'Turkish Delight' debuts at under $100 a day

NEW YORK -- Clients can explore the riches of Asia Minor for less than $100 per day with a limited-time discount from Tursem Tours.

The New York operator's fall or spring air-inclusive packages must be booked by Sept. 28.

The eight-night Turkish Delight escorted tour, starting at $945 per person from New York and paying 10% commission, includes stops at the carved rock structures of Capadoccia, mineral pools in Pamukkale, ancient ruins at Ephesus and Troy and the capital city of Istanbul, home to Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.

Accommodations include the Feronya and Grand Holic hotels in Istanbul, the Dedeman Hotel in Ankara and the Mustafa in Cappadocia.

Daily breakfast, eight dinners and ground transportation are included.

Departures from New York via nonsmoking Turkish Airlines flights are scheduled for Nov. 4, 11 and 25 and March 10 and 24.

Chicago-based travelers can return nonstop from Istanbul if they extend their stay by one day, for a total of $1,095, or $99.50 per day; similarly, those leaving from Miami can fly home nonstop by staying two extra days in Istanbul, bringing the tour price to $1,195 total.

For more information, contact Tursem Tours at (800) 223-9169 or online at www.tursemtours.com.

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