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Skiing in Turkey – Bookings surge for New Year Holiday

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Skiing in Turkey – Bookings surge for New Year Holiday As blankets of snow cover the most popular ski centres across Turkey, including Uludağ, Palandöken, Erciyes, Kartepe and Ilgaz, hotel bookings for the new year have surged. Turkish Travel Agencies Union (TÜRSAB) Vice Chairman, Hasan Erdem, said that early bookings at the ski centres were […]

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Thomas Cook to expand own-brand hotel portfolio

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Thomas Cook to expand own-brand hotel portfolio British tour operator, Thomas Cook Group plc, has announced that it will open a further 20 own-brand hotels by the end of 2019 – these will include 6 in Spain, 4 in Greece and 3 in Turkey. The company, which currently offers 3.000 hotels across a range of destinations, including the Mediterranean and […]

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UK – EU Agree on ‘Divorce’ Settlement!

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UK – EU Agree on ‘Divorce’ Settlement! The UK has finally agreed a financial post-Brexit settlement with the EU, with an undertaking to pay a fixed share of EU budgetary contributions up until 2020. According to Reuters, a senior EU negotiator advised that a deal had been made in principle and that agreement should be reached on 2 […]

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Lake Salda – the ‘Turkish Maldives’!

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Lake Salda – the ‘Turkish Maldives’! At first sight, one could be forgiven for thinking you were in the stunning Indian Ocean archipelago that is the Maldives. However, this little known piece of  paradise is Turkey’s very own answer to one of the most photographed tourist destinations in the world (and one that features on […]

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New Mega Ring Road for Alanya

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New Mega Ring Road for Alanya Possibly Alanya’s single most significant infrastructure undertaking ever, work continues on the construction of the new ‘Ring-Road’, with the first stage of Phase 1 sheduled for completion sometime around June 2017. The first stage of Phase 1 focuses on the widening and extension of the existing D400 and will include […]

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Full of Eastern Promise – the Top 8 must-see sights of the Eastern Mediterranean – Greece, Turkey and Cyprus

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Full of Eastern Promise – the Top 8 must-see sights of the Eastern Mediterranean – Greece, Turkey and Cyprus Sunsets in Santorini, Greece. Drogarati Cave, Kefalonia, Greece Rhodes Old Town, Greece Sunken City at Kekova island, Turkey Ephesus Amphitheatre, Turkey Pamukkale, Turkey Sea Caves at Cape Greko, Cyprus Zenobia Ship Wreck, Larnaca, Cyprus

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Top 10 Regions for Foreign Property Investment – 2016

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Top 10 Regions for Foreign Property Investment – 2016 We have said before that tourism is the primary driver for sales of property to foreigners. Given that 2016 was a dismal year for Turkish tourism (with estimated losses of up to around $12 billion), we could be forgiven for thinking that ‘second home’ sales would suffer […]

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