Talking about Turkey without thinking about Thanksgiving
- Posted by Digital Marketing
- On 29th November 2017
- china, cooperation, joint activities, Thanksgiving, travellers, Turkey, Turkey tourism in China
Next year will not only witness the 2018 EU-China Tourism Year, but also the 2018 Turkey Tourism Year in China. Unlike the European year, the Turkish one was initiated by the Chinese side to help Turkey to regain its position as an important destination for Chinese travellers.
Arrival numbers from China to Turkey had been growing nicely from less than 100,000 in 2011 to more than 300,000 in 2015, but took a dive in 2016. This year will probably see a return to the 2014 level and, according to ForwardKeys data, the bookings for the Chinese New Year 2018 look promising.
Still, given the multiple attractions the country has to offer and the convenient connectivity in terms of available E-visa and direct flight connections between Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong and Istanbul, more could be achieved […]
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Image: The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque) by Jorge Láscar, Source: Flickr, Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)