Noida, India (PressExposure) October 07, 2009 -- Our recently published report âTurkey Tourism Industry Forecast to 2012â has found that even in the time of global economic slowdown, the number of foreign visitors in Turkey, an important source of foreign currency, rose 1.1% to 14.93 Million in the first seven months of this year (2009) versus the same period last year (2008).
The Turkish tourism industry accounts for more than 3% of the countryâs gross domestic product and has displayed strong growth in recent years on account of the popularity of its resorts. Countryâs resorts are the major contributor to the success of the tourism industry, particularly in attracting travelers from the EU nations and the former Soviet Union.
Turkey has more than 10 operating golf courses and 17 ski resorts, which attract a large number of international visitors looking for recreational activities along with exotic location to spend their leisure time. Besides, massive building of resorts has been planned in the Aegean and Mediterranean regions which are expected to transform Turkey into a key tourist destination.
Furthermore, depreciation in the Turkish Lira against all major European currencies has also made holidays in Turkey more affordable compared to other holidays destinations, said our research report. The Euro and the British Pound have rallied more than 20% and 10% respectively against the Turkish Lira in the past year, making Turkey one of the world's most affordable places for European tourists.
"Turkey Tourism Industry Forecast to 2012", gives an in-depth analysis of present status and future prospects of the Turkish tourism industry. It thoroughly evaluates various parameters of the industry, like inbound & outbound tourism, expenditure by inbound & outbound tourists, type of tourism, accommodation facilities and aviation industry. The report also gives strategic insight to clients to assess the opportunities for their success in the Turkish tourism industry.
The research also features forecast for vital aspects of the industry, tourist arrivals in the Middle East, tourist arrivals in Turkey, tourism receipts, outbound tourism, outbound tourism expenditure, consumer expenditure in hotels & restaurants, number of hotels by 2010, population breakup and personal disposable income of the Turkish citizens.
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