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North Cyprus TV ad was one of UK’s most complained about adverts in 2022

A travel advert promoting North Cyprus as a travel destination was the third most complained about advert in Britain this year. The television advert, placed by the North Cyprus Tourist Board (NCTB), attracted 394 complaints, according to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The National Federation of (Greek) Cypriots had driven the anti-Turkish complaints campaign to […]

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Turkish tourism firms pick up 6 trophies at the World Travel Awards Europe 2022

Turkish Airlines, the Çırağan Palace Kempinski, and Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus are among the top winners from Turkiye at the Europe Winners of the 29th World Travel Awards™. Many others picked up awards for the country-specific categories. The leading lights in the travel industry from some 40 countries attended the glitzy gala ceremony at the Hilton Mallorca […]

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Turkiye fourth most popular tourist destination in the world in 2021

Turkiye has leap-frogged Italy and the United States to rank fourth worldwide in the number of tourists visiting the country. The country hosted nearly 30 million tourists in 2021, according to a report by World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The UNWTO report shows France holding the top spot after receiving around 40 million tourists last year. […]

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Tourists with Covid-19 vaccination cards can enter North Cyprus from April, as TRNC rolls out vaccinations

Vaccinations against the coronavirus have started in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC), with the President Ersin Tatar (pictured top), Prime Minister Ersan Saner and Health Minister Dr Ali Pilli among the first to receive the shots. The government is aiming to inoculate 300,000 people in North Cyprus against the deadly virus by March, […]

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UK-Turkey air bridge confirmed for this summer
 

On Friday, the British government announced that people arriving from over fifty destinations from 10 July no longer need to self-isolate if they are coming to England. Among those listed is Turkey, which has already ended self-isolation for visitors from the United Kingdom, so essentially the two countries will have formed an “air bridge” when […]

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“Safe Tourism” scheme for visitors planning to holiday in Turkey this summer

‘Safe tourism’ is the message from Turkey for this summer. Flights between the United Kingdom and Turkey have recently re-started, with Turkish Airlines, Pegasus and Easyjet among the carriers to resume their service. The number of flights is expected to increase in July when, as expected, the two governments sign an ‘air bridge’ agreement, which […]

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Award-winning tour operator sets sights on Malta
 

The UK’s largest tour operator to North Cyprus is expanding its horizons by adding another destination in the Mediterranean to its portfolio. Award-winning Cyprus Paradise has launched a sister website called Malta Paradise and is offering “hand-picked holidays” to the two biggest islands in the Maltese Archipelago: Malta and Gozo. Operating as a niche tour […]