Tourism In Turkey

Turkish state banks suspend use of Russian payment system

Three Turkish state banks halted use of a Russian payment system after Washington pressured Ankara not to act as a middleman for Moscow to evade US sanctions. Halkbank, VakıfBank and Ziraat Bank suspended payments under the Mir system on Tuesday evening, according to a Bloomberg report confirmed by the Financial …

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Flights to the United Arab Emirates: Top 5 summer holiday destinations revealed this year – News

Several destinations have now opened up to tourism, with experts saying pent-up demand is pushing travelers to explore more of the world Aerial view of Mauritius including Le Morne Brabant mountain. Photos courtesy of dnata Travel Published: Mon Sep 26, 2022 11:59 AM With summer vacations definitely behind us, dnata …

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Global investors keen on tourism projects in the state, says APTDC chief

Swiss firm to be part of proposed Sky Tower project in Vizag with ₹100 crore investment Swiss firm to be part of proposed Sky Tower project in Vizag with ₹100 crore investment Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC) Chairman A. Varaprasad Reddy said on Friday that many international companies have …

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Finland to ‘limit or stop’ entry of Russian tourists

Finland said on Wednesday it was preparing a national solution to “limit or completely prevent” tourism from Russia following the invasion of Ukraine. “This national solution could include new legislation, which would be passed very quickly,” Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto told a news conference. Since Russian Covid-19 restrictions expired in …

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As visa denials mount, Turks wary of Europe

In a recent poll, more than a third of Turks said the European Union is a more valuable partner than China, Russia and the United States combined. Still, if tourist visas are any indication, the EU doesn’t have the same view of Turkey. Schengen visa approvals for Turkish travelers have …

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Violation of Kármán line, China to launch “space tourism” by 2025; Tickets will cost around $350,000

Beijing may soon be able to ferry its first paying travelers to the edge of space as early as 2025, with tickets likely costing between 2 and 3 million yuan ($286,400 to $429,600), according to the country’s rocket scientist . Russian Su-35 fighters ‘challenge’ Rafales and Eurofighter Typhoons as Turkey …

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The Halal Tourism Market is Likely to See Massive Growth in the Near Future

The latest research study published by AMA Research “Halal Tourism Market” with 100+ pages of analysis on the business strategy adopted by key and emerging players in the industry and provides know-how on the current market development, the landscape, technologies, drivers, opportunities, market view and status. Understanding the segments helps …

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Turkish intelligence chief pursues several objectives in Baghdad

Turkey’s intelligence chief Hakan Fidan became the country’s first official to hold high-level talks in Baghdad after bilateral tensions escalated in July. While Fidan’s visit was aimed at easing tensions, it was also a Turkish attempt to exert influence in Iraq’s political crisis. Tensions have skyrocketed following a bloody attack …

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Turkey to welcome European tourists fleeing rising winter heating bills

ANKARA: Turkey is promoting a mild winter stay along its southern Mediterranean coast for European tourists, as a harsh winter looms amid the continent’s protracted energy crisis. Europeans are bracing for much higher household heating bills for the coming season as their countries continue to bear the brunt of natural …

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The Middle Corridor: how Europe can transform Central Asia

Central Asia is a tough neighborhood. A colonizer to the north, an economic juggernaut to the east, international outcasts to the south, and continent-wide distances, it sometimes seems impossible to integrate this economically diverse and culturally rich region without getting in trouble with its neighbors. However, the region did not …

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Iran helped Turkey and Israel mend their ties. Here’s how.

