Antalya Hosts More Than 3 Million Tourists During 2021

More than 3 million tourists have flocked from different European countries in search of tourism in Antalya, Turkey, during the first seven months of 2021, with expectations of more tourists to flock until the end of the year.

More Than 3 Million Tourists to Antalya During 2021

Simultaneously with applying safe tourism since the COVID-19, Antalya has witnessed enormous numbers of tourists this year. According to Antalya’s Directorate of Tourism and Culture statistical, Antalya has hosted 3.396.000 tourists during the first seven months of 2021.  

In comparison with numbers recorded in the previous year, 760.203 tourists, it is noted that the number of tourists in 2021 has risen by 300%.

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Russians Top the List of Foreign Tourists to Antalya

Russians topped the list of foreign tourists visiting Antalya in 2021, with 1.127.716. They were followed by Ukrainians, Germans, and Polish, with 670.930, 389.405, and 175.570, respectively.

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Expectations of Increase in the Number of Tourists till the End of 2021

In a statement to Anadolu Agency, Head of the Turkish Mediterranean Hotels and Tourist Facilities Association, Kavaloglu, pointed that the number of tourists and tourist reservations did not retreat at all; on the contrary, it recorded a significant increase as per data by the Ministry of Tourism in Turkey. 

“There is an increase in numbers of arrivals from the Middle East to Antalya this year,” added Kavaloglu, ensuring that the number of tourists will not stop at this level; on the contrary, it is likely to increase till the end of 2021, mainly with the latest tourist reservations from Germany.

 

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Source: Anadolu Agency

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