Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Tourism representatives hope that Pope Francis’ Turkey visit may contribute to reviving faith tourism, which has been slowing down due to conflicts in the surrounding region
Turkish and foreign tourism representatives, banking executives, journalists and academics met yesterday to discuss future tourism trends at the International Resort Tourism Congress and the conference will continue today.
Turkey’s tourism income jumped by 11 percent to $12.9 billion in the third quarter of 2014 from the same period of the previous year, the Turkish Statistics Agency has revealed.
ANTALYA - Anadolu Agency
Some 65 percent of tourism facilities on Turkey’s coasts need to be renovated to compete with other facilities around the Mediterranean, according to a recent report by the Touristic Hoteliers Association of the Mediterranean (AKTOB).
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
A luxury train filled with Western tourists pulled into Tehran on Oct. 27, after an almost two-week journey from Budapest taking in Iranian cities that reportedly cost up to $31,000 a head.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Regional conflicts in neighboring countries in conjunction with domestic issues have had a negative impact on hotel reservations in Turkey, said Turkey’s Touristic Hotels and Investors Association
A new report unveiled by Turkey’s top tourism organization
has revealed the Kurdish peace process has boosted the tourist flow to eastern and southeastern provinces
Turkey’s tourism authorities are set to develop a new campaign to attract more young tourists
MUĞLA – Anadolu Agency
Tourism has not been widely affected by the ISIL attacks near the Turkey-Syria border, but there are concerns about the upcoming year’s reservations
Turkey’s top tourism association has announced 2015 as the 'Year of Jerusalem,' aiming to send around 100,000 tourists to the city
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
Despite turmoil in the Middle East and recession in Europe, Turkey continues to be an attraction for tourists, says Başaran Ulusoy, the president of the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB).
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey remains one of most favored tourism destinations for Russian tourists, amid the growing flight network between the two countries and a concerted promotional campaign in Russia by the Turkish Tourism Ministry.
The EASA announced that airlines could now permit passengers to use electronic devices during flights
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