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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
We applauded Turkish scientist Bilge Demirköz at the cosmetic giant L’Oreal and UNESCO’s “For Women in Science” award ceremony this year.
My Hürriyet colleague Jale Özgentürk recently attended the Seatrade Fair in Miami, after which she wrote that Turks’ interest in this Florida city was rising
Hollywood movie star Nicole Kidman has become one of the new faces of Turkish tourism. Advertisements with her have been published in German daily Die Welt and will soon be published in Russian daily Pravda. Kidman has herself said she wants to visit Gallipoli due to the shared history of Turkey and Australia.
The documentary called “You can do it,” prepared by fellow journalist Tuluhan Tekelioğlu, promptly explains the paradox surrounding the problems women face in this country.
As more and more people are coming to believe that the black clouds hanging over tourism in Turkey will not be so easily dispersed, the country is developing new strategies to achieve its $500-billion target in exports in 2023.
Yıldız Holding, which is home to global brands such as Godiva and United Biscuits, set up the Sabri Ülker Center at the Harvard School of Public Health in 2014 with a $24 million donation. The holding has 56,000 staff on four continents; they have made $3.6 billion in investments in the past five years.
The report “Human Rights Record of the AKP [Justice and Development Party]” prepared by Zeynep Altıok, the deputy chair of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), and her team, once again displays the state of women in Turkey.
According to the World Economic Forum, the global economy is more than five times larger than it was half a century ago.
The East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition (EMITT) has opened its doors in Istanbul on the same day the Hotel Association of Turkey (TÜROB) announced that hotel occupancy rate in Turkey was the lowest in Europe in 2016, with only 50.8 percent of the total number of rooms being full. EMITT has triumphed as the world’s fifth largest fair in the past 21 years.
The question that never changes when I return from the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos has always been “Who are the people and events that marked Davos this year?
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