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Turkish Airlines and social media phenomenon have taken off for Somalia

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline in the world, this time has taken off for an important journey in the...

298 destinations, 120 countries, latest new destination for Turkish Airlines is...

By launching flights to Voronezh, Turkish Airlines adds another destination to existing services to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Rostov, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Ufa, and Stavropol. Due to...

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

Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico and Philippines emerge as global capacity growth drivers

LUTON, UK - Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) are no longer the fastest growing group of countries in terms of seat capacity, having been overtaken by Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico and the Philippine

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.

Wyndham Hotel Group launches Super 8 hotel brand in Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the signing of an exclusive development agreement with İlbak Turizm İşletmeleri Ve Yatirim A.Ş.

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

1 killed, 24 injured in Turkey hot air balloon crash

An official says a hot air balloon has crashed in central Turkey, killing one person and injuring 24 others on board.

Turkish Airlines facing threat of strike after union negotiations collapse

Turkey's flagship airline is facing the threat of a strike after negotiations with the country's main aviation workers union collapsed.

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.

Turkish Airlines plans to launch operations into the Seychelles in approximately...

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Air Transport has confirmed in an open letter in the Seychelles newspaper, “Today,” that Turkish Airlines plans to launch operations into the Seychelles in

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to go public

ANKARA, Turkey - Pegasus, Turkey’s largest private air carrier, is planning to open up its shares to the public, according to the company.

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.

Turkey is a destination suitable for each season of the year

LONDON, England - With its enviable year-round climate, insatiable quest for festivities and incomparably high number of remarkable sites of cultural and historical importance, it's safe to surmise th

Ukraine chairs Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization

KYIV, Ukraine - Ukraine takes over the six month chairmanship of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), starting January 1st, 2013.

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.

Mayan prophecy drives surge in one-way flight searches

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Believers in the supernatural are flocking to two small villages - Bugarach in the South of France and Şirince in Turkey - as the end of the Mayan Calendar nears, reveals travel

Turkey is wooing Indian visitors

HYDERABAD, India - Turkey is wooing Indian visitors by offering the best of leisure and entertainment and blending tradition and modernity.

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 indicates interest to fly to Seychelles

It was through a meeting at the Seychelles Investment Forum held in Turkey that Turkish Airlines expressed its interest to fly to Seychelles.

Turkey and Gambia sign tourism cooperation agreement

The Gambian and Turkish governments represented by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MoTC) and the ambassador of Turkey to The Gambia respectively, Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Turkey hot destination for half-term holiday deals

LONDON, England - Turkey has been tipped by price comparison website, dealchecker.co.uk, as one of the best destinations for affordable half-term holidays.

Tourists offered to try Islam for a month

To the devout, the concept of becoming "Muslim for a month" - or any other religion, for that matter - could verge on the sacrilegious.

Turkey aims to secure larger slice of global cruise trade pie

Turkey has established a “Turkey Cruise Ship Platform” consisting of 13 port cities in an attempt to secure a larger slice of the global tourism pie.

Arab leaders: Regional connectedness will lead to greater economic and political...

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Regional connectedness will lead to greater economic and political stability, Arab leaders said in the opening plenary of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa

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.

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.