Friday, 15 October 2021 11:24 GMT

Turkey's tourism income hit USD3B in 2nd Q

(MENAFN)Turkey’s statistical authority publicized that the country’s tourism income amounted to almost USD3 billion in the April-June 2021.

According to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat), the income number increased nearly 22.5 percent from the first quarter.

During the second quarter, 73.1 percent of the revenue without GSM roaming and marina service expenditures was from foreign visitors, and the rest came from inhabitants living out of the country.

Moreover, the average expenses of tourists reached USD739 for every capita in the same mentioned period.

TurkStat declared “In this quarter, while average expenditures per night of foreigners who stayed overnight were USD64, average expenditures per night of Turkish citizens residing abroad were USD44.”

It also showed that some 81.1 percent of the total tourism revenue, or USD2.43 billion, was from separate expenses, and package tour expenses amounted to USD566.7 million.

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