Articles tagged “turkey”

Tourism

Turkey Accuses European Union Countries of Intentionally Increasing Visa Rejections

Travel between Turkey and the Schengen area could enter a downward spiral if the former's allegations aren't addressed.

Turkey Accuses European Union Countries of Intentionally Increasing Visa Rejections

Hotels

Travel Innovators of Summer 2022

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at the travel industry’s latest innovators, Turkey and Greece’s Aegean squabble, and human trafficking in hotels.

Travel Innovators of Summer 2022

Tourism

Turkey and Greece’s Historic Aegean Dispute Flares Up Over Tourism Marketing

What may have passed off as tourism promotion has now snowballed into a geopolitical issue as Greece raises objection to Turkey tourism's recent "TurkAegean" campaign. With both countries going to the polls in 2023, the issue might prove to be a big draw for both the ruling parties.

Turkey and Greece’s Historic Aegean Dispute Flares Up Over Tourism Marketing

Airlines

Germany to Hire Workers From Turkey to Prop Up Understaffed Airports

The country will temporarily allow in foreign workers to help fill a shortfall of some 2,000 to 3,000 employees across its airports, but the recruitment campaign may come a little too late to rescue summer.

Germany to Hire Workers From Turkey to Prop Up Understaffed Airports

News Blog

Turkey’s Tourism Sector Is Forecast to Grow Twice as Much as Economy Over Decade

Turkey’s travel and tourism is predicted to grow at an average rate of 5.5 percent annually between over the next decade, more than twice the 2.5 percent growth rate of the country’s overall economy, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC)latest Economic Impact Report (EIR). Tourism in Turkey is set to return to near…

Tourism

Egypt Searches for New Tourists After Losing Russia and Ukraine Markets

With war raging between two of its biggest inbound markets, the Egyptian tourism board is looking at the tried-and-tested move of developing new markets. However, not quite ready to give up on Russian tourists, Egypt is also exploring bringing them through a third country. If this works, will other destinations follow suit?

Egypt Searches for New Tourists After Losing Russia and Ukraine Markets

Tourism

Turkey Betting on Full Tourism Recovery to Boost Its Economy

Strong early bookings are welcome news for the government, but the lira's depreciation leaves hoteliers facing what they're calling "rampant" bills. Inflation will pose widespread problems for the travel industry this summer.

Turkey Betting on Full Tourism Recovery to Boost Its Economy

Airlines

Turkish Airlines Super Bowl Ad Connects With Deep Travel Emotions

So many Super Bowl ads strive for this level of emotion, to tap into deeply felt, pent-up or even repressed sentiments during a certain moment in history. The Turkish Airlines ad, getting aired during the tumult of a pandemic, will connect with people, and is so on point for the airline.

Turkish Airlines Super Bowl Ad Connects With Deep Travel Emotions

Airlines

EasyJet Counting on Beach Holiday Boom to Get Close to 2019 Levels This Summer

The airline's fate still lies in the hands of the UK government's latest Covid testing restrictions, no matter how much pent-up demand is out there. For now, the omens are good.

EasyJet Counting on Beach Holiday Boom to Get Close to 2019 Levels This Summer

Tourism

UK Travel Restrictions Force Early Closure of Turkish Hotels

The future is enormously murky for so many of Turkey's hotels. Not only have they lost revenue due to absence of the lucrative U.K. market, Covid variants make any timeframe for a rebound uncertain.

UK Travel Restrictions Force Early Closure of Turkish Hotels