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Breaking Travel News investigates: Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa comes to London

Breaking Travel News investigates: Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa comes to London

25th Nov 2016 Focus

With an enviable location on the edge of the Dalaman River and Mediterranean Sea, Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa is only 15 kilometres from Dalaman International Airport. The UK remains a key market for the property, with general manager Ali Tunç Batum recently leading a delegation from the resort to London to promote the property. Breaking Travel News finds out more.

Terror attack at Ataturk Airport, Turkey

Terror attack at Ataturk Airport, Turkey

28th Jun 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

25th 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.

Canyon Ranch Kaplankaya, Turkey, set for July opening

Canyon Ranch Kaplankaya, Turkey, set for July opening

17th May 2016 Hotel News Spa News

As a founding voice in the world of holistic wellness, Canyon Ranch has the wisdom and expertise of spending nearly 40 years helping its guests achieve well-being. Now, the life-enhancement brand that’s built a devoted global following is going global itself. Under the guidance of the brand’s new chief executive, Susan Docherty, the company has announced the development of its first-ever international destination, Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort at Kaplankaya, on a spectacular peninsula of the sun-kissed Aegean coast.

Expo 2016 Antalya opens in Turkey

Expo 2016 Antalya opens in Turkey

President of the International Association of Horticultural Producers, Bernard Oosterom, congratulated Turkey on creating a spectacular opening to the International Horticultural Exhibition, during opening of Expo 2016 in Antalya. Speaking alongside president Erdogan of Turkey, prime minister Davutloglu, senior Turkish government ministers, secretary general of the BIE and ambassadors from around the world, Oosterom addressed the 5,000 guests and TV audiences telling them: “This Expo has brought together the horticulture industry, countries and their governments from all over the world around themes designed to promote ‘a green life for future generations’.

Etihad to expand services to Istanbul, Turkey

Etihad to expand services to Istanbul, Turkey

26th Mar 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Etihad Airways will expand its services to Istanbul during 2016 with a new four times weekly service to Sabiha Gokcen Airport. The service will commence on July 1st 2016 and be served by an Airbus A320-200, with 16 seats in business and 120 in economy. The route will provide more travel options for guests travelling between the UAE and Istanbul as well as access to over thirty two-way connected markets and over 240 weekly connections around the world over the Abu Dhabi hub.

Emirates boosts Istanbul services with latest departure

Emirates boosts Istanbul services with latest departure

16th Nov 2015 Airline News Tourism News

Emirates has announced its plans for a second gateway in Istanbul with the launch of a daily service to Sabiha Gokcen Airport, beginning December 15th, 2015. The new service complements Emirates’ existing 11 weekly flights to Ataturk Airport, offering even more convenience for both inbound and outbound travellers.

Breaking Travel News interview: Sura Hotels & Tourism Group chairman, Hüseyin Kaygısız

Breaking Travel News interview: Sura Hotels & Tourism Group chairman, Hüseyin Kaygısız

10th Jul 2015 Focus

With two of the leading hotels in Istanbul under management. Sura Hotels & Tourism Group is working to redefine the luxury hospitality in Turkey. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole sits down with group chairman Hüseyin Kaygısız to discuss his plans for expansion, the ever changing luxury market in Istanbul and what it takes to ensure his hotels exceed guests’ expectations every time.