Continuous forecasts of experts from seismologists to astrologers expecting new earthquakes in Turkey have brought tourists from all over the world to almost panic, many began to massively cancel their tours
Tourists fled from Turkey
Continuous forecasts of experts from seismologists to astrologers expecting new earthquakes in Turkey have driven tourists from all over the world to almost panic, many began massively cancel their tours. According to Turprom, the fear of an earthquake, even without the earthquake itself, has already undermined interest in tourism. According to Turkish media, the number of tourists that is expected, for example, in Istanbul in 2023, may decrease to 8 million, and restaurant occupancy has already decreased by 50 & ndash; 70%. Due to the beginning panic in February, up to 40 percent of tourists canceled hotel reservations, and if this trend continues, then tourism revenues will decrease significantly in March, April and May.
Tourprom notes that in this situation, travelers find On the plus side, hotels in Istanbul can cut prices to survive the expected loss of tourists. Average room prices could drop from €100 to €80, which could keep visitors interested.