Istanbul 2020 brings Grand Bazaar to New York’s Grand Central Station

Istanbul 2020 has brought the magic of Istanbul’s world-famous Grand Bazaar to New York’s iconic Grand Central station, giving visitors a chance to sample Turkey’s warm hospitality and celebrated cuisine as part of the 32nd New York Turkish Day festivities – the biggest celebration of Turkish culture outside of Turkey. Organised by the Federation of Turkish American Associations (FTAA), the Grand Central Terminal was adorned with...

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Istanbul ranks high in World Cities Culture Report
Aug22

Istanbul ranks high in World Cities Culture Report

Istanbul is among the top major international cities in terms of cultural offerings, according to a new study. The results are part of a recently published survey titled the World Cities Culture Report, created by the office of the mayor of London. While the report doesn’t rank the cities, it shows that Istanbul leads the pack in the number of heritage and historical sites. The study only considered 12 cities — New York,...

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United Airlines to introduce daily New York-Istanbul service
Feb22

United Airlines to introduce daily New York-Istanbul service

United Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL), today announced plans to launch daily, nonstop flights between its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, and Istanbul, effective July 1, 2012, subject to government approval. Westbound service from Istanbul begins July 2. Istanbul will be the 76th international destination that United serves from New York/Newark and the 37th city...

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Istanbul concert in New York City

Istanbulive will bring together for the second time one of the largest-ever assemblies of musicians from Turkey on an American stage. The second “Istanbulive” concert to be held this summer in New York’s Central Park, Turkish singers Sertab Erener and Demir Demirkan will perform “My Turkish Songs” on April 9. Concertgoers will also have the opportunity to sample vibrant Turkish culture and authentic Turkish food, as well as learn more...

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