Minister says Turkey has 6th place among countries receiving most tourists

Tourism sector in Turkey experiencing tough times

Mr. Lütfi ELVAN, Minister of Tourism said tourism had been one of the fastest growing sectors in the world in the last 40 years despite the occasional shocks and the number of incoming tourists had continuously increased. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the International KIZ KALESİ Tourism Festival held in Erdemli district of Mersin this year More...

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By Editor On Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Russians back in Turkey: About 3 million Russian tourists to visit Antalya in 2017

Oleg ROGOZA the Consulate General of Russia in Antalya has said the Mediterranean province of Antalya could host about 3 million tourists from Russia this year. The Consulate General added more than 3 million Russians More...

By Editor On Monday, June 26th, 2017

Hotel occupancy rates increase in Istanbul in May 2017 but revenues fall

The Turkish Association of Hotels (TÜROB) reports that hotel occupancy rates increased in Istanbul in May but hotels in the city are still the cheapest in Europe. TÜROB  also said that despite the fact that More...

Tourism sector in Turkey experiencing tough times
By Editor On Monday, May 29th, 2017

A most recent picture of Turkish tourism after downed jet crisis in 2016

Tourism sector is one of the major sources of revenue for Turkey to bring in revenues from abroad. There is no doubt it experienced a tough period following the downed Russian airplane conflict damaging the relations More...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Number of Russian tourists visiting Turkey increases in January

Russian Tourists After the jet-fighter crisis between Russia and Turkey economic relations had severely declined. Following the rapprochement between two countries tourism revenue figures have started to improve More...

By Editor On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

China declares 2018 “Turkey Tourism Year” to boost ties between two countries

“China has declared 2018 as the ‘Turkish Tourism Year” in China. This will increase the friendship between the two countries,” Yu Hongyang, Chinese Ambassador to Ankara said at an event hosted by the More...

By Editor On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

A brief evaluation of the tourism industry in Turkey

The tourism sector in Turkey has developed substantially in the last few decades but it still has a long way to go until the top point it truly deserves given the advantages this country is in possession of. It More...

By Editor On Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Experts say 2016 has been a disaster for Antalya tourism and agriculture

DAVUT ÇETİN – PRESIDENT OF ANTALYA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY We are not very keen on European Union but 70 percent of our incoming tourism is from EU. This is a statement made by Davut Çetin, the More...

By Editor On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Pegasus Airlines of Turkey targets to reduce costs as tourism sector suffers

Turkish low-cost carrier (LCC) Pegasus Airlines is undertaking a major cost reduction program as it battles to offset the continuing effect of slumping inbound tourist traffic to the nation. The LCC is revisiting More...

By Editor On Monday, November 7th, 2016

Turkey’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines suffers decrease in number of passengers

Turkey’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) has put a total of 30 planes in its fleet into parking positions due to a decreasing number of passengers amid economic contractions and recent terror attacks, More...