Turkish tourism

  • Russia’s war in Ukraine affecting Turkish tourism businesses

     Saturday, March 26, 2022

    After losing out for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, shopkeepers in the heart of the Turkish Riviera had expected a strong tourism rebound this year in order to keep their businesses afloat. However, Russia’s war in Ukraine is …

  • Turkish tourism suffers setback due to Russia-Ukraine war

     Thursday, March 10, 2022

    Hopes for getting tourism back on track in Turkey after the COVID-19 pandemic have been dashed due tothe Russia-Ukraine conflict. Every year, millions of Russians and Ukrainians holiday in Turkey;however, figures are expected to be much lower this year, with …

  • Cancelations of trips by the Ukrainians and Russians pose disaster for Turkish tourism

     Tuesday, March 8, 2022

    Visitors from Ukraine and Russia comprise more than a quarter of all tourists having visited Turkey in 2021, who usually choose to go for the turquoise beaches on the Mediterranean and Aegean. Within few days after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, …

  • Turkish Tourism Ministry promises support for the tourism sector

     Wednesday, December 1, 2021

    The Turkish Tourism Ministry’s promised support for the tourism sector after COVID-19 pandemic’s devastating effects on the industry. The majority of tourists for Turkey are visiting from Britain, Russia and Germany for the sunny beaches across the country and their …

  • Turkish tourism witnesses hope after waning of the pandemic

     Monday, July 26, 2021

    The vitality in Turkey’s domestic tourism during the Islamic holiday Qurban Bayram, also known as Eid al-Adha, brought hope to the industry that witnessed a distressed season last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The demand for the country’s touristic …

  • Turkish tourism suffers from corona virus scare

     Tuesday, March 17, 2020

    Last year, Turkey enjoyed an all-time high with more than 45 million foreign visitors; however, its tourism industry is bracing for a huge impact during the upcoming travel season due to the novel corona virus, which has brought a deluge …

  • In the initial months of 2020, Turkish tourism experienced record tourist arrival!

     Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    The tourism of Turkey started 2020 with an all-time record in tourist arrival visiting the country in January this year.   In January 2020, a total of about 1,787,435 foreign travelers visited Turkey, a rise of 16.11% over January 2019. …

  • Diversification proves boom for record breaking Turkish tourism

     Friday, February 21, 2020

    Turkey’s annual tourism revenue went up to an all time high in 2019, making the transcontinental nation one of the most popular destinations in the world, a boom to which diversification is key, industry professionals said.   Turkey attracted a …

  • Price hike pressurizes Turkish tourism

     Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    As said by a tourism company, Turkey’s tourism industry, the key pillar of the country’s economy, could struggle to meet visitor and revenue targets in the forthcoming years after two new taxes inflicted and sharp increases in costs continue to …

  • New tax on Turkish tourism to take effect from October

     Saturday, August 3, 2019

    A new tax on Turkey’s tourism industry will be hitting hotels and travel agencies from October, squeezing businesses which have already been forced to offer hefty discounts to overcome a slump in visitor numbers three years ago.   Half-yearly figures …


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