8.1 pct fewer tourists visit Turkey in April

The number of foreign visitors to Turkey fell 8.1 percent year-on-year in April to 2.44 million people, data from the Tourism Ministry showed on Wednesday. In March, the number of visitors had risen by 2.37 percent.
Meanwhile, Turkeyand’s economic confidence index rose 1.5 percent month-on-month to 82.16 in May, data from the TurkStat showed on Wednesday. The index indicates an optimistic outlook about the general economy when it is above 100 and indicates a pessimistic outlook when it is below 100.

SOURCE: Today’s Zaman