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13/04/2018

The 13th International Istanbul Tulip Festival officially started on April 3

The 13th International Istanbul Tulip Festival officially started on April 3, 2018 at the Emirgan Park. The tulip festival will be held from 1-30 April, 2018. The festival includes several activities such as music concerts, sports games and exhibitions, Also, the world's largest colourful tulip carpet will be on display. Being  a national symbol of Turkey,...

13/04/2018

The 25th Istanbul Jazz Festival announces its programme

The 25th Istanbul Jazz Festival announces its programme Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and sponsored by Garanti Bank, the Istanbul Jazz Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2018. The festival will once again host leading names and new discoveries from the world of jazz, as well as the stars of contemporary music between 26 June and 17 July 2018.

22/03/2018

Pegasus Airlines to increase flight frequency between Ankara and Kyiv

Pegasus Airlines to increase flight frequency between Ankara and Kyiv Starting from April 9, 2018, Pegasus Airlines will increase frequency of Ankara – Kyiv flights. Flights will be performed 11 times in a week; the carrier adds four additional flights on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Departure time from Ankara is at 10:10, arriving to the airport “Kyiv” (Zhulyany) – at 12:30 (local time). Departing from Kyiv – at 13:10 same...

22/03/2018

Germania increases flights to Turkey

Germania increases flights to Turkey After a successful sales start for flights in summer 2018 to Turkish destinations, Germania sets up additional services to the Turkish Riviera. Additionally, more flights for next winter have been added to the Antalya schedule. From eight German airports (Bremen, Dresden, Erfurt-Weimar, Münster/Osnabrück, Nuremberg,...

09/03/2018

More Chinese tourists expected to travel Turkey in 2018

More Chinese tourists expected to travel Turkey in 2018 The number of Chinese tourists traveling internationally has reached 130 million in 2017, up 7% from 122 million in 2016. An estimated 115.29 billion USD was spent during 2017, a year-on-year increase of 5%. According to Ctrip’s "2017 China Outbound Tourism Travel Report", many emerging destinations such as...

02/03/2018

Turkey to welcome more Ukrainian tourists in 2018

Turkey to welcome more Ukrainian tourists in 2018 Turkey welcomed a record number of tourists from Ukraine in 2016 and 2017. According to Turkey's Ambassador to Kiev; Yönet Can Tezel, the number of Ukrainian tourists will surpass last years' tourist arrival numbers. The total number of Ukrainian tourists visiting Turkey increased 23.39% in 2017 compared to 2016 and accounted as 1,212,644 tourists. Most of those tourists enjoyed their...

18/02/2018

Turkey's Mount Erciyes hosted the first 2018 Snow Volleyball European Tour event

The trendy sport of Snow Volleyball is now growing across Turkey. The opening event of the 2018 CEV Snow Volleyball European Tour took place 12-14 January 2018 at the Mount Erciyes, Turkey for the third time. Mount Erciyes, which is one of the highest peaks in Turkey, has new ski resorts that are now becoming more and more popular all around Turkey and in Europe as well. By putting winter sports and winter tourism at the top of their agenda, Erciyes A.S aims to raise the profile of...

18/02/2018

New Direct Flights between the Turkish City of Hatay and Doha, Qatar
Qatar Airways announced the launch of new direct flights to the Turkish city of Hatay, airline’s fifth gateway in Turkey. The new three-times weekly route will be served by an Airbus A320, featuring 12 seats in Business Class and 132 seats in Economy Class.

18/02/2018

Uzbekistan starts visa-free travel for 7 countries including Turkey

Uzbekistan will allow 30-day visa-free entry to citizens of seven countries including Turkey. In order to create favorable conditions for boosting Uzbekistan's tourism potential, citizens of Turkey, Israel, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Japan will no longer need to apply or pay for a visa. The crews of foreign aircraft operating regular flights to Uzbekistan will also be issued visa-free entry. The decree also enables simplified tourist visas...