Turkey ranked third in increasing its tourism income the most after in the first eight months of 2013, World Tourism Organization's 2013 report said.
According to the report, Turkey increased its tourism income by 22 percent compared to the January-August 2012 period.
Thailand ranked first with 27 percent, Hong Kong ranked second with 25 percent and Turkey ranked third with 22 percent.
Turkey was followed by Japan (19%), Britain (18%), India (14%), Malaysia (12% ) and USA (11%).
The report also emphasized that tourist numbers exceeded 100 million for the first time in June 2012.