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Turkey’s struggling tourism sector wants to give a boost to the number of Turks traveling within the country and thus increase the share of local tourists in total numbers.
BEIJING - Reuters
China said it will boost investment in tourism, with plans to develop rustbelt regions and upgrade public toilets high on its to-do list as it looks to lift the sector’s contribution to economic growth
International tourism has always been a topic of international politics. Because of its international nature, politicians have always tended to use it as an effective instrument for playing in the international arena
With the 2016 tourist season now largely over, it is known that the Turkish international tourism sector’s revenues have dropped by over one third over the previous season.
The number of foreign arrivals to Turkey dropped by 25.8 percent to 2.45 million in October, compared to the same month in 2015, temporary data from the Tourism Ministry showed on Nov. 29
ANTALYA - Anadolu Agency
Over 3 million Russian tourists are expected to visit Turkey in 2017, with the tourism sector already experiencing some relief after the normalization of ties between the two countries, according to a leading tourism representative.
ANTALYA - Doğan News Agency
The Turkish government’s fuel support for charter flights will be extended in 2017 amid a continuing loss in foreign tourist arrivals, Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı has said
Turkey is the most searched holiday destination on Yandex among Russian tourists, the search engine’s commerce director, Maxim Grishakov, said at the World Tourism Forum on Dec. 10 in the southern resort of Antalya
Around half a million Russian tourists visited Antalya after Russia lifted a ban on charter flights thanks to rapprochement between the two countries following a jet crisis last year, data compiled by Doğan News Agency has showed
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s current account deficit has widened and is standing at $1.68 billion in October, up by almost $1.33 billion year-on-year, the Central Bank stated on Dec. 12
Turkish Airlines began operating flights on Oct. 31 from Istanbul to The Seychelles, the 115-island country which lies 1,500 kilometers (932 miles) east of the East African mainland, the company said in a written statement, Anadolu Agency has reported.
Hoteliers in Istanbul may choose to close down their businesses due to a continuing plunge in the numbers of both local and foreign tourists, a leading association warned in a written statement on Dec. 5.
Turkey’s tourism revenue decreased by 32.7 percent to $8.3 billion in the third quarter of 2016 compared to the same period of last year, amid a dramatic plunge in the number of foreign tourists visiting the country, data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) showed on Oct. 31.