European Best Destination 2013 has named Istanbul, Turkey this year’s people’s choice winner. Istanbul is the fourth city to win the competition, and on the city’s first ever entry into the competition.
100 musicians and dancers from 13 different Turkic nations will be in London for a debut concert Nevruz, presented by TURKSOY. In celebration of the coming Spring Vestival (Nervuz) this wonderful event delivers the music, song, dance and amazing costumes of all Central Asia to London’s from all over Central Asia Westminster Central Hall March 27th.
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.
According to the Turkish Ministry of Transport, Shipping and Communications, the total number of airports inside Turkey will grow to 56, including the massive plans for a mega facility targeted for Istanbul 2020. The third Istanbul project in the North of the city will reportedly accommodate 150 million passengers a year. The projected cost of that facility is some €7 billion euro.
To reach its goal of attracting 33 million foreign tourists this year, Turkey has big plans. The country is set to open 69 new tourism areas in 24 cities according to Culture Minister Ertuğrul Günay. These new areas include a pilot project to enhance the infrastructure of Ölüdeniz, the restoration of the ancient theatre in […]
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.
In travel news from Turkey, inbound tourism there has taken a hit so far this year as March saw a nearly 10 percent drop over the same period in a year ago. The Tourism Ministry reported just short of one and a half million tourists arriving in March.
The growth of Turkey as a key tourism destination is showing no signs of slowing down, with some experts predicting visitor numbers in the capital Istanbul to double by the end of 2015.
ULookUBook.com say that British tourists are jetting off on all inclusive holidays to Turkey to experience the unique culture and fantastic scenery of the country.
News from one of Britain’s leading seaside getaway OTA’s, On the Beach, reveals Cyprus beaches as one of this Spring’s most popular attractions for UK travelers. According to figures from Cyprus, some 200,000 people bathed in the azure waters off Cyprus in April alone.
If ever anyone dreamed of experiencing the performing arts from within the perfect venue, then Antalya and the Aspendos Antique Theatre is the place to be. Beginning in June 9th with a debut performance of Carmen by the İstanbul State Opera and Ballet, visitors to Antalya can enjoy the 18th Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival, but one magical event in Turkey’s 2011 repertoire.
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus stands to gain much from the forward thinking and engaging tourism industry efforts Turkey has initiated these last couple of years. Investment in Northern Cyprus tourism will eneviatbly pay off not only for the investment concerns, but for the people of the Republic as well. While many countries in Europe have suffered from losses in tourism dollars these last couple of years, Turkey and brother states have done exceedingly well, holding their own against all rivals.