Tourists from Russia has set a new record in Turkey


Photo: Vladimir Vyatkin / RIA Novosti

The number of Russian tourists, visited Antalya since the beginning of 2018, a record. It is reported by the Turkish newspaper Hürriyet.

In the period from January to July in the resort town almost 4.9 million tourists, of which a 40.19% — Russians. Thus, for half a year Antalya was visited by 1.9 million tourists from Russia, which is 38.5 percent more than in the same period of 2017.

Only in June the resort took 827 thousand Russian tourists — an increase compared to the same month in 2017 amounted to 28.5 percent.

Earlier in may it became known that the number of Russian tourists in Turkish Antalya from January to April, a record in 2018. According to the Department of culture and tourism of Antalya, during the four months the city was visited by 60 per cent more tourists from Russia than during the same period in 2017, and 44 percent more than in 2014, which was a record number of visitors to the Antalya foreigners.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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