July 04, 2011

Istanbul’s Tourism to Earn $10.2 Billion

Istanbul will top the list of 132 cities whose tourism income will grow the fastest in 2011, expanding at 30.1 percent and reaching a level of $10.2 billion, according to a city index developed by MasterCard Worldwide.

The city’s tourism income will increase by 30.1 percent this year, according to the MasterCard Target Cities Index that was published on Saturday. In terms of tourism income growth rates, Istanbul is followed by Barcelona, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Read more on Hurriyet Daily News: Istanbul’s Tourism to Earn $10.2 Billion


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