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Istanbul cultural clashes: a travel deterrent?

One square in a city of 19 million Istanbul cultural clashes: a travel deterrent?

Elisabeth Lang, eTN Correspondent, reporting from Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Only two weeks ago, Taksim Square was the epicenter for CEOs and presidents of the world’s largest hotel chains and international hotel investors coming to Turkey for the ...

Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico and Philippines emerge as global capacity growth drivers

OAG Frequency and Capacity Trend Statistics report Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico and Philippines emerge as global capacity growth drivers

LUTON, UK - Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) are no longer the fastest growing group of countries in terms of seat capacity, having been overtaken by Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico and the ...

Istanbul student writes to eTN to report police madness

least politically engaged generation in Turkey roaring to be heard - travel & tourism industry threatened Istanbul student writes to eTN to report police madness

Damla Gunduz

ISTANBUL, Turkey (eTN) - Things are worse in Istanbul right now. Police are resting during the daytime and attacking at night. We cannot believe the limited footages we see. It is very ...

Wyndham Hotel Group launches Super 8 hotel brand in Turkey

20 Super 8 hotels to open in Turkey over next 10 years Wyndham Hotel Group launches Super 8 hotel brand in Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the signing of an exclusive development agreement with İlbak Turizm İşletmeleri Ve Yatirim A.Ş.

Istanbul 2020: one of the ten richest, most modern and influential countries in the world

Turkey international arrivals Istanbul 2020: one of the ten richest, most modern and influential countries in the world

Mario Masciullo, eTN Correspondent

The Turkish response to the economic crisis is to rely on the growth of international arrivals.

CATHIC 2013 is coming to Istanbul

Turkey & Neighbors Hotel Investment Conference CATHIC 2013 is coming to Istanbul

Elisabeth Lang, eTN Correspondent, reporting from Istanbul

Central Asia’s leading hospitality investment conference, CATHIC (Turkey & Neighbors Hotel Investment Conference) returns to Turkey and will take place on May 29-30, 2013 at the Marmara ...

1 killed, 24 injured in Turkey hot air balloon crash

Hot Air Balloon Crashes In Turkey 1 killed, 24 injured in Turkey hot air balloon crash

An official says a hot air balloon has crashed in central Turkey, killing one person and injuring 24 others on board.

Turkish Airlines facing threat of strike after union negotiations collapse

Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines facing threat of strike after union negotiations collapse

Turkey's flagship airline is facing the threat of a strike after negotiations with the country's main aviation workers union collapsed.

Mandarin Oriental to open luxurious waterfront hotelon the Bosphorus in Istanbul

Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus To Open In 2016 Mandarin Oriental to open luxurious waterfront hotelon the Bosphorus in Istanbul

HONG KONG - Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has today signed an agreement to manage a luxurious hotel in Istanbul, Turkey. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2016.

Turkish Airlines plans to launch operations into the Seychelles in approximately two years

route to Seychelles is part and parcel of their 2020 plans Turkish Airlines plans to launch operations into the Seychelles in approximately two years

eTN Staff Writer

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Air Transport has confirmed in an open letter in the Seychelles newspaper, “Today,” that Turkish Airlines plans to launch operations into the Seychelles ...

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to go public

Pegasus Airlines Turkish Pegasus Airlines to go public

ANKARA, Turkey - Pegasus, Turkey’s largest private air carrier, is planning to open up its shares to the public, according to the company.

American tourist murdered in Istanbul

US visitor killed in Turkey American tourist murdered in Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Turkey - An American tourist whose body was found in the ruins of Istanbul's old city wall was murdered by a blow to the head, the city's police chief was quoted as saying on Sunday.

Turkey is a destination suitable for each season of the year

Reasons to go to Turkey in 2013 Turkey is a destination suitable for each season of the year

LONDON, England - With its enviable year-round climate, insatiable quest for festivities and incomparably high number of remarkable sites of cultural and historical importance, it's safe to ...

Ukraine chairs Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization

Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation Ukraine chairs Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization

KYIV, Ukraine - Ukraine takes over the six month chairmanship of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), starting January 1st, 2013.

