In the 2009-2021 period, the tourism sector, which experienced two major crises, closed the year with a net loss of 1 billion dollars, although it made an average of 21 billion dollars in net sales every year.
Tourism Loses 1 Billion Dollars Every Year
According to the calculation made by the Tourism Databank, the tourism statistics center, the tourism sectors (Accommodation and food), which experienced two major crises in the 2009-2021 period, closed the year with a net loss of 1 billion Dollars, despite an average of 21 billion Dollars in net sales each year.
In this period, the sector experienced the highest total sales in the 2014/2015 and 2018/2019 periods with an average of 25-26 billion dollars. Net profit in 2014 and 2019 was 0.52 billion dollars.