Tourism In Turkey

2,900-year-old Urartian Castle is transformed into an open-air museum

History is an inconstant subject. If not carefully preserved, it quickly disappears into the cloudy nights of forgotten lands, never to be found again. The 2,900-year-old Altıntepe Castle – one of the most important Urartian cities in Anatolia, Erzincan in eastern Turkey – can testify to this. Standing the test …

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Turkey summons US ambassador over warning over police methods

ISTANBUL (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Ankara has been summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry following a warning to U.S. citizens in Turkey about their attendance at a political rally that referenced police crowd control methods , state media reported on Sunday. The embassy posted a message on its …

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Dishes from Ottoman palaces take center stage at Turkish Cuisine Week

The flavors of cuisine from the Ottoman palaces that have survived to this day are set to be showcased to the world in Edirne, Turkey with several events planned as part of “Turkish Cuisine Week”, with nationwide celebrations in every city and embassy with the participation of international personalities. guests. …

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Shocker for Turkey, Greece ‘Arch Rival’ says it will negotiate with US to acquire F-35 stealth fighter jets

Greece will soon begin negotiations with the United States on the purchase of fifth-generation F-35 fighters as part of efforts to strengthen both the Greek armed forces and NATO’s eastern and southeastern flanks. said Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. “We are going to start the process of acquiring a squadron …

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Fethiye Times News – Week Ending May 15, 2022

Welcome to our selection of news from Fethiye and Turkey. Organized from various sources of information. Fourth “Accessible Strokes” event in Ölüdeniz 25 athletes with disabilities participated in the fourth “Accessible Strokes” event which aims to reintegrate young people with disabilities into society. The event took place in Ölüdeniz on …

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Visit Sari in Iran, capital of eco-tourism in 2022

Yusef JalaliTV Press, Sari The Economic Cooperation Organization, ECO, has named the city of Sari in northern Iran as the tourism capital of the ECO region in 2022. The city invited the country’s officials and foreign ambassadors to celebrate the designation of the title. The Economic Cooperation Organization, or ECO …

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By building a house, they dug a chamber for the ancient gods

When builders began digging the foundations of a house in 2017 in Başbük, a Turkish village about 110 km from the Syrian border, they came across a curious opening in the limestone bedrock. Soon they unearthed a staircase that descended more than 20 feet. It led to a cool, damp …

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Holidays in Spain: post-Brexit British tourists must be welcomed with “open arms”, says Spain | Travel News | Travel

Manuel Butler, head of the Spanish Tourist Board in London, said British tourist numbers are expected to be back to pre-pandemic levels this summer. He said: “We must welcome British tourists with open arms this first post-Brexit summer.” Although Brexit rules were in place last summer, due to Covid restrictions, …

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TUI launches the summer holiday season in Turkey

The TUI summer season has officially started in Turkey with around 180,000 guests flying to Turkey in April and May. TUI has increased its capacity for this summer and will bring more than 1.5 million customers to Turkey from its 13 source markets in 2022. Around one million of them …

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Danish tourist killed in bomb blast in northern Iraq

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — A Danish national was killed by a roadside bomb while riding a bicycle in northern Iraq, local Kurdish authorities in the country said Friday, blaming Turkish Kurdish insurgents to have placed the machine. According to a Dohuk area police statement, Torbjorn Methmann died in an explosion …

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NATO News: Drone ‘avoids Turkish airspace’ over Black Sea | World | News

A NATO RQ-4 Global Hawk drone was spotted apparently taking a circuitous route to avoid entering Turkish airspace as it flew 52,000 feet above the Black Sea. Turkey positioned itself as a mediator between Ukraine and Russia from the start of the war and has been criticized for it. He …

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May Day violence erupts in France and Turkey | News | DW

Clashes took place on the sidelines of a march in the French capital on Sunday, with demonstrators protesting against the policies of recently re-elected French President Emmanuel Macron. Most of the protesters were peaceful, but violence erupted in two places along the route. Police intervened when a group reported to …

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Top Turkish diplomat visits Venezuela to strengthen relations

Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu met with senior Venezuelan officials to deepen bilateral trade relations, including migration and agriculture. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu meets Nicolas Maduro, President of Venezuela in Caracas, Venezuela, April 29, 2022. (AA) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has called on Turkish companies to invest in the …

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Turkey’s tourism receipts are expected to top $35 billion this year

