Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017
In order to realize its dream of becoming one of the top 10 countries in the world in terms of tourism by the year 2023, the Turkish government is all set to initiate a new measure by utilizing the Spanish example that helped to earn $60 billion on a yearly basis. Boutique hotels are the new ‘talk of the town’ and the government is targeting to support these hotels instead of five-star hotels and holiday villages.
Like Spain, investments will be made on hostels and boutique hotels where the total share in terms of hostels and boutique hotels has reached 70 percent whatsoever. Whereas, the infrastructures of smaller-scale, boutique tourism are being structured and arranged with flexible use of five-star hotels in the coming days. Detached houses within the hotels, for example will be revamped and renewed into different models like the long-term rentals for effectual utilization in the coming days.
Juts to remind, by 2023, the government has targeted to reach 50 million tourists and $50 billion revenue respectively. Numan Kurtulmuş, the Culture and Tourism Minister explained that the initial seven months of this year witnessed an increase of 60 percent in the visitor number in Antalya highlighting that they will eventually target on accessing lucrative markets like India, China and the Far East along with tourism diversification, particularly associated with sports and health.