Turkey earns almost $22 bln from tourism in 2008

Turkey's tourism revenues were up 18.5 percent in 2008 over 2007, a TUIK statement said.

Turkey earns almost $22 bln from tourism in 2008
Turkey earned almost 22 billion USD from tourism in 2008, the Board of Statistics (TUIK) announced on Thursday.

Turkey's tourism revenues were up 18.5 percent in 2008 over 2007, a board statement said.

Turkey earned 21.9 billion USD from tourism in 2008. The tourism revenues were only 18.4 billion USD in 2007.

Around 30.9 million people visited Turkey in 2008, while the approximate expenditures per person were 708 USD.

Turkey's tourism expenditures were 3.5 billion USD in 2008.

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