Turkish tourism to be first victim of Russian jet crisis

Russians are the second-largest national group visiting Turkey according to government statistics. (Photo: Cihan) In a deeply worrying turn of events on Tuesday, Turkish tour operators were biting their nails after Turkey’s downing of a Russia 1 n fighter jet provoked Moscow to urge citizens to avoid Turkey trips, potentially meaning a major blow to the country’s nearly $4 billion in revenue from Russian visitors per year