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A leading tourism representative has said the sector players want to turn Istanbul’s Yenikapı into a new cruise port amid renovation works in the city’s main cruise port.
German holidaymakers are increasingly flocking to Greece, leaving the acrimonious wrangling between the two capitals over Athens’ debt mountain, halting reforms or fears of a “Grexit” to the politicians.
TRABZON – Anadolu Agency
A development agency is aiming to establish a “Blue Route” in the eastern Black Sea of Turkey with the aim of introducing new tourism alternatives to the region, which has recently witnessed a boost in the number of local and foreign tourists.
The number of Russian tourists visiting Turkey’s Mediterranean province of Antalya decreased by 41 percent in the first two months of the year, much higher than the overall decrease in visitors to the province of 2.9 percent, according to data from the Association of Mediterranean Tourism and Hoteliers of Turkey (AKTOB)
Turkish tourism players have their eyes set on Japanese tourists, as they look to diversify incoming tourist sources over looming retreats in Russia and European markets
ANTALYA - Anadolu Agency
Tourism destinations in Turkey may see a flood of Chinese visitors as Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said the visa process for the Asian giant’s citizens have been eased.
ANTALYA – Anadolu Agency
Tourism representatives have welcomed the government’s new incentives for tour operators and airlines, but have added that additional steps need to be taken.
Luxurious Gulf hotel chain Jumeirah Group will begin to run its second hotel in Turkey, the Golden Savoy Hotel, in May after the historic Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah
The government is planning new incentives for tour operators and airlines, as part of measures to boost tourism income amid problems in neighboring countries
Turkey’s Mediterranean province of Antalya, an international tourism destination with numerous facilities, has become the country’s leading convention tourism city, according to a sector representative
Over 550,000 tourists visited Turkey in 2014 for sporting reasons, spending more than $900 million, said the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB) in a written statement on Jan. 31
TUI Group wants to restructure its cruise businesses and airline brands and focus more online bookings after its merger to create a giant.
Turkey’s tourism income increased by 6.2 percent to $34.3 billion in 2014, the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) announced on Jan. 30.
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