While Turkey is among the three countries in the search for accommodation for travel in the last 3 months on Google, Istanbul is the 6th most searched city.
Istanbul 6th City in Google Hotel Searches
At the beginning of September, Turkey was among the first three countries in the search for accommodation for travel in the last 3 months on Google, while Istanbul was the 6th most searched city.
Istanbul, which entered the world’s most demanded city destinations in 2022, became the 6th city in Google hotel searches in the last 3 months ending September. In the first place in front of Istanbul; Prague, London, Dubai, Las Vegas and New York took part.
Tourist overnight stays in Istanbul
On the other hand, in the 7-month period of 2022, foreign tourist overnight stays in Turkey’s hotels approached 73 million. Istanbul stood out with an increase of 3.5 million overnight stays.
Istanbul hotel occupancy
In July 2022, the occupancy rate in hotels with operating certificates in Istanbul rose to 74.89%. The occupancy rate in hotels with municipal certificates reached around 69.65%. In the same month of 2019, the occupancy rate in hotels with operation certificates in Istanbul was 77.61%. It was 67.4% in hotels with municipality certificates.