Tourism in Antalya Attracts Twice as Its Population

Bordering the Mediterranean Sea in southern Turkey, Tourism in Antalya recorded nearly 5 million tourists during the first five months of this year 2019

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2019-06-26 Last update 2020-04-08

Tourism in Antalya Attracts Twice as Its Population

Bordering the Mediterranean Sea in southern Turkey, Tourism in Antalya recorded nearly 5 million tourists during the first five months of this year 2019.

Tourism in Antalya: New records

According to data from the Directorate of Culture and Tourism in Antalya, the state received 4 million and 943 thousand and 637 tourists from 180 countries since the beginning of this year until 22 June, the Anadolu news agency reported.

The same source pointed the arrival of a million and 643 thousand foreign tourists to Antalya by air only in June, where the citizens of Russia topped the list of arrivals to Antalya, followed by German tourists in second place.

The data showed that Antalya received 14 million foreign tourists in 2018.

With a population of 2.5 million Antalya is ready to break the record this year.

Tourism in Antalya

On the other hand, Antalya has maintained its first international position in the number of Blue flag beaches, with 202 out of 463 beaches in Turkey, according to the 2019 Blue flag International Association.

On May 25, Antalya received 76,000 and 568 tourists on board, a new record for a day.

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Source: Anadolu

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