Turkey sees increase of incoming tourists from Iran
Increasing Iranian tourism in Turkey
Over 2.1 million tourists from Iran visited Turkey in 2019, which is 5.05 percent more compared to 2018, Trend reports with reference to the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Increased Visits compared to last year
The share of Iranian citizens in the total number of foreigners who visited Turkey in 2019 amounted to 4.67 percent.According to the ministry, 134,768 tourist from Iran visited Turkey in December 2019, which is 23.51 percent more compared to December 2018.
Antalya’s visitors exceeded 14.6 million
Slightly more than 45 million tourists visited Turkey in 2019, which is 14.11 percent more compared to the previous year.Just over 14.9 million tourist visited Istanbul in 2019, while he number of Antalya’s visitors exceeded 14.6 million.The remaining 15.5 million tourists visited other cities of the country.