Turkish sister airline SunExpress will continue to operate its own routes, with a fleet that consists of over 40 Boeing 737-800. The decision will cost around 1,200 jobs.
The ministry of culture and tourism in Turkey has announced a safe tourism certification programme, launched to coincide with the start of the 2020 summer season.
Pegasus Airlines will resume international flights from today. Departures from Turkey to several European destinations began earlier following the suspension of services in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.
The United Kingdom is among six countries to be offered visa free travel to Turkey. Foreign ministry officials confirmed earlier tourists from Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland and Spain would also see fees waived.
Radisson Hotel Group is preparing to open three more hotels in Turkey this year. Two of these hotels will be in Istanbul’s touristic and historic locations, and the third in Aliağa, Izmir.
Radisson Hotel Group will open its 15th hotel in Istanbul with the signing of Radisson Hotel Apartments Delta Istanbul Esenyurt. Active in several important cities in Turkey, the project will be located in one of the most rapidly growing areas of Istanbul.
Located in the Marmara region, close to the Black Sea, Sakarya is well-connected through both road and rail with Istanbul and is serviced by Istanbul’s International Airport.
Turkey is preparing for the return of the ACE of MICE show, set to take place at the Istanbul Convention Centre later this month. Hosted by Tourism Media Group, the event is designed to bolster the meetings, incentives, conference and exhibitions sector in the region.