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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Even though April 23 National Sovereignty and Children’s Day is still the only children’s holiday in the world, it is not the same holiday of my childhood.
“Whatever the result of the elections, we will continue working vigorously,” a young entrepreneur told me during a visit to his plant.
Enver Yücel, the head of the executive committee of Bahçeşehir Uğur Educational Institutes, is a leading name in the sector. He is an entrepreneur who has been active in the sector for almost 40 years with both domestic and international investments.
Our tourism sector, which is struggling amid a severe crisis, is now experiencing total chaos because of the ban on the hotel reservation website booking.com that came as the result of a case opened by the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TURSAB)
We applauded Turkish scientist Bilge Demirköz at the cosmetic giant L’Oreal and UNESCO’s “For Women in Science” award ceremony this year.
My Hürriyet colleague Jale Özgentürk recently attended the Seatrade Fair in Miami, after which she wrote that Turks’ interest in this Florida city was rising
Hollywood movie star Nicole Kidman has become one of the new faces of Turkish tourism. Advertisements with her have been published in German daily Die Welt and will soon be published in Russian daily Pravda. Kidman has herself said she wants to visit Gallipoli due to the shared history of Turkey and Australia.
The documentary called “You can do it,” prepared by fellow journalist Tuluhan Tekelioğlu, promptly explains the paradox surrounding the problems women face in this country.
As more and more people are coming to believe that the black clouds hanging over tourism in Turkey will not be so easily dispersed, the country is developing new strategies to achieve its $500-billion target in exports in 2023.
Yıldız Holding, which is home to global brands such as Godiva and United Biscuits, set up the Sabri Ülker Center at the Harvard School of Public Health in 2014 with a $24 million donation. The holding has 56,000 staff on four continents; they have made $3.6 billion in investments in the past five years.
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