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 much larger than the number of those arriving in August alone last year. The number of visitors to Turkey in August last year was 6.3 million More...

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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 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 Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Ambassador to Turkey says American pharmaceutical companies may stop selling to Turkey

David Satterfield, the US Ambassador to Turkey said that if Turkey did not pay its debt to US pharmaceutical companies, the companies might stop selling drugs to Turkey. Speaking at the 38th American-Turkish conference 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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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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Some facts about 1915 CANAKKALE Bridge to be put into operation in March 2022

The toll to be paid for the 1915 Canakkale Bridge, where the groundbreaking ceremony was held on March 18, is going to be 15 euros + VAT (80 TL at today’s rates). The daily vehicle crossing guarantee for 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...

By BTT On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Good Party leader sends harsh criticism to ERDOGAN at her party’s 2nd ordinary congress

Meral AKSENER, the leader of the Good Party, delivered a speech at the 2nd ordinary congress of her party. AKSENER criticized the president and AKP leader Erdogan with harsh words. She said, “Atatürk gave the More...

By BTT On Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Erdogan says Turkey will close the year with 15 million tourists at the end of 2020

President Erdogan delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of North Marmara Highway 5.  In his speech ERDOGAN said the season would be closed with 15 million foreign tourists in the tourism sector, at the end More...