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Tourism slows down in Antalya in February 2015

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

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The number of tourists visiting Antalya in the first two months of 2015 is less than same period last year. There is a 2.9% drop in the arrivals compare to last year. Although the number of German tourists visiting Antalya increases, drops in both Russian and British tourists accounted a drop in the total number of visitors to the Mediterranean city. A total of 234 thousand international visitors are hosted in Antalya during the first two months of 2015. Last year, 241 thousand visited the city.

The number of German tourists increased 16.3% from 104 thousand to 121 thousand.

Russian visitation drops 41% from 36 thousand to 21 thousand.

In the same period, the Netherlands market grows 7.8%, while British market drops 17%.

Other markets that show growth are: Belgium 16%, Finland 180%, Switzerland 20%, Poland 117%, Italy 121%.

In contrary, the dropping markets are: Denmark -51%, Austria -13%, Sweden -30%, Israel -35%, Ukraine -25%, France -70%.

Number of travelers visiting Antalya in January – February

  2014 2015 Change, %
GERMANY 104.057 121.059 16,3
RUSSIAN FED. 36.415 21.502 -41
The NETHERLANDS 12.315 13.279 7,8
U.K. 14.484 12.027 -17
BELGIUM 6.474 7.503 15,9
NORWAY 6.570 6.106 -7,1
AUSTRIA 6.675 5.789 -13,3
DENMARK 9.391 4.548 -51,6
FINLAND 1.611 4.502 179,5
SWEDEN 6.310 4.413 -30,1
SWITZERLAND 3.393 4.067 19,9
POLAND 1.712 3.731 117,9
ISRAEL 5.161 3.341 -35,3
UKRAINE 3.403 2.528 -25,7
FRANCE 7.583 2.247 -70,4
ITALY 707 1.568 121,8
T.R.N.C. 1.002 1.344 34,1
IRELAND 196 1.044 432,7
CZECH REP. 1.389 795 -42,8
SLOVAKIA 883 676 -23,4
KAZAKHSTAN 387 661 70,8
USA 341 587 72,1
SLOVENIA 804 579 -28
HUNGARY 648 559 -13,7
BELARUS 634 510 -19,6
CROATIA 753 476 -36,8
ESTONIA 270 400 48,1
JORDAN 375 387 3,2
CHINA 154 380 146,8
INDIA 417 354 -15,1
SYRIA 345 340 -1,4
SERBIA 246 318 29,3
ROMANIA 269 296 10
GREECE 354 264 -25,4
AZERBAIJAN 214 261 22
SPAIN 566 261 -53,9
PORTUGAL 131 247 88,5
BULGARIA 136 241 77,2
S. KOREA 124 230 85,5
BOSNIA&HERZ. 164 227 38,4
PHILLIPINES 477 216 -54,7
IRAN 148 214 44,6
LETONIA 161 214 32,9
MOLDOVA 148 202 36,5
OTHER 3.371 3.881 15,1
TOTAL 241.368 234.374 -2,9
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