According to data released by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the number of international visitors to Türkiye scored a 308.48 percent increase in May 2022 compared to the same month the previous year, climbing to a record 3,824,555 arrivals.
Between January-May 2022, the number of foreign visitors to Türkiye was off to an impressive start, marking a 207.1 percent y-o-y rise, reaching 11.3 million.
In the first five months of the year, Germany ranked first in sending the most tourists to Türkiye with an increase of 367 percent, Bulgaria ranked second with an increase of 335 percent and Russia third with a 49 percent increase compared to the same period a year earlier.
“Future reservations and the first six-month realizations are very satisfying. We will have attracted an estimated 19 million visitors to Türkiye by the end of June," Minister of Culture and Tourism Mehmet Nuri Ersoy said.