Number of Kazakh tourists visiting Turkey grows

Tourism Materials 4 June 2018 10:14 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, June 4

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

In April 2018, 16,502 citizens of Kazakhstan visited Turkey, which is 3,053 tourists more compared to April 2017, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey told Trend June 4.

The ministry noted that the share of Kazakh citizens in the total number of foreigners who visited Turkey in April 2018 is 0.62 percent. For comparison, in April 2017, this figure was 0.65 percent.

In April this year, over 2.7 million foreign tourists visited Turkey.

In 1Q2018, 7.263 million foreign tourists visited Turkey.

At the end of January-March 2018, Turkey's income from tourism increased by 31.3 percent compared to the same period last year.

Turkey's revenues from tourism in the first three months of this year amounted to $4.425 billion. Around 76.1 percent of the total profit for this period fell to the share of foreign citizens, and 23.9 percent accounted for Turkish citizens residing abroad.

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