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Important - Changes to work permits for foreigners 2018

20th February 2018  
Changes to work permits for foreigners 2018 Changes in work permit policies of the Directorate General of International Labor for 2018 are as follows:
•    Work permit applications of the foreign students, who have undergraduate degree and associate degree from Turkey,...
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Summer is only 2 months away – Do you rent out your property in Turkey or let friends and family use it?

20th February 2018  
Are you aware of the regulations related to short-term rentals?Last year we had a huge number of questions from our members regarding allowing others to use their properties in Turkey be this friends and family or paying guests. Unfortunately, we also had some members who reached out to us...
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Turkey’s largest airport will open in October: Minister

13th February 2018 The third airport in Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul, will open on Oct. 29, Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan was quoted on Feb. 10 by state-run Anadolu news agency as saying.
Eighty percent of the construction of the airport, which Turkey says will be one of the world’s biggest, is...
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Turkey ‘standout destination’ for Thomas Cook

12th February 2018 Turkey has become Thomas Cook’s joint second best-selling summer destination while demand for its Tunisia programme is “strong”.
Chief executive Peter Fankhauser said Turkey was the “standout destination” in all markets, with the UK picking up a lot earlier than in...
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Turkey’s annual inflation drops to 10.4 pct in January, down from 11.9 pct in December

6th February 2018 Turkey’s annual inflation was 10.4 percent in January, easing from December’s 11.9 percent, data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) showed on Feb. 5.
Consumer prices rose by 1 percent on a monthly basis in January after rising 0.7 percent the previous month. This rise...
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Tourism in Turkey starts recovery

6th February 2018 After weathering two years of sharp decline due to terrorist attacks and a failed coup, Turkey’s tourism industry rebounded in 2017, growing by around 18.9 per cent, according to data from the Turkish Statistical Institution (Turk Stat).
Tourism in the country hit a peak in 2014, bringing in...
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