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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
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.
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.
ANTALYA - Doğan News Agency
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.
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
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
A deal between Turkey and Ukraine allowing their citizens to travel to each other’s country without passports entered into force early June 1, said Andrii Sybiha, Kyiv’s ambassador in Ankara.
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.
Hotel occupancy rates across Turkey rose sharply in April thanks to the Easter holiday and a significant revival in the Middle Eastern market, with Istanbul seeing a 30 percent year-on-year increase
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
The number of foreign tourists visiting Turkey saw a huge increase in April, with the number of arrivals from Russia jumping around 485 percent, after months of difficulties amid a series of negative incidents, from bomb attacks to a diplomatic crisis with Russia and a failed coup attempt.
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.
ANTALYA - Anadolu Agency
Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı on May 22 stressed the importance of tour packages for American tourists who want to visit Turkey’s Mediterranean regions.