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Turkey witnesses 10.32% decrease in tourist arrivals in February'16

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

turkey logoThings are getting worse for Turkey’s tourism sector. Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry announced decrease in number of international tourist arrivals to Turkey in February 2016.

The number of arrivals decreased 10.32% to 1.240.633 tourists in February 2016.

Top 5 Port of entries in February 2016

1. Istanbul 54.43% (675.250)

2- ARTVİN 12,64% (156 869)      

3- EDİRNE 12,53% (155 444)      

4- ANTALYA 7,30% (90 526)       

5- AĞRI 2,46% (30 502)

In January - February 2016 term number of tourist arrivals decreased 8.48% to 2.410.966.

2014-2016(*) Nationalities of tourist arrivals in February - Top 3 country
             
COUNTRIES 2016* % 2015* % 2014 %
GEORGIA 152 165 12,27 106 413 7,69 101 005 7,47
GERMANY 138 338 11,15 152 911 11,05 140 322 10,38
IRAN 124 962 10,07 106 916 7,73 114 414 8,46
OTHER 825 168 66,51 1 017 103 73,53 996 443 73,69
TOTAL 1 240 633 100,00 1 383 343 100,00 1 352 184 100,00

* Provisional data

2014-2016(*) Nationalities of tourist arrivals in Jan.-Feb. – Top 3 country
             
COUNTRIES 2016* % 2015* % 2014 %
GEORGIA 265 747 11,02 214 460 8,14 203 106 8,13
GERMANY 252 546 10,47 268 904 10,21 237 817 9,52
IRAN 217 222 9,01 186 632 7,08 190 793 7,63
OTHER 1 675 451 69,49 1 964 288 74,57 1 867 283 74,72
TOTAL 2 410 966 100,00 2 634 284 100,00 2 498 999 100,00
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