Tourism in Turkey (2014): Turkey now ranks as the sixth most popular tourist destination worldwide

review-TurkeyIstanbul – Long described as a “bridge between civilisation” by locals and travellers alike, Turkey has now developed into the sixth most popular tourist destination worldwide, attracting 34.91 million tourists in 2013 alone.

Giant infrastructure projects including a plan to built the world’s largest airport in Istanbul and extensive urban renewal and restoration plans are expected to further boost the rapidly growing tourism sector, with the exciting push partly driven by profile risers such as Istanbul being named in 2010 as European Capital of Culture.Continue Reading