Tourist finds himself on trial for his negative comments posted about hotel he stays in

Foreign tourists heading to the South Asian country of Thailand now have to think twice before posting negative reviews on travel and hotel rating platforms such as Tripadvisor. An American tourist is being tried on “defamation charges” over a negative comment he wrote. The tourist named Wesley Barnes, who was on holiday in Thailand, wrote More...

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By BTT On Sunday, September 27th, 2020
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7.2 million visitors arrive in Turkey in 8 months: Germany leads in front of Russia

The Ministry of culture and Tourism has announced visitor statistics between January-August 2020. According to ministry data, the number of total visitors arriving in the eight-month period of this year is not More...

By BTT On Sunday, September 27th, 2020
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Reports show tourists do not comply with coronavirus measures in Antalya

In Antalya the number of cases before the tourist season was almost down to zero. However, the table began to change after Eid al-Adha. After August 10, the number of cases increased rapidly with the start of arrivals More...

By BTT On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Tourism expert says the highest number of bookings for 2021 comes from the UK

President of one of the largest hotel groups gave an interview about 2020 tourism season. The professional shared his forecast for new season to come in 2021. He said, “Clearly speaking, we are looking at More...

By BTT On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Balloon tourism scheduled to begin at Gobeklitepe of Turkey, zero point in history

A promotional flight of balloon tours was realized at GOBEKLITEPE by SANLIURFA Governorate, Metropolitan Municipality, district municipalities and Tourism Development of SANLIURFA for the promotion of such tours More...

By BTT On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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TUI Russia begins charter flights from Moscow to Istanbul for winter season

TUI Russia has announced that it will arrange charter flights from Moscow to Istanbul for the 2020/2021 winter season. Turkey is already known to be one of the most favorable destinations for Russian tourists in More...

By BTT On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Airlines in talks with drug companies for covid-19 testers that deliver results within minutes

Some airlines in Europe are in talks with pharmaceutical companies for covid-19 testers that deliver results within minutes to provide more flight safety for passengers travelling indoors on planes. In this way, More...

By BTT On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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Experts say the way to protect Lake Salda is to keep it away from mass tourism

Salda Lake Special Environmental Protection Zone 1/25000 scale zoning plan was approved by the Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning. Burdur Governor’s office, which made a statement about the plan, More...

By BTT On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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Representatives of 18 tourist cities aim to introduce new legal framework against Airbnb

Municipalities say property prices are rising because of these platforms and people are having trouble finding homes to rent. Representatives of 18 tourist cities, including Paris, Barcelona, Florence and Berlin, More...

By BTT On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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Tourism Ministry plans to re-open Galata Tower for visits beginning October 2020

Galata Tower, one of the icons of Istanbul, has been undergoing restoration work by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism for some time. It has been announced that Galata Tower is scheduled to be opened for tourism More...