Published on: Thursday April 28, 2022 Turkey’s tourism receipts are expected to surpass the $35 billion target this year, the country’s Treasury and Finance Minister Nureddin Nebati has said. Hotel occupancy in Turkey is around 68% this month and is expected to reach 92% in May, Nebati said. Nebati said …

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Turkey’s 1st cycling holiday tour will take place in Marmaris

The International Santini Queens of the Aegean Boostrace, Turkey’s first cycling tour featuring a race-vacation concept, will run on a revised route this year. The tour will take place on May 29 and will take runners from Marmaris, in southwestern Turkey, to Akyaka via Gökova on two different routes – …

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Documentary made on the Butte d’Arslantepe

MALAYE British historian, writer and editor Bettany Mary Hughes has made a documentary film about Arslantepe Mound, which is on the UNESCO cultural heritage list in the eastern province of Malatya. class=”cf”> Hughes and his team came to Turkey in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the …

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Successful season opening: TUI offers more holidays in Turkey

The TUI summer season has officially started in Turkey with around 180,000 guests flying to Turkey in April and May. TUI has increased its capacity for this summer and will bring more than 1.5 million customers to Turkey from its 13 source markets in 2022. Around one million of them …

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Turkey thinks it can finally export a luxury brand, can electric vehicles transform the country?

2022 is officially a rebranding year for Turkey, officially changing its name to Turkiye, and the country is taking many steps to project a new image abroad. The past few weeks have been important for Turkey, as the security and stability of Europe and Turkey’s role in this picture have …

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A guide to sustainable development

TEHRAN. KAZINFORM The role of food is becoming increasingly important in the marketing of tourist destinations, said Zahra Larijani, secretary of the food committee of the association of travel agents. According to IRANDAILY, she said culinary tourism helps grow the local economy, improve employment and guide a nation towards sustainable …

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War in Ukraine Hits Russian Tourism Industry – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Russian tourism, both inbound and outbound, is being hit hard by the war-torn crisis that unfolded in the former Soviet republic of Ukraine in late February. For more than two years, the tourism industry has been affected due to the spread of Covid-19 which has turned the world upside down. …

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Istanbul Airport named 2nd busiest international hub in 2021

Istanbul Airport has been named the world’s second-busiest airport for international passenger traffic in 2021, its operator IGA said on Tuesday, as the travel industry seeks to recover from the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. . Istanbul Airport handled more than 26.4 million international passengers last year, a 66% year-on-year …

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Turkish Airlines signs 1.5 million seat deal for Russian tourists

Turkish Airlines has reached an agreement to carry 1.5 million Russian tourists to the country during the year. The airline will allocate 1.5 million seats to Turkish tour operators offering package tours to Russia. It is part of a government-backed $300 million program that will also involve the creation of …

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Cyprus eases travel restrictions – plus latest updates for Greece, Spain, Turkey and UAE

Cyprus is due to scrap travel restrictions after the Easter holidays as it becomes the latest tourist destination to reassess strict entry requirements. As the holiday season kicks off with a surge of sun-seekers eager to get away, many overseas countries are easing rules to help revive their post-pandemic economies. …

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US says potential sale of F-16s to Turkey would serve US interests, NATO – letter

A U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter taking part in the U.S.-led exercise Saber Strike flies over Estonia June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) – The Biden administration believes that a possible sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey …

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Turkey calls for investigation into civilian deaths in Bucha, Ukraine

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has called for an independent investigation into the ruthless killing of civilians in Bucha and other towns by Russian forces in Ukraine. “The images of the massacre, which were published in the press in various regions including Bucha and Irpin near kyiv, are appalling and sad …

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The President of the International Turkish Culture and Heritage Foundation meets with the Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism – AZERTAC

Baku, April 4, AZERTAC President of the International Turkish Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva met with Minister of Culture and Tourism of Turkey Mehmet Nuri Ersoy. Gunay Afandiyeva spoke about the activities of the organization aimed at promoting and deepening the ancient cultural heritage of the Turkic peoples. Afandiyeva …

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TUI set to bring more customers to Turkey in summer 2022, the new Dutch Boeing 737-8 named Antalya

This summer, TUI plans to bring around 1.5 million customers to Turkey, increasing its capacity in all markets from 2019 levels. One million of these customers will travel to Antalya and, as a key destination for TUI’s growth strategy, it names one of its newest aircraft, Antalya. The official naming …

