Türkiye aims to boost medical tourism revenues to $3 billion

Türkiye is working to position itself as a major destination for global medical tourists, aiming to increase revenues from health tourism to $3 billion.

The country may overtake France as the second most popular European holiday destination after Spain thanks to its booming medical tourism industry, according to experts.

Students join event marking Atatürk’s legacy

Thousands of students from the country's all 81 provinces have placed their artistic creations dedicated to modern Türkiye founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk inside the traveling suitcases across the country as part of the "Tribute to Atatürk Suitcase" project as the country is commemorating the great leader on his 85th death anniversary on Nov. 10.

Technology investments to help lower current account deficit

Industry and Technology Minister Fatih Kacır has said during his ministry's budget discussion for 2024 that Türkiye will contribute $7 billion a year to closing the current account deficit by implementing 185 projects focusing on medium and high technology with an investment of $66 billion.

Over 39 million foreign tourists visit Türkiye in nine months


Foreign tourist arrivals in Türkiye rose by 12.7 percent in January-September to 39.2 million, while the country's tourism revenues were up 13 percent to $20.2 billion in the third quarter, official data released on Oct. 31 showed.

Türkiye aims to host 60 million tourists and generate $56 billion in tourism revenues this year.