Everyone can find something to do in Antalya. Aspendos and Antalya’s maze-like core old town are among the greatest sites to visit if you want to get your sightseeing fix, and the city is ideally situated to serve as your base for day trips around the historic tourist monuments dispersed throughout the adjacent hills. But for many guests, history is barely mentioned. In contrast, Antalya is all about the beaches that border the shore and taking boat tours to see the views of the Mediterranean coastline.
450 thousand 283 tourists travelled by flight to the city between January 1 and February 28, according to data from the Governorship of Antalya. This sum is known as the “best start of all time” in history.
The surge in tourism statistics persisted in 2023 in Antalya, one of the major tourist destinations in the Mediterranean. Antalya, which ended 2022 with almost 13.5 million visitors, jumped right into 2023. 450 thousand 283 tourists travelled by plane to the city between January 1 and February 28, according to data from the Antalya Governorship Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism. This sum is known as the “best start of all time” in history. This number was 296 344 in 2019, dubbed the “year of records” in the tourism industry, 387 598 in 2020, 98 150 in 2021, and 288 990 in 2022.
In Antalya, where the city saw both a “best January” and “best February,” 230 000 635 tourists flew into the city between February 1 and February 28. Consequently, February 2023 was marked as the ‘greatest February of all time’.
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From February 2022 to February 1 of 2028, 150 000 386 individuals flew into Antalya. Comparing February 2023 to the same month last year, there was a 53 percent gain. The growth rate over the past two months was 56%.
The order of the countries in 2023 based on the volume of visitors arriving in Antalya by air has remained the same. The majority of visitors to the region between January 1 and February 28 came from Russia, totaling 132 000 74. Germany came in second with 79 000 797 tourists, and England came in third with 40 000 10 tourists. Over the course of the two months, Poland, Israel, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Denmark, and Belgium sent the next-highest numbers of travellers by plane to Antalya.