Source: MENA September 9, 2022 • 9:53 a.m. ET Iran helped Turkey and Israel mend their ties. Here’s how. By Ksenia Svetlova In June, in the middle of the summer holiday season, alarming news emerged about the dangers posed to Israeli tourists visiting Turkey. According to intelligence provided by Turkish …

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Vui and Erdogan: relations between Serbia and Turkey at the highest level VIDEO – PolitiqueFrance

Serbian President Aleksandar Vui and Recep Tayyip Erdogan met today in Belgrade, as part of the Turkish President’s official visit to Serbia. Source: B92 Wednesday, September 7, 2022 | 16:02 Printskrin: Instagram/buducnostsrbijeav According to the program of the visit, after the welcoming ceremony, the meeting between Presidents Vui and Erdogan …

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Turkey’s inflation tops 80% as poverty worsens

With presidential and parliamentary polls less than a year away, the Turkish government has banked on growth to contain popular grievances, but runaway inflation and the foreign currency crisis are deepening poverty. Consumer prices in Turkey rose 1.46% from July to August, official data showed on Monday, with annual inflation …

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From Thailand to Turkey, international tourism takes a hit as Russian travelers disappear

Tourist destinations around the world are taking a hit to their economies as Russians stay home due to war-related sanctions, with possible long-term effects on international tourism. It comes as European countries bordering Russia say they could ban all Russian tourists. Russians were the seventh largest consumer of tourists in …

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Qatar Tourism launches marketing campaign featuring David Beckham

Qatar Tourism has launched a new stopover holiday campaign featuring David Beckham to support the country’s tourism goals and its ambition to attract more than six million visitors a year by 2030. The campaign reveals the full adventure of Beckham’s action across the country over the course of 48 hours, …

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Is Turkey a good country for Hair Transplant?

Patients in today’s society who suffer from hair loss, thinning hair or balding areas on the scalp usually seek treatment in the form of hair transplantation. Despite this, patients should not choose where to get their transplants without thoroughly researching them first. This is because there are a number of …

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Why is Hair Transplant in Turkey becoming so popular?

Hair transplants and Turkey are often mentioned together. Recently, Istanbul, Turkey was named by GQ magazine as the “world capital” of hair transplants. But why exactly is hair transplantation in Turkey so popular? Almost every day you will hear about a footballer coming to Turkey to restore his barnet. A …

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Turkish lira slides to record high after rate cut

Turkish lira banknotes are seen in this illustration taken in Istanbul, Turkey November 23, 2021. REUTERS/Murad Sezer/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ISTANBUL, Aug 19 (Reuters) – The Turkish lira slipped to a historic low on Friday as traders continued to sell the currency after the …

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Zelenskyy to host Lviv talks with UN chief and Turkish leader

LVIV, Ukraine — As a potential power broker, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will use his first visit to Ukraine since the start of the war nearly six months ago to seek ways to expand the export of grain from the European breadbasket to world’s needy, while the UN Secretary …

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2 new non-stop flights added from US to Turkey as popularity soars

Share the article Last update 3 hours ago Two more new nonstop flights are set to leave the United States bound for Turkey, as ambitious Turkish Airlines seeks to expand its route offerings both to the United States and to several other destinations around the world. The latest announcements come …

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Two more grain-laden ships leave Ukrainian port, Turkey says

The suspect in an attack on author Salman Rushdie has been charged with attempted murder and attempted assault and is being held without bond, authorities in the western New York community where the attack occurred. Hadi Matar, 24, was arraigned late Aug. 12 for attempted second-degree murder and second-degree assault, …

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Public health specialists demand action as COVID-19 surges in Turkey

In Turkey, where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government recently declared “the pandemic is over,” the vastly underreported official number of cases and deaths is rising rapidly. The complicity of the bourgeois opposition and the trade unions with the government’s policy of mass infection and death underscores the need for working …

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Bad surprise for Croatian tourism in the 2022 season

Photo: PIXSELL (Davor Puklavec) August 11, 2022 – The 2022 tourist season has been dynamic in Croatia. Tourists from all over the world are arriving in record numbers, so much so that Croatia still needs thousands of tourism workers to meet its capacity. On the other hand, not all Croatian …

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Rising dollar offset by restaurant prices for US tourists to Ireland this summer

Ireland is among a small group of European tourist destinations where American tourists this summer will get little to no boost at dining despite the soaring value of the dollar, as inflation in local restaurants are biting hard, according to data from Bloomberg. Other destinations, including France and Turkey, offer …

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Turkey and Armenia set to normalize relations despite historical antagonisms

