Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish Airlines, the country’s national flag-carrier, has announced it increased its total number of passengers by 6.5 percent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same period of the previous year
Turkish Airlines has inaugurated flights to San Francisco, the national flag carrier said in a statement.
ANTALYA - Anadolu Agency
Tourism representatives have supported the idea to give Russian tourists the chance to enter Turkey with only their identity cards, rather than their passports
MILAN - Reuters
Three weeks before the Milan Expo opens on May 1, the site of the showpiece event is still a mass of trucks raising dust and workers in hard hats racing to finish building after delays, graft and cost overruns.
PARIS/BERLIN - Reuters
Russia’s lurch into recession has hit many tourism and luxury goods companies hard, forcing them to cut prices and in turn costs in an attempt to limit the damage
Turkey’s Western Mediterranean Development Agency (BAKA) and Turkish Airlines have initiated a project to enable the Turkish province of Antalya to take a bigger share in the world golf market by inviting representatives from France’s golf travel agencies to visit the resort town of Belek’s golf courses.
HAVANA - Agence France-Presse
Tourism to Cuba was up 16 percent in January from the previous year, following the historic rapprochement between the communist island and the United States, officials said on March 9
Lawmakers in Serbia gave the green light to a riverside development project in Belgrade, bankrolled by an Abu Dhabi investor but deeply dividing residents of the capital.
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.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Turkish tourism representatives believe it is still possible for Turkey to attract more Russian tourists making “last minute” reservations, amid a dramatic slowdown in Russian tourists coming to the country
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)
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Out of the roughly 40 million tourists who visited Turkey last year, around half a million came for surgical procedures ranging from hair transplants and liposuction to cancer and orthopedic treatment, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK)
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.
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