Istanbul witnesses a surge in Qatari tourists

Istanbul witnesses a surge in Qatari tourists

Qatar tourists flock to Istanbul for holidays
Qatar tourists flock to Istanbul for holidays

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.

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