Turkey Revises Up 2012 Tourism Revenues

February 14, 2013

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Turkey has revised up its tourism revenues for last year by USD$5.91 billion in line with a major alteration in the way it calculates the income based on international tourism statistics methodology, the Turkish Statistics Institute said on Thursday.

Revenues in 2012 amounted to USD$29.351 billion, compared with an initially reported USD$23.440 billion, and up from a revised USD$28.116 billion a year earlier, the data showed.

The 2011 revenues were previously calculated as USD$23.020 billion.