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Istanbul once again to welcome Enrico Macias

A legend of unforgettable songs, Enrico Macias will come back to Istanbul for a new concert on April 14 due to demand following his concert in Istanbul this past November.
The concert, organized by IEG Live ...more

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Istanbul wins best smart transport ticketing service award

Istanbul’s smart transportation ticketing service “Istanbulkart” received the “Best Smart Card Ticketing Service” award on Wednesday at the Seventh Transport Ticketing & Passenger Information Global event held in London.
With over 20 million cards in circulation and ...more

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Turkey’s first driverless metro line to be put into service in Istanbul by end of 2016

Turkey’s first driverless metro line to be put into service in Istanbul by end of 2016
The driverless automated metro line, scheduled to come into service by the end of 2016 in Istanbul, will become a Turkey first of its kind.
The Üsküdar-Ümraniye-Çekmeköy-Sancaktepe line will be the second metro line on the Anatolian side of Istanbul ...more

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İstanbul’s alternative photography spots


There’s a saying many attribute to German philosopher and cultural critic Walter Benjamin: “The illiterate of the future will not be the man who can’t read the alphabet but the man who can’t take a photograph.” ...more

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İstanbul public transportation fares to increase


The İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality has announced a series of fare hikes that will come into effect on Sunday, Feb. 1.
The standard bus fare of TL 2.15 will be increase to TL 2.30, while the student ...more

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Istanbul ranks 9th in world tourism list

Istanbul took the ninth place, and Antalya was ranked 11th in Euromonitor’s “Top 100 City Destinations” list, a report released on Friday which monitors the number of international tourist arrivals.
Turkey’s Artvin, a Black Sea destination, made ...more

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