The autumn slowly arrives in Alanya dear friends. In
Alanya, however, the sun rises daily. It is at this
moment 23 degrees, the sun presents Alanya in a
beautiful setting. Would you not like to spend Christmas
under the beaming sun on the beach?
We have shown especially this month for you confidential
tips of properties which can lead you to a life under
the golden sun. Think of the life that awaits you here,
for example, in an apartment that leads directly onto
the beach and in the centre of Alanya, surrounded by
marvellous views of the countryside, sea whispering in
your ears and a healthy climate to give you that good
feeling inside you... The price? A true bargain!
For the other we invite you for an inspection tour. Call
us or send an E - mail. We will provide for you the
transfer from the airport, you will stay in a hotel and
be well looked after during your trip here.
Travel-insurance for tourists
According to minister of culture and tourism, Atilla
Koç, holiday-makers from abroad should be insured for
the supply of services.
Atilla Koç announced at the opening of the Health and
Congressional Tourism Forum a new law should take place
which commits Travel Agencies to supply services at the
Standard which is announced in travel brochures. For
this the tourists will be protected with an special
service insurance. Furthermore governors will receive
administrative powers to fine those, who gave false
statement to the agencies. This law shall be in force at
latest in December for the start of the new season in
the correct way.
Dietz again in Mahmutlar
Since the 16th November, 2006 there are in Mahmutlar
again cakes and pastries from the German baker Dietz.
Located on the Toros Residence on the Selaattin Yaman
Cad. there is a branch of the German baker. The premises
are spacious, so that you can sit and enjoy the coffee
and cakes. It is known certainly to most Europeans that
the baker's Dietz have a very big assortment in healthy
and tasty bread and bread rolls of all kinds. Also a
large selection of cakes are to be had.
New EU Security Regulations for Carry-on Baggage
New security regulations apply effective November 6,
2006, for carry-on baggage on flights departing EU
airports - regardless of the destination. The new
regulations focus on liquids travellers may carry and
maximum size of carry-on baggage.
Specific new regulations:
1. Liquids or comparable items of similar
consistency (such as gels, aerosols, lotions, creams,
toothpaste) may only be carried by travellers in small
quantities and in small containers.
The maximum size of a container is limited to 100 ml.
The containers must be placed and transported in a clear
plastic, zip lock bag having a maximum volume of 1
litre. The bag may contain several containers but it
must still be possible to completely close the bag. Only
one bag is permitted per passenger. This bag must be
removed from the carry-on baggage and presented to
security personnel at the checkpoint for separate
It is important that only such bags are permitted that
can be tightly closed again (e.g. standard deep-freeze
bags, so-called zip lock bags). It is urgently
recommended that passengers obtain such bags in advance
and place their liquid or comparable items in such a bag
at home before coming to the airport.
Medications and special dietary requirement, including
baby formula, are permitted in carry-on baggage if
needed on board. These must be removed from the carry-on
baggage and declared to security personnel at the
2. Sealed Bag Procedure for Bottles Containing
Liquors and Cosmetics Purchased at Duty Free Shops
The traveller may take Duty Free items through the
security checkpoint which he/she has purchased on the
day of the flight in a shop after the boarding card
checkpoint at an EU airport or on board an aircraft of
an EU airline. These items must be packed in a clear
plastic bag which has been sealed by shop personnel
after paying. The sales slip with date and location of
the purchase must be inside the bag and capable of being
checked (read) without having to open the bag. This
procedure allows for duty free shopping even in those
cases where the security check is conducted right in
front of the gate.
Joy at promised church
Jubilation for the foreigners living in Alanya, it was
announced that in collaboration between the city hall
and cultural ministry and tourism ministry that the
historical Old Town Tophane antique church will re-open
as a cultural centre once more. Mayor Sipahio announced
to the press that within the scope of the restoration
work also the neighbouring mosque should be revived
again in its original figure. On completion of the
preliminary works an application to fund the restoration
would be made to the cultural ministry and tourism
ministry, in addition, a request for financial
assistance from a support fund of the EU. The church
should at the same time be a cultural centre for
different religious orders to use. The foreigners living
in the city were pleased by these announcements with
German tourists to Antalya are
The Chamber of Commerce in Antalya carried out a survey
at Antalya Airport amongst those tourists departing. All
together 1,000 foreign tourists were questioned, 336
Germans were interviewed, 81.3% of the Germans
questioned indicated that they would liked to come
again, 12.8% were undecided. 25.9% indicated to have
been already in Antalya on four previous visits, 33%
were on their first visit here. Half of those
interviewed had been here for one week, 42% had stayed
two weeks in Antalya. Other factors that affected their
decision in favour of coming to Turkey were, 92.6% for
the sand, sea and sun, 56.3% for the food, 48.6% the
regional beauty, 47.6% the shopping possibilities and
42% for the culture and history in Turkey. The majority
of the interviewees were families with one or two
children. 71.4% had booked on an all inclusive package,
22.3% were half board.
Turkish Airlines have a
promotion for travel from Hamburg, Munich and Frankfurt
Turkish Airlines also continues in December its special
offer campaign. For Euro111 you can fly on these dates
1st to the 7th December to Hamburg, from the 8th to the
14th of December to Munich and from the 22nd to the 31st
December to Frankfurt. Every week their are offers by
Turkish Airlines to reduced the price of there flights.
In addition, in December Barcelona, Basel, Amsterdam and
Kiev as well are included in this promotion.
from the sun-delicate Alanya Active Team
of the month!
Also this month
Active again has the most beautiful properties for you.
We hope that we can find you that property in the sun.
For further questions, and no obligation inspection tour
simply contact the Active team and we will be very happy
to assist you.