Tag: tourism

The six most scenic spots to visit in Turkiye

How happy is the one who says, “I am a Turk”? Very happy indeed. Turkiye is a beautiful country that offers a captivating blend of natural wonder and cultural treasures — including the land border where Europe becomes Asia and vice versa. This top destination is perfect for travellers seeking natural beauty and a stunning […]

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“Tourism is booming” – Turkiye’s Finance Minister Şimşek confirms country’s best ever July visitor figures

Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek took to social media to share the good news that over 7 million tourists entered Turkiye last month, making it the best July on record for foreign visitors. The significant increase in visitor numbers isn’t just good news for Turkiye’s tourism sector, it also has an important bearing on the country’s […]

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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, […]