Turkey visited by over 11 million tourists within 5 months
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 22
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Some 11.8 million tourists visited Turkey during the five months of 2018, which is 30.8 percent more than in the same period of 2017, the Ministry of culture and tourism of Turkey told Trend June 22.
The ministry noted that, this figure is an all-time record.
The ministry also noted that, Turkey plans to receive about 50 million tourists by the end of the year.
"Until the end of 2018, Turkey's revenues from tourism could reach $32 billion," the ministry stated.
According to the results of 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.
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