As of April 23, the number of tourists coming to Antalya, which is considered one of the most important tourism destinations in the world, by air exceeded 1 million.
Attracting tourists from all over the world with its sea, sand and sun as well as its historical and natural beauties, Antalya continues to host guests throughout the year. Despite the epidemic, the city, which hosted more foreign visitors than its foreign competitors in the Mediterranean basin, started 2022 with pleasing numbers.
According to the data of Antalya Governorship Provincial Culture and Tourism Directorate, the number of visitors arriving in Antalya by air between January 1 and April 23 was 1 million 18 thousand 246.
In the city, which closed last year with approximately 9 million tourists due to the epidemic, tourism activity increased compared to the previous year. Antalya, which hosted 412 thousand 729 tourists in the first 4 months last year, has achieved an increase of 147% in the same period this year. The increase in April alone was 245%.
Antalya, which hosted 1 million 203 thousand 838 tourists in the first 4 months in 2019, which is described as the year of records in tourism, approached the figures of 2019 this year after 2 years of stagnation.
It is expected that the tourism activity in the city will continue to increase.
Source: Trthaber / Translated by Irem Yildiz