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If no “negative developments” occur, the Mediterranean resort of Antalya will likely close this year with more than 10 million local and foreign tourists, Antalya Governor Münir Karaloğlu told state-run Anadolu Agency on Aug. 23.
Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has stated that Turkish officials are in talks with booking.com to act in compliance with the law in Turkey in order to be fully operational again
Turkish Airlines (THY) is set to start acquisition talks with carrier BoraJet to buy the airliner’s Embraer 190 fleet and employ its flight crew following the latter’s announcement on April 24 that it temporarily suspended all of its operations for a restructuring process
ISTANBUL - Agence France-Presse
On his to-do list for his trip to Istanbul, Palestinian tourist Jameel wants to visit the Blue Mosque and take a tour on the Bosphorus, like any other tourist.
Turkey’s tourism revenue regressed to $3.4 billion in the first quarter of the year with a 17.1 percent of year-on-year decrease, amid continuous decline in the number of foreign arrivals, data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) showed on April 28
MUĞLA - Anadolu Agency
A Turkish tank which has served the country in both war and peace is to make one final contribution to the nation – by being sunk off the coast of one of Turkey’s hottest tourist spots.
Turkey’s hotel occupancy rates rose in March after months of decline thanks to a surge in the number of business meetings and the sharp rise in the number of Iranian tourists visiting Turkey during the Nevruz holiday.
A top Turkish hoteliers association has said around 4 to 6 percent of increase is expected in arrivals from the Middle East to Turkey over this year, particularly ahead of and after the holy month of Ramadan.
Turkey’s struggling tourism sector wants to give a boost to the number of Turks traveling within the country and thus increase the share of local tourists in total numbers.
Turkey has dropped one spot to fourth among top performing destinations of a sector expected to be worth $220 billion by 2020
ANTALYA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey will increase the duration of visa-free stay for Russian citizens, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said April 23.
The number of tourists visiting the Mediterranean resort of Antalya saw a sharp rise in April with a 40 percent increase since the same month in 2016.
Turkey’s tourism sector has kept losing its share in Germany, with German tourists opting to visit other countries such as Spain and Greece rather than Turkey, amid security concerns and recent tensions in bilateral ties, said a leading sector association on April 21.