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Russians avoid sanctions by flying to Uzbekistan for VISA, Mastercards

Russian tours to the Uzbek capital of Tashkent have been in high demand, travel agencies say, since they started offering ‘debit card’ tours in a bid to get Mastercard and VISA cards from Uzbek banks . Mastercard and VISA cards issued in Russia cannot be used abroad for international online …

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“Progress in peace talks in Turkey to enable Putin-Zelensky meeting”

Progress in peace talks between the Ukrainian and Russian delegations in Turkey could pave the way for a leaders-level meeting, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Tuesday. Addressing the Russian and Ukrainian delegations who are in Istanbul for peace talks, Erdoğan expressed optimism that progress could be made and said …

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How does the invasion of Ukraine block tourism in Turkey and Cuba?

The turquoise beaches of Turkey and Cuba usually attract millions of Russian tourists. But this year they seem empty, dashing hopes of a vibrant revival for the countries’ tourism industries. The war in Ukraine has had a major impact on Turkey’s tourism sector, particularly Antalya, a Mediterranean region in southern …

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Travelex launches 29th location at Dubai International (DXB) as travel sector rebounds

Market-leading foreign exchange brand Travelex has opened its 29th location at the world’s busiest international airport, Dubai International (DXB), in the latest index of the strong post-pandemic rebound of the Emirates’ tourism industry United Arabs. Travelex also announces plans to open its 30th store at the airport by April 2022. …

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NATO should focus on Ukraine ceasefire: FM Çavuşoğlu

The next meeting between NATO leaders should focus on ways to achieve a ceasefire in the Russian invasion of Ukraine and not just on sanctions and deterrence, the foreign minister said on Tuesday. Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. “Everyone’s first goal should be a ceasefire,” Çavuşoğlu told Turkish reporters on the …

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WORLD’S LONGEST SUSPENSION BRIDGE “1915ÇANAKKALE” OPENS 18 MONTHS BEFORE CREATION

Tender of Turkish Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, General Directorate of Highways in 2017, financed and built by the partners of the Turkish-Korean joint venture – DL E&C–Limak–SK ecoplant–Yapı Merkezi – the Çanakkale bridge and highway of 1915 will allow the crossing between Asia and Europe continents in six minutes …

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Uncertainty for Russian tourists in Turkey hotspot as war rages on

Antalya (Turkey) (AFP) – With its sparkling azure waters, secluded coves and golden sands, Turkey’s Mediterranean coast is a popular destination for Russian tourists, nearly five million of whom visited it last year. But many visitors currently vacationing in the region now fear they will not be able to return …

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Vietnamese travel agencies see strong recovery in outbound tourism

Representatives of several tour operators said the number of Vietnamese tourists booking trips to Asia, the Middle East and Europe in March increased two to three times from last month. Leading tour operator Vietravel said the company will take four tour groups to Dubai, three to Thailand, one to the …

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Mallorca a “refuge” holiday destination this summer

A message coming from the ITB Berlin tourism fair is that Mallorca will be a refuge vacation spot this summer. This despite but also because of the situation in Ukraine. The German travel association, DRV, says tour operators aim for safe destinations such as Majorcaand ABTA in the UK says …

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Turkey welcomes senior Russian and Ukrainian diplomats for peace

Published on: 03/09/2022 – 16:02Amended: 09/03/2022 – 16:00 Antalya (Turkey) (AFP) – The Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers will meet in southern Turkey on Thursday in the first high-level contact between Kyiv and Moscow since Russia invaded its neighbor two weeks ago. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has pushed for …

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Greek Cyprus to lose Russian tourists to Turkey, says envoy

ISTANBUL Greek Cyprus will lose Russian tourists to Turkey this summer as it joined other countries in imposing sanctions on Moscow after the military dispute, the Russian ambassador to the Greek Cypriot administration has said. class=”cf”> “Summer is coming. You are closing your airspace. How will Russian tourists come to …

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Outdoors Notebook: Henry from Lake of the Woods Tourism Honored, Red River Fishing Tournaments, and More -Grand Forks Herald

Explore Minnesota honors Lake of the Woods’ Henry, others ST. PAUL — Northwestern Minnesota tourism developers and attractions were well represented among honorees at the Explore Minnesota Tourism 2022 conference for their contributions to the state’s travel industry. Joe Henry, Executive Director of Lake of the Woods Tourism, was named …

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Russia’s demands to end Ukraine invasion ‘unrealistic’, Ankara says

