Antalya

Some 307,000 Russian tourists flock to Antalya in 2 weeks

Over the last two weeks, the Mediterranean resort city of Antalya, the pearl of the Turkish Riviera, welcomed over 307,000 Russian tourists, according to official data.

A total of 1,095 airplanes from Russia landed at Antalya Airport in the last two weeks, said Provincial Culture and Tourism Directorate data released Monday.

Istanbul Night Flight concerts to kick off in August

The Turkish metropolis Istanbul and Mediterranean resort city Antalya will host several concerts from August to November, organizers announced on June 28. 

The concert series Turkcell Platinum Istanbul Night Flight will begin with the 60-person Night Flight Symphony Orchestra's Star Wars Cinema Symphony performance on Aug. 21, said organizer Events Across Turkey in a statement.

Russian tourists return to Turkey after flights resume

The first group of Russian tourists arrived in the southern province of Antalya after Moscow resumed full-scale air traffic with Turkey on June 22, with representatives from the industry expecting as many as 7 million Russians to visit the country this year.

On April 15, Russia had temporarily suspended regular and charter flights with Turkey due to COVID-19 concerns.

Russian tourists return to Turkish resort after flights resume

The first group of Russian tourists arrived in Turkey's southern province of Antalya, as Moscow resumed full-scale air traffic with Turkey on June 22. 

On April 15, Russia had temporarily suspended regular and charter flights with Turkey due to COVID-19 concerns. After a two-month break, Russian tourists started to come to Turkey again.

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