“By including Turkish citizens living abroad, we expect a stable number of visitors this year to generate tourist revenues between $20 billion and $25 billion,” he said, as quoted by BTA.
Last year, about 12.6 million foreigners visited at the height of the COviD-19 pandemic, bringing $12.6 billion in revenue to the Treasury. In 2019 Turkey welcomed 45 million tourists and 7 million Turks from abroad, securing $35 billion in revenue, the Hurriyet Daily News reminds.
Last month, Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister Nadir Alpaslan said he expects 34 million foreign visitors to Turkey this year, mostly from Russia, Germany, Ukraine, Poland, Britain and the Netherlands.
Turkey expects tourism revenues to reach $25 billion this year
Turkey expects tourism revenues this year to reach $25 billion, Hurriyet Daily News reports, citing the head of the Turkish Travel Agencies Association, Firuz Baglakaya.tags:
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