While 515 thousand 993 people visited Antalya, the capital of tourism, in the first three months of 2022, the increase was 93% compared to the previous year.
According to the data received from the Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism, the number of tourists visiting the city by air in the first quarter of 2022 increased by 93% compared to the same period of 2021. With its sea, sand and sun as well as its historical and natural beauties, cultural structures, ancient cities, Antalya is the center of attention of tourists, and 2022 tourism data continues to make people smile. According to the data obtained from Antalya Governorship Provincial Culture and Tourism Directorate, 515 thousand 993 people visited the city by air in the first three months of 2022, while 267 thousand 168 people visited the city in the same period of 2021.
NUMBERS MADE PEOPLE SMILE
Despite the coronavirus epidemic, Antalya closed last year with more than 9 million tourists. With the vaccination studies, Safe Tourism Certification and strict epidemic measures in the facilities, the tourism data of 2022 showed a great increase compared to the January and March period of the previous year. With the decrease of the effects of the pandemic, the number of tourists visiting Antalya in 2022 left behind in 2020 and 2021. It was reported that the number of tourists coming to the city by air in the period of 1 January – 31 March 2022 increased by 93% compared to the same period of the previous year.
GERMANS RANK FIRST
In February, the most tourists came to Antalya from Germany with 111 thousand 359. Germany was followed by Russia with 86 thousand 439 tourists and then England with 57 thousand 609 tourists. Other countries that sent the most tourists to Antalya by air in February were Iran, Kazakhstan, Poland, Israel, the Netherlands, Ukraine and Jordan, respectively.
Source: Sabah / Translated by Irem Yildiz