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Expert: Turkey will become the locomotive of the growth of out coming tourism in 2017

Create: 05/02/2017 - 12:52

“Turkey will become the locomotive of growth of outcoming tourism market. The tour operator NTK Intourist plans to send more than 500 thousand tourists to this country”, - said the General Director of the company Victor Topolkaraev.

"One of our main directions is Turkey. This year we plan to take about 50% of the market for arrivals to Dalaman, because we intend to send there about 106 thousand tourists, while the total market volume there will be about 200 thousand. Also we are planning to become the first in Antalya region", - added V.Topolkaraev.

This year the company is planning to take about 20% of the entire market in Antalya region. In 2017 NTK Intourist will serve totally more than 1 million tourists.

"This is practically confirmed data, according to the volume of our early bookings. We made two major bets: domestic tourism and Turkey. But we are growing not only by Turkey direction and domestic market. We have big plans for Greece. The growth of sales to Greece is 174%, to Bulgaria - 47%, Italy - 100%, UAE - 204%, the Czech Republic - 143%, Israel - 142%, Montenegro - more than 300%", - informed V. Topolkaraev.

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