Arabian Gulf tourists and shoppers ring up the tills in Turkey
Sep 4, 2012
A huge influx of Arabian Gulf tourists to Turkey this year is expected to have dramatically boosted spending at the annual Istanbul Shopping Fest.
Unrest in other Arabic-speaking countries and changes to Turkish legislation on owning property, helped to lead to a 71 per cent increase in Arab visitors to the country in the first six months of the year compared with a year earlier.
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