Russia’s demands for talks and an end to its invasion of Ukraine are “unrealistic”, Turkish President Ibrahim Kalın’s spokesman said on Tuesday. “They probably won’t meet (Wednesday),” Kalın told CNN Turk TV. “It will most likely be postponed for a few days; we are in contact with the negotiating teams,” …

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A Turkish mechanic makes a tracked vehicle from Renault 12

In Trabzon, Gökmen Türkmen, an auto mechanic specializing in suspension springs, travels across snowy plateaus with his specially modified 1977 Renault 12 tracked car – which essentially looks like a Renault 12 station wagon mounted on the tracked wheels of a tank . Now Türkmen is looking to sell its …

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All eyes on the Black Sea after war-stricken Ukraine asks Turkey to seal straits to block Russian warships

The Black Sea is suddenly in the spotlight for its importance in the geopolitical and geoeconomic landscape as the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues. The Great Inland Sea has great strategic and economic value for the six riparian countries – Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the north, Georgia to …

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Live Updates: How Russia’s Assault on Ukraine Affects the Middle East

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could become Europe’s biggest state-to-state conflict since World War II. But the effects of the war will not be limited to the continent. Middle Eastern states maintain close ties with both sides in trade, tourism and defense. While North African countries like Egypt and Libya have …

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IHATO member urges Turkey to plan to attract over 1 million Muslim tourists

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A member of the International Halal Tourism Organization (IHATO) said some 400 million Muslims live in geographical areas about 5 hours flight from Turkey. Omer Akgun Tekin added that this geostrategic advantage necessitates designing strategic planning in Turkey to develop halal tourism, Anadolu Agency reported. He said …

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Western sanctions against Russia to delay underlying problems: Turkey

Western sanctions against Russia over the crisis in eastern Ukraine would only delay the underlying problems, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalın said. Sanctions against Russia are useless, Kalın told German newspaper Welt in an interview published on Sunday, adding that it would be better to listen and understand the other …

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Maiden’s Tower to open in April as restoration nears completion

ISTANBUL Restoration work on Maiden’s Tower in Istanbul is nearing completion as the historic tower is set to be presented to the public in April, İhlas news agency reported. class=”cf”> “The dome is reinforced with carbon fibers, the roof has been raised, and fortification walls have emerged,” he reported on …

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The Association of Tour Operators reveals the number of trips abroad by Russians in 2021 – Society and culture

MOSCOW, February 15. /TASS/. Russians made more than 10.1 million tourist trips abroad in 2021, said Maya Lomidze, executive director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR). “According to the ATOR Analysis Service, in 2021 the outflow from Russia to 32 foreign countries open to Russians, was entirely, …

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What you need to know about the Valley of Love in Cappadocia

Cappadocia’s Valley of Love is more than just hot air balloon rides – here’s what to know about one of Turkey’s most romantic spots. Love Valley is one of the most fantastic and remarkable canyons in Cappadocia. The canyon takes its name from the fascinating enchanted chimney rock formation and …

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The Minister of Tourism highlights the role of cultural attaches

TEHRAN – On Sunday, Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ezzatollah Zarghami hailed the role of cultural attaches as potential advocates for Iranian tourism to all corners of the world. “Our cultural attachés are present in 80 places around the world. Nowadays, [I expect] all [to] represent the Ministry of …

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Turkey supports a promising future in culture and tourism

Published on: Saturday February 12, 2022 A new era has begun between Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, visited Turkey at the invitation of HE the …

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A promising future in culture and tourism – News

Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, Minister of Culture and Tourism, Republic of Turkey Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey, stresses the importance of mutual cooperation It gives us great pleasure to see that a new era has begun between Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. …

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From the Turkey of Kemal Pasha to the France of Nicolas Sarkozy, the dispute over the hijab and the burqa

Karnataka’s hijab row has sparked a wider debate in India over the regulation of uniforms in colleges and schools and freedom of choice in dress with or without religious beliefs. Such debates are neither new nor limited to India. Many countries, especially in the Middle East, have dress codes, especially …

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Heathrow and Gatwick: Travel rules for Dubai, Turkey, Israel and Egypt

A warm winter getaway is rare in the UK, with the weather often miserable and cold or simply bland. This is why many people choose to visit warmer countries during this time. Some popular destinations outside of Europe include Dubai, Turkey, Israel and Egypt. All of these countries have different …

