Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 19

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

Turkey shall reach record levels in tourism,the country’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Mehmet Ersoy said, Turkish media reported on Nov. 19.

The minister noted that by the ultimate end of 2018, Turkey will be visited by over 40 million tourists.

Presently, Turkey’s tourism sector is actively developing, he said, adding that in 2019 tourism figures will undoubtedly be greater than in 2018 even.

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey had noted that 5 earlier,425,in September 2018 845 tourists visited Turkey, that is 15.64 percent a lot more than in exactly the same amount of 2017.

Some 589,754 tourists from Germany, 317,748 – from the united kingdom, 308,066 – from Bulgaria and 195,in September 2018 850 tourists from Georgia visited Turkey.

During the above-mentioned period, 1,899,103 tourists, accounting for 39.62 percent of the full total amount of tourists, visited the Turkish province of Antalya.

In September 2018, 1,235,301 tourists, accounting for 25.77 percent of the full total amount of tourists, visited Istanbul.

As of January-September 2018, 31,815,952 tourists visited Turkey, that is 22.08 percent a lot more than in January-September 2017.

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