Monthly Archives: March 2009

Turkish Counsellor is given an award at the ITB

As mentioned before, the International Tourism Exchange (ITB) exhibition in Berlin commenced on the 11th of March. On the first day of the event, the Project Leader of the ITB Messe Berlin GmbH awarded the “Golden Needle” to Erol Ozudogru, the Counsellor of Turkey. This was awarded to highlight the special commitment of the Counsellor [...]
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Turkey sees 38% Tax Free Shopping increase in 2009

Global Refund Turkey has recorded an increase of 38% in Tax Free shopping in January and February in 2009, compared to statistics from the same months in 2008. The report claimed that people from the Russian Federation and Northern Cyprus used this tax free system most frequently. Compared to 2008, the percentage of purchases made [...]
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Turkey co-hosts the ITB travel tourism fair

Some may be aware that that the 43rd edition of the ever popular European travel exhibition commenced on the 11th of March. The International Tourism Bourse, or ITB, basically offers an opportunity for the representatives of the global travel industry to come together. In 2008, the ITB exhibition recorded 177,891 visitors that were attracted by [...]
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Will Turkey’s “wealth amnesty” program help increase market liquidity?

Several countries around the world are focusing on increasing liquidity in their respective markets due to the global economic climate. Turkey has ensured this by launching the “wealth amnesty” program. This program basically ensures that all Turkish citizens are able to invest funds back into their country with ease. Such incentives and policies have ensured [...]
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Turkey and Iran sign transportation MoU

Turkish and Iranian ministers of transportation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) yesterday in Tehran. The Turkish transport minister also met with the Iranian president, during his visit to Tehran. Â Turkish Transportation Minister, Binali Yildirim, and his Iranian counterpart, Hamed Behbahani, finalised the MoU that will cover land, air and sea based transportation [...]
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