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Russian tourists are expected in Antalya

02.05.2022 82 просмотров

Antalya is waiting for tourists from the Russian Federation and taking measures for a safe holiday.


About 3.6 million Russian tourists rested in Antalya in 2021. The Turkish Mediterranean resort will be happy to receive the same number of guests from the Russian Federation this year, Mayor of the cityMukhittin Bocek told TASS on Sunday.

“Last year we hosted 3.6 million Russian tourists and 1.271 million tourists from Ukraine. Already by these indicators, Antalya can be safely called the capital of tourism,” he said.

The interlocutor of the agency added that all necessary measures are being taken to ensure the safety of vacationers at the resort. “The Antalya City Hall and organizations operating in our city are doing everything possible so that tourists arriving to us can have the most comfortable rest. Antalya and its residents have always been distinguished by hospitality, they will continue to make a feasible contribution to the development of relations between our countries,” he said.

large investments are being made, including international ones. “We want an atmosphere of peace to reign in us, and we make our contribution to it by developing tourism, trade, the socio-economic sphere, and holding many international events,” he said.

The Mayor recalled that during For 20 years he headed the Konyaalti municipality of Antalya, where tens of thousands of Russian-speaking citizens live. “Different situations arose, but we always stood on the side of peace and friendship, guided by the motto “Peace in the country, peace in the world,” which was proclaimed by the founder of the Republic of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk,” he stressed.

Turkish authorities Initially, they expected to receive about 7 million Russian tourists this year, but due to the Ukrainian crisis, this figure was reduced to 3.5 million people. Most Russians are waiting at seaside resorts, mainly in Antalya.

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