Witness the awakening of nature in Anatolia with Lake Van Express

Setting off from the capital Ankara for Bitlis's Tatvan district, Lake Van Express is now the most popular overnight train line in Turkey with...

Ancient city of Troy breaks 10-year visitor record in 2018

The ancient city of Troy, located south of the Dardanelles in Turkey's northwestern Canakkale province, hosted 531,650 visitors in 2018, breaking the record for...

Turkey hosts 32 million tourists in first 3 quarters, likely to break 40 million...

Turkey has hosted around 32 million foreign tourists in the first three quarters of this year with a 23 percent increase, Culture and Tourism...

Edirne gears up for purple tourism

Edirne province is ready to come to the forefront in the agritourism sector to accompany its already strong cultural, religious, gastronomic and marine tourism. Lavender...

From hot springs to ski slopes, Bursa a perfect destination for winter holidays

Once the capital of the Ottoman Empire, Turkey's northwestern Bursa province is a perfect winter getaway destination with its leading winter tourism center of...

Put winter melancholy behind with a getaway to Gocek

There are places that give you a different taste in every season and the same thing applies for Gocek, the "pearl" of Fethiye Gulf...

Ferry services to start between Turkeys Izmir and Greeces Athens this summer

Ferryboat services between the Cesme district of western Turkey's Izmir province and Greece's coastal town of Lavrion near Athens will commence as of June...

Slow city of Akyaka a delight for tourists when the sun goes down

Declared a slow city by the General Secretary of Cittaslow, the Akyaka neighborhood, affiliated with Mugla province's Ula district, attracts newly married couples and...

Thomas Cook set to open 20 own-brand hotels by 2019, three in Turkey

British holiday company Thomas Cook Group Plc said on Oct. 31 it would open 20 own-brand hotels by the end of 2019 including six...

Cultural, natural riches of eastern Black Sea region documented

Stretching from Marmara to the northeastern borders of Turkey, the Black Sea region is a hidden cultural gem that has been waiting to be...

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