Europe’s biggest theme park to open in Turkey

Europe’s biggest theme park is set to open its doors to visiter on Wednesday in Turkey’s capital Ankara. Around 5 million domestic and foreign tourists are expected annually to visit Wonderland Eurasia, also known as Ankapark. The park was built by the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality and covers an area of 1.3 million square meters. The […]

Istanbul up 9 places in financial centers ranking

Istanbul’s rank jumped 9 spots in the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI), to 59th place, according to GFCI’s latest ranking. Published twice by the London-based Z/Yen group of companies, GFCI was established to provide evaluations of competitiveness and rankings for the major financial centers by using 133 instrumental factors and 2,373 online surveys.      In its first […]

10 Best Places to Visit in Turkey

Steeped in history with a landscape that encompasses beaches and soaring mountains, Turkey has acted as the gateway between Europe and Asia for thousands of years. Being a place of trade and of exchanging cultures has made Turkey a richly diverse country. The point where East meets West, the wealth of culture and breadth of […]

Foreign companies showing interest in construction of shipping channel in Istanbul

Foreign construction companies are showing particular interest in construction of the shipping channel in Istanbul, the Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure told Trend Feb. 7. The preparation of the shipping channel construction project in Istanbul has been completed, according to the ministry. “The Istanbul shipping channel construction project is one of the most important […]

Istanbul New Airport

JAN 2019 Istanbul Airport to start full passenger operations in March as it bids to be “the biggest and the best” İGA Airport Operations has announced that the new Istanbul Airport will become fully operational on 3 March 2019. As previously reported, the airport’s first phase opened on 29 October 2018 with an official ceremony. “We are […]