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Turkey’s tourism revenue hits USD 32 billion  

Dünya – As one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world, Turkey welcomed more than 35 million foreign visitors last year, becoming the 6th most visited tourist destination globally.

According to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat), tourist spending in the country went up by 11 percent to hit USD 32.3 billion in 2013. 78.9 percent of that revenue originated from foreign visitors, while 21.1 percent came from Turkish citizens living abroad. Out of the total expenditure by visitors, individual expenses constituted around USD 24.8 billion while around USD 7.4 billion came from tour companies. The country’s visitors spent 824 dollars per capita.

According to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism figures, Germans preferred Turkey the most in 2013 as 5.4 million Germans took a trip to the country, followed by 4.2 million Russians and 2.5 million Britons.

Having welcomed over 11.1 million visitors, Antalya remained the most popular port of entry to the country last year, closely followed Istanbul, Turkey’s financial capital, with 10.4 million arrivals.

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