ISTANBUL - Turkey aims to increase its tourism revenues to more than $40 billion this year from $34 billion last year, Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy said on Monday.

He said the number of tourists visiting Turkey were targeted to rise to 58 million this year from 51 million last year.

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