Saturday, November 03, 2018

Turkey Targets 2 Lakh Indian Visitors This Year

Indian arrival to Turkey is all set to get a boost under the hope that the air connectivity between India and Turkey is going to be strengthened. “We have a bilateral air service agreement which will be reviewed. The Government of India is in the process of reviewing the existing conditions regarding connectivity between India and Turkey. Soon, we will have not only Turkish Airlines but other companies including Indian companies will connect two countries. This will be not only from Mumbai and Delhi but also from other Indian and Turkish cities. This development should take place in the next few months,” Şakir Özkan Torunlar, Ambassador of Turkey to India, said at an interactive session with travel media at his residence recently.

Speaking further, he said that Turkey is one of the leading business destinations in the world. “Last year, we hosted more than 32 million international visitors in 2017. We expect this figure will reach to 40 million by Turkey is one of the leading business destinations in the world. Last year, we hosted more than 32 million international visitors in 2017. By end of this year, we expect this figure will reach to 40 million in 2018. By end of 2018, we expect number of Indians visiting Turkey will reach to 200, 000,” he added.  Turkey welcomed 87,000 Indian visitors in 2017.
02/11/18 Murari Mohan Jha/T3

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