Tourism Recovery in Turkey

Tourism Recovery in Turkey

According to a statement by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the strict health procedures taken to prevent the COVID-19 spread have played a significant role in attracting visitors from all around the world. Meanwhile, the global tourism sector has witnessed a considerable decline.

To Start Anew

The number of tourists visiting Turkey during the first year of the COVID-19 epidemic has risen after the recession of the Turkish tourism sector.

According to the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism statement on Monday 19th April 2021, the number of tourists visiting Turkey during the COVID-19 has reached 17.018.964 tourists since the start of the epidemic in 2020 till February 2021.

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Russian Tourists to Top the List

According to the statement, the Russian tourists topped the list of foreigners who came to Turkey during the mentioned period with 2.128.000 tourists. They were followed by Bulgarian and German tourists with 1.242.000 and 1.118.000 tourists respectively.

The statement indicated that the average expenditure per tourist was $762.

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Edited by Safaraq Tourism

Source: Anadolu Agency

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