Turkish tourism industry expects to achieve record growth in tourism numbers from Germany in 2019. In Germany, the early reservation sales and revenue for holidays in Turkey are at a record level.

Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy came together with Norbert Fiebig, President of the German Travel Association (DRV) in Berlin.

Following the meeting, Ersoy said, “Expectations are above average for both the number of tourist arrivals from Germany and tourism revenue in 2019”.

According to data announced by DRV, early booking sales increased by 123 percent and revenue by 140 percent in the two weeks of 2019.

Following the DRV data, Ersoy expressed that Turkey expects a record growth in tourism from Germany. Ersoy said, “Our meeting with Herr Fiebig was quite productive. We discussed topics on tourism cooperation between the two countries as well as on a roadmap to attract more qualified tourists from Germany to Turkey,”.