Posted on 14 February 2011
Tourist numbers to Turkey in May up over 20 percent.
The number of tourists visiting Turkey in the first five months of 2008 increased by 15 percent over the same period in 2007 according to tourism statistics announced by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, with the number of visitors in May increasing by 20.15 percent over May 2007 to reach 2.748 million. In May the UK took third spot with 260,937 visitors and a 9.49 percent share. Holland, Bulgaria, Iran, Ukraine, France, the US and Georgia followed in descending order in May.
TODAYS ZAMAN 24 June 2008 (Abridged)