ANKARA—Diplomatic relations between Turkey and Armenia have been frozen for nearly three decades due to long-standing historical animosities and Turkish support for Azerbaijan, Armenia’s perennial enemy in the Caucasus region . But relations have thawed in recent months, with the two countries taking tentative steps to normalize relations and reopen …

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Turkey Visa Online offers fast entry facility for all its launch members including Bangladesh and Afghanistan

All eligible countries can enjoy fast entry ease by using the Turkey Visa program online. Since Bangladesh and Afghanistan are among them, their citizens can easily apply for an e-Visa. They can use the Turkey e-Visa for short business, tourist and transit visits. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the …

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Egypt is the second most popular foreign destination for Russian tourists

Egypt ranked second most popular foreign destination for Russian tourists with 345,700 trips, and the United Arab Emirates third with 345,400 trips. Turkey is ranked as the most popular foreign destination for Russian tourists who make more than one million trips there, an increase of around 200,000 trips compared to …

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Global tourism recovers 46% of pre-Covid levels in first 5 months

Photo source: UNWTO World tourism managed in the first five months of the year to recover nearly 50 percent pre-pandemic levels of 2019 with Europe in the lead despite the energy crisis, inflationary pressures and the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war, found the last UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Specifically, according to the …

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Wildfire in southwest Turkey spreads to hotel; nobody hurt

Comment this story Comment ANKARA, Turkey — A wildfire that broke out at a seaside resort in southwestern Turkey on Friday has spread to a hotel that doubles as a tourism training school, officials said. No injuries were reported and the fire was later brought under control. The blaze started …

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Deepwoods Soul Food Serves Tourists and Locals – Lowndes Signal

Mary Bell serves homemade desserts daily at Deepwoods. Photo by David Lovell On your way to Hayneville you will find a local restaurant that has served as a community anchor for over 10 years. Deepwoods Soul Food serves comfort food such as fried chicken, pork chops, turkey wings, vegetables and …

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Goa loses to Coorg, Thailand as wet blanket shrouds tourists’ footsteps

Jul 27, 2022 | 07:41 IST Damp Squib: Goa loses to Coorg, Thailand as wet blanket shrouds tourists’ footsteps Goa Tourism has successfully organized raindrop tourism, but other national and international attractions keep tourists away Team Herald PANJIM: Almost a decade ago, Goa’s tourism industry woke up to the possibility …

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Dental tourism among UK patients is on the rise, reports BDA

LONDON, UK: According to a recent survey by the British Dental Association (BDA), an increasing number of dental patients in the UK are seeking treatment in foreign countries such as Turkey due to low treatment costs. However, evidence suggests that dental treatment abroad is often risky and highly invasive, and …

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Dataset on the social and psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey

Aker, S. & Midik, Ö. The views of medical school students in Turkey regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. J. Community health 45684–688 (2020). Google Scholar article Ferreira, CM, Sá, MJ, Martins, JG & Serpa, S. The covid-19 contagion-pandemic dyad: a social science perspective. Companies ten1–19 (2020). Google Scholar article Garbe, L., …

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Will the domino effect see the dollar replaced in relations with Russia in the region?

Will the domino effect see the dollar replaced in relations with Russia in the region? On the sidelines of the Astana Troika summit in Tehran this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Among the issues discussed were traditional and non-traditional security threats, such …

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Iraq, Iran and local residents continue to oppose Turkish hydroelectric projects along the Tigris · Global Voices Français

A 2008 photo of the now flooded Hasankeyf by Senol Demir via CC BY 2.0 The following story is part of a series on the Ilisu dam project in Turkey and the Hasankeyf flood. The Ilisu dam, completed as part of the Güneydoğu Anadolu Projesi (Southeastern Anatolia Development Project or …

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The Youth Orchestra of Palestine will give a “concert for peace” in Turkey

The Palestinian Youth Orchestra, which also includes Mariam Afifi – the symbol of Palestinian resistance – has completed its preparations for the “Palestine-Turkey Peace Concert” to be held at the Presidential Symphony Orchestra (CSO) on July 19. Prior to the concert, young Palestinian musicians will be welcomed by President Recep …

