UNWTO and UNESCO hold successful third cultural tourism conference

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concluded today (5 December 2018) in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines launches twice per week service to Banjul, Gambia

Istanbul, Turkey, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Turkish Airlines flying to more countries and destinations over the world, keeps its expansion by launching flights to Banjul which is the capital city of Gambia. As of 26th November 2018 , Banjul flights will be operated twice per week and it will be in connection with… Read the full press release

Autograph Collection Hotels announces the opening of Sofa Hotel Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, announces the opening of Sofa Hotel Istanbul, a chic retreat situated in the historical heart of Turkey. Boasting contemporary interiors and a private collection of thoughtfully curated artwork, the 82-room hotel evokes its enviable location in the… Read the full press release

The Great Scotland Yard Hotel in London and Nish Palas in Istanbul to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand

New hotels in London and Istanbul expected to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand Iconic Hôtel Martinez in Cannes partially reopened as part of the brand portfolio CHICAGO, 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today two hotels in Europe are expected to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt… Read the full press release

Raffles opens hotel in Istanbul on 1 September 2014

ISTANBUL, 2014-8-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Opening on 1 September 2014, Raffles is Istanbul’s most exciting new hotel, the perfect embodiment of the new young face of an ancient city – a beacon above the Bosphorus and an oasis of calm and cool. At the heart of the cutting-edge Zorlu Center, a modern-day bazaar where fashion,… Read the full press release

The Iberia Group to offer five new destinations: Santo Domingo, Istanbul, Amsterdam, Athens and Stockholm

Iberia has decided to operate the routes that are profitable in the long term, after reviewing the current situation of the airline and the market. This has been made possible thanks to agreements reached by Iberia with all its trade unions, which have allowed it to establish the necessary foundations to reduce its cost base… Read the full press release

Raffles Istanbul to open in Zorlu Center this summer

ISTANBUL, 2014-03-14 — /Travel PR News/ — When it opens this summer, Raffles Istanbul will be the perfect embodiment of the ‘new’ face of Istanbul: cutting-edge, eclectic and energetic. The hotel is at the heart of the Zorlu Center, a new hub for fashion, food and the arts on the European shore in Beşiktaş – overlooking… Read the full press release

Istanbul’s largest hotel the Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center opens

Offering world renowned Hilton service and traditional Turkish hospitality, Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center brings new scale to Istanbul’s visitor offering Istanbul, Turkey / McLean, VA, US, 2014-1-9 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center, Istanbul’s largest hotel, today welcomes guests for the first time.  With 829 guest rooms and suites, as… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul’s Aqua Restaurant at the Bosphorus to host wines of famous Tuscan winery Cecchi December 2 and 8, 2013

Executive Chef Sebastiano Spriveri prepares a special dinner menu with Tuscan recipes and Tuscan wine for guests of Aqua between December 2 and 8, 2013 Istanbul, Turkey, 2013-11-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Aqua Restaurant, inspired by the beautiful Bosphorus, hosts wines of famous Tuscan winery Cecchi between December 2 and 8. 2013. Executive Chef Sebastiano Spriveri will prepare a special dinner menu… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines named Service Quality Institute’s Worldwide Customer Service Leader at the Worldwide Customer Service Conference

Istanbul, Turkey, 2013-10-21— /travelprnews.com/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most customer service driven airline in Africa, was chosen as Service Quality Institute’s Worldwide Customer Service Leader in Istanbul Turkey on 12 October during the awards banquet at the Worldwide Customer Service Conference. CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde Gebremariam received the award. Also present at the… Read the full press release

Dubai-based flydubai announced Business Class tickets now on sale

Airline begins roll out of Business Class in October Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2013-08-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dubai-based flydubai today announced that Business Class tickets are now on sale, with flights offering the premium option commencing in October. It plans to continue adding more Business Class routes across its network in the months to come. Commenting… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group unveils the 249-room Radisson Blu Conference & Spa Hotel, Istanbul Tuzla Turkey

2013-08-15— /travelprnews.com/ — Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel companies worldwide, announces the Radisson Blu Conference & Spa Hotel, Istanbul Tuzla: The property featuring 249 rooms is already under construction and scheduled to welcome the first guests in Q4 2013. It is Carlson Rezidor’s 7th hotel in Istanbul and further… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to fly four times a week on the Budapest – Istanbul route, and daily from March 2014

2013-08-05— /travelprnews.com/ — The first scheduled flight of Wizz Air to Istanbul took off. The airline will fly between Budapest and Istanbul four times a week, on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, and Wizz Air is planning to fly daily from March 2014 onwards. The new flight is the latest new route to be announced by… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor now with 4 properties in Istanbul with the addition of Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Pera

2013-07-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Carlson Rezidor, one of the world’s ten largest hotel groups, has opened the Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Pera. The brand new First Class property featuring 130 rooms is Carlson Rezidor’s 4th property in town, and brings modern style and comfort to the ancient Pera Taksim district, a hub for shopping, arts, culture,… Read the full press release

Wizz Air Launch New Service from Budapest to Istanbul

2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-fare, low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today a new service from Budapest to Istanbul commencing on 2 August. The route will operate four times per week initially and gradually grow over the following months to a daily operation by March 2014*. Istanbul is the… Read the full press release

Global STR Data Confirms Hilton Worldwide as the Largest Hotel Company in Turkey

ISTANBUL, 2013-06-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marking the start of the Turkey and Neighbours Hotel Investment Conference 2013, Hilton Worldwide today announced the addition of three new hotels to its Turkish pipeline, demonstrating the accelerating growth of the company’s portfolio in Turkey and making it the first operator in the country that will surpass 10,000 rooms operating and under… Read the full press release

SAS and Turkish Airlines commence code-share partnership

2013-04-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — SAS and Star Alliance partner Turkish Airlines are today entering into a code-share agreement that offers Scandinavian travelers easy access to six destinations in Turkey. As of today, SAS customers are able to book Turkish Airlines operated flights with a SK flight code on www.flysas.com (or with a travel agency) from Copenhagen,… Read the full press release