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 ...

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 ...

SUCCESS! CRIMEA’S TOURISM BUSINESSES REJOICE OVER THE RETURN OF RUSSIAN GUESTS

Nils Kraus -
Just about two weeks ago, Crimea opened up to tourists from other Russian regions and the occupancy rate of hotels has already reached 95-100%, according to the Minister of tourism of Crimea, Vadim Vo ...

AFTER GREECE AND ITALY, SPAIN WILL DROP THE COVID RESTRICTIONS FOR TOURISTS

Andrew J. Wein -
After the competing travel markets, such as Greece or Italy, have abolished the requirement of the vaccination certificate for the entry of tourists, Spain takes a step in the same direction to reopen ...

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 ...