Geography of Turkey
Foreign tourist arrivals in Antalya, one of Türkiye's major holiday destinations, increased by 133 percent in June from a year ago to nearly 1.9 million people, official data have shown.
Foreign tourist visits to the Mediterranean province have been rising steadily since the start of the year as countries eased travel restrictions after the COVID-19 outlook improved.
World-renowned British top model Naomi Campbell has chosen the Aegean tourism hub Bodrum for summer vacation this year with her two-year-old baby girl.
The 52-year-old Campbell was caught by paparazzi while touring the famous "Cennet Koyu" (Paradise Bay) on a yacht with her friends with whom she rented a secluded villa.
Benthos such as thornback, flounder, needlefish, blenny and crab, which had left the Marmara Sea last summer, has returned, according to experts who divided into the waters along the coast of Eskihisar in the northwestern province of Kocaeli's Gebze district to investigate the destructive effect of mucilage.
The number of deaths due to drugs in Türkiye has been declining regularly in the last five years, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has said.
"We will not let our kids, youth to fall in this quicksand [of drugs] with our determination in our fight against the drugs," Soylu said on Twitter on June 25.