As known, since 2019, taxes on certain groups of goods have increased in Turkey.
Against this local media expressed fears that such changes will lead to higher prices in hotels. But the quality of alcohol beverages, by contrast, will fall. However, tour operators working in the direction predict a slight increase in value. Emphasizing that raising the tax will affect the assortment rather than the quality of the alcohol.
“A 13.4% increase in alcohol tax will have a negative impact on the tourism sector. Over the past few years, prices have been held back to attract tourists to the country. The quality of services will inevitably fall, or prices for tourists will increase, ”said Mehmet Dahagoğlu, Vice President of the Alanya Tourism Promotion Foundation (ALTAV), Yeni Alanya.