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Travel expert reveals vacation destinations for 2021 - and is skeptical about Turkey

2021-01-18T15:41:02.223Z

Due to the corona pandemic, travelers attach great importance to safe holiday destinations. An expert explains why you shouldn't go on a holiday in Turkey.



Due to the corona pandemic, travelers attach great importance to safe holiday destinations.

An expert explains