Some 20 Indian weddings have been organized so far this year in Turkey, bringing Turkey an income of $50 million, an executive at an Indian wedding organization firm based in the province of Antalya has said.
After excavations began in a land where he herded his goats in the Mediterranean province of Antalya, Mustafa Keskin started to work as a watchman and is now guiding tourists about the history of the ancient city.
Turkey's resort towns saw a 100 percent occupancy rate with the Eid al-Adha holiday, including the southern province of Antalya and Aegean province of Muğla, the top two favorite destinations of both domestic and foreign tourists.
Turkey's Environment and Urbanization Ministry has declared the southern province of Antalya's Lara coastline a "designated natural protection area," in a decision that will hamper any constructions posing a threat to the environment.
Suluada island in the southern province of Antalya - home to white sand, sparkling sea, Mediterranean monk seals and underwater caves for groupers - welcomes some 2,000 tourists a day during the summer.