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17/01/2019

Turkey Expects Record Tourism Growth from Germany in 2019

 Turkey Expects Record Tourism Growth from Germany in 2019  Turkish tourism industry expects to achieve record growth in tourism numbers from Germany in 2019. In Germany, the early reservation sales and revenue for holidays in Turkey are at a record level.  Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy came together with...

28/12/2018

Monthly Border Bulletin (November 2018) is published...

Monthly Border Bulletin (November 2018) is published...

25/12/2018

The 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO Culture Tourism Conference held in Istanbul

The third cultural tourism conference organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Istanbul, Turkey between 3 and 5 December 2018. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing creativity in cities, and spreading tourism’s socioeconomic...

30/11/2018

Monthly Border Bulletin (October 2018) is published...

Monthly Border Bulletin (October 2018) is published... http://www.turob.com/en/statistics 

19/11/2018

3rd UNWTO/UNESCO WORLD CONFERENCE ON TOURISM AND CULTURE:İSTANBUL

Kindly find enclosed the communication on behalf of the UNWTO Ethics, Culture and Social Responsibility Department regarding the 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO WORLD CONFERENCE ON TOURISM AND CULTURE: FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL to take place in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey, from 3-5 December 2018.   

12/11/2018

Turkish Airlines celebrates its 85th anniversary with a Ridley Scott film...

Turkish Airlines celebrates its 85th anniversary with a Ridley Scott film, starring Sylvia Hoeks and Aure Atika Turkish Airlines, which began to serve its passengers at its new home at Istanbul Airport as of October 29, made a special film on its 85th anniversary.  The film which was directed by Ridley Scott and stars the famous actress Sylvia Hoeks,...

30/10/2018

Istanbul’s new airport opens Oct. 29

The grand opening of Istanbul New Airport will take place tomorrow on 29 October 2018, Turkish National Day, and the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey. The inauguration ceremony will take place with the attendance of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and more than 50 foreign leaders, ministers, and high-level officials. Phase one of...

24/10/2018

Emirates to increase frequency between Dubai and Istanbul

Emirates to increase frequency between Dubai and Istanbul Starting from December 2, 2018 Emirates will increase its flight frequency of Dubai – Istanbul flights. The airline announced flights between Dubai and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) will be increased from 5 weekly flights to 7 weekly flights.

18/10/2018

Jens Zimmer Christensen (Denmark) elected President of HOTREC

Krakow, HOTREC 77th General Assembly, 18 October 2018 – HOTREC, the umbrella association of Hotels, Restaurants and Cafés in Europe, elected today its new President and Executive Committee (ExCom) for a two years mandate, starting on 1 January 2019. “The goal of the newly elected ExCom will be to foster innovation and to promote investment among the 1.9 million...

16/10/2018

Turkey is among the top destinations for Italian travelers

The countries that have seen the greatest growth in flight bookings from travelers in Italy in the last 12 months are the United States of America (USA), China and Turkey. According to the analysis conducted by Travelport, From 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018, bookings made[1] in Italy through all global distribution systems (GDS) to the USA increased by close to 30,000, up 5% on the previous 12 months. Bookings to...

08/10/2018

Istanbul to host Turkey-Africa Second Economic and Business Forum

The second edition of Turkey-Africa Economy and Business Forum will take place in Istanbul next week. Scheduled to take place on 10-11 October 2018 at Istanbul Lutfi Kirdar ICEC, the forum is mainly aimed at promoting Turkish and Africa investments through analyzing trade and economic relations between Africa and Turkey; evaluating Turkey’s approach to investment in Africa; facilitating interaction between the...

08/10/2018

Istanbul CVB becomes the official Association Relations Partner of ICCA

Istanbul CVB is partnering with ICCA as an ‘Association Relations Partner’ (ARP), to further promote Istanbul as a leading congress destination. The President of Istanbul CVB and the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Sekib Avdagic and the ICCA Regional Director (Europe), Mrs. Elif Balci Fisunoglu signed the 2-year agreement on Wednesday, October 3rd. Mr....

18/09/2018

A new UNWTO report aims to help manage growing urban tourism flows and their impact on cities and residents.

A new World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) report aims to help manage growing urban tourism flows and their impact on cities and residents.  ‘Overtourism’? Understanding and managing urban tourism growth beyond perceptions’, was launched today during the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism, in Seoul, Republic of Korea (16-19 September 2018).  The report...

12/09/2018

Turkish Airlines increases Istanbul – Lviv frequency

Turkish Airlines increases Istanbul – Lviv frequency Turkish Airlines announced the flight frequency increase on Istanbul - Lviv (LWO) - Istanbul route.Turkey's national carrier will increase frequency to 10 weekly flights as of October 28, 2018. Founded in 1256, at an intersection between East and West, Lviv has been a home to various ethnicities...

14/08/2018

Tourists flock to luxury stores in Istanbul, queues appear outside stores

Tourists flock to luxury stores in Istanbul, queues appear outside stores As Turkish Lira is in free fall, tourists in Istanbul form queues outside most of the luxury stores as the money they hold has more value than ever before. A Middle Eastern tourist that arrive in Turkey last week with US$1000 in the pocket could exchange it for 5,000 Turkish liras. But today it exchanges for 6,500 Turkish liras.  Especially...