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The Bodrum Edition opens in Turkey, redefines luxury for a New Kind of Resort

bodrum editionConceived by Ian Schrager in a partnership with Marriott International, EDITION combines the personal, intimate, individualized experience that Ian Schrager is known for. Bringing a new energy to Bodrum, Schrager is responsible for the concept, programming and creative direction of The Bodrum EDITION, an Aegean utopia within the Yalikavak bay.

UK travellers flock back to Turkey

oludenizTourists from the UK are heading back to favourite holiday destinations that until recently were considered by many to be at risk of unrest or terrorism, according to the latest findings from ForwardKeys and GfK which predicts future travel patterns by analysing booking transactions by travel agents.

Nova Plaza Hotels selects Revinate to manage online reputation

Nova Plaza ParkThe Turkish hotel group Nova Plaza Hotels selected Revinate, the hospitality industry’s leading marketing automation and guest feedback solution, to manage online reputation and post-stay surveys for its four Istanbul properties: Nova Plaza Crystal Hotel, Nova Plaza Boutique and Spa, Nova Plaza Taksim Square, and Nova Plaza Park Hotel.

Turkey’s Gumusluk Classical Music Festival begins

MarkovGumusluk - an emerging and unique beauty spot of Bodrum in the southwest coast of Turkey, will be hosting the 15th edition of the International Gumusluk Classical Music Festival from the 1st August to 4th September.

Turkey achieves 30.1% increase in Tourism Income in Q2 2018

cappadocia baloonsTurkish Statistical Institute announced that Turkey achieved a 30.1% increase in tourism income in the second quarter of 2018 and reached to US$ 7 billion 44 million 591 thousand. While 84.7% of this income (excluding GSM roaming and marina service expenditures) was obtained from foreign visitors and 15.3% was obtained from citizens living abroad.

Thousands swim between continents in Istanbul

Over 2,400 swimmers from 52 countries came together on Sunday in Istanbul for the Turkish Olympic Committee’s (TOC) 30th Samsung Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race.

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