Turkey Holidays Predicted to Dominate Summer 2011 Sales

By Travelmatch, PRNE
Thursday, May 12, 2011

LONDON, May 13, 2011 - Travelmatch are Predicting that Trips to Turkey will be Very Popular in
the Summer of 2011 Thanks to its Great Beaches and Cultural Attractions

Travelmatch are expecting the summer of 2011 to see many British tourists
venture to Turkey. Sales figures from the online travel specialists have
shown a significant increase in interest in trips to Lara Beach
(, Marmaris
and other seaside resorts in Turkey. The country is known for these excellent
spots as well as Istanbul, its enchanting capital city.

According to this surge owes to several factors.
Airlines have opened new routes to seaside resorts making it convenient and
affordable for British tourists to plan their holidays there. The country has
also received notable acclaim of late with its capital city of Istanbul
( drawing praise from many
observers thanks to its gorgeous buildings and superb cultural attractions.
Recently it was listed by TripAdvisor as one of the top ten cities in Europe
in its 2011 Traveller's Choice Destination Awards.

The country has also proved popular with people looking for holiday
homes. Recent figures have shown that foreign investment in Turkish real
estate increased by 40% in 2010.

Alex Francis of Travelmatch ( comments on
the high demand for holidays to Turkey: "Every year one country proves to be
especially popular, and early figures indicate that the summer of 2011 will
be all about Turkey. This in part owes to structural factors such as the
greater availability of flights to resort areas, but there is no denying this
country's unique appeal. Resorts like Lara Beach feature some of the world's
best beaches and gorgeous hotels like the Delphin Diva (,
while Istanbul offers an amazing cultural experience. Turkey is truly an
incredible destination and it is certainly deserving of its popularity."

About Travelmatch:

Travelmatch is a new travel discovery engine that helps inspire customers
by matching their requirements to a wide range of holidays, hotels, flights,
cruises, villas or city breaks. Unlike other travel sites, customers are not
required to choose a destination, date or budget before they can begin
searching. Customers are able to make informed decisions by exploring photos,
user reviews, maps, events and activities and other fun things relevant to
their chosen travel product. Travelmatch, which closed its first funding
round in 2010, is based in Notting Hill, London.

    Contact Information:
    Alex Francis, Press Officer
    Newcombe House,
    45 Notting Hill Gate,
    London, W11 3LQ
    Tel: +44(0)20-3384-5830


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