Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay had a meeting with Bandar Bin Fahad al-Fuhaid, president of the Arab Tourism Organisation (ATO), in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Thursday.
Al-Fuhaid said in the meeting that there was a great cooperation in the tourism sector between Turkey and Arab countries.
Al-Fuhaid said that they wanted to organize a gathering underlining the importance of Turkish-Arab cooperation in the northwestern province of Bursa in 2012, stating that they wanted to host Turkey as honorary guest in all activities to be held by ATO.
"There has been an increase of 25 percent in the number of Arab tourists visiting Turkey in the recent period," he said.
Al-Fuhaid also said that most of Arab tourists were eager to buy houses in Turkey, stating that problems regarding title deed should be solved.
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