Dutch tourists choose Turkey 9 times more than last year

Daily Sabah (Turkey) - - Front Page -

A 90 per­cent in­crease is seen in the num­ber of Dutch tourists who want to spend their hol­i­day in Turkey in Jan­uary, com­pared to the same month last year, the Nether­lands Travel Agen­cies As­so­ci­a­tion (ANVR) and other travel agen­cies told the Dutch me­dia.

THE NUM­BER of Dutch tourists who want to spend their hol­i­day in Turkey is on the rise this year, ac­cord­ing to Dutch me­dia re­ports based on state­ments by the Nether­lands Travel Agen­cies As­so­ci­a­tion (ANVR) and other travel agen­cies.

An ANVR Spokesper­son said the num­ber of those who want to come to Turkey for hol­i­day has in­creased 90 per­cent in Jan­uary this year com­pared to the same month last year.

The re­ports said that the cheap prices and qual­ity in Turkey were at­trac­tive for the Dutch tourists.

In­di­cat­ing that a large num­ber of reser­va­tions had al­ready been made, the big­gest travel agen­cies in the coun­try said, if de­mand con­tin­ues to be the same, they ex­pect sum­mer reser­va­tions to be de­pleted in April.

Turkey wel­comed 38.6 mil­lion vis­i­tors in 2017, a 23.1 per­cent rise from the pre­vi­ous year, 83.1 per­cent for­eign and 16.9 per­cent rep­re­sent­ing cit­i­zens liv­ing abroad, ac­cord­ing to the Turk­ish Sta­tis­ti­cal In­sti­tute (TurkS­tat).

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