Tourism income increases in second quarter
Turkey’s total tour sm ncome ncreased by 30.1 percent, year-on-year, reach ng $7.04 b ll on n the second quarter of 2018, accord ng to Turk sh
Stat st cal Inst tute (TurkStat)’s report on July 31.
“Wh le 84.7 percent of th s ncome [exclud ng GSM roam ng and mar na serv ce expend tures] was obta ned from fore gn v s tors, 15.3 percent was obta ned from c t zens res d ng abroad,” TurkStat sa dn a statement. Turkey welcomed more than 11 m ll on tour sts n the second quarter of th s year, an ncrease of 24.9 percent from the same quarter n 2017.