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Kobe Bryant Came to Istanbul for Turkish Airlines’ New Commercial

Kobe Bryant, international brand face of Turkish Airlines, which took great steps towards becoming a global brand in the last years, came to Istanbul for shootings of Turkish Airlines’ commercial.

As one of the most renowned figures in basketball worldwide, Kobe Bryant became Turkish Airlines’ international brand face with the sponsorship agreement signed last year.

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World’s Top Golf Players competed at Turkish Airlines World Golf Final

The eyes of millions of golf fans from around the world were on the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final which took place between October 9 and 12 at Antalya Golf Club. The tournament hosted the world’s top eight golfers including Tiger Woods.

Justin Rose has won the inaugural Turkish Airlines World Golf Final at the Antalya Golf Club in Turkey beating Lee Westwood in the final by a shot.

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Turkish Team competes at IKA Culinary Olympics

Turkish team of 35 chefs attended IKA/World Culinary Olympics which was held in Erfurt exhibition halls in Germany from 5 to 10 October 2012. Turkish chefs competed in 5 categories.

This is the third consecutive time that the international culinary exhibition, which is better known to most chefs as IKA for short or the "Culinary Olympics".

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Turkey Attracted 2.6 Million British Tourists in 2011

Undersecretary of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Özgür Özarslan said that Turkey has become one of the most favourite holiday destinations for British tourists.

Speaking at a gala of a General Assembly meeting of Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) in Belek - Antalya, Özarslan said Turkey attracted 2.6 million British tourists in 2011.

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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts opened a new property in Istanbul, Turkey

One of the biggest hotel chains in the world with 7200 hotels in 65 countries; Wyndham Hotels & Resorts opened a new property in Istanbul, Turkey.

Wyndham opened the first hotel of its TRYP by Wyndham brand in the heart of Istanbul. TRYP by Wyndham Istanbul Taksim is the latest property of the hotel group which will serve with 84 standard and 24 deluxe rooms, spa and meeting rooms that are equipped with the latest technology.

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TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships 2012 in Istanbul

TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships 2012 will be held in Istanbul between October 23rd and 28th for the second time at Sinan Erdem Dome. The tournament will be one of the most important sport events that were held in Turkey.

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The Women's Museum in Istanbul

The Women's Museum Istanbul, Turkey's first women's museum, devoted to the role played by women in the city, has been opened.
The aim of the museum is to provide a showcase for the history of Turkish women, a history which was lost, distorted or disowned all too quickly by the mainstream of opinion, and to share this history, as a counterpoint to male-dominated historical writing, thus creating an inspiring new cultural model.

 

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TUIK

Adress based population info of Turkey statistics are on the internet

TUIK has the statistics of Turkey announced on its website, adress based population info is evaluated based on different facts like education, population etc

http://tuikapp.tuik.gov.tr/adnksdagitapp/adnks.zul
 

The Seed

The Seed at Sakip Sabanci Museum Officially Opened

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The Seed; Istanbul’s new multi-purpose activity centre located at the Sabanci University Sakip Sabanci Museum (SSM) is officially opened June 16th.

The Seed will be managed by GL Events, which offers a complete range of event industry solutions such as venue management and event Organization, integrated Services for trade fairs, conventions and events.
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Cemeteries Abroad

Turkish Cemeteries AbroadThe Ministry of defence published the details of the Turkish arm cemeteries abroad... 
http://www.msb.gov.tr/arsiv/phpscr/ArsKtp.php?BOOKID=5&SayfaA=1

 

Istanbul buildings are marked

All Buildings in Istanbul are marked and listed in a master planhttp://www.istanbulkulturenvanteri.gov.tr
 

Forbes Article about Istanbul 27.04.2012

The Most Beautiful Buildings In The World

Quora users Obada Barry and Michael Mauzy were two among the dozens of people from around the world who submitted their picks for the most beautiful buildings in the world.Barry selected Instanbul, Turkey’s Hagia Sophia, which was a cathedral for hundreds of years before it became a mosque during the Ottoman Empire. In his answer, Barry described standing for hours marveling “at this magnificent architectural achievement” when he visited it in 2009 (it’s been a museum since 1935.
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