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Turkey has achieved a tourism income of $5 billion 454 million 488 thousand

Reaching 6 million 311 thousand 453 visitors in the first three months of the year, Turkey achieved a tourism income of $5 billion 454 million 488 thousand.

A total of 6 million 311 thousand 453 visitors were reached in the first three months of the new tourism season, which started this year with the goal of catching up with the pre-epidemic figures.

In this period, the income obtained from tourism was $5 billion 454 million 488 thousand.

The average expenditure per person was $841 for foreigners, $849 for citizens, and $845 in total. The average nightly income was $75 for foreigners, $51 for citizens, and $68 in total.

The average length of stay was 11.2 nights for foreigners and 16.7 nights for citizens, a total of 12.5 nights.

The rate of increase in the first 3 months is 151.02%

4 million 902 thousand 624 of the visitors coming to Turkey were foreigners and 1 million 408 thousand 829 were citizens residing abroad.

According to the data of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the number of foreigners visiting Turkey in the first quarter increased by 151.02% compared to the same period of the previous year.

Most visitors are from Iran

In the ranking of the countries that sent the most visitors to Turkey in the first quarter, Iran ranked first with an increase of 228.43% compared to the same period of the previous year, Germany ranked second with an increase of 219.66%, and Bulgaria took the third place with an increase of 272.44%. Bulgaria was followed by Russia and Iraq.

The increase in March is about 130%

According to the January-March 2022 statistics of the Ministry, 2 million 79 thousand 565 foreigners visited Turkey in March, an increase of 129.70% compared to the same month of the previous year.

In the ranking of the countries that sent the most visitors to Turkey in March, Iran ranked first with an increase of 284.27% compared to the same month of the previous year, Germany took the second place with an increase of 163.76%, and Bulgaria took the third place with an increase of 274.51%. Bulgaria was followed by the Russian Federation and England, respectively.

Source: Trthaber / Translated by Irem Yildiz

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