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SunExpress expects rebound in Turkish tourism in 2017

SunExpress expects rebound in Turkish tourism in 2017

The general manager of SunExpress believes that that Turkey will become a very attractive holiday destination in 2017 when considering both quality and price. SunExpress, a joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, is an important tourism partner for Turkey. Flying the largest number of tourists to the Mediterranean and Aegean regions of Turkey, the company welcomed onboard one of every 5 tourists from Western Europe in 2016.

SunExpress is planning to continue to focus on Turkey as their main destination in 2017 and welcome tourists from Germany, Austria and Switzerland with 450 scheduled flights per week. 

Turkish houses will have mandatory energy passports

Starting from May 2, every property in Turkey must have a passport for energy efficiency. And it will be impossible to sell or buy real estate in buildings which are not certified and do not have a passport.

According to the new law, since May every building is to be certified for energy efficiency class (there are 7 categories ranging from A to G). The minimal level of energy efficiency is G and the possible maximum one is A. The higher the class is, the more expensive and prestigious property is.

The new law will cover not only new buildings but also houses built before 2011. Experts will evaluate the construction materials, types of radiators, window units, if there are any mechanical floors and other characteristics which affect energy efficiency. And based on the results of the evaluation they will assign an appropriate class of energy efficiency.

Onur Air launches flights to 7 Russian cities from Turkey this summer

The Turkish air carrier announced that they had decided to expand the number of summer flights from Russia to Turkish resorts. The company has already flights connecting Istanbul and Nalchik. And it is planning to add Grozny as a new route by the spring and Volgograd, Zhukovsky, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara and Chelyabinsk by the summers.

The company decided to increase the number of new routes due to the experts' forecasts concerning the growth of tourist flow to Turkey in 2017. It is expected that their number will exceed 3 million people.

Besides 7 regular flights, Onur Air is planning to launch charters to Turkey from 11 Russian regions. The air carrier is now actively discussing this issue with tour operators looking forward to their support in attracting passengers.

If they outbid offers of federal airlines, tourists will be able to visit Turkey without wasting large sums of money. And our company will help you to rent an apartment in Turkey close to the sea at very attractive prices.

Tourists can explore the waters of Antalya on submarine

Since April 2017 tourists visiting Turkey will be able to explore the local waters on Nemo Primero submarine, to enjoy the bosom of the sea, its flora and fauna.

One of the first passengers of this submarine submerging in water at a depth of 20 meters was the Governor of the Turkish province. During the first dive, the CEO of the company which owns the submarine told the Governor all its characteristics.

Nemo Primero's capacity is 46 passengers. Its length is 18 meters, width – 4 meters, and it weighs 106 tons. There are 22 windows near which passengers are offered comfortable chairs. The submarine works on electricity and can spend 10 hours under water. The owners say that the submarine can submerge to a depth of over 100 meters but tours will go no deeper than 20 meters.

The company is planning to gain over 70 million tourists within this year. And the authorities expect that the new tour will help develop the tourism industry in Antalya and attract new foreign holidaymakers.  You can also enjoy the underwater trips and our company will help you rent an apartment in Turkey without any intermediaries at affordable prices.

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