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Visa-free travel has impacted increase of Chinese tourists to Turkey

4 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Last year was declared as “Turkey Tourism Year” in China. Chinese pop song with lyrics referring to “romantic Turkey” almost doubled the number of tourists from China in 2018. The number of Chinese visiting Turkey reached 400 thousand, increasing by 70% in 2018. The visa-free travel to Turkey also had an important impact on increase of Chinese tourists to Turkey.
With tourism increasing, trade volume is also growing between China and Turkey, surpassing $23 billion. Alibaba, the world's largest retailer, bought Trendyol, Turkey's largest e-commerce platform.
Recently, Turkey is also...
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Navarre Beach expected to draw a record number of tourists this summer for 5th consecutive year

Navarre Beach expected to draw a record number of tourists this summer for 5th consecutive year

4 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

For the fifth successive year, Navarre Beach is expected to draw a record number of tourists this summer.
Between October 2018 and April 2019, tourist development tax collections reached more than $1.5 million, which is more than double the amount during the same period in 2014-2015.
Deonna Houchins, who works in the gift shop at the Navarre Beach pier, said that she notices more people coming to the four-mile stretch of Barrier Island on the Gulf of Mexico. The pier is the longest one in Florida, stretching 1,545 feet and towering 30 feet above the Gulf.
Houchins said that the combination...
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