"During 2007, 650,000 American tourists visited Turkey. This is the highest number ever recorded. In recent years, the number of tourists visiting Turkey has increased at a rate that is almost three times the world average, with 23.3 million people visiting Turkey in 2007. In 2006, there were 19 million, while in 2005, 21 million visited Turkey. The Culture and Tourism Ministry, which has established a 10 million dollar budget for the North American market in 2008, plans on bringing 1 million American tourists to Turkey by the end of the year."
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2008-02-15 16:09:59 Worlds Apart, Together in Turkey 7150
2008-02-15 16:07:02 Dangers of Turkish Travel 10658
2008-02-15 16:04:49 A Weird American 7753
2008-02-15 15:01:10 Cappadocia, A World of Caves in the Middle of Turkey 7890
2008-02-15 14:40:44 The Pearl of the Aegean 7748
2008-02-15 14:13:44 Selcuk: Aegean Hot Spot 7860
2008-02-15 13:58:40 "Come Once, You'll Definitely Love It!" 7551
2008-02-15 13:45:51 Finding the Beat; the Nightlife of Istanbul 10360
2008-02-14 23:58:04 Incentive and Congress Tourism Boosts In Turkey 11464
2008-02-14 23:40:22 Istanbul's Most Revealing Market 8831
2008-02-14 23:12:07 Trends in Turkish Tourism: Expat Tours 8252
2008-02-14 23:11:38 Istanbul's Oldest Synagogue: Ahrida 10439
2008-02-14 23:08:14 Symbol of Turkish - Jewish Amity: The Zulfaris Synagogue 7794
2008-02-14 22:03:26 Turkey is a Rainbow, Come and Discover it for Yourself 6847
2008-02-14 21:59:34 A Thumbs-Up to Investors from the Real Estate Sector 9679
2008-02-14 21:22:01 Istanbul's Top Tourist Sites 12933
2008-02-14 21:05:36 Key Facts About Turkish Tourism 11702
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  • Health  ( 15 items )
  • Europe  ( 40 items )
    "A large number of the Turkish entrepreneurs in the EU (68 percent) live in Germany. France and Holland follow close behind. In the 10-year period between 1996 and 2006, the investment volume of Turkish entrepreneurs increased from 5.6 billion Euro to 10.9 billion Euro. The turnover of 21.8 billion Euro in 1996 has increased as of 2006 to 43.9 billion Euro."
  • Foreign Trading  ( 28 items )
    "For Turkey’s $100 billion export target for the year 2010, the US economy is an important market, with its capacity of $12 trillion.  However, Turkey’s share from this market is currently 3 per thousand. Turkey has made huge effort and within the following two-year period the government will organize special activities in the six target states (New York, Texas, California, Illinois, Georgia and Florida.) "
  • September 11  ( 10 items )
    "For the first time in the U.S., the events of September 11 are being viewed through the eyes of a particular ethnic group. Elif Ozmenek brings together issues such as the impact of this historical event on Turkish people living in New York, the witnesses to the terrorist attack, and people who lost their loved ones in a documentary called “The Yellow Leaf.” Ozmenek writes about the terrorist attacks which changed the world through the eyes of Turks for TurkofAmerica."
  • Jewelry  ( 10 items )
    "Turkey's gold export was 842.6 million dollars in 2004. The total volume of the sector is around 4.5 billion dollars. This corresponds to 2.3 percent of the GNP. When considered within its own dynamics, the gold sector is very precious to Turkey. What if this were evaluated taking into consideration the U.S. market? What would the picture look like?"