Turkey increased by one-third the income from tourism

Турция увеличила на треть доходы от туризма

For the six months Turkey was visited by 16 million tourists

Most tourists to Turkey arrived from Russia – 2,38 million, which exceeded the previous year by 40%.

The income of tourism of Turkey in the first half of the year reached 11.5 billion dollars, which is 31% higher than for the same period last year. Anadolu reported, citing data from the Ministry of culture and tourism of Turkey on Tuesday, 31 July.

For the six months Turkey was visited by 16 million tourists, which is 30.4% more than last year.

Most tourists to Turkey arrived from Russia – 2,38 million, which exceeds the first half of 2017 by 40.56%. Further, the number of tourists visiting Turkey is followed by Germany (1.56 million), Iran (1,142 million), Georgia (1,049 million) and Bulgaria (987 thousand).

In June of this year most tourists to Turkey came from Russia, Germany and the UK.

Recall that in 2017 the number of tourists from Russia to Turkey has increased tenfold. Only in Antalya for the first six months of rest 1.1 million Russians.

Earlier it was reported that Turkey stuck more than 500 tourists from Ukraine. Four flights were delayed because of misunderstandings between the airline and the tour operator.

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