Turkey among top 10 in global tourism

Zaman – Turkey managed to attract some 27 million foreign visitors in 2010, according to statistics compiled by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The country was the 7th most popular tourism destination in the world last year and ranked 10th in terms of tourism income, data from the Spain-based organization reveals.

The number of foreign visitors to Turkey also increased by 10.64 percent in January-July 2011 over a year earlier, reaching over 17 million tourists. Germans, Russians, Britons, Iranians, and Bulgarians formed the majority of the foreigners visiting Turkey in the first 7 months.
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