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). 

Antalya to welcome world's best photojournalists

Antalya will switch gears in April to welcome the Photo Antalya International Press Photo Days, which will bring together some of the world?s most famous photojournalists to the city The best-known names in both global and Turkish photojournalism will come together in the southern province of Antalya during the Photo Antalya International Press Photo Days.

Number of Russian tourists visiting Antalya decreases 41 percent

The number of Russian tourists visiting Turkey's Mediterranean province of Antalya decreased by 41 percent in the first two months of the year, much higher than the overall decrease in visitors to the province of 2.9 percent, according to data from the Association of Mediterranean Tourism and Hoteliers of Turkey (AKTOB).