Turkey sees increase in number of Azerbaijani tourists
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 30
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
In March 2018, 57,896 tourists from Azerbaijan visited Turkey, which is 2,716 people more than in March 2017, the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry told Trend on April 30.
The ministry said that the share of Azerbaijani citizens in the total number of foreigners, who visited Turkey in March 2018 was 2.7 percent. In March 2017, the figure was 3.48 percent.
In March 2018, more than 2.879 million foreign tourists visited the country. In the first quarter of 2018, 7.263 million tourists visited Turkey.
During the period, every tourist spent $723 in Turkey.
Turkey's tourism income grew 31.3 percent in the first quarter of 2018 as compared to the same period last year
The country's tourism income totaled $4.425 billion during the period. During the period, 76.1 percent of the total income accounted for foreign citizens and 23.9 percent accounted for the Turkish citizens living abroad.
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