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A profile of Turkish tourism

Cengiz Demir (Research Assistant at The School of Tourism Administration and Hotel Management, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Sirinyer, Turkey)

International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management

ISSN: 0959-6119

Article publication date: 1 August 2004



Tourism has been playing an important role in the Turkish economy since 1980. The year 1983 was the turning point for Turkish tourism in the national and international tourism market. Since 1980, the share of tourism receipts in relation to Turkey's gross national product and export has been increasing. In this viewpoint, the place of tourism in the Turkish economy is examined. Results show that Turkish tourism has been developing steadily.



Demir, C. (2004), "A profile of Turkish tourism", International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Vol. 16 No. 5, pp. 325-328.



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