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2010-12-13 16:24:00

ISTANBUL, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkish Airlines today announced that legendary basketball star Kobe Bryant has been named a global brand ambassador for the airline for the next two years. Turkish Airlines, the fourth biggest network carrier in Europe, has rapidly expanded its U.S. presence in recent years and will be launching its first non-stop flight from the West Coast. The airline will offer four flights per week from Los Angeles' LAX Airport to Ataturk Airport in Istanbul...

2010-11-09 06:59:00

ISTANBUL, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Strativity Group, Inc. (www.strativity.com), today announced the formation of a strategic alliance with training and consulting firm Ozkent & Taysever of Istanbul, Turkey. Under terms of the agreement, Ozkent & Taysever will offer Strativity Group's customer experience research and consulting services as well as educational services in Turkey. These offerings which include Experience 360®, Experience Inventory(TM), The...

2010-11-01 08:33:00

ISTANBUL, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, and its joint venture partner, Turkish Technic, a subsidiary of Turkish Airlines (ISE: THYAO), celebrated with an official grand opening ceremony this weekend for its advanced CFM56(®) engine and V2500(®) engine overhaul facility in Istanbul, Turkey. Positioning itself as the Center of Excellence for CFM56 and V2500 maintenance, repair and...

2010-10-21 08:00:00

ISTANBUL, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Interventional cardiology professionals from around the globe will gather at the inaugural SCAI Global Interventional Summit (GIS) hosted by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) in collaboration with the Turkish Society of Cardiology (TSC). Held in conjunction with TSC's 26th National Congress, the GIS will bridge east and west, creating an unprecedented level of international collaboration and an unprecedented platform for...

2010-09-15 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Euro RSCG Worldwide has today announced that it has acquired Turkish digital agency Project House. Based in Istanbul, Project House will now become part of the global Euro RSCG 4D network, making Euro RSCG in Turkey the largest agency in the country, and one of the largest in the region, with digital at the core. This announcement is the third of its kind in the past two months, following the acquisition of Acmic in India and Congruent in the U.S., and is...

2010-07-15 06:05:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) and Turkish Technic, Inc. have signed all appropriate agreements related to the formation of a joint venture company to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in Istanbul, Turkey. The joint venture company, known as Goodrich Turkish Technic Service Center, will provide nacelle, thrust reverser and related component services including rotable support. The center will provide services...

2010-05-06 07:00:00

ISTANBUL, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Turkish cancer patients have gained access to advanced radiotherapy treatments with the arrival of modern medical linear accelerators from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). Three oncology centers in Istanbul have recently reopened following major renovations, which have involved the installation of Clinac® devices from Varian equipped with RapidArc® radiotherapy technology for fast and efficient treatments....

2010-04-12 15:19:00

ISTANBUL, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- REX ARCHITECTURE P.C., an internationally renowned architecture and design firm, today announced completion of the new headquarters and production studios for Turkey's preeminent fashion and media sister companies, representing the newest example of the firm's innovative adaptive-reuse approaches to architecture. The Vakko Fashion Center and Power Media Center transformed the abandoned skeleton of an unfinished hotel project in Istanbul to create one of...

2010-03-12 05:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anatolian Cultures and Food Festival is returning to capture California's hearts, minds and taste buds. Hosted by the Pacifica Institute (www.pacificainstitute.org), a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering multi-cultural dialogue, the festival celebrates the diverse history, food and music of this vibrant region in Turkey. The event is now in its second year and will run May 6 to May 9, 2010 at its new venue at the Orange County Great...

2010-03-04 11:27:00

SEATTLE, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most treasured destinations, offers new Mediterranean shore excursions for 2010. From April through November, Windstar ships sail 7-day Mediterranean voyages departing Lisbon, Portugal; Barcelona, Spain; Rome, Italy; Athens, Greece; Nice, France; Venice, Italy; and Istanbul, Turkey. Windstar's Shore Excursion program...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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