Monthly Archives: February 2009

Bodrum summit welcomes 8 countries

Bodrum is already one of Turkey’s most popular holiday hot spots, but the region is continuously looking at improving its other aspects. Bodrum’s summit, entitled Mediterranean Local Administration Partnership Program, is one of the many ways the region is looking to improve its local economic prosperity.  Bodrum’s summit welcomed delegations from five other countries [...]
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Turkey enters top 10 holiday hot spots list

Turkey’s popularity as a tourist destination was once again evident as the country was added to a list of the top 10 holiday hot spots in Europe. According to a survey conducted by one of England’s prominent travel agency, a few of Turkey’s popular holiday spots were ranked amongst the best in Europe.  The [...]
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Turkey, Africa boost business ties

Turkey is aiming to increase trade with the African continent to $50 billion by 2013. In order to achieve this, Turkey has started to draw up strategic economic partnership policies with a number of Africa countries, where the opportunity and potential rate of growth is seen to be much higher in trade volume.
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Turkey welcomes over 1.3 mn tourists this fall

Turkey’s touristic sites demonstrated their popularity once again as they attracted a great number of tourists this autumn after an ever crowded summer season. Economic prices and lingering summer weather made Turkey the preferred holiday destination for tourists.
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EasyJet’s new route to Bodrum to benefit holiday home owners

Direct flights to Bodrum from London, soon to be operated by EasyJet, will benefit owners of holiday homes in the region. The Bodrum property market is set to be boosted as direct flights make the area more accessible and hence more appealing to holidaymakers.
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Turkey property to be popular in 2009

Turkey continues to be an emerging market on the overseas property investment radar globally. In addition to this, 2009 poses to become the year when Turkey is set to further establish its property sector.
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Exceptional Growth in Turkish Property Market

It has been revealed that the Turkish property market is growing rapidly, making it an investment hotspot for people interested in receiving good returns. Commenting on the economic advancements in the country, Eric Kaya of Cumberland Properties said “buying into Turkey is an ideal investment opportunity…where the market holds long term potential for strong capital [...]
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Turkey to attract $20 billion in foreign direct investment

Turkey is predicting a sum of $20 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) for 2009. On a recent trip to Ankara, Kürşad Tüzmen, Turkey’s Foreign Trade Minister has described the country as a safe spot for foreign investment.
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Turkey attracts UK Holidaymakers

Turkey has continued to attract greater number of British holidaymakers, evident by the increase in summer vacation bookings to the Eurasian country. The surge in the number of British holiday makers travelling to Turkey has also been influenced by fluctuations in the value of pound against the Euro. This has made Turkey a relatively more [...]
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Turkey to see $8 bn investment in power production

Turkey’s Sabanci Holding and Austrian utility Verbund’s venture, Enerjisa, will be investing a total of $8 billion in power production. The venture also plans to use these funds to purchase more power distribution grids in Turkey .
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