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The number of foreign tourists visiting Istanbul rose by 10.8 percent in the first eight months of this year, when compared to the same period last year, hitting 6.95 million, Culture and Tourism Ministry data has shown.
Saudi Arabia on Aug. 1 announced the launch of a massive tourism project that will turn 50 islands and a string of sites on the Red Sea coast into luxury resorts
Over half of the construction of Istanbul’s third airport, which is projected by the government to be the largest in the world, has been completed, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has stated
Tour operator Thomas Cook has said there is a continued recovery for bookings to Turkey and the resurgence in Turkey had not been affected by increased tensions with Germany.
ANTALYA - Doğan News Agency
The number of Russian tourists visiting the Mediterranean resort of Antalya rose to 1.1 million in the first six months of the year, up from only 25,000 in the same period of 2016, data from Antalya Airport has showed.
BERLIN - Anadolu Agency
German tour operators are voicing strong demand for Turkey this summer, despite political disagreements between Berlin and Ankara.
The number of Russian tourists visiting Turkey soared by 1.384 percent in May compared to the same month last year, pushing up total foreign arrivals to the country, official data showed on June 29
More than 750,000 Ukrainian tourists are expected to travel to the Mediterranean resort province of Antalya this year as the number of visitors from the country continued to soar in the first half of the year, the province’s local governor has stated.
Turkey’s Mediterranean resort province of Antalya will likely host nearly 3 million tourists from Russia this year, according to Russian Consul General in Antalya Oleg Rogoza.
MADRID - Agence France-Presse
Spain’s tourism sector is poised for another bumper summer season as security concerns continue to lure visitors away from rival destinations to its cities and beaches, industry lobby group Exceltur said on July 13.
Hotel occupancy rates in Istanbul soared in May, but the city’s hotels remained to be the cheapest across Europe, according to a leading tourism association.
Despite a number of fatal accidents earlier this year, hot air balloon tours in the sky of central Turkey’s popular tourism destination Cappadocia continued to attract a large number of tourists and boost the revenue from tourism in the region.
A number of district mayors from opposition parties in the Mediterranean Turkish province of Antalya have said they were not allowed to go abroad to attend a key recent tourism event in Moscow due to the ongoing state of emergency.