One of Turkey’s hot spots, the town of Marmaris in the western province of Muğla known as a favorite destination among British tourists.
What’s more, the town also become a second home to many foreigners, particularly tourists from the U.K. Now, early bookings by British tourists to Marmaris have seen a 35 percent increase for 2019.
Bülent Bülbüloğlu, chairman of the South Aegean Tourist Hoteliers and Operators Association (GETOB), noted that the year 2018 was very successful. Also emphasizing that the rise in bookings likely to continue into 2019.
Bülbüloğlu informed that they attended a tourism fair held in London. In 2015, 2.5 million tourists came to Turkey from Britain, the 1.7 million in 2016 and 1.6 million last year.
Britain’s ambassador, Dominick Chilcott, estimated that the number of British tourists expected to be around 3 million this year.
According to Daily Sabah