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The fall of Facebook hits the markets | FinancialTimes

This is an audio transcription of the FT press briefing podcast episode: The fall of Facebook hits the markets Marc FilipinoHello from the Financial Times. Today is Friday, February 4. And this is your FT News briefing. [MUSIC PLAYING] Amazon has increased the price of a Prime subscription. Customers may …

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Spain, Portugal and Turkey travel restrictions and what tourists need to know

Although travel restrictions on entering the UK are set to end next week, there are rules travelers will need to follow if they choose to holiday abroad this year. The government has announced it will remove the requirement for a PCR test on arrival in the UK, meaning it will …

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Ukrainian-Turkish film wins ‘Best Director’ award at Sundance

Ukraine-Turkey war drama “Klondike,” directed by Maryna Er Gorbach and co-produced by Mehmet Bahadır Er, won the “Best Director” award in the “World Cinema Dramatic” category at the Sundance Film Festival, a premier film festival, where it was premiered. “A film about the choices we make as the world crumbles, …

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The Turkish Museum among the best museum buildings of the last 100 years

NEW YORK A museum in Eskişehir Province, Central Anatolia, Turkey, has been included in the list of the top 25 museum buildings of the last century by ARTnews, a leading New York-based art journal. class=”cf”> The modern Odunpazarı Museum (OMM), designed by renowned Japanese architecture firm Kengo Kuma, has been …

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Turkey controls the lira with discreet interventions – sources

A money changer counts Turkish lira bills at a currency exchange office in Istanbul December 16, 2014. The Turkish lira weakened to a record high of 2.4140 against the dollar on Tuesday after the value of the ruble fell in Russia, another emerging market, and worries about rising political risk …

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Neighboring countries to participate in Tehran tourism fair

TEHRAN – Exhibitors and travel insiders from neighboring countries are planning to attend the 15th Tehran International Tourism Fair, which will be held at the Tehran International Permanent Exhibition Center from Jan. 29 to Feb. 1. “The participation of representatives from neighboring countries in this edition of the exhibition is …

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Joint Greek-Turkish Economic Commission meets in Athens

The fifth meeting of the Greek-Turkish Joint Economic Commission was held in Athens on Monday. The Turkish delegation was led by Deputy Trade Minister Mustafa Tuzcu, while the Greek delegation was led by Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Kostas Frangogiannis. According to a joint statement issued after the meeting, …

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Ski slopes, hot springs: tourists flock to Turkey for winter getaways

Turkish ski resorts, which stand out for the quality of their snow and their facilities, have been increasingly preferred by foreign vacationers as well as citizens in recent years. This season is no different, as interest has fueled a growing number of bookings, according to tourism officials on Sunday. Turkish …

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Spain and Turkey top travel wishlists as holiday bookings soar

Almost two years after the pandemic devastated the tourism industry, there seems to be cause for hope. As national and European restrictions ease, people have their eyes on the sky. Recent data has revealed that intra-European travel bookings over the Easter holidays have increased by more than 250% compared to …

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Israeli president plans visit to Turkey

Responding to questions about changes in diplomatic relations with Israel, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his office “was in talks with President (Isaac) Herzog” and that he may visit Turkey soon. Underscoring a similar desire on the Israeli side to fully normalize bilateral relations, Erdogan said “Prime Minister Naftali …

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Bulgarian Health Minister changes arrival rules for citizens of Israel, North Macedonia, Turkey and Serbia

After an outcry from Bulgarian winter resorts and the hospitality industry over the Health Minister’s change in rules for arrivals to the country, the rules were changed in an order issued on the night of January 17. Health Minister Assena Serbezova’s January 14 order banned arrivals, from January 19, of …

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Animal rights activists slam Turkey’s camel wrestling festival

ISTANBUL, Jan 16 (Reuters) – A traditional camel wrestling festival in western Turkey that attracts thousands of people every year is drawing criticism from animal rights activists who say large ruminants are mistreated and injured during the event. The 40th International Camel Wrestling Festival was held in Selcuk, Aegean province …

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MDWFP adopts new rule for non-resident turkey hunters – The Vicksburg Post

Mississippi Turkish tourists will need to do a little more prep work this hunting season. Nonresident hunters are now required to obtain a special endorsement for public lands in addition to other regularly required licenses, according to a new rule passed by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Parks and Fisheries. …

