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ByCitizen NewsNG

Sep 27, 2019

Turkey government will make up for tourist lost’’Turkey will be able to make up for the number of tourists lost after Thomas Cook collapsed earlier this week.’’ Tourism Minister Mehmet Ersoy said on Friday.

Speaking at a conference in Istanbul to announce Turkey’s tourism strategy, he said, ”Easy Jet airline had guaranteed that it will provide 350,000 people additional capacity to Turkish holiday destinations.’’

Ersoy added that ’’Turkish Airlines and its joint venture with Lufthansa would each schedule one additional flight per day to Dalaman Airport, located near several Aegean coastal holiday destinations.’’ He also said British Airways is also expected to provide additional flights.

The head of Turkey’s Hoteliers Federation said on Monday that Turkey could miss out on 600,000-700,000 tourists a year following the collapse of Thomas Cook.

Olusola Akintonde


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