The number of foreigners visiting Turkey went up 16.67 percent year-on-year to 6.617 million in July 2019. The number of tourists increased from Russia (up 16.20 percent, accounting for 15.76 percent of total visitors), Germany (up 14.06 percent, accounting for 13.12 percent), the UK (up 19.78 percent, accounting for 6.42 percent), the Netherlands (up 10.82 percent, accounting for 3.66 percent), and Ukraine (up 14.42 percent, accounting for 3.45 percent). Considering the first seven months of the year, foreign tourist arrivals rose 14.11 percent to 24.694 million. Tourist Arrivals in Turkey averaged 1763149.50 from 1993 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6617380 in July of 2019 and a record low of 213998 in January of 1993.
Tourist Arrivals in Turkey is expected to be 4264000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Tourist Arrivals in Turkey to stand at 4862000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Turkey Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 2110000.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.