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Tourism realities

On YouTube, there are dozens of videos – if not more – of influencers, mostly white women, promoting Pakistan as a tourist destination. Their words have a certain value. Certainly, Pakistan has some of the most beautiful mountain sites and picturesque beaches in the world. But it is important to …

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A mosaic with a slave thanking God for his freedom discovered in southern Turkey

Archaeologists excavating a 6th-century church in southern Turkey unearthed a mosaic made by a former slave who thanked God after being freed. Archaeologists continue to work in the area where, in 2007, while attempting to plant a young orange tree in his garden, Mehmet Keles stumbled upon the church, formerly …

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Harkirat Kaur Kukreja and Harjinder Singh Kukreja are unofficial ambassadors of India’s outbound tourism

Harkirat Kaur Kukreja and Harjinder Singh Kukreja are unofficial ambassadors of India’s outbound tourism New Delhi : Known for their positive auras and being the Sikh goodwill ambassadors that they are, Harkirat Kaur Kukreja, her husband, Harjinder Singh Kukreja, and their children, Rehras, Aad Sach and Rut Suhavi are renowned …

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Gatwick Airport: Spain, Italy, Turkey, America, Portugal, Greece and other countries allowing British entry

Since the discovery of the Omicron variant, many countries have introduced stricter travel rules in an attempt to curb the virus. However, that doesn’t mean the holidays aren’t on the table for Brits this year. There are still many destinations, including Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey and America, which are open …

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What salary conditions apply to Turkish work permits in 2022? – Employment and HR

Turkey: What salary conditions apply to Turkish work permits in 2022? 05 January 2022 Read Laboris To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. From January 1, 2022, new minimum wage thresholds apply to foreign nationals who apply for a work permit to work in Turkey. All foreign …

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Dream trip to Italy derailed by COVID-19: what happens when you test positive abroad

Cristina Allala and Michael Mawoad’s dream tour of Italy was meant to be more than the interior of a hotel room. But two days after Christmas, five days after their trip began, they both tested positive for COVID-19. Hours later, a medical team dressed in medical suits similar to hazardous …

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Turkish-made drone helps rescue Danish national lost in ski resort

BURSA from Turkey A Turkish-made drone helped rescue a Danish tourist who got lost at a ski resort in northwest Turkey, officials said on Saturday. Turkiye’s signature drone Bayraktar found the tourist who disappeared on Friday in the famous resort town of Uludag so that rescue teams could pull him …

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New tunnel connects Turkey to Caucasus – Middle East Monitor

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that a major road will connect Turkey and the entire region through Georgia, stressing that a road tunnel more than two kilometers long will further connect countries and their economies in the region, Anadolu News Agency reports. According to the report, the Pirinkayalar tunnel, which …

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Turkish builder signs $ 1.9 billion rail contract with Tanzania

Tanzania on Tuesday signed a major contract with Turkish construction company Yapı Merkezi to build a 368 kilometer (228.67 mile) section of a standard gauge railway connecting the country’s largest port city from East Africa to the hinterland. The deal, which is expected to cost $ 1.9 billion and will …

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Greek and Bulgarian tourists flood Turkish towns to shop as national currency dwindles

Buyers from Bulgaria and Greece have flocked to Turkey to shop due to the fall in the pound sterling. Turkey is currently in an economic crisis, with inflation soaring to over 21%. The lira hit an all-time high against the US dollar on December 20 at 18.36 lira to the …

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Turkey’s Afyonkarahisar Museum exhibits statue of ancient Cybele

A marble statue of the ancient Anatolian mother goddess Cybele, which had been smuggled overseas decades ago but has since been recovered by Turkey, is now on display in a museum in her home province of Afyonkarahisar , according to reports on Friday. The 1,700-year-old statue of Cybele, considered the …

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Turkey’s online card payments surpass $ 4.9 billion in November

Online card payments in Turkey in November rose 90% from the same period a year earlier, topping TL 55 billion ($ 4.98 billion), according to data released by Interbank Card Center (BKM). The BKM reported that at the end of November, 83.4 million credit cards, 148.6 million debit cards and …

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Turkish Halloween “Bocuk Night” to be celebrated in mid-January

EDIRNE “Bocuk Night”, a Balkan tradition that can be called “Turkish Halloween”, will be celebrated on January 15, 2022 in the village of Çamlıca, in the northwest province of KeÅŸan district in Edirne, have the organizers announced on December 20. class = “cf”> “The first event of the New Year …

