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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.
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
“Inferno,” Ron Howard’s new movie starring Tom Hanks and based on Dan Brown’s 2013 bestseller, could be an opportunity to revive Turkey’s struggling tourism sector and to lure more foreign tourists
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
LA GOULETTE-Agence France-Presse
A celebratory band played Oct. 6 as a cruise liner docked in the port of Tunis for the first time since a March 2015 jihadist attack killed 21 tourists in the capital.
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
France’s tourism sector on Oct. 4 urged French authorities to set up a special police force in Paris to fight crime targeting tourists as safety fears curb the number of visitors to the French capital.
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
The number of tourists visiting the Mediterranean resort of Antalya by air saw a 47 percent decrease in the first nine months of 2016 compared to last year, plummeting to 4.7 million, as Turkey’s tourist industry continues to struggle with a number of headwinds.
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.
LONDON - Reuters
Exhibition organizer ITE Group Plc said on Oct. 3 that the attempted coup in Turkey in July had “significantly affected” international travel to the country, hurting the company’s bookings on Turkish events
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.
The number of foreigners visiting Turkey fell 37.96 percent year-on-year to 3.1 million in August from 5.1 million a year earlier, with dramatic declines in arrivals from Western countries, Asian nations and Russia, temporary data from the Tourism Ministry showed on Sept. 29.