Turkey is one of leading tourism destination in the world.According to UNWTO figures, Turkey ranks 7 in international tourist arrivals by 2010 and ranks 9 in tourism revenues.Turkey hosted 28.632.204 tourists in 2010 and generated $20.806.708. The tourist arrival growth is %5.74 comparing with the 2009 figures.
With its enormous tourism potential and a great diversity of its natural resources, historical treasures, cultural heritages, popular attractions Turkish tourist industry offers wide selection of products that can satisfy the demand of different market segments including the most sophisticated and demanding travelers.Efficient and dynamic human resources are the key elements in that success story.
Over the last two decades, Turkey has made considerable investments on infra and super structure for tourism development. In addition to the international airports in the main cities and resort destinations, the country has domestic flights to all major cities and tourist centers. The transport infrastructure and the efficiency of services as well as advanced communication network system meet all the requirements of contemporary tourism.
The hospitality industry at present, includes a range of facilities from the top quality, super modern deluxe category hotels and holiday complexes, boutique hotels to the price for value accommodation. Although city hotels, summer resort hotels and holiday complexes constitute the greater part of the accommodation industry, there are numerous ski, winter resort and spa hotels across the country.
Turkey has been also recognized as a country of international reputation for hosting the most important meetings and conventions of the world. In addition to the top quality convention centers of great capacity, equipped with advanced technology; most high grade hotels also have facilities for events such as meetings and conventions.
Lures of the major cities and resort centers; world famous Turkish cuisine as well as international ones, restaurants, bars, entertainment life, cultural activities can appeal to tourists from all over the world.
With its 301.000 square miles area, Turkey is a land of temperate climate and infinite variety, ranging from coastal plains to mountain pastures, from cedar forests through to sweeping steppes. It is one of the world's richest botanical areas, housing over 10,000 species of plants, 3,000 of which are endemic to Turkey.
Lapped by a total of four seas, its 5,000 miles of coastline include some of the best preserved beaches of the Aegean and Mediterranean & Black Sea Turkey is becoming a popular destination for trekkers, winter holiday makers and nature travel fans. With snowcapped mountains in winters, great rivers such as Tigris and Euphrates, moon like Cappadocia Region, Turkey offers a great variety of panaromic views besides golden sandy beaches all along coastline and duzzling summer towns..
Turkey awaits you and your beloved ones for an unforgettable holiday.