‘Inferno’ may cause tourist rise
İZMİR - Anatolia News AgencyThe famous novelist Dan Brown’s new book, “The Inferno,” is expected to increase the number of visitors to tourist attractions in Florence, Venice and Istanbul.
Critics draw attention to Dan Brown’s bright success and his use of places and artworks in his books.
Critics add that every single destination that Brown references in his book receives a high number of visitors. Hagia Sophia Museum manager Hayrullah Cengiz saidlast year alone 3.2 million people had visited the Hagia Sophia, which he said was the most visited museum in Turkey.
He added in the first five months of this year there had been a 25 percent increase compared to the previous year, adding that if it continued in this positive way, fans of Brown would break a record.