Minister of Culture and Tourism: The target in tourism is 25-30 million people

Ozgul Ozkan Yavuz, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, stated that the measures against Covid-19 were taken and implemented in the best way at the hotels, and local and foreign tourists were provided with the opportunity to have a safe holiday. Yavuz said: “Now we need to increase vaccination as a society and continue to comply with the measures. Last year, 16 million tourists and $12 billion of foreign currency input were provided. Our goal this year is to go even further than that. If we follow the rules, the season will be extended and it will be possible to travel longer. In addition, foreign visitors will start to come more. The heart wants to reach 25-30 million visitors. This is all about our daily case count. Even if we are vaccinated, we need to keep our discipline and continue to use masks.”

Source: Sabah / Translated by Irem Yildiz

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