Tourism in Turkey is focused largely on a variety of historical sites, and on seaside resorts along its Aegean and Mediterranean Sea coasts. Turkey has also become a popular destination for culture, spa, and health care.
At its height in 2014, Turkey attracted around 42 million foreign tourists, ranking as the 6th most popular tourist destination in the world. This number however declined to around 36 million in 2015, and to around 25 million in 2016. However, recovery began in 2017, with the number of foreign visitors increasing to 32 million, and in 2018 to 39,5 million visitors
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