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Turkey plans to welcome 70 million tourists with $70 billion tourism revenue

Posted On: Jan 14, 2019   |   Posted By: Travel and Tourworld

Turkey plans to welcome 70 million tourists with $70 billion tourism revenue

The Turkish Culture and Tourism minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy announced the “70 million tourists with $70 billion revenue” programme to meet the 2023 target.
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism has launched new regulations and strategies to increase visitor number and revenue from tourism of Turkey.
Ersoy said that the ministry is working to end the ‘season' concept in tourism.
The vocational schools for tourism and hospitality sector will be active and effective year around. The concept of ‘seasonal tourism' is ending, employees will work year around.
The government of Turkey will fund the films, which are shot in Turkey, displayed abroad and help the country advertisement, to extend 30 percent its cost of shooting in the country. However, the scenario should be approved by the ministry to check it's helping the country advertisement.
Ersoy said that the ministry is working to end the ‘season' concept in tourism. Vocational schools for tourism and hospitality sector will be active and effective throughout the...

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