Turkey Rises in Popularity as Shopping Destination; Foreign Tourist Spend Climbs to New Highs  

Turkey Rises in Popularity as Shopping Destination; Foreign Tourist Spend Climbs to New Highs   

DUBAI: One in every eight Turkish Lira is now generated by the nation’s travel and tourism sector. According to a recent report, the sector contributed TL 461.3 billion (USD 95.6 billion) to the country’s economy in 2018, with the sector now representing a 12.1% share of the Turkish economy. Growth in the Turkey’s tourism sector has in fact outpaced the global growth rate: the nation’s travel and tourism economy grew by 15% in 2018, significantly […]