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Turkey plans to receive $59.6 billion in revenue from the tourism industry in 2024

Turkey plans to receive $59.6 billion in revenue from the tourism industry in 2024

April 16, 2024

56.7 million tourists visited Turkey in 2023. The revenue of the tourism industry amounted to $54.3 billion.

The number of tourists and income from tourism in Turkey by year:

2019 - 51.74 million people - $34.5 billion

2020 - 15.97 million people - $12.59 billion

2021 - 30 million people - $30.17 billion

2022 - 51.38 million people - $46.47 billion

2023 - 57.1 million people - $54.3 billion

According to forecasts for 2024, the number of tourists will increase to 59.4 million, and tourism revenues will reach $59.6 billion. In the first two months of 2024, 4.3 million tourists have already visited Turkey. The maximum number of tourists came from the following countries:

Iran - 437.9 thousand people
Russia - 433.6 thousand people
Bulgaria - 345 thousand people
Germany - 330 thousand people
Georgia - 207 thousand people

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