Tourism in Turkey: A Comprehensive Overview and Analysis for Sustainable Alternative Tourism is an informative study that analyzes the Turkish tourism from a variety of different perspectives and sheds light on its vast economic and social impacts. The volume takes into account Turkey's popularity as a tourism destination that attracts many visitors, compared to the other popular destinations, yet its per capita earnings is low and suffers from declining foreign visitors. This volume emphasizes sustainable alternative tourism as a way forward.
The Turkish hospitality and travel sector contribute significantly to the country's GDP and is responsible for a considerable level of employment in Turkey. The volume discusses the development stages of tourism sector in Turkey in the light of policy changes that parallel the economic, political, social, and administrative transformations in Turkey. With the country's favorable location, existing potential, mega projects, and ambitious targets set for 2023, the tourism sector needs to implement sustainable tourism measures in order to grow.