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Turkish travelers prefer European tours for New Year’s holiday

With one month left before New Year’s, holiday tours have nearly reached their full occupancy rate, according to Turkey-based tour operators.

Like last year, Turkish travelers prefer tours of Europe, notably Barcelona, Vienna, Amsterdam and London.

Around 70 percent of holiday tour reservations are full, Ye im zaltay, the head of Setur Domestic and International Tours, told Anadolu Agency

Maciej Bodnar wins Tour of Poland stage four from breakaway

The peloton misjudge their attempts to catch a three-man breakaway allowing Tinkoff-Saxo’s Maciej Bodnar to win stage four at the Tour of Poland Majec Bodnar on stage three of the 2015 Tour of Qatar (Watson) Maciej Bodnar sprinted away from his two breakaway companions to win stage four of the Tour of Poland 1 in Nowy Sacz in a stage where the peloton misjudged their chase.

Bodnar, Kamil Zielinski (Poland) and Gatis Smukulis (Katusha) helped themselves to the first three places on the podium as Caleb Ewan (Orica-GreenEdge) 2 won the sprint in the peloton for fourth place.

Race leader Marcel Kittel 3 was out of contention in the finale, having been dropped in the chilly and damp conditions on the 220km route, crossing the line nine minutes down on Bodnar