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07 November

From October 20th to December 23d in Bodrum held sailing regatta for the autumn cup – “Autumn Trophy 2018”. The annual sailing cup organized with the support of the “Bodrum Sailing Club” and included in the official sports calendar of the Turkish Sailing Federation. Total competition includes 4 stages, which take place every month in Bodrum. […]

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04 November

The first flight from the new Istanbul Airport took off on Wednesday 31st of October carrying 340 passengers to Ankara. The Turkish Airlines (THY) flight TK2124’s Boeing 777 wide-body aircraft flew to Esenboğa International Airport. The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turan and a number of journalists fly among the passengers. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan inaugurated the […]

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26 October

Four Seasons Resort Bodrum – comfort through all four seasons, an everlasting gain. The Four Seasons Resort Bodrum which will locate in Yalıçiftlik area planned to open in 2020. The resort is 5 km away from Bodrum city center and 36 km away from Milas Bodrum Airport also. After entering the tourism sector in 2005 […]

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15 October

From 19th till  20th of October starts the fourth annual festival “Days of Russian Culture” will place in Bodrum. This year, the festival organized by the Bodrum Tourism Office in Moscow with the support of Rossotrudnichestvo. The Bodrum Municipality and the Goddess of Bodrum Isis Hotel also support this event. During the festival will be […]

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10 October

This year the 30th international the Bodrum Cup regatta will take place from 22th till 27th of October. In the blue Aegean Sea will leave at least 150 yachts under bright sails. Professional sailors and sailing enthusiasts from Turkey and other countries traditionally participate in sea competitions. In 2017, about 1,500 athletes joined the event. […]

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16 September

Turkish tourism industry expects record figures this year, optimistic for 2019. Stating that they expect Turkey to host a record of over 40 million tourists this year. Tourism professionals said the positive climate will likely continue in 2019 as well. Turkish tourism sector, which has regained its strength thanks to tourism activities carried out by the […]

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08 September

Turkey and Russia will discuss the lifting of visa requirements for Turkish citizens in fall, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday. Following talks between Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. The two countries decided to establish a mechanism regarding the simplification of the travel regime for certain categories. “The most appropriate professional […]

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29 August

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni ended their one-week holiday. Holiday finished on Sunday with an economy flight to Istanbul, before heading back to France. The former president surprised other Turkish Airlines passengers for not choosing to fly first class. He also greeting and chatting with nearby passengers and even posed for […]

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10 August

The Turkish Travel Agencies Association (TÜRSAB) has decided to initiate a legal process against nearly 20 online travel and reservation portals. The association said in a statement on Wednesday that it will take legal action against online portals, similar to Netherlands-based online reservation portal Booking.com. However list includes rental giant Airbnb, booking site Expedia, travel […]

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28 July

Turkey ranks third in halal tourism market by raising its share by 20 pct in 2017. Taking steps to develop alternative tourism market following the periods in 2015 and 2016, sector ranked 3 in the world. It increased by 20 percent in 2017, Yunus Ete, the chairman of World Halal Summit Council and Asel Group, […]

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22 July

Tourists visiting Bodrum increases by 34 percent, hotels at near full capacity. The number of tourists coming to Turkey’s southwestern Muğla Bodrum district has gone up by 34 percent to 550,000 in the first six months of this year. Up from 410,000 in the same period last year, Turkey Tourism Investors Association (TTYD) Vice Chairman […]

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05 July

From 2011 to 2016, the Skytrax world airline survey also named THY the best airline in Europe. Turkish Airlines (THY) deemed three times safer than various European airlines in a year-long inspection carried out by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). THY General Manager Bilal Ekşi announced on Twitter Wednesday. The Safety Assessment of Foreign […]

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