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TAV Airports Achieves Remarkable Financial Growth in 2023

TAV Airports has announced its financial and operational outcomes for the year 2023, showcasing an impressive 22% increase in passenger traffic, serving 96 million passengers. ...
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Dedeman appointed new CEO

Dedeman Hotels Announces Major Expansion and Leadership Changes

Dedeman Hotels & Resorts International, with a history spanning 58 years, has announced the beginning of a new phase of expansion and change at a ...
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Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul, scenic view of Bosphorus and Bridge

Turkish Hospitality Sector Flourishes with 67 Hotel Chains and Groups

Turkish hospitality sector continues its unabated growth with new players entering the market. The number of hotel chains and groups in Turkiye (Turkey) has now ...
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Tourist in Istanbul takes photos

Istanbul Shatters Tourism Records with Over 17 Million Foreign Visitors in 2023

In 2023, Istanbul, one of the world’s most visited cities, welcomed a record-breaking 17.37 million foreign visitors, marking an all-time high in its tourism history. ...
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IGA Istanbul Airport

Istanbul Airport to Pioneer Triple Runway Operations in Europe

Istanbul Airport was announced as Europe’s busiest airport, with an average of 1,309 flights daily from January 29 to February 4, according to The European ...
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Turkish tourists visiting Malaysia rises, while Batik Air launches new route to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport

Turkish tourist arrivals into Malaysia rise

Turkish tourist arrivals into Malaysia from January to November 2023 experienced an increase of 10.8% or 15,623 visitors. This rise is in comparison to the ...
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Batik Air Malaysia launched Kuala Lumpur - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen SAW flights

Batik Air Malaysia Started Kuala Lumpur – Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Flights

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, Turkey’s second-largest airport, has broadened its global network with the inauguration of a new route to Kuala Lumpur, the bustling ...
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Russian beverage brand Afanasy set to enter Antalya hotels

Russian Drink Brand Afanasy Expands to Turkish Resorts

The renowned Russian beverage brand “Afanasy” is set to make a splash in Antalya’s hotel industry. This announcement came during the 30th International Food and ...
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Turkish Airlines' new digital payment solution: TK Wallet

Turkish Airlines’ New Digital Payment Solution: TK Wallet

Experience the convenience of digital payments with Turkish Airlines’ new TK Wallet, designed for Miles&Smiles members to make transactions effortlessly. Turkish Airlines, the airline flying ...
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Turkish Airlines Check-In

Turkish Airlines Launches Innovative Self Bag Drop Feature with Check-In Capabilities

Flying to more countries than any other airline in the world, Turkish Airlines has introduced a convenient feature to its Self Bag Drop (SBD) devices, ...
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SmartMic language translation devices at Turkish Airlines check in counters

Turkish Airlines Introduces SmartMic for Seamless Multilingual Support

Turkish Airlines has unveiled a SmartMic language translation service within the airports it operates. This service is designed to simplify interactions for passengers seeking guidance ...
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Istanbul Blue Mosque view with Turkish tea

Istanbul has Some of the Lowest Airbnb Prices

Using sources such as TripAdvisor and AirDNA, the team at OLBG has created the European Nightlife Index, and ranked the best party capitals in Europe. ...
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New metro line connects Istanbul city center to airport; Gayrettepe to Istanbul Airport line opens

New Istanbul Metro Line Connects Gayrettepe to Istanbul Airport in 30 Minutes

The final section of the Gayrettepe-Istanbul Airport Metro Line, extending Istanbul’s transportation network, was officially inaugurated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. This new line ...
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Inmarsat inflight internet

Turkish Airlines Introduces In-Flight Internet on Domestic Flights

Turkish Airlines (THY) has announced the introduction of in-flight internet services on its domestic flights. The announcement was made by THY’s General Manager, Bilal Ekşi, ...
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Berk Erçer plays at the first Turkish Airlines advertisement in 2024

Berk Erçer’s New Role: Leading Turkish Airlines’ Ad Campaign

Berk Erçer, renowned for his role as Konur Alp in the popular Turkish TV series “Kuruluş Osman”, has been announced as the new brand ambassador ...
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Melbourne eGuide

Turkish Airlines Launching Flights to Melbourne in March 2024

Turkish Airlines (THY) is set to embark on a new chapter in its global expansion by introducing flights to Australia, making it the sixth continent ...
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BLS International Acquires Turkish Visa Giant iDATA

BLS International Services Ltd., one of the world’s largest visa service providers, has announced the acquisition of iDATA, a leading Turkish firm specializing in visa ...
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Turkish Airlines Airbus

Turkish Airlines’ Passenger Numbers Skyrocket to 83.4 Million in 2023

Turkish Airlines has announced a significant milestone, with its passenger numbers skyrocketing to 83.4 million in 2023. This figure represents a substantial 16.1% increase from ...
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Turkish Airlines Grounds Boeing 737 MAX 9 from Service Following Safety Concerns

Turkish Airlines has announced the withdrawal of its five Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft from service. This decision, revealed by the airline’s Press Advisor Yahya ...
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Turkish food, lahmacun, soup, salad, ayran

Turkiye Introduces Mandatory Price Displays at Restaurants & Cafes

The Turkish Ministry of Trade’s regulation requiring food and beverage establishments to display their tariff and price lists visibly at the entrance of cafes and ...
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