Turkey is the Med’s 2012 Success Story, Say Holiday Hypermarket
LONDON, October 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
– With widespread UK recognition, an array of new flight routes and
breath-taking scenery Turkey is now a hotspot for sunny getaways, Holiday Hypermarket
Turkey is the rising star for European holidays attracting two and half million
Britons last year, say leading online travel agency, Holiday Hypermarket
Turkey’s recent success in the UK is confirmed by figures from the Turkish Culture and
Tourism Office UK, which showed that 2.58 million Brits visited the country in 2011,
making them the third largest group of visitors by nationality.
This new wave of interest in Turkish holidays
[http://www.holidayhypermarket.co.uk/turkey ] can be better understood by looking at the
rise in volume of air traffic [http://www.holidayhypermarket.co.uk/france ] between the UK
and Turkey; just over the last few months, Pegasus Airlines and Atlasjet launched new
flights from London to Istanbul and Antalya, while Jet2 created a new link between Glasgow
Bodrum, now boasting a recently inaugurated airport with a capacity of five million
passengers, is the symbol of 2012′s Turkish renaissance. Defined by Homer as “the land of
eternal blue”, this seaside town on the Turquoise coast of Turkey
[http://www.holidayhypermarket.co.uk/bodrum-region ] offers stunning maritime attractions,
a new marina and vibrant nightlife, making for an ideally warm autumn break. With
surrounding historical areas dating back to Ancient Greece, the local cultural landscape
makes visitors want to discover more about the country’s history.
Calum Macdonald, e-Commerce Manager at Holiday Hypermarket, comments: “British
interest in Turkey hardly comes as a surprise. This country offers many of the typical
Mediterranean attractions at reasonable prices: the sandy beaches, the archaeological
sites and a rich cuisine are all there to be discovered.
“While some resorts in places like Italy and Provence are higher on the price scale,
destinations such as Bodrum and the Turkish coast in general have proven to be affordable
alternatives which equal the beauty, character and history of their popular French and
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comparison community. We are passionate about helping people in the UK explore, learn and
enjoy the world by removing the obstacles that keep them from getting the most out of
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SOURCE Holiday Hypermarket