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Underground wonders: the most amazing and breathtaking caves in the world

Caves are defined as subterranean cavities connected to the surface, deep enough not to receive daylight and whose width and height allow at least one person to crawl inside. The branch of science that studies this mysterious and sometimes frightening natural formation is called caving. There are of course different …

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Strong winds fan wildfire in southwestern Turkey

ANKARA, July 13 (Reuters) – Firefighters have brought a forest fire under control near the tourist town of Datca in southwestern Turkey, where the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas meet. local authorities and media reported on Wednesday. Nine helicopters, five planes and several other firefighting vehicles have been dispatched to the …

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Fitch downgrades Turkey’s debt rating from ‘B’ to ‘B’

Rating agency Fitch on Friday downgraded Turkey’s debt rating from ‘B’ to ‘B+’, citing rising inflation and general concerns about the economy, ranging from a widening deficit from the current account to interventionist policies. Inflation in Turkey hit a 24-year high of 78.62% in June, mainly due to a …

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Israeli carriers may soon fly to Turkey under new air deal

JERUSALEM, July 7 (Reuters) – Israel and Turkey on Thursday signed a new bilateral civil aviation agreement, the first since 1951, as part of recent warming diplomatic ties, allowing Israeli carriers to resume flights to the Turkey after 15 years of absence. . “The agreement is expected to result in …

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Noosa mourns the much-loved leucistic whitebrush turkey

A much-loved white-brushed turkey that ‘set up camp in a prime position’ on Noosa’s Hastings Street has been remembered as a character and a little legend. Key points: A deceased whitebrush turkey was popular with locals and visitors to Noosa’s Hastings Street Whitebrush turkeys have been around Hasting Street for …

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Prime Minister will visit Turkey and strengthen bilateral relations

ISTANBUL: Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob will embark on a four-day official visit to Turkey from Tuesday (July 5th) as the two countries strive to strengthen their bilateral and economic relations, as well as their cooperation in the sectors aerospace and defence. Malaysian Ambassador to Turkey Sazali …

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3.8 million Bulgarians expected to travel abroad between May and September – Novinite.com

Thassos, Greece @Wikimedia Commons 3,800,000 Bulgarians should travel abroad in the period from May to September. At the same time, around 14 million trips per Bulgarians in the country are expected for the period, predicts Rumen Draganov, director of the Institute for Tourism Ratings and Analysis. The main destinations of …

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DOT reports increase in domestic tourism in 2021

Domestic tourism demand soared in 2021 amid the pandemic, according to data from the Department of Tourism (DOT). Domestic tourism recorded a strong increase with 37,279,282 trips in 2021, a growth of 38.16% compared to 26,982,233 trips in 2020. The National Capital Region (1,973,851), followed by CALABARZON (1,953,419) and Central …

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bne IntelliNews – ASH: Turkey plays a delicate balancing act between Ukraine, Russia and NATO

The Turks are rightly proud of the success of Bayraktar drones in the conflict in Ukraine. Ukraine also celebrated the success of Bayraktar drones against Russian armor, particularly turning the tide during the first weeks of the Battle of Kyiv – with songs even produced and sung by Ukrainian soldiers …

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Turkish authorities arrest over 200 in Istanbul over banned Pride march

Published on: 06/26/2022 – 20:50 Turkish police broke up a banned Pride march in Istanbul on Sunday, arresting more than 200 protesters and an AFP photographer, journalists and organizers reported. The governor’s office had banned the march around Taksim Square in the heart of Istanbul, but protesters gathered nearby under …

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Pakistan and Turkey are shaping a new era of cooperation

Pakistan and Turkey pledged to improve their strategic and economic relations and agreed to take steps to eliminate terrorism. Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the pledges during a one-on-one meeting and discussions on issues of mutual concern. Today, Pakistan and Turkey are moving …

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There is room for Turkey, Vietnam to take a ‘big leap’ in ties: Envoy

According to Vietnamese Ambassador Do Son Hai, there is reason for Turkey and Vietnam to make a “big leap” in their bilateral relations. In an interview with Anadolu Agency (AA) published on Monday, Hai said there were several aspects in which the two countries could strengthen their cooperation, with particular …

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Pamukkale vs Cappadocia: Which is the better destination?

