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In Russia, which is the largest tourism market in Antalya, 8 has lost more than a thousand 600 lost months. In the number of Russian tourists lost, the hoteliers struck a blow to companies that offer more off-site amenities than even them. Arab tourists were the biggest alternative to the decline in the number of Russian tourists.
Haydar Gümrükçü, General Manager of Olympos Teleferik, summarized the situation with the words “The Arabs saved this year”. Gümrükçü said, “Maximum 100 out of every 5 tourists who came before were Arab tourists. This year, this rate has reached up to 20 percent. ” Reminding that 2% of the tourists traveling by cable car to the summit of Tahtalı Mountain at a height of 365 meters were composed of middle and western European tourists, Gümrükçü pointed out that the number of Arabs approached the number of Europeans, “Last year 25% of the tourists were Russian tourists. This year it fell to 40 percent. ” Gümrükçü also noted that they are planning to introduce the facilities by participating in tourism fairs in the Arabian Peninsula, especially in Dubai, in order to increase the interest of Arab tourists. Explaining that the ropeway, which was used by 30 thousand people last year, was used by 213 thousand people as of the end of September this year, Gümrükçü said, “Our goal is to exceed 188 thousand people by the end of the year. Despite the decline in our biggest market, Russia, it is a great success to catch the figures of last year. ”
Gümrükçü said, “Our paragliding, which is accompanied by a unique view and is among the few routes of the world, attracts more attention every year. This year, more than 2 thousand people flew. ”