Antalya

Istanbul Night Flight concerts to kick off in August

The Turkish metropolis Istanbul and Mediterranean resort city Antalya will host several concerts from August to November, organizers announced on June 28. 

The concert series Turkcell Platinum Istanbul Night Flight will begin with the 60-person Night Flight Symphony Orchestra's Star Wars Cinema Symphony performance on Aug. 21, said organizer Events Across Turkey in a statement.

Russian tourists return to Turkey after flights resume

The first group of Russian tourists arrived in the southern province of Antalya after Moscow resumed full-scale air traffic with Turkey on June 22, with representatives from the industry expecting as many as 7 million Russians to visit the country this year.

On April 15, Russia had temporarily suspended regular and charter flights with Turkey due to COVID-19 concerns.

Russian tourists return to Turkish resort after flights resume

The first group of Russian tourists arrived in Turkey's southern province of Antalya, as Moscow resumed full-scale air traffic with Turkey on June 22. 

On April 15, Russia had temporarily suspended regular and charter flights with Turkey due to COVID-19 concerns. After a two-month break, Russian tourists started to come to Turkey again.

French family tours Turkey on caravan

A French photographer is touring Turkey on a caravan with his family, while photographing and documenting the journey.

Fifty-eight-year-old Eric Guedeney, an artist, said he entered Turkey from one of the only two provinces bordering Europe, Edirne, two and a half months ago. Now, they're in Antalya and have been admiring the country.

Mayor calls off project to illuminate Antalya’s sea cliffs

The metropolitan mayor of the southern province of Antalya has called off a project to illuminate the world-famous sea cliffs of the city as inhabitants strongly opposed the idea.

"We will not ignore the wishes of our people; we will give ear to their ideas. We have decided to give up the project," Muhittin Böcek told Demirören News Agency on June 16.

Antalya to see high turnout in upcoming international meetings: FM

Turkey is expected to see a high turnout in the upcoming Southeast European foreign ministers' summit and Antalya Diplomacy Forum, the country's foreign minister said on June 16. 

Addressing a news conference in Turkey's Mediterranean province of Antalya, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu that this is "an indicator of trust towards our country."

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