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Dentfix Turkey pledges to become the new capital of dental health tourism

At the forefront of providing general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry services, Dentfix Turkey is making a name for itself as Turkey’s premier dental health tourism company, taking innovation to the next level by investing in the latest technologies. and the most sophisticated in dentistry. The growth of dental tourism in …

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From tourism to cosmetics: Knowing the incredible history of the Miss Universe contest | Beauty of the way of life

The International Pageant of Pulchritude held in 1926 served as the inspiration and model for the Miss Universe beauty pageant. The competition was born in the island town of Gavelston in the United States as part of efforts to reclaim the tourism and hospitality industry that was in ruins after …

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Turkey could tip the scales in Ukraine-Russia deadlock

As the United States and its European allies work to deter Russia from invading Ukraine again, the use of direct military force appears to be out of place. Yet there is one NATO member state that has managed to persuade the Kremlin to ask for peace twice in recent years …

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UAE outclassed the world’s top 10 tourist destinations this year – News

Global data website Statista expects UAE to attract over 31 million tourists per year by 2025 Posted: Wed Dec 15 2021, 17:32 The UAE’s tourism sector has been the fastest in the world to recover from the impact of Covid-19, the country’s vice president said. As he launched the world’s …

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Favorite of European tourists joins list of “very high” risk trips

Originally Posted: December 13, 21 4:51 PM ET By Forrest Brown, CNN (CNN) – The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday added three countries to their high-risk travel category, including tourist favorite Italy. In its weekly Covid-19 travel advisories update, the CDC also added the giant, …

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Istanbul to become luxury tourist destination in 2022: insiders – Famagusta Gazette

Turkey’s financial and cultural hub Istanbul is expected to revive tourism in 2022 as a luxury tourist destination among foreign travelers, according to industry insiders. Muberra Eresin, President of the Hotel Association of Turkey (TUROB), said the demand for Istanbul is increasing dramatically in the overseas luxury tourism market and …

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Istanbul Economic Summit: Officials call for action to end climate crisis

Officials and representatives of the private sector from Turkey and other countries stressed the increased need for cooperation and action to address the ever-increasing management of climate risks, also urging for a substantial increase in investments in renewable energies. . Appeals were made on the sidelines of the fifth edition …

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Tourism Malaysia wins global accolade

ISTANBUL, December 9, 2021: Tourism Malaysia once again won the World’s Leading Country Tourism Board award at the Uzakrota Global Travel Awards 2021, which took place at Madame Tussauds in Istanbul last week. Organized by the Uzakrota Travel Summit, the annual event aims to recognize and reward industry players for …

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Tourism Malaysia named world’s first country tourism board in Istanbul

KUALA LUMPUR: Tourism Malaysia, through its overseas office in Istanbul, Turkey, was recently named in the category of Best Country Tourism Offices in the World at the 2021 Uzakrota Global Travel Awards held at the Madame Tussauds museum in Istanbul. Tourism Malaysia, in a statement released Tuesday, December 7, said …

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Istanbul, the world’s most affordable place to move: UK-based study

Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul has been chosen as the world’s most affordable city to settle in, according to a study by a UK-based credit broker. Research conducted by money.co.uk took into consideration factors such as house prices, cost of living and average salary to determine the most affordable places to …

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My Life Story: Feeling Safe in Turkey

Growing up in the United States, finally Los Angeles to be exact, Turkey has always seemed like a distant and intimidating destination for my peers. But they didn’t know that every summer when I went to Turkey to see my father, I had the best time of my life. I …

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Tourism sector misunderstood, insufficient support: association leader

The support promised by the Turkish Ministry of Tourism to the tourism sector following the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has not lived up to expectations, said the president of the International Industry Association MICE (I -MICE), Hüseyin Kurt, in an opinion piece for the Turkish tourist information page …

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Travel Turkey Izmir Fair 2022 will determine the route of global and Turkish tourism

Travel Turkey Izmir Fair 2022 will determine the route of global and Turkish tourism Izmir, the capital of Turkish trade shows, will bring together tourism professionals from around the world at the Travel Turkey Izmir trade fair and congress from December 2-4. Continuing their efforts to make Izmir one of …

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Moldovan tourists fascinated by the atmosphere of Cappadocia in Turkey

Moldovan tourists are amazed by the natural, historical and cultural beauties of Cappadocia as direct flights have started to the central province of Nevsehir. Flights between the international airport in the capital of Moldova, Chisinau, and Cappadocia Airport in Nevsehir pave the way for those who wish to visit the …