Pegasus Airlines launches flights between Dubai and Istanbul

network continues to expand Pegasus Airlines launches flights between Dubai and Istanbul

Continuing to expand its network, Pegasus Airlines has launched scheduled flights between Dubai and Istanbul starting on October 18.

Mayan prophecy drives surge in one-way flight searches

Increase in one-way searches to South of France and Turkey ahead of December 21, 2012 Mayan prophecy drives surge in one-way flight searches

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Believers in the supernatural are flocking to two small villages - Bugarach in the South of France and Şirince in Turkey - as the end of the Mayan Calendar nears, reveals ...

Turkey is wooing Indian visitors

Indian tourism to Turkey Turkey is wooing Indian visitors

HYDERABAD, India - Turkey is wooing Indian visitors by offering the best of leisure and entertainment and blending tradition and modernity.

Design-Biennial in Istanbul: center of attention is the imperfect

pretty perfectly located on the other hand is Sumahan on the Water in Istanbul, not only for Biennial visitors Design-Biennial in Istanbul: center of attention is the imperfect

From October 13 until December 12, 2012, the first Design-Biennial in Istanbul lures the international art community to the Bosporus.

Turkish Airlines indicates interest to fly to Seychelles

Preliminary talks held in Turkey Turkish Airlines indicates interest to fly to Seychelles

It was through a meeting at the Seychelles Investment Forum held in Turkey that Turkish Airlines expressed its interest to fly to Seychelles.

Turkey and Gambia sign  tourism cooperation agreement

Turkey and Gambia Turkey and Gambia sign tourism cooperation agreement

The Gambian and Turkish governments represented by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MoTC) and the ambassador of Turkey to The Gambia respectively, Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding ...

Turkey hot destination for half-term holiday deals

Affordable option for family holidays Turkey hot destination for half-term holiday deals

LONDON, England - Turkey has been tipped by price comparison website, dealchecker.co.uk, as one of the best destinations for affordable half-term holidays.

Tourists offered to try Islam for a month

"Muslim for a Month" tours Tourists offered to try Islam for a month

To the devout, the concept of becoming "Muslim for a month" - or any other religion, for that matter - could verge on the sacrilegious.

Turkey aims to secure larger slice of global cruise trade pie

Turkey Cruise Ship Platform Turkey aims to secure larger slice of global cruise trade pie

Turkey has established a “Turkey Cruise Ship Platform” consisting of 13 port cities in an attempt to secure a larger slice of the global tourism pie.

Arab leaders: Regional connectedness will lead to greater economic and political stability

World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia Arab leaders: Regional connectedness will lead to greater economic and political stability

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Regional connectedness will lead to greater economic and political stability, Arab leaders said in the opening plenary of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North ...

Prime Minister Erdogan to open first World Economic Forum on Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia

World Economic Forum on Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia Prime Minister Erdogan to open first World Economic Forum on Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia

ISTANBUL, Turkey – The World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia will open next week in Istanbul from 4 to 6 June 2012.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes Turkish debut in Istanbul

Boeing Dream Tour Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes Turkish debut in Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Turkey - The Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed for the first time in Turkey today, making Istanbul the latest destination on its global Dream Tour.

Turkey: a remarkable vacation bargain

Last-minute deal to Experience Istanbul Turkey: a remarkable vacation bargain

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - “Turkey is currently a remarkable vacation bargain,” says, no less, budget travel expert, Arthur Frommer.

CATHIC 2012: Turkish delights for international hotel investors

Central Asia Turkey Hotel Investment CATHIC 2012: Turkish delights for international hotel investors

Elisabeth Lang, eTN

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Unlock the Potential was the theme of the second CATHIC - Central Asia Turkey Hotel Investment Conference - held in Istanbul from February 6-8, 2012.

Turkey: the key to Europe’s future

Number one trade partner in EU is Turkey Turkey: the key to Europe’s future

Elisabeth Lang, eTN

(eTN) - The EU is Turkey’s number one trade partner, with Turkish exports and imports between 46 to 39 percent.

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