More than half of Ukrainian tourists visiting Turkey – 60%, choose to stay Antalya.

“The next cities after Antalya, which are popular among Ukrainian tourists are Istanbul, Bodrum and Dalaman”, – said the Director of the Center of development of tourism of Ukraine Volodymyr Tsaruk at a press Breakfast organized by the Ukrainian tour operator Coral Travel.

The head of the Federation of Turkish hotels Osman Ayik, commenting on the increase in 2016, the number of Ukrainian tourists in Turkey twice and the question about the future plans of the Turkish side to attract more tourists from Ukraine, said that currently develops special programs to attract tourist visits to Turkey of the Ukrainians, who earlier was vacationing in the Crimea.

In addition, O. Ayik expressed hope that the resolution of Ukraine and Turkey to its citizens not to travel home, will affect the mutual growth of tourist traffic .

As reported, in February 2017, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that Ukraine and Turkey are working to provide opportunities for its citizens to travel home.

As reported, in 2016, Turkey was visited by 1 million 250 thousand tourists from Ukraine.