Early bookings in Turkey rise, says travel agency

Turkey's ETS travel agency said that early bookings were up in the first months of 2009 over 2008.

Early bookings in Turkey rise, says travel agency

Turkish travel agency said on Friday that there was rise in early bookings in Turkish hotels.

Turkey's ETS travel agency said that early bookings were up in the first months of 2009 over 2008.

"There is 10 percent rise in early bookings to Turkish hotels and tourist facilities this year over last year," ETS Group's executive board chairman Mehmet Ersoy told AA correspondent during the East Mediterranean Tourism & Travel Exhibition in the Turkish city of Istanbul.

Ersoy said that early bookings had begun in February this year, and called on Turkish citizens to make use of early booking opportunities.

Prices were cut by 35 percent in early bookings, he also said.

Established in 1991 by two brothers Mehmet and Murat Ersoy, Etstur (Ersoy Touristic Services Corporation) grow into Etsgroup later also including Didimtur (travel agency), Atlasjet (airline company), Club Voyage (hotels), ucuzabilet.com (web-page selling tickets), Jetset (luxurious holiday agency and tour operator), and otelpuan.com (an objective information platform regarding views and assessments on hotels).

Etsgroup employs 3,255 people and has 346 agencies.

AA

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