According to data compiled by Tourism Databank from the Interbank Card Center (BKM), domestic tourism expenditures made with credit cards approached $9 billion, marking a 42% increase in the January-May 2024 period. In 2023, this figure was $6.3 billion.

What happened to hotel and airline ticket expenditures made with cards?

In the January-May 2024 period, domestic hotel accommodation expenditures made with credit and debit cards increased by 38% to $3 billion, while airline ticket expenditures rose by 27% to $3.8 billion.

How much did we spend on online tourism in Türkiye?

In the January-May 2024 period, online tourism service purchases made with domestic and foreign cards in Turkey increased by 32.4% to $5.8 billion.

Türkiye hosted 12.6 million visitors in 4 months Türkiye hosted 12.6 million visitors in 4 months

Contactless food expenditures

Contactless food expenditures made with domestic cards both within and outside Türkiye increased by 48% in the January-May 2024 period, reaching approximately $7.2 billion.

Editor: Haber Merkezi