Muğla Province

Top model Campbell holidaying in Bodrum with daughter, friends

World-renowned British top model Naomi Campbell has chosen the Aegean tourism hub Bodrum for summer vacation this year with her two-year-old baby girl.

The 52-year-old Campbell was caught by paparazzi while touring the famous "Cennet Koyu" (Paradise Bay) on a yacht with her friends with whom she rented a secluded villa.

Passenger traffic at airports rises 94 pct in five months

Turkey's airports served 57 million passengers in January-May, a strong 94.2 percent increase from a year ago.

The international passenger tally rose by 161 percent on an annual basis in the first five months of the year to 28.4 million people, data from the General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMİ) showed on June 6.

Rural women’s touch in archaeology

The number of archaeological excavations in the western province of Muğla, which is home to important ruins besides offering sea, sand and sun tourism, increased from 23 last year to 30 this year. While most of the archaeological excavations continue in summer and winter, seabed rescue excavations are also carried out.

Karaca Island for sale for $24.3 mln

The owner of Karaca Island, located in the Gökova Gulf, has updated the island's sale price from 145 million Turkish Liras ($9.8 mln) to 360 million liras ($24.3 mln).

Real estate agents in the southwestern province of Muğla's Marmaris district, where the island is located, said the owner is a Turkish businessman living in the U.S.