Turkey expects to achieve USD 30 billion of revenue in tourism by 2018

Turkey expects to achieve USD 30 billion of revenue in tourism by 2018

Tourism has been as some call it a “Smokeless Industry” for Turkey and indeed a foreign revenue generating sector for the country. Looking at a few decades in the past, Turkey did not have the potential to challenge tourism countries such as Greece and Spain due to lack of essential infrastructure and facilities whereas now it is among the leading More...

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By BTT On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Banks provide huge support for tourism investments in Turkey

Tourism has certainly been one of the main revenue sources for Turkey for years. All governments have attributed great importance to this sector in consideration of this fact. In this prospect an unparalleled financial More...

Turkish Airlines starts promotion campaign for passengers
By BTT On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Turkish Airlines to start special campaign for winter season to attract more passengers

The competition among Airline companies seems to be getting tougher all the time. In fact, most companies look for ways to attract more passengers to survive this situation. Turkish Airlines THY)  is a good example More...

Number of tourists arriving in Antalya by air increases
By BTT On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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The number of tourists arriving in Antalya via air exceeds 9.5 million

It is reported that the number of foreign tourists coming to the city via Antalya Airport reached 9 million 37 on Friday, October 13. The rate of increase for the period between 1 January and 13 October was recorded More...

By BTT On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Antalya governor says the number of Russian tourists to Antalya breaks all-time record

At his meeting with Aleksey YERHOV, Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Antalya Governor Munir KARALOGLU announced the latest figures for tourist arrivals from Russia. Governor KARALOGLU said, “Antalya is the most More...

By BTT On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Going on holiday has become easier for Turks in the last 10 years

Owing to reasons such as the increase of household income by 2.5 times in the last ten years and the different price options and packages tourism companies offer holiday makers, the opportunity to go on holiday More...

12 more new hotel investment projects in Istanbul in last seven months
By BTT On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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12 more new hotel investment projects in Istanbul in last seven months

The upwards trend in hotel investments throughout Turkey is continuing. Istanbul normally considered to have a surplus of supply is observed to rank number one again in hotel investments throughout Turkey. Based More...

By BTT On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Culture and Tourism Minister Kurtulmuş : “We aim to exceed 30 million tourists”

Culture and Tourism Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said, “We aim to exceed 30 million tourists this year. Our goal for 2023 is 50 million tourists and 50 billion dollars tourism revenue. We will move forward in More...

By BTT On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Turkey targets “Faith Tourism” market worth US$ 20 Billion

Turkey, which has sacred places in many provinces, eyes to increase its share in “World Faith Tourism” which has reached a huge potential of US$ 20 billion worldwide. Hundreds of millions of people in the world More...

Four Seasons in Greece for the first time
By BTT On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Four Seasons plans to enter the Greek market with Turkey’s Doğuş Group

It is reported that Doğuş Group of Turkey will bring Four Seasons, a well-known international brand to Greece and the Hyatt brand to Croatia for the first time. Doğuş Group, which continues its investments More...