The number of foreigners visiting Turkey tumbled 71.5 percent year-on-year to 509,787 people in January 2021, with several countries across the globe imposing or extending lockdowns to contain the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Arrivals decreased mainly from Bulgaria (-81.1 percent), Germany (-77.8 percent), Iran (-68.5 percent), Russia (-31.5 percent), and Ukraine (-29.7 percent). Last year, foreign tourist arrivals slumped 72 percent to 12.73 million. source: Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Turkey

Tourist Arrivals in Turkey averaged 1768703.54 Persons from 1993 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 6617380 Persons in July of 2019 and a record low of 24238 Persons in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Turkey Tourist Arrivals - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Turkey Tourist Arrivals - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.

Tourist Arrivals in Turkey is expected to be 1500000.00 Persons 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 1700000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Turkey Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 2110000.00 Persons in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Turkey Tourist Arrivals

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
509787.00 699330.00 6617380.00 24238.00 1993 - 2021 Persons Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-23 08:00 AM Oct -59.4% -59.4% -48%
2020-12-25 08:00 AM Nov -61.93% -59.4% -52%
2021-01-29 09:20 AM Dec -67.44% -61.93% -67%
2021-02-22 08:00 AM Jan -71.48% -67.44% -60%


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Turkey Tourist Arrivals Slump 71.5% YoY in January
The number of foreigners visiting Turkey tumbled 71.5 percent year-on-year to 509,787 people in January 2021, with several countries across the globe imposing or extending lockdowns to contain the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Arrivals decreased mainly from Bulgaria (-81.1 percent), Germany (-77.8 percent), Iran (-68.5 percent), Russia (-31.5 percent), and Ukraine (-29.7 percent). Last year, foreign tourist arrivals slumped 72 percent to 12.73 million.
2021-02-22
Turkish Tourist Arrivals Sink 67.4% YoY in December
The number of foreigners visiting Turkey plunged 67.4 percent year-on-year to 699.330 in December of 2020, amid renewed travel restrictions to contain the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Arrivals decreased mainly from Germany (-75.4 percent), Iran (-75.4 percent), Iraq (-60.7 percent), Bulgaria (-55.3 percent) and Russia (-30.8 percent). Considering the full year of 2020, tourist arrivals slumped 72 percent to 12.734 million.
2021-01-29
Turkish Tourist Arrivals Plunge 61.9% in November
The number of foreigners visiting Turkey tumbled 61.9 percent year-on-year to 833.991 in November 2020, as the tourism sector has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic travel restrictions. Arrivals dropped mainly from Germany (-81.5 percent), Ukraine (-17.4 percent), Russia (-34.0 percent), Iraq (-38.2 percent), and Bulgaria (-37.8 percent). Considering the first eleven months of the year, tourist arrivals slumped 72 percent to 12.024 million.
2020-12-25
Turkey Tourist Arrivals Continue to Drop in October
The number of foreigners visiting Turkey plunged 59.4 percent year-on-year to 1.742 million in October 2020, as the tourism sector has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic travel restrictions. Arrivals dropped mainly from Germany (-80.5 percent), the UK (-75.4 percent), Russia (-38.1 percent), and Bulgaria (-10 percent), while arrivals from Ukraine continued to rise (13 percent). Considering the first ten months of the year, tourist arrivals slumped 72.5 percent to 11.201 million.
2020-11-23

Turkey Tourist Arrivals
In Turkey, tourist arrivals refer to the number of visiting foreigners.