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Tourism spotlight: Turkey

Tourism spotlight: Turkey

9 March 2010 Focus

As a gateway between East and West, Turkey – and its present Capital of Culture, Istanbul – have been of great significance to travellers for centuries. But as the country’s intellectual centre basks in the world’s gaze, the greater prize of European Union membership remains illusive. BTN examines recent developments in Turkey, and assesses what the future holds.

Turkish Tourism defies economic downturn

Turkish Tourism defies economic downturn

27 October 2009 Press Release Tourism News

Turkey’s tourism industry has seen remarkable growth over the past few years, proof of the country’s continued popularity as a travel destination in defiance of the global economic crisis.

Turkey to partner ITB 2010

10 March 2008 Press Release Travel Events News

Turkish Minister of Tourism Ertuðrul Günay and the COO of Messe Berlin,Dr. Christian GökeIn have announced that in 2010 the ITB Berlin will be focusing on Turkey as the partner country.

Istanbul taps into European market

9 June 2006 Press Release Hotel News

Terrorist attacks and fears of bird flu may have put Turkey in the tourism picture for the wrong reasons, but it is not deterring a growing legion of European tourists from heading east and to the country’s lively city of Istanbul.