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Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı on May 22 stressed the importance of tour packages for American tourists who want to visit Turkey’s Mediterranean regions.
NEVŞEHİR - Anatolia News Agency
Tourists visiting the Central Anatolian region of Cappadocia prefer to stay in old mansions that have been turned into boutique hotels rather than in large modern accommodations, a local tourism official has said.
IZMIR - Anatolian News Agency
A luxurious house with plenty of rooms, a restroom and a kitchen, believed to pertain to a rich family, is found in İzmir. It islocated by the side of a newly-discovered Roman road.
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet
Lofoten Trading, the Norwegian maker of ice museums, aims to expand its business in Turkey, adding accommodation units to its concept. The company is seeking land and strong local partners, says general manager Odd Roar Olsen
ANKARA - Agence France-Presse
As the tourism revenues of Middle East nations such as Lebanon and Egypt fall sharply, Turkey is enjoying a strong wave of Arab tourists, according to figures. The country, however, is no longer a popular destination for Israeli travelers
SOFIA - Reuters
Hundreds of foreign tourists are stranded at the Bulgarian Black Sea airport of Burgas after their charter flights were cancelled over a payment row between their tour operator and the flight carrier, officials said on Saturday.
More than one million people have visited the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq - a haven of relative stability - in the past nine months, a tourism official said on Saturday.
The streets of Alanya, a seaside resort town in southern Turkey, are devoid of Israeli cruise tourists this year due to continued political tensions between Ankara and Tel Aviv.