Published on : Saturday, November 9, 2019
This April-June, residents spent 10.8 billion Turkish liras ($1.8 billion) on trips, up from 7.4 billion liras ($1.7 billion) from the same time 2018.
TÜİK data showed that 15.7 million residents embarked on domestic trips in the second quarter, up 4.2 percent year-on-year.
Between April and June, the average expenditure per trip was 556 Turkish liras. Domestic trips with one or more than one overnights grew 2.7 percent in comparison to the same quarter of 2018 to reach 19.3 million trips, it said.
Visiting the relatives was the top reason for trips, accounting for a 64.9 percent share, followed by travel, leisure, and holiday with 26.6 percent, and health at third with 3.4 percent.