- Corendon Airlines and Detur extended their contract for 3 more years!
Corendon Airlines, one of Europe's most popular low-cost airlines, and Detur, one of the leading tour operators in the Scandinavian market for 22 years, decided to extend their contract until the end of the 2017 season. Within the frame of this cooperation, these two leading tourism business companies started flights in April 2015 from Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland and they aim to carry 60.000 tourists to Antalya, Gazipaşa and Bodrum throughout the season. Corendon Tourism Group Co-Founder and Chairman Yıldıray Karaer stated that their cooperation with Detur started in 2010 and since then they have shared the pride of many successes in the Scandinavian market. “We carried 37.000 passengers in our first year of contract. We have increased this number to 60.000 where Detur’s brand awareness and power in the market increased and Corendon Airlines’ fleet and service network expanded over time. Due to our confidence in the market growth and operational strength of our companies, this year we have extended our cooperation for 3 more years” Karaer said. And Detur Tourism Group Chairman Firuz Bağlıkaya stated that their regular market share increase in the Scandinavian market where they have been serving for 22 years have been achieved due to their investment in the marketing and service quality activities. “We wanted to bring our cooperation to future with Corendon Airlines for their operational strength and understanding of service as well as their being a fast growing brand in Europe. With this agreement, we aim to bring 70.000 tourists in 2016 season and 75.000 tourists in 2017 season to Turkey” Bağlıkaya said.
- Miss Finland 2015 Finalists in Alanya with Detur
Detur has been the accommodation, transportation and guide services sponsor of Miss Finland Alanya Camp since 2009. This year, the camp took place between March 30 and April 6, with 10 finalists. This year, again, Miss Finland 2015 finalists had an unforgettable camping experience with Detur in Alanya; the most preferred destination within the Scandinavian countries. During the camp period; camera shootings at the Kleopatra Beach, Alanya Castle and Gazipaşa Airport took place alongside a press conference, a cocktail party, dinners and night outs. At the Miss Alanya contest which took place on the 3rd day of the camp, Finalist Number 1 Rosa-Maria Ryyti was crowned as Miss Alanya 2015. The interest of the crowded audience in the contest was very high. Extensive news coverage in press, media and social media including Finland’s leading television channels, newspaper and magazines has been spotted. On the last day of the camp, Detur made Miss Alanya Rosa-Maria Ryyti’s dream of paragliding come true. She stated that paragliding over Alanya with the amazing view of the castle and the sea was a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
- The Official Travel Agency of the "Turkish Airlines Euroleague - Final Four 2015"
Detur once more proudly announces its sponsorship of the 2015 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four. Detur is the official travel agency of this worldwide recognized sports event that will be held at the Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid in the historic basketball capital of Madrid, Spain from May 15 to 17, 2015. Detur, as one of the leading brands in the travel market, offers high quality services and arrangements and complete packages for all of its guests to make their visit to Madrid for an unforgettable Final Four experience. Detur special packages include hotels and tickets and Final Four fans can conveniently book their travel packages through Detur. For more information on travel arrangements, please visit Detur Final Four web site:http://www.final4madrid2015.com
- Detur was awarded with “Sophonisbe Trophy” in Tunisia Awards
The first edition of Tunisia Awards, organized by the Tunisia Ministry of Tourism, was held on September 27, 2014, at the Medina of Yasmine Hammamet. More than 300 people including professionals of tourism, politicians, celebrities and media attended the ceremony with high interest. The aim of the event is to establish a tradition and become the annual event to promote Tunisia as a world travel destination. The jury of the event was chaired by the international movie producer Tarak Ben Ammar, who contributed in the movies like “The Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Star Wars”. Angelina Jolie and Antonio Banderas were granted the award of “Friends of Tunisia”. The names of the 7 awards given refer to myths or symbols of Tunisian cultural heritage. Detur was awarded with “Sophonisbe Trophy” meaning “The tour operator who has chosen Tunisia as a destination and further developed the business in the region”. The award was received by Detur Business Development Supervisor Ilgaz Bağlıkaya and Detur COO Sena Uzgören. Bağlıkaya stated that Tunisia is one of the most inspirational markets for them and they are excited to carry the bond between the people of Tunisia and Scandinavia onward. Uzgören continued that the organization offers a great opportunity for Tunisia to be known worldwide and they are happy to have made contributions to the tourism in Tunisia. The tourism in Tunisia is on the rise again! Tunisia, hosting famous holiday regions like Hammamet, Sousse and Monastir, is one of the most visited countries in Africa. The tourism in the country went into a decline after the Arab Spring that took place in 2011, and has been on the rise again recently and attracts more and more tourists every year. Besides Tunisia; Detur, with 20 years of experience in the travel business, offers holidays in Turkey, Greece, Egypt, UAE and Thailand destinations to thousands of people in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Austria.