Pamukkale is a wonderful tourist destination located in an area of ​​Denizli province in southwestern Turkey. The city is best known for its mineral-rich thermal waters and is one of the most visited sites in Turkey. Preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pamukkale is more than its hot springs, …

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London’s famous food festival celebrates Turkish cuisine

What a month for Turkish cuisine, from Turkish days around the world to celebrating Turkish cuisine with a week dedicated to tasting it around the world. Today, Turkey’s traditional and famous dishes are once again in the spotlight, this time at the prestigious ‘Taste of London’ food festival held in …

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Ilam stopover could become major destination: tourism official

TEHRAN – Rather than being a mere stopover for travelers from neighboring countries, the western province of Ilam could become a tourism hub, a tourism ministry official has said. The border province of Ilam attracts a large number of tourists from neighboring countries every year, especially Iraqis, who only pass …

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Israel urges vacationers to leave Turkey, citing Iranian threat

A view of Istanbul. Photo: Pixabay/Sulox32 Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said on Monday that all Israeli citizens should leave Turkey without wasting time, citing possible Iranian attacks on Israeli tourists in the country. “We call on Israelis not to fly to Istanbul, and if it’s not necessary, don’t fly …

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Explanation: why did Turkey change its name to Türkiye?

The United Nations officially recognized Turkey renaming itself Türkiye after the government officially pleaded for the new name. The UN said it implemented the change shortly after receiving the request. The country’s renaming process began in December 2021, when President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a statement saying, “The word ‘Turkiye’ …

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Eastern Europe is now the most restriction-free zone in the world

Share the article Last update 4 minutes ago Being the first collective of nations to ban tourism in the wake of Covid, Europe is ironically leading the way in restoring international travel and pushing for pre-pandemic normalcy. More than half of the continent has abandoned Covid entry requirements, and along …

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Venezuelan President Maduro will visit Turkey and meet Erdogan

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an event at Miraflores Palace, in Caracas, Venezuela June 6, 2022. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CARACAS, June 7 (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will pay a two-day official visit to Turkey from Tuesday, the …

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Shopper visits to malls exceed pre-COVID level

Gamze Sener – ISTANBUL Shopper visits to shopping malls in Turkey have surpassed pre-coronavirus pandemic levels, industry people have said, noting that the retail industry is one of the main beneficiaries of the improving the COVID situation. class=”cf”> Malls and malls were closed at the start of the pandemic as …

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ICCA partners with Türkiye, as destination partner in Europe

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) announces the Türkiye Tourism Promotion and Development Agency (TGA) as the association’s first destination partner in Europe. Destination partnerships are one of CISC’s most exclusive opportunities for CISC members. Turkey will benefit from strategic development initiatives aimed at raising the country’s profile within …

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Turkey will henceforth be known as Türkiye (at least in the UN)

Turkey has a new name, at least in the United Nations. The organization agreed to recognize him as Türkiye after a request from the country’s government, which has been working to rename the nation’s name since last winter. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu formally requested the change in a letter …

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Tourist destinations prepare for summer without Russian visitors | Tourism News

Athens, Greece – Major European tourist destinations are set for a summer season largely without Russian visitors amid sanctions related to the war on Ukraine and measures taken by Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin has sought to punish countries that have imposed sanctions on his country. On April 4, he …

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COVID-19 drives non-Muslims towards halal products

Demand from non-Muslim countries for halal products has increased with the COVID-19 pandemic, Zafer Soylu, the head of Turkey’s Halal Accreditation Agency (HAK), said on Sunday. “The importance of safe, healthy and clean food has emerged with the pandemic. Especially in the Far East, non-Muslim consumers have started to show …

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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

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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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