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Istanbul cultural clashes: a travel deterrent?

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Only two weeks ago, Taksim Square was the epicenter for CEOs and presidents of the world’s largest hotel chains and international hotel investors coming to Turkey for the Turkey

Istanbul student writes to eTN to report police madness

ISTANBUL, Turkey (eTN) - Things are worse in Istanbul right now. Police are resting during the daytime and attacking at night. We cannot believe the limited footages we see. It is very intense.

Istanbul 2020: one of the ten richest, most modern and influential...

The Turkish response to the economic crisis is to rely on the growth of international arrivals.

CATHIC 2013 is coming to Istanbul

Central Asia’s leading hospitality investment conference, CATHIC (Turkey & Neighbors Hotel Investment Conference) returns to Turkey and will take place on May 29-30, 2013 at the Marmara Taksim Hotel

Mandarin Oriental to open luxurious waterfront hotelon the Bosphorus in Istanbul

HONG KONG - Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has today signed an agreement to manage a luxurious hotel in Istanbul, Turkey. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2016.

American tourist murdered in Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Turkey - An American tourist whose body was found in the ruins of Istanbul's old city wall was murdered by a blow to the head, the city's police chief was quoted as saying on Sunday.

Pegasus Airlines launches flights between Dubai and Istanbul

Continuing to expand its network, Pegasus Airlines has launched scheduled flights between Dubai and Istanbul starting on October 18.

New Istanbul airport to cement Turkish Airlines’ hub position

(eTN) - When news broke that Turkish Airlines (THY) was set to connect some 30 African destinations by the end of this year, moving to 40 by the end of 2013, many had to check back to be certain of th

Design-Biennial in Istanbul: center of attention is the imperfect

From October 13 until December 12, 2012, the first Design-Biennial in Istanbul lures the international art community to the Bosporus.

Turkish Airlines adds Kinshasa to its growing list of African destinations

Further expanding its global reach in Africa, Turkish Airlines is launching services to Kinshasa on Monday, August 27th.

Prime Minister Erdogan to open first World Economic Forum on Middle...

ISTANBUL, Turkey – The World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia will open next week in Istanbul from 4 to 6 June 2012.

Turkish Air seeks approval for more India flights

NEW DELHI, India - The Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines has sought Indian aviation ministry's approval to extend the bilateral limits to enable it to increase its number of flights between Turkey and I

Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes Turkish debut in Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Turkey - The Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed for the first time in Turkey today, making Istanbul the latest destination on its global Dream Tour.

Turkey: a remarkable vacation bargain

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - “Turkey is currently a remarkable vacation bargain,” says, no less, budget travel expert, Arthur Frommer.

CATHIC 2012: Turkish delights for international hotel investors

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Unlock the Potential was the theme of the second CATHIC - Central Asia Turkey Hotel Investment Conference - held in Istanbul from February 6-8, 2012.

Rwanda opens Consulate and RDB liaison office in Istanbul

(eTN) - Diplomatic and business ties between Turkey and Rwanda are bound to benefit from the opening of a Consulate in Istanbul earlier in the week.

Turkish traveling tales

ISTANBUL, Turkey - After a few days checking out air fares from New York to Turkey, I grabbed a relatively inexpensive flight from JFK to Istanbul over the weekend.

 I was pleasantly surprised wh

TourCrafters offers affordable package to Istanbul

LIBERTYVILLE, IL - One of 2010’s hottest destinations is fabulous Istanbul, the city that’s half in Europe, half in Asia. But air fare alone to Istanbul is more than US$900.

Turkey Tourism has a new ally

(eTN) - When Turkey is not picking a fight with Greece, it certainly is doing a good job in making friends in order to advance its tourism portfolio.

Turkish Airlines commences operations between Istanbul and Dar es Salaam

(eTN) The inaugural flight between Istanbul and Dar es Salaam’s Julius Nyerere International Airport took place earlier in the week, marking the first time a Turkish commercial aircraft touched down

Turkish Airlines to commence Entebbe flights

Confirmation was at last received from Turkish Airlines that they intend to commence flights between Istanbul and Entebbe by the middle of this year, apparently starting with four flights a week.

Turkish Airlines connects Bologna with Istanbul

On March 1, 2010, Turkish Airlines will inaugurate a daily air service with Istanbul from Bologna the capital city of the Emilia Romagna region in Central Italy.

As crisis takes its toll, hotels in Turkey dismiss general managers

ISTANBUL, Turkey (eTN) - Professional Hotel Managers Association (POYD) president Volkan Şimşek, who is also the general coordinator for Majesty Hotels, has said that many hotels in Turkey are dismi

Flood hits Istanbul tourist hub

The Turkish government is assuring international visitors that Istanbul’s major tourism and business districts – including the “Old Istanbul” neighborhood known as Sultanahmet, where the Blue

Istanbul’s Midtown Hotel receives ISO Quality Certificates

Midtown Hotel, which hosts the first planned urban transformation project of Istanbul with its modern and innovative service concept and which is situated on the Taksim Talimhane region, is progressin

Codeshare agreement expands between JAL and Air France

Japan Airlines (JAL) will expand its codeshare network with Air France (AF) that currently connects Japan to 11 other destinations in Europe via Paris.

Turkey’s outstanding new facilities to be promoted at IMEX 2009

Istanbul’s congress valley is expanding with some amazing new developments that will open in October 2009.

İstanbul is now 8000 years old

It's all started with the project of the century: a mission to connect two continents with a $2.6bn rail-tunnel running deep beneath the Bosphorus Straits.

Transit passengers tour Istanbul while waiting for flights

ISTANBUL, Turkey (eTN) - Turkish Airlines' (THY) transit passengers, who come from abroad and change flights in Istanbul, can tour the city instead of waiting for the next flight at the airport.