Number of incoming Uzbek tourists down in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 2
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
In January-May 2019, 86,734 tourists from Uzbekistan visited Turkey, which is 15.08 percent less compared to the same period in 2018, Trend reports referring to the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
The share of Uzbek citizens in the total number of foreigners who visited Turkey in January-May 2019 was 0.68 percent.
In May 2019, 19,942 of tourists from Uzbekistan visited Turkey, which is 16.12 percent less compared to May 2018. The share of Uzbek citizens in the total number of foreigners who visited Turkey in May 2019 was 0.50 percent.
The ministry noted that 4.022 million tourists visited Turkey in May 2019, which is 9.35 percent more compared to the same period in 2018.
During this period, over 1 million tourists visited Istanbul, while 1.7 million tourists visited Antalya.
According to the ministry, in January-May 2019, 12.757 million tourists visited Turkey, which is 11.30 percent more compared to January-May 2018.
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