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Antalya dives into tourist season with new submarine attraction

19th February 2017 Antalya Governor Münir Karaloğlu made a trial dive with the new touristic submarine "Nemo Primero" in Antalya.
During its inaugural dive, the submarine went 20 meters under the sea near "Rat Island" off the shore of the Turkish Mediterranean city of Antalya.
Governor Karaloğlu along...
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Turkey headed to be 'entrepreneurship center'

14th February 2017 ISTANBUL
Turkey is fast on its way to becoming an attractive hub for entrepreneurs, according to the head of Turk Telekom -- Turkey’s only integrated telecommunications service provider -- on Monday. 
"Thanks to the government’s actions to support the expansion of the...
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Over 2.6 mln Turks make early bookings for holidays in Turkey in 3 months

13th February 2017 More than 2.6 million Turks have made early bookings for their 2017 holidays in the country in just three months, a leading tourism representative said, adding that the figure was expected to surpass 5 million in the upcoming months. Sector representatives say the reason behind the...
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Turkish lira hits 4-week high against US dollar

7th February 2017 ANKARA
The Turkish lira advanced to a four-week high against the U.S. dollar on Monday.
The dollar started the day by losing ground against the lira; the exchange rate decreased by 0.67 percent to reach 3.6702.
The exchange rate had hovered between 3.71 and 3.69 over the past two days and...
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Trump’s travel ban applied in Istanbul airport

30th January 2017 US. President Donald Trump's travel ban has been applied Sunday in Istanbul's Atatürk Airport, with airport staff preventing passengers who did not meet required conditions from boarding U.S.-bound flights.
Last week, President Trump ratified an executive action which brought into force a...
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Traveling to Turkey is best response to terror

29th January 2017 Traveling to Turkey is the best way to respond to terror threats, United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Taleb Rifai said in the opening ceremony of the 21st East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel exhibition on Jan. 26.“There are many reasons to...
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Russian tourists to flock back to Turkey, early bookings show

24th January 2017 Half of Russia’s holidaymakers have chosen Turkey as their top travel destination in 2017, a report released by the Association of Tour Operators in Russia (ATOR) stated, citing estimates from the country’s tour operators and agencies, as reported by state-run Anadolu Agency on Jan....
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2016 Wasn’t All Bad for Turkey, was it?

22nd January 2017 2016 isn’t going to go down in history as one of the best years in Turkish history but that doesn’t mean it was all bad. While many countries all around the world suffered a lot of misfortune in 2016 plenty of good things did happen as well. So let’s take a look back and remember...
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Turkish Private Health Insurance Reduced Again

17th January 2017 The cost of FIT private health insurance, created for the Turkish residence permit has been reduced for the fourth time.These premiums are applicable from 16 January 2017.Prices have been reduced by a whopping 10 percent on Groupama Foreigners insurance, this includes ALL AGES UP TO 65 YEARS...
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Don’t be stopped from enjoying a Turkish Holiday Says UK news show and senior BBC journalist!

16th January 2017 Yeah you read that right some positive news about Turkey! It’s fair to say 2016 wasn’t the best year for Turkey or many other places after all there’s many reasons why people celebrated this long and difficult year finally coming to an end. But 2017 could be the start of better...
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