Turkey is ready to welcome a report three million guests from the UK this yr. A complete of two.8 million British arrivals in the primary 9 months of the yr surpassed the two.56 million UK travellers in pre-pandemic 2019. As knowledgeable by a information report in Travel Weekly.
Analysis from the nation’s tradition and tourism ministry reveals that worldwide customer numbers will end this yr on par or barely above 2019 ranges. Turkey is revising its goal for 2022 from 47 million to 50 million guests in consequence.
Culture and tourism minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy stated: “Going into 2022, we already had great confidence in the UK market. “These numbers not only exemplify the importance of the UK to Turkey but highlight our country’s appeal as a year-round destination for British visitors.”
Attending World Travel Market to replace key UK journey companions on the nation’s tourism technique for 2023, Ersoy added: “2023 is a vital yr for Turkey as the primary stage of our world-leading nationwide programme with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council comes into impact.
“This is one of many exciting developments and follows the recent launch of the Michelin Guide Istanbul in which over 50 leading restaurants were featured.”