Qatari tourists’ numbers are on the rise in Istanbul who looks at the destination as a preferred choice.
The number of Qatari tourists travelling to the city in 2014 reached over 30,000, according to a senior official of Turkish Airlines.
“We witnessed a remarkable 30% growth in number of Qatari citizens who visited the city in 2014 compared to 2013,” said Mehmed Kursad Caymaz, general manager of Turkish Airlines.
The airline witnessed 11.8% growth in 2014 over 2013. However, the airline’s overall passenger growth in the GCC region was 6.44% in 2014 over 2013.