The popular tourist region of Turkey, Pamukkale in Denizli province, was visited by over 1 million tourists in the first nine months of 2020.
In connection with the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, which had a negative impact on the tourism sector around the world, the number of people who visited Pamukkale in 2020 was limited to 620,120 people, while in January-September of this year, 1 million 50 thousand people visited the “white paradise” in Turkey. tourists.
The head of the Denizli Hoteliers Association (DENTUROD) Gazi Murat Shen told Anadolu agency that with the normalization of the situation, Pamukkale is returning to its old days.
According to him, many objects in Pamukkale have reopened their doors to visitors.
Shen is pleased that in the first nine months, the target of 1 million tourists for the pandemic has been achieved.
“We expect another 200,000 tourists to visit Pamukkale within three months before the end of the year. That is, the total number of tourists is expected to exceed 1.2 million by the end of the year. We receive bookings from South Korea and Taiwan. Since October, requests have also been received from the countries of Southeast Asia, ”he said.
The head of DENTUROD hopes that 2022 will be a better year, both for Turkey as a whole and for Pamukkale.
According to him, with the full resumption of flights, Pamukkale will reach the goal of 3 million tourists in 2022.
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