Istanbul News

Breaking Travel News investigates: Raffles Istanbul

Breaking Travel News investigates: Raffles Istanbul

22 October 2018 Focus

Part of the Zorlu Centre in the commercial capital of Turkey, Raffles Istanbul is an oasis of luxury with towering views over the city below. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls for in for the night

The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, completes extensive overhaul

The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, completes extensive overhaul

18 October 2018 Hotel News

The newly refurbished guestrooms, suites and meeting facilities have been re-designed by architects and artists to reflect the essence and historical elements of the city, with new amenities providing a modern touch necessary for today’s travellers.

Terror attack at Ataturk Airport, Turkey

Terror attack at Ataturk Airport, Turkey

28 June 2016 Airline News

A total of 41 people are now known to have died during a suicide bomb attack on Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Istanbul. Some 13 of those killed are believed to be foreign nationals, while a further 239 people were injured in the attack. Three attackers arrived in a taxi and began firing at the terminal entrance late on Tuesday evening.

DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul Sirkeci opens in Turkey

DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul Sirkeci opens in Turkey

25 May 2016 Hotel News

Hilton Worldwide has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul Sirkeci. The upscale hotel joins ten DoubleTree by Hilton properties already open in Turkey and 70 DoubleTree by Hilton properties open across Europe. Boasting 113 modern guest rooms and suites across six floors, the fully refurbished hotel is located in Sirkeci, a neighbourhood in Istanbul’s Historic Peninsula just a short stroll from some of Istanbul’s major attractions such as Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar.