THE WAR IN UKRAINE RUINS THE TOURIST SEASON IN TURKEY

Denise Chen -
The Turkish tourism sector, which accounts for 5% of the country's GDP, has been hit hard by the war on the other side of the Black Sea. Russia and Ukraine are among the main source countries of its t ...

SPAIN LIKELY TO EXCEED 90 MILLION FOREIGN TOURISTS IN 2024

Laura Maudlin -
Holy Week is less than two weeks away, and the current forecast for occupancy rates is very optimistic. This is the first significant holiday wave of 2024, and it is expected to be a year in which tou ...

RUSSIAN INBOUND TOURISM COLLAPSED LAST YEAR

Richard Moor -
Russian inbound tourism is - not surprisingly - at a standstill. According to the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (Ator), the number of visitors to the country fell by 96.1% in 2022. The count ...

ARAB TOURISM SAVED THE SUMMER SEASON IN ISTANBUL

The glass can look half full or half empty for Turkish tourism, but one thing is certain. The gigantic Istanbul airport, untimely inaugurated nine months before the pandemic, was visibly designed for ...

TURKISH ANTALYA TO WELCOME ABOUT A HALF TOURISTS FROM RUSSIA

Andrea Hausold -
The number of tourists coming to Antalya by the end of the year is expected to exceed 10 million. While flights from Russia increased in June, the number of tourists from Russia coming to the city exc ...