Russian and Norwegian residents protest against waste facility's smell in Antalya

A group of residents in the resort town of Kemer, including Norwegians and Russians, held a protest by blocking the road against the waste facility in southern Turkey.

The waste facility of Antalya Water and Waste Water Department (ASAT) under the Antalya Municipality is causing a foul smell in Antalya?s Merkez neighborhood, according to its residents. 

Hotel construction in Phaselis canceled

After the remains of historic structures and human skeletons were found in the ancient city of Phaselis, located along the Mediterranean coast, the construction of a five-star hotel near the ancient city has been canceled by the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs. 

Phaselis is also located within the Beyda?lar? Olympos National Park and aims to enter UNESCO's world heritage list.

Belek sets the bar high in golf, aims to host 2019 Solheim Cup

From the balcony of a luxury hotel room in the Mediterranean resort town of Belek, overlooking swimming pools and a golf course, the fierce political debates with 17 days to go for the general elections seem so distant. Under the scorching sun, even President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an?s high-toned rebuke to the media is music to the ears.

Turkish ministry offers investment incentives to 90 tourism facilities

The Economy Ministry has given investment incentives to 90 touristic facility projects in the first quarter of the year. 

The 90 projects, 69 of which are new, benefited from the ministry's investment incentives in the January-March period, according to data compiled by the Touristic Hoteliers Association of the Mediterranean (AKTOB).