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,...


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...


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...


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...


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.


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...