Turkey's tourism revenue drops in Q1

Turkey's tourism revenue dropped in the first quarter of 2010.

Turkey's tourism revenue drops in Q1

Turkey's tourism revenue dropped in the first quarter of 2010.

TurkStat stated on Thursday that the first term (January-February-March) tourism revenue in 2010 decreased 2.2 percent to 2.4 billion USD when compared to the same period of 2009.

According to TurkStat, 1.7 billion USD of tourism revenue was obtained from foreign tourists, and 676.4 million USD from Turkish citizens who are living abroad in the mentioned term.

Tourism expenses (the expenses of Turkish citizens who visit foreign countries) increased 10.4 percent and reached 989.9 million USD in the first quarter of 2010 when compared to the same period of 2009.

First quarter tourism revenue and expenses in 2009 and 2010 are as follows;

    

     MONTHS TOURISM REVENUE
     (USD) DEPARTED
     TOURISTS
     EXPENSES PER
     CAPITA (USD)
     2009
     JAN 798,686,654 1,151,951 693
     FEB 722,307,105 1,057,976 683
     MAR 945,577,293 1,426,537 663
     1ST TERM TOTAL 2,466,571,052 3,636,464 678
     2010
     JAN 735,469,267 1,133,655 649
     FEB 721,358,120 1,105,749 652
     MAR 956,697,423 1,513,316 632
     1ST TERM TOTAL 2,413,524,810 3,752,720 643
 

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