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Category: tourist property

Why I’m tempted by Turkey

A huge land of stunning coastlines, rich ancient culture and vibrant traditions, Turkey is a fast-changing nation that still offers bags of potential.

On the far Eastern fringes of Europe – and one day no doubt a member of the EU – this nation is a fascinating fusion of East and West, alien enough to be slightly exotic, yet familiar enough to be accessible.

Egypt bucks global trend as 29% increase in tourism recorded

The traditionally popular holiday destination of Egypt is going against the declining global tourism trend by seeing a 29% increase in tourist arrivals and 24% increase in tourism revenue in Q1 2010. Also the Egyptian government also plans to increase spending by 11.2 billion Egyptian pounds ($2 billion) to support the economy, with most of the funds to be spent on infrastructure projects. Excellent new for Egypt property investors.

Sun, Sea and Ski? Italy’s secret ski resort revealed

Drive just 90 minutes inland and you will be transported to the Sila Mountains, a rugged plateau in the heart of the Calabrian region and home to Italy’s secret ski resort.

One to Watch – Hidden Gem of the French Alps

With France topping the charts in a recent survey of the top 10 winter ski resort destinations by budget airline easyJet, it seems that the French Alps remain in favour with British buyers with hidden gem, Sainte-Foy-en-Tarentaise one to watch in 2010.

Algarve boosted by the Ryanair effect

The self-proclaimed “world’s favourite airline”, Ryanair, is set to open its 39th base at Faro in March 2010 with new routes to the UK and Ireland…

Philippines property set to increase by 10% in 2010

Property growth in the Philippines driven by both office and commercial premises and tourist resort development aimed at overseas buyers.