The Ministry of Culture and Tourism and The General Directorate of Businesses have released reports on tourism figures for the month of April.
The tourist count for April this year compared to last year's figures, shows a rise by 13.02% to 2 million 451 thousand and 31. Out of the total 2,451,031 tourists that visited, 137 thousand were day trippers.
The tourist count from January to April increased
The figures for the first quarter of the 2013 fiscal year indicate that the tourist count to Turkey has increased by 18.85% in comparison to last year. The first four months of the fiscal year recorded a 6 million 665 thousand 379 tourist count, 215 thousand 366 of which (3.23%) were day trippers visitors.
Tourist ffigures by month:
Tourist figures by country in April: