Tourism In Turkey

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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New tunnel connects Turkey to Caucasus – Middle East Monitor

[ad_1] 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, …

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Turkish builder signs $ 1.9 billion rail contract with Tanzania

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Turkey’s Afyonkarahisar Museum exhibits statue of ancient Cybele

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Turkey could tip the scales in Ukraine-Russia deadlock

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Tourism Malaysia wins global accolade

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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, …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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My Life Story: Feeling Safe in Turkey

[ad_1] 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. …

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Tourism sector misunderstood, insufficient support: association leader

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Moldovan tourists fascinated by the atmosphere of Cappadocia in Turkey

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Discussions on strengthening tourism cooperation between the Maldives and Turkey

[ad_1] 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 …

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Third Annual Turkey Trot Held at Raven Rock Golf Course

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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German conductor to perform, train in Turkey

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Antalya to benefit from COVID shutdown in Russia

[ad_1] 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 …

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Photo enthusiasts capture images of ancient sites in Turkey

[ad_1] 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 …

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Turkey rejects orientalist approach to the African continent

[ad_1] “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 …

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Sustainable Tourism Market: Study on Future Growth Prospects

[ad_1] A new statistical survey study titled Sustainable Tourism Market examines some critical characteristics identified with the sustainable tourism market covering the condition of the industry, the review of the division and the target scene. The down-to-earth ideas of the market are referenced in a simple and unpretentious manner in …

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Polish-Turkish friendship gives hope to world diplomacy

[ad_1] With recent positive developments, especially in defense, Turkey and Poland, two countries sharing many commonalities in cultural history, cuisine and diplomacy, have stepped up their cooperation and bilateral relations. The constant developments and negotiations indicate that the two countries, both full members of NATO, wish to intensify their collaboration …

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No quarantine in Turkey for Indians vaccinated Covishield-Sputnik, to extend the same for Covaxin after the nod of the WHO | Indiafleurit

[ad_1] Indians who have received Covishield or Sputnik V vaccines can travel to Turkey without any restriction or quarantine. Once Covaxin obtains WHO approval, travelers vaccinated with the same vaccine will also be able to travel to Turkey without any restrictions, the country’s embassy in India said. According to the …

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CCC spreads wings in Ankara, Turkey

[ad_1] Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and Ankara Chamber of Commerce in Turkey virtually signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding to further strengthen trade, investment and tourism between Sri Lanka and Turkey on September 29 2021. Ankara Chamber of Commerce is the representative body of Ankara industrial and commercial entities, established …

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Man admits role in ‘birth tourism’ program – Huntington Now

[ad_1] As part of his plea, Aksakal lost $ 397,500 as proceeds related to his role in the scheme. From January 2017 to at least September 2020, Aksakal and his co-conspirators announced a birth tourism program on two Turkish-language Facebook pages, www.facebook.com/ bebegimamerikadadogsun and Wwww.facebook.com/amerikadadogum.org, and a Turkish website https://amerikadadogum.org. …

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Turkey speeds up approval of Paris climate agreement

[ad_1] Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan submitted the Paris climate agreement to Parliament on Friday for ratification. The president had earlier announced that the agreement, which will strengthen Turkey’s international position in the fight against climate change, is expected to be approved by parliament upon his return from summer recess …

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“Seats” found in a Roman Empire-era arena in Turkey

[ad_1] Archaeologists in western Turkey have discovered the 1,800-year-old equivalent of “lodge seats” in a giant arena dating back to the Roman Empire. During excavations in the ancient Pergamon Amphitheater, a large arena built to mirror the Colosseum in Rome, researchers discovered two seat blocks with inscriptions carved on the …

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Turkey suspends free medical care for Syrians

[ad_1] IDLIB, Syria – Turkey recently suspended the issuance of the Temporary Protection Identity Card – known as the Kimlik – for Syrian refugees in need of life-saving treatment inside Turkish territories, replacing it by a medical tourism document. On September 20, the medical coordination office of the Bab al-Hawa …

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Stone Hills introduced to Şanlıurfa

[ad_1] ANLIURFA The Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Turkish Tourism Promotion and Development Agency (TGA) showcased the Stone Hills, which are home to the earliest examples of sedentary life and social communities in the world, at an event organized at the Åžanlıurfa museum. class = “cf”> The opening …

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FPCCI welcomes trade by road with Turkey

[ad_1] KARACHI: Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Pakistan (FPCCI) welcomed the operationalization of road transport and trade between Pakistan and Turkey, a statement said on Wednesday. In a historic event, the first land transport cargo will be transported to Turkey via the Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad (ITI) Corridor from Pakistan. …

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3 cities selected for the European destination of excellence 2022

[ad_1] Today, the European Commission announces the three preselected destinations for the 2022 European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) competition. This initiative rewards the best achievements in sustainable tourism and green transition practices in smaller destinations across Europe. Gürsu in Turkey and Middelfart and Thisted in Denmark convinced the panel of …

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In Turkey, a water tomb becomes a park

[ad_1] A pre-dawn thunderstorm had purified the air and brought comfortable temperatures after days of 100-degree heat. As we exited the port of Seddulbahir, I could see, on the Asia Minor side of the Dardanelles, the hilltop site of the ruins of ancient Troy – first excavated by Heinrich Schliemann …

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