Rich Turks Boost Consumption Amid Soaring Inflation

Home and car sales have increased and shopping malls and entertainment venues appear to be quite buzzing in Turkey, even as steadfast inflation and widespread unemployment continue to haunt the country’s struggling economy. What about this seemingly contradictory trend? Are Turks throwing barbecues on the flames of inflation? Soaring prices …

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Senior Turkish officials celebrate Eid al-Adha

Senior Turkish officials on Monday released messages to mark the Islamic holiday of Qurban Bayram, also known as Eid al-Adha. In his message to mark the holiday, President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan said he hoped the bayram would bring peace to the world. “I pray to God that Saint Qurban Bayram …

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10 ambassadors visiting Israel, to visit national sites

A delegation of 10 ambassadors from different countries landed at Ben-Gurion Airport on Thursday at an invitation from Israel’s Permanent Representative to the UN and Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Gilad Erdan. Ambassadors come from Ukraine, Kenya, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Argentina, Australia, Tonga, Hungary, Czech Republic and Bhutan. Israel …

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Best things to do at Caddo Lake

Caddo Lake straddles the Texas-Louisiana border in northeastern Texas. It is known for its forest of cypresses which dominate the shallow murky waters. People come to Caddo for its beauty. It covers over 25,000 acres and is a popular location for fishing, boating, and photography. Caddo cypress trees are typically …

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Missouri hospital reports higher number of Covid-19 patients than in December outbreak

At least seven states prohibit public schools from requiring vaccination or proof of vaccination for students, including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Montana, Oklahoma and Utah. The decision to prevent schools from requiring the coronavirus vaccine is “downright disheartening,” according to Dr. Chris T. Pernell, a public health physician and fellow …

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Mount Nemrut receives 30,000 visitors per month

ADIYAMAN Mount Nemrut, one of the world’s most important historical and cultural heritage sites, was visited by nearly 30,000 visitors last month after authorities decided to ease most restrictions related to COVID-19 . Rising 2,134 meters above Adıyaman Province in southeast Turkey, Mount Nemrut welcomed nearly 1,000 visitors every day …

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Tourist attraction turnstiles market to experience huge growth by 2027 with impact of Covid-19 – Total Ashford

This Tourist Attraction Turnstiles market research report contains detailed industry statistics such as inflation level, market configuration, requirements, availability, and valuation registration. It only provides industry data and does not include any content useful to a person’s immediate environment. This market report contains transactions as well as transactions that occur …

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The AK party’s digital revolution in Turkey

Since coming to power in 2002, the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) has approached social issues with scholarly thoroughness. The AK Party government was determined to meet the expectations of the people by focusing its energy on the country’s most pressing issues, including the issue of poverty, the population’s …

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Where can Americans travel right now?

MALDIVES Visitors over 1 year of age must have proof of a negative PCR test performed no more than 96 hours prior to flight. A confirmed reservation with a registered tourist establishment is required. Stays in more than one establishment must be approved by the Ministry of Tourism at least …

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Rocky Mountains – World Atlas

Also known as the “Rockies”, the Rockies are a major mountain range that dominates the western part of the North American continent. The Rocky Mountains stretch for approximately 4,800 km and are considered the largest mountain system in North America. The Rocky Mountains are bordered by the Great Plains to …

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Booming night tours to local tourist attractions

Ti Gong People on a night visit to Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park. Night tours are growing in popularity, boosting the nighttime economy, Trip.com, a Shanghai-based online travel operator, said today. Ticket sales for tourist attractions with night tours climbed 469% and 106% in the first half of this year compared …

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Russia’s first coastal city, Sochi, looks dark and empty in the US media’s bestselling article … despite bustling tourist beaches barely out of sight

With its filthy pier and empty deckchairs, the Russian coastal city of Sochi seems to have passed its prime. Well, that’s if you believe the propaganda from the American tabloid The Daily Beast which ignored the crowds in nicer places nearby. In an article published by the low-end store last …

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Pandemic has led treasure hunters to carry out illegal digs

ISTANBUL While Turkey’s rich civilization heritage attracts amateur and professional treasure hunters, historic sites and areas believed to contain “treasures” from past civilizations have been illegally looted, especially during the pandemic despite security measures. Curfews and closures imposed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease have led many treasure …

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In the middle of the July 4th boost, these foreign destinations open to American tourists | World news

Despite the ongoing coronavirus disease (Covid-19), Americans are expected to travel in large numbers this weekend to celebrate the Federal Day commemorating the United States’ Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. The United States has vaccinated nearly half of their population, giving authorities the confidence to allow outdoor gatherings to …

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Turkish city of waterfalls attracts nature lovers

DÃœZCE Known as the ‘city of waterfalls and lakes’, the province of Düzce in northwestern Turkey has become a popular destination for nature lovers with the start of the normalization process amid the pandemic of coronavirus. Düzce, which is easily accessible from metropolitan cities such as Istanbul and Ankara, attracts …

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UNICEF, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Islamabad: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in an annual report that nearly 40 million children in Pakistan were not vaccinated against polio between April and June amid the outbreak of COVID-19 when all polio campaigns were suspended. The Saudi Gazette reported that in 2020, 83 cases of wild …

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Hidden gem of Phrygia becomes tourist hub

AFYONKARAHÄ°SAR A hidden gem in the ancient Phrygian valley has become an alternative tourist destination in western Turkey with many historical places and ‘fairy chimneys’. Üçlerkayası village in Ä°hsaniye district of Afyonkarahisar province is a “hidden paradise”, according to Tanju Tetik, director of the Phrygian Culture Foundation. The village bears …

