Impressed by Turkey's performance this year, leading German tourism professionals announced
successive good news for the country. They announced that more of their citizens will come to Turkey for vacations and praised the increase in the number of tourists.
Turkye saw around 140 million airline passengers on both domestic and international flights between January and August this year, the airport authority said on Thursday.
In the eight-month period, the number of passengers passing through Turkish airports rose by 12.7 percent on a yearly basis, according to the General Directorate of State Airports Authority.
The arrival of 22 million tourists to Turkey in 7 months
The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced in a statement:The number of people who visited the country in the first 7 months of this year has risen by 24,90% to 22 million. Travelers from Russia, Germany, and Iran have been among the top visitors.
The Iranian population was one million and 317 thousand and 180 people.