agreed to provide the necessary funds to build Istanbul’s third bridge. İbrahim Çeçen, chairman of the IC İçtaş company (part of the winning consortium), announced that the banks will provide USD 2.4 billion over 10 years. The construction is slated to start in May according to the news.
A new urban area that will soon be home to some 1.5 million people will be built in Istanbul. Officials say the construction for this new area is going to start in the next six months, on the Black Sea coast on the European side of Istanbul, Hurriyet Daily News reported.
Turkey as a travel destination offers dozens of hair-raising attractions for the adventurous traveler, but recently the country has seen an influx of visitors looking for an altogether different experience – men in search of facial hair implants.
The Turkish Shipping Summit will be held in Taksim, Istanbul on 13th November 2012. Visit to find out all the latest shipping information and visit Istanbul too.
United Airlines will now offer service to Turkey with its new daily nonstop service between Newark Liberty International Airport and Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport.
It’s a little hot outside to talk about Christmas markets, those little gems which make Europe look like a fairytale during Winter holidays, but the old continent abounds in various types of markets. From colorful bazaars and fascinating flea markets to beautifully arranged flower stalls and mouthwatering food markets, vendors of every description stand ready to offer tourists quite memorable experiences.
Europe’s largest hotel search website, Trivago.com has recently launched March report regarding European hotels prices. According trivago Hotel Price Index (tHPI), prepared each month, spring season shows an increase as regards Eastern European destinations.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has made another foray into Turkey’s booming hospitality industry with the opening of Le Meridien Istanbul Etiler, marking the debut of the Le Meridien brand in Europe’s South-easternmost nation.
Marketing campaigns for hotels chains are not a new fad, nor is using sexy to sell ideas, but doing so intriguingly, this is a bit uncommon. In News from Conrad Hotels & Resorts this morning, their brand is on a global marketing binge that may see a new phrase coined, “chic and slinky sells,” rather than sex.