The number of foreigners visiting Turkey went up 9.4 percent year-on year to 1.670 million in February 2019. Tourist increased from Bulgaria (+25.5 percent, accounting for 9 percent of total visitors); Germany (+21.8 percent, accounting for 8 percent); and Russia (+33.2 percent, accounting for 5 percent); but declined from Georgia (-23.1 percent, accounting for 7 percent); and Iran (-43.8 percent, accounting for 7 percent). Tourist Arrivals in Turkey averaged 1722972.21 from 1993 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5671801 in July of 2018 and a record low of 213998 in January of 1993.
Tourist Arrivals in Turkey is expected to be 2290000.00 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 1920000.00 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.