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Snowmageddon: Turkish Airlines cancels all domestic flights until midnight
Istanbul is grappling with its heaviest snowfall in seven years, which has affected hundreds of flights and shortened the workday for public servants.
Turkey’s tourism industry stages protest against recent attacks
Following a brutal New Year’s Eve attack at an Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, Turkish tourism industry professionals took part in a march on Jan. 3 to protest a spate of violence that has crippled the sector.
Allianz Global: Tourism is down in Paris but up elsewhere in Europe
Paris tourism continues to suffer one year after its famed Bataclan theatre was attacked by terrorists.
What makes Turkey the world’s 6th most popular tourist destination
Despite recent tumultuous times, Turkey’s allure is not lost, especially to travellers intent on experiencing one of the most fascinating and beautiful destinations on earth.
Turkey and TIFF: How destinations promote themselves behind the scenes
Agents and industry representatives were partying last night on the TIFF Bell Lightbox rooftop in celebration of Turkish cinema.
Turkey on lockdown; travellers advised to carry passports at all times
Turkey’s president rallied supporters at a mosque on Friday as his government announced new details about the state of emergency imposed after an attempted coup.
Turkish Airlines resumes flights, though Canada advises against non-essential travel
The Canadian government urged travellers to remain calm in Turkey amid a failed coup attempt last Friday, and advised Canadians not to travel to the country.
Growing list of cruise lines take Turkey ports off the itinerary
Several major cruise lines have suspended calls at Istanbul following the deadly attack on Ataturk Airport on June 28.
41 dead in Istanbul airport attack; airport reopens with “all services continuing”
Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded hundreds at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport Tuesday night, apparently targeting Turkey’s crucial tourism industry.
Ten people killed in blasts at Istanbul airport
A Turkish official says two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, wounding multiple people.
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