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Turkey’s Tourism Numbers Surge; New Michelin Guide Announced

Panorama view of Istanbul at sunset. getty While tourism numbers worldwide plummeted in 2020 and 2021 because of covid, the number of Americans visiting Turkey in the first half of 2022 is up 76.8% over the same period of 2019 before the pandemic struck. “This is an extraordinary and exciting result,” says Yalçın Lokmanhekim, the …

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How German travelers spent the summer of 2022 | DW Travel | DW

The island of Usedom in northern Germany was not quite as popular this summer as it was the two previous years. Nevertheless, those working on the Baltic Sea island were not altogether displeased by the number of bookings this season. The number of reservations was only about 20% below those of the previous two years, …

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Will Russia and Turkey’s Proxy Wars Spiral Out of Control?

The story of the Ottomans and the Russians is an ancient one. The extensive list of conflicts between the two spans nearly 500 years, with battles across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Both have experienced meteoric rises and slow decays, periods of irrelevance on the global stage, and now, most importantly, a coupled rebirth …

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Turkey, ‘Israel’ negotiate gas transportation to Europe: Spokesperson

Delegations from Turkey and the Israeli occupation are scheduled to hold a meeting on the transportation of gas to the European Union in October. Turkey and the Israeli occupation have been negotiating the transportation of gas to the European Union (Bloomberg) Turkish Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin said on Friday that Turkey and the Israeli occupation …

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Azerbaijani-Turkish health business forum to boost cooperation [PHOTO]

By Ayya Lmahamad An Azerbaijani-Turkish medical business forum and healthcare exhibition will expand current cooperation between the two countries, Turkiye’s Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said in Baku, Azernews reports. Stressing that Turkiye and Azerbaijan are two important centers of power and their influence is increasing in the region, the minister also noted the close cooperation …

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Astypalea, the first ‘smart & sustainable island’ in the Mediterranean / Greece / Areas / Homepage

On a remote island of the Aegean, thanks to a public-private collaboration and European funds, an innovative sustainable mobility system is being developed Astypalea is the butterfly-shaped island of the Aegean that has emerged from its cocoon. Remote and poorly connected with the Greek mainland, it used to be considered a ‘hidden paradise’, known only …

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Int’l organizations, UNESCO should help everyone, not provide selective assistance

By Trend The members of international community should not focus its attention only on certain countries, they are obliged to help everyone who is facing a mine problem, including Azerbaijan, Bulgarian travel blogger Anna Pelova said in an interview with Trend. Pelova arrived in Azerbaijan as part of a group of foreign travelers, who are …

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Ministry investigates climate change’s effects on tourism

ANKARA The Culture and Tourism Ministry is working to detect the effects of climate change on the tourism sector and take measures in this regard, Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy has said. class=”cf”> Upon Yunus Emre, a deputy of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), submitting a motion to the parliament asking about the measures taken against …

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Azerbaijan, Spain possess great opportunities in energy, trade, tourism co-op [PHOTO]

By Vugar Khalilov Azerbaijan and Spain have huge chances for bilateral cooperation in commerce, energy, and tourism, Azernews reports, citing Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov. Bayramov delivered the remarks during a meeting with Spanish Industry, Trade and Tourism Minister Maria Reyes Maroto on September 7, 2022, as part of his official visit to Spain. He …

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