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TUI Group wants to restructure its cruise businesses and airline brands and focus more online bookings after its merger to create a giant.
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.
Russia’s tourism giant Tez Tour’s Turkish unit Alkan Group has requested for the suspension of bankruptcy for over 322 million Turkish Liras ($136.3 million) of debts due to the economic problems in Russia and Egypt.
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
İZMİR - Anadolu Agency
Data compiled by the Transportation Ministry has shown that the number of cruise tourists who visited Turkey in 2014 decreased by 20 percent from the previous year
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.
The number of people visiting Turkey as tourists reached an all-time high of around 37 million in 2014, pushing Turkey closer to Italy in the most visited destination chart, a cabinet minister said Jan. 22.
The government is planning new incentives for tour operators and airlines, as part of measures to boost tourism income amid problems in neighboring countries
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
Istanbul’s first official digital promotional platform, howtoistanbul.com, has come online
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
The head of Turkey’s top tourism organization says cheaper plane tickets would attract more tourists to Turkey from crisis-hit Russia.
Turkey’s tourism income increased by 6.2 percent to $34.3 billion in 2014, the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) announced on Jan. 30.
The number of winter tourists in Turkey has doubled over the last decade, increasing from 2.7 million in 2004 to 4.8 million this year
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