The resort of Antalya (Turkey) received almost 516 thousand tourists in the first three months of 2022.
This figure was 93% higher than the same period last year, when 267 thousand tourists visited the resort. Human. Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and related restrictions, more than 9 million foreign tourists visited Antalya in 2021. Local hotels managed to continue attracting foreign tourists in the first quarter of 2022 thanks to the implementation of safe tourism certificates that provide for compliance with the rules for combating coronavirus”, Hurryietdailynews quotes Interfax.
In the first quarter of 2022 Russia ranked second in terms of tourist flow with 86.4 thousand tourists. In first place was Germany: 111 thousand tourists. It is reported that Turkish hoteliers had high hopes for the tourist season this year, however, the conflict in Ukraine may contribute to a decrease in the number of tourists to Turkey from Russia and Ukraine.
In March, Russian airlines suspended charters to Turkey due to the possibility of arrest aircraft that are under lease. In April, it is planned to resume some flights, but the volume will be limited.