Turkish Airlines launches New Year promotions at Doha Travel Agent Meeting
Free Istanbul accommodation for singles and families with flights to Europe or USA
· Promotion valid for flights from Doha until March 31, 2013
Qatar, Doha; February 05, 2013: Turkish Airlines (THY), the national carrier of Turkey and Europe’s best airline, announced new promotions and 2013 travel campaigns at a meeting with Doha’s travel industry professionals, overviewing the airline’s planned expansion of its impressive 217 city global network and position as one of the world’s fastest growing airlines.
The meeting, held at Crowne Plaza Hotel, was attended by travel agents who were presented an overview of Turkey’s destination highlights, competitive fares to beyond destinations in Europe and USA, and the airline’s upcoming campaigns for Istanbul Shopping Festival in June and Ramadan in Istanbul Festival.
Mehmed Kursad Caymaz, General Manager for Turkish Airlines in Qatar, said: “We are delighted to launch promotions that allow our customers to benefit from our award winning service at the most competitive prices currently available out of Doha, providing local agents incredible value for their clientele. We are encouraging our customers to take advantage of the latest offer to discover the magic of Istanbul, the city’s fascinating sites, exquisite cuisine, boutiques and international shopping, with a free night’s stopover on their next flight from Doha.”
Travel agents were presented benefits of corporate packages and membership of The Turkish Corporate Club (TCC) which offers exclusive discounts, free luggage allowance, free tickets and flexibility. Details of the new ‘Comfort Class’, the superb 3,000 sqm ‘Lounge Istanbul,’ and Turkish Do & Co’s award winning ‘Flying Chef’ concept were also presented.
Turkish Airlines also held a prize draw for the participating agents and announced plans for future trade events, in addition to the recently sponsored 8th Traditional Turkish Hotels and Qatar Travel Agencies Workshop.
For more details including flight schedules of Turkish Airlines, please visit www.thy.com, or contact the call center on +90 212 444 0849 or visit any Turkish Airlines sales office.
* The ‘One night free accommodation in Istanbul’ promotion is valid for one night only in 4* and 5* hotels in Istanbul and applies to flights from Doha to Europe or the US.
About Turkish Airlines:
Established in 1933 with a fleet of only five airplanes, Star Alliance member, Turkish Airlines is today a four star airline with a fleet of 200 aircraft (passenger and cargo) flying to 217 cities around the world, comprised of 36 domestic and 181 international destinations.
One of the fastest growing airline companies, Turkish Airlines has received several “Passengers Choice Awards” from the consumer ranking group, Skytrax. Based on 2011 and 2012 results, Turkish Airlines has been chosen as the winner of “Best Airline Europe”, “Best Premium Economy Seats” for its Comfort Class seats and “Best Airline Southern Europe.”
Turkish Airlines has also received awards for its catering and holds a coveted 4-star designation, putting the airline in a small group of top quality carriers. Turkish Airlines was also given the Skytrax designation of “World’s Best Economy Class On-board Catering” in 2010, and Skyscanner’s “Best On-board Food 2011.” Long haul Business Class passengers also enjoy the Flying Chef service on-board.