Ukraine took the 6th place in the rating of countries-leaders of the tourist flow to Turkey in 2016 with growth 47,91%. About it reports the Ministry of culture and tourism of the Turkish Republic.
The number of Ukrainian tourists who visited Turkey in 2016, made up 1.04 million people. Thus, Ukraine entered the TOP-10 countries whose tourists visited Turkey, showing an increase of 47,91% compared to last year. Ukraine took the 6th place and overtook the Netherlands, Russia, Azerbaijan and Greece.
The TOP 10 countries in terms of tourism in Turkey
The Ukrainian tourist flow to Turkey increased steadily throughout the year. The most popular among Ukrainians are traditionally Antalya and Istanbul, and the resorts of Mugla. According to statistics, in the period from January to December 2016 Antalya was visited 572,7 thousand Ukrainians, which is 80,67% more than in 2015, Istanbul has been 289,4 thousand Ukrainian tourists, and in Mugla – 98,1 thousand Increase in these areas was 7% and 117,48%, respectively.
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Ukrainian tourist arrivals showed a record total figure, said the Turkish Ministry.