Turkey expects 75 million tourists, $ 65 billion in revenue based on 2023 Tourism Strategy

  According to the 2023 strategy announced by Ministry of Tourism the country targets to welcome more than 75 million tourists in 2023 as a result of the works to be carried out and new multifaceted practices. Within this framework the Tourism Minister shared following statement. “Turkey is a global brand that offers an extraordinary variety More...

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By BTT On Friday, January 3rd, 2020
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FlixBus determined to change the rules of the game in Turkey’s intercity bus operation

FLIXBUS, a Germany-based company, acquired KAMIL KOC, one of Turkey’s leading bus companies, last August (in 2019). The company is known to be operating thousands of buses in Europe and the USA. It is reported More...

By BTT On Tuesday, December 24th, 2019
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Sabiha Gökçen airport of Istanbul increases capacity to serve more passengers

Work is being carried out to increase passenger and aircraft capacity at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. On the one hand, the construction of the second runway continues and on the other hand, expansion More...

By BTT On Sunday, December 8th, 2019
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Cruise Tourism expected to contribute US dollars 700 million to Turkey’s economy

Experts in the tourism sector note that cruise tourism provides a contribution of US$ 700 million to Turkey’s economy, annually adding however this contribution had substantially decreased in 2016-2019 referred More...

By BTT On Sunday, December 8th, 2019
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Travel Turkey Izmir exhibition hosts many visitors from Turkey and abroad

Travel Turkey Izmir Tourism Fair which is one of the most important gatherings of the tourism sector in Turkey opened its doors to the world tourism sector and visitors on 05 – 07 December 2019. TRAVEL TURKEY More...

By BTT On Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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Culture and Tourism Minister: Turkey has declared 2020 as the Year of Turkish Cuisine

Mehmet Nuri ERSOY, Minister of Culture and Tourism has announced 2020 is declared as the year of the Turkish cuisine by the ministry. Regarding the issue, the Minister noted that accommodation income was US$ 10 More...

By BTT On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Turkey determined to take its place among top three countries in health tourism

Health tourism in the world has developed rapidly in the last 10 years. The number of travelers traveling exclusively for medical tourism has exceeded 10 million and the turnover in this sector has reached US$ More...

Important information about intercity "Bus Travel" services in Turkey
By BTT On Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Important information about intercity “Bus Travel” services in Turkey

Looking at several messages about bus travel services on Social Media such as Facebook (mainly) one can notice there are quite many foreign guests using such services between destinations in Turkey. With this in More...

By BTT On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Turkey targets to increase number of visiting tourists to 50 million in 2019

Turkey will make a Tourism Master Plan and targets to increase the number of tourists to 50 million and tourism revenues to US$ 35 billion in 2019, based on same plan. On the other hand the authority will use the More...

By BTT On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Prominent tourist destination Kuşadası expects to welcome 195 cruise ships in 2019

KUŞADASI which is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Turkey is reported to have hosted 145 cruise ships in 2018.  The town is looking forward to receiving 195 ships with more than 170 thousand tourists More...