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Radisson opens a new hotel in Izmir, Aliaga

Radisson opens the Radisson Hotel Izmir Aliaga and welcomes its guests to one of Turkey’s main ports and gateway to Izmir, the pearl of the Aegean Sea. The opening of the hotel strengthens the brand’s presence in Turkey and brings the Group’s portfolio across the country to more than 31 …

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Free application offering a tour of Francophone destinations in Northern Ontario to promote tourism in the North

Available in English and French, the Destination Northern Ontario app offers ten points of interest in nine cities with maps and interactive videos Destination Northern Ontario (DNO) announced on June 24 all new app-based “community routes”, an interactive series of tours in Northern Ontario communities with a particular focus on …

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Iran targets 30 countries to boost inbound tourism

TEHRAN – The Iranian Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts has targeted a selection of 30 countries with the aim of boosting the country’s inbound tourism. “Iran recently selected 30 countries as target markets for tourism… They have been classified and prioritized into four groups,” said Leila Azhdari, who …

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Turkey hopes to recover tourism industry after 20-month shutdown

Turkey recently began welcoming tourists for the summer season after 20 months of closures that devastated the country’s important industry, the Associated Press reported Thursday. As restrictions linked to the Covid-19 pandemic loosen with the proliferation of vaccinations and previously suspended Russian civilian flights resume to the country, Turkey’s Antalya …

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Tourism – an unpleasant dilemma

Tourism is an industry massively impacted by the Covid-19. According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), world travel has seen a 74% loss in international tourist arrivals. However, in due course it will return to normal – with many changes from what was previously tracked. Researchers “insist” that a healthy …

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Supply Chain Specialization Enhances Georgia State One Year Master of International Business Program

Georgia State University is adding new supply chain and entrepreneurship specializations to its one-year Master of International Business program. Editor‘s note: This comment by Mourad Dakhli, redirector of the Master of International Business program at Georgia State University, is published as part of an annual sponsorship of Global Atlanta by …

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Zambia has many tourist attractions – Turkish tourism expert

By ALICE NACHILMBE Turkish tourism expert claims that Zambia has many tourist attractions needed to fascinate international tourists with unique experiences. And 1,500 Zambians visited Turkey in 2019, a 40% increase from 2018. Turkish Travel Agency Association (TURSAB) Corporate Affairs Director Gulberk Asyapar said that Zambia, with its various tourist …

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The siren call

“Honey or jam? “ Every morning the young, newly trained rookie waiter would ask in broken English. The young couple replied with a laugh, “Honey please!” The waiter and the couple were Turkish, but they repeated this breakfast ritual throughout the week, as if they were rehearsing a piece to …

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Bourbon tourism shakes pandemic slump in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – With tourists flocking to the distilleries, concerns about a pandemic hangover for Kentucky’s world-famous bourbon industry are quickly evaporating. A $ 19 million tourist hub that the Heaven Hill Distillery opened a few days ago in the heart of the state’s bourbon country is already overflowing …

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Wave surfing can lift Turkey higher

In several articles, I have tried to express the need for Turkey’s maritime openness and to justify it with a geopolitical and socio-cultural approach. In addition, I had proposed to promote maritime openness through boating. Now there is good news in this regard. Turkish surfers narrowly missed making it to …

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Politics This Week | The Economist

June 19, 2021 Joe biden and Vladimir Poutine gathered in Geneva for a summit. It lasted less than four hours, but both men described it as constructive. The two sides agreed to fire their ambassadors, who were recalled earlier this year, and said they would work on further nuclear weapons …

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Kennedy Space Center adjusts face mask policy

BREVARD COUNTY, Florida – The Kennedy Space Center visitor complex has adjusted its face mask policy, lifting the rule for fully vaccinated visitors. What would you like to know Kennedy Space Center updated face mask policy Vaccinated visitors are no longer required to wear masks The resort recently announced extended …

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Bucket list destinations around the world according to Matthew Keezer

Here are the top five destinations that offer unforgettable experiences and should be on every traveller’s list, according to Matthieu keezer. Bali, IndonesiaBali has almost all kinds of natural beauty, from breathtaking beaches to enchanting temples. The island’s landscape includes lush mountainous areas with lush vegetation, spectacular pools, magnificent waterfalls, …

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Look for Turkey’s summer flowers, plants and trees

With Turkey’s extremely varied geographical landscape, which is located on two continents and surrounded by four seas, it is no surprise that the country is home to over 9,000 species of flowers, one-third of which are indigenous. In Turkey, flowers and plants have been used for medicinal, culinary and landscape …

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Żabka opens seasonal stores in tourist destinations

Polish retailer Å»abka has open a number of seasonal stores in popular tourist destinations across the country. This year, the brand opened around 80 stores, including modular outlets located in pavilions specially designed for the tourist season. Seasonal stores Most Å»abka seasonal stores operate in seaside resorts on the Baltic …

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News headlines: 400,000 people who received a dose of AstraZeneca were warned not to go abroad; Irish scientists find out why some Covid patients have life-threatening blood clots

More than 400,000 people awaiting a second dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine have been told they cannot travel abroad. Meanwhile, scientists at RSCI Dublin have identified how some Covid-19 patients can develop life-threatening clots. Foreign travel ban for 400,000 people with a single dose of AstraZeneca vaccine The “vaccine …

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