- Detur is the official accommodation, transportation and guide services sponsor of Miss Finland 2014 Alanya Camp May,2014
Detur has been the accommodation, transportation and guide services sponsor of Miss Finland Alanya Camp since 2009. This year, the camp took place between April 15-20 with 10 finalists. Miss Finland 2014 finalists had an unforgettable camping experience with Detur in Alanya; the most preferred destination within the Scandinavian countries. During the camp period; camera shootings at the Kleopatra Beach, Alanya Castle and Gazipaşa Airport took place alongside a press conference, a cocktail party, dinners, nightouts organized by Detur. A guiding competition took place with the finalists those were trained as Detur guides providing guests with information about natural, cultural and historical attractions of Alanya. Finalists’ emergency management abilities were also tested in line with a scenario created for the TV show in Finland. The winner of the competition won a complementary holiday in Alanya by Detur. On the last day’s contest, Finalist Number 2 Lotta Heikkilä was crowned as Miss Alanya 2014 winning a complementary holiday in Alanya by Detur. Famous Finnish singer Saara Aalto has also performed an unforgettable stage performance during the event. The interest of the crowded audience in the contest was very high. Extensive news coverage in press, media and social media including Finland’s leading television channels, newspaper and magazines has been spotted. Alanya will welcome Bea Toivonen (Miss Finland 2014), Krista Haapalainen (First Runner Up) and Milla Romppanen (Second Runner Up) on their complimentary holiday package awarded by Detur, the home of reliable and unforgettable holidays.
- Detur received great attention at the Manchester Golf Show April,2014
The Manchester Golf Show has been held to provide an interactive experience for golfers since 2013. This year, Detur proudly participated in the exhibition, between the dates April 25 – 27, 2014 in Manchester. Detur’s delightful and unforgettable golf holiday packages and memorable experiences were showcased to golf enthusiasts during the exhibition. A mystery gift was also won by those who have visited Detur’s booth. For more information about Detur’s golf packages,click here
- Detur is the official Travel Agency of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague - Final Four 2014
Detur proudly announces its sponsorship of the 2014 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four. Detur is the official travel agency of this worldwide recognized sports event that will be held at the Mediolanum Forum in the historic basketball capital of Milan, Italy from May 15 to 18, 2014. Detur, as one of the leading brands in the travel market, offers high quality services and arrangements and complete packages for all of its guests to make their visit to Milan a memorable Final Four experience. Detur special packages include hotels and tickets. Final Four fans can book their travel packages through Detur. For more information on travel arrangements, please visit Detur Final Four web site:www.Final4Milan2014.com
- Detur received the 2013 Quality Management Awards from POYD
Detur is awarded with the 2013 Quality Management Award by the professional Hotel management Association of Turkey. This award is another demonstration of our corporate culture of maintaining and sustaining a high quality customer experience.
- Summer 2013 Detur Scandinavian Charter starts with the first flight from Sweden & Norway to Dalaman
Majority of repeat guests to Marmaris prefer flying directly via Dalaman Airport although there is only 45 minutes difference between Bodrum Airport. To respond to our customer's changing needs we will continue flights via Dalaman and hope to increase them by adding new destinations such as Fethiye, Kaş, Kalkan. Dalaman Airport is well known for serving to Marmaris and Fethiye destinations for over 30 years now and throughout this time, many guests preferred to travel to Dalaman with a ferry from the Greek Islands in order to use our planes from Dalaman.
- Summer 2013 Detur Scandinavian Charter starts with the first flight from Sweden to Bodrum.
Modern Bodrum Airport is the closest gateway to Bodrum with its amazing resorts and night-life. Only a few hours away, Marmaris can destination can be accessed through the newly built road. Shortly, parallel Bodrum and Dalaman Airports is starting for the convenience of our guests. Both airports and destinations are important to meet the increasing demand to Turkey.
- Detur Alanya office hosted Alexander Rybak, winner of Eurovision
Norwegian singer Alexander Rybak, the winner of Eurovision Song Contest of 2009 with his song “Fairytale,” had a memorable performance on April 13th in Alanya. He also gave an interview about the concert to Detur in Alanya. Watch the Video - ‘Alanya var vert for Alexander Rybak winner av Eurovision Song Contest…’
- Detur, ‘Official Travel Agency of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague’
The services offered by Detur for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four include exclusive, VIP travel packages that bring Euroleague fans an unforgettable and premium experience. Different hospitality packages include courtside seats, bench seats or the unique VIP. Detur provides full travel solutions with the high level. Detur is one of the market leaders in the sector that ensures unforgettable and memorable experience for all of its clients.
- Detur Football Camp Organizations in Antalya
Detur Sports organized international soccer camps in Antalya. Detur provided first class with hotels, professional football fields, and training areas. During the camp programs quality hamam, sauna, massage and fitness center services are provided. These hotels resorts also offer the best training support. Detur Sports hosted Swedish football clubs- Halmstads BK, Östers IF.