Turkey Tourism reports that January-July showed moderation in growth of 11% visitors year-on-year in 2011

Posted on March 7, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Travel News

After foreign tourism got off to an impressive start in the early months of 2011, the most recent available data, for January-July, show a moderation in growth but with the number of tourist arrivals still up by nearly 11% year-on-year (y-o-y). A number of top tourism markets recorded strong growth in arrivals, particularly, in order of importance, Germany (8% y-o-y), Russia (16%), the Netherlands (14%) and France (30%). In contrast, the UK, another relatively important source market, recorded a 5% y-o-y fall in arrivals over the seven-month period. Read article

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