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Turkey number 1 summer holiday hotspot

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Online travel agency Holidays-Direct release details of their latest trend in summer holiday sales over the previous six months, with Turkey being confirmed as the most popular summer holiday destination for 2009.

Holidays to Turkey are overtaking holidays to Spain in the latest statistics for the ‘number one’ destination for UK travellers.

Customer service representatives have received many requests for Turkey holidays to resorts such as; Antalya, Bodrum and Marmaris. With Turkey surrounded by Aegean and Black Seas and enjoying vast amounts of coastline appealing to families, couples and beach lovers alike, many UK holidaymakers are heading to more exotic non-euro resorts where there is greater value for money.
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Marmaris to be a Brand

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

The Marmaris Trade Chamber, or MTO, held a press conference to explain its efforts to make the district a brand in tourism. Mayors in Marmaris, and Turkey Travel Agencies and Tour Operators, or TURSAB, representatives, South Aegean Union of Hotel Owners, or GETOB, and 23 non-governemental organizations attended the meeting.

Using other countries’ promotional campaigns as examples, the meeting’s participants decided to establish a Marmaris Introduction Committee to make an effective campaign to introduce the district to the tourism market.

“It is necessary to become a brand to increase tourism income. For the Marmaris Introduction Committee to be established, it has to allocate a budget for the promotion of the district. International companies have been allocating 50 million euros to brand their areas. Continue reading »

British People Show a Particular Preference for MARMARIS

Friday, July 25th, 2008

The number of foreign tourists coming to the province of Muğla in the first half of the year, by air and by sea, increased significantly from the same period last year. Muğla Governor Ahmet Altıparmak said the number of foreign tourists coming to Muğla, particularly to important tourism centers like Bodrum, Marmaris, Fethiye and Datça, has reached 947,040. He noted that this number was 816,961 during the same period last year, meaning there was a 16 percent increase. In the first six months of this year, 471,370 tourists landed at the Dalaman Airport and another 330,617 tourists came through the Milas-Bodrum Airport. Continue reading »

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