The number of foreigners visiting Turkey went up 18.05 percent year-on-year to 5.319 million in June 2019. The number of tourists increased from Russia (up 4.62 percent, accounting for 19.47 percent of total visitors), Germany (up 30.29 percent, accounting for 11.06 percent), the UK (up 17.22 percent, accounting for 6.76 percent), and Bulgaria (up 20.18 percent, accounting for 4.77 percent); but declined from Ukraine (down 1.90 percent, accounting for 4.45 percent). Considering the first half of the year, foreign tourist arrivals rose 13.20 percent to 18.077 million. Tourist Arrivals in Turkey averaged 1747884.63 from 1993 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5671801 in July of 2018 and a record low of 213998 in January of 1993.
Tourist Arrivals in Turkey is expected to be 4264000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Tourist Arrivals in Turkey to stand at 4862000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Turkey Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 2110000.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.