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“The Muslim World Needs Common Ground In A $ 7 Trillion Halal Economy”

The global halal economy, which was $ 4 trillion in 2017, has now reached $ 7 trillion, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Thursday at the 7th Global Halal Summit held with the 8th Halal Summit of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Oktay said the summit hosts nearly …

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Emirates News Agency – WAM REPORT: UAE, Turkey aim to advance bilateral ties

ABU DHABI, November 22, 2021 (WAM) – The United Arab Emirates and Turkey aim to strengthen and advance their bilateral ties. Within this framework, officials from the two countries held meetings and calls to discuss ways to strengthen their bilateral relations and a number of regional and international issues of …

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Discussions on strengthening tourism cooperation between the Maldives and Turkey

Discussions were held on strengthening cooperation in the tourism sector between the Maldives and Turkey. Following a ceremony held at the President’s office where the Ambassador-designate of Turkey to the Maldives, Rakibe Demet ÅžekercioÄŸlu presented his credentials to President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, discussions took place on a wide range of …

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Third Annual Turkey Trot Held at Raven Rock Golf Course

LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – Members of the Letcher County community held their third annual Turkey Trot on Saturday. Held at the Raven Rock Golf Course in Jenkins, the event featured a “fun run” for the kids, a 5km run and a 10km run. Proceeds from the event were donated …

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Pearls of the province of Izmir: Ephesus, House of the Virgin Mary and Şirince

Turkey’s Aegean coast is full of beautiful places and choosing which one to visit, especially if you have limited time, can be a bit difficult. Izmir province itself has dozens of historical and natural attractions and it would be impossible to fit them all in one day, even if you …

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Kikilias: tourism, a region where Greece and Turkey can cooperate

IZMIR – “We are living in a sensitive, sometimes difficult period, but we must all agree that tourism and travel are the framework in which we can and will be able to work even better together and cooperate,” Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said on Wednesday. . , while addressing the …

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Thailand’s economy contracts, hopes of tourism-led recovery

Thailand’s economy contracted in the third quarter, official data showed Monday, but hopes for a gradual recovery are growing after the kingdom reopens to foreign tourists this month. The country recorded its worst performance last year since the Asian financial crisis of 1997, with an economic contraction of 6.1 percent. …

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German conductor to perform, train in Turkey

ISTANBUL German conductor Frieder Bernius will perform in Turkey, the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on November 4. class = “cf”> Bernius, founder and director of the Kammerchor Stuttgart (Stuttgart Chamber Choir), will conduct a series of concerts and formations in Istanbul and the capital Ankara. Hosted by …

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Istanbul surpasses last year’s tourist count in just 9 months

Turkey’s tourist metropolis, Istanbul welcomed 5.8 million tourists in the first nine months of this year, already surpassing numbers reached throughout 2020 when the sector suffered a severe blow from the COVID-19 pandemic. In September alone, some 975,916 tourists visited the city, according to official data from Istanbul’s Provincial Directorate …

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New finds at 9 million-year-old fossil site in Muğla

New fossil specimens have been found in an area dating back 9 million years near Kaklıca Tepe, in the Özlüce district of MuÄŸla in Turkey, where excavations began after its discovery by shepherds in 1993. Professor Berna Alpagut, professor in the anthropology department at Ankara University, said: “In the excavations …

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Antalya to benefit from COVID shutdown in Russia

MOSCOW / ANTALYA Antalya, one of Turkey’s hottest tourist attractions, braces for an influx of Russian holidaymakers later this month after Moscow ordered a week-long paid holiday nationwide from October 30 to curb COVID-19 infections amid record virus deaths. class = “cf”> Following the government shutdown decision, thousands of Russian …

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Photo enthusiasts capture images of ancient sites in Turkey

Photography enthusiasts taking part in the fourth stop of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Turkey Photo Safari took photos of the ancient towns of Letoon and Xanthos in Mugla provinces and Antalya. The event, organized to present the cultural, historical and natural riches of Turkey which …

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Turkey rejects orientalist approach to the African continent

“We embrace the peoples of the African continent without any discrimination,” Turkish President Erdogan said in his address to the Angolan parliament as part of his four-day tour of Africa. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the Angolan parliament in Luanda, Angola, October 18, 2021. (AA) Turkish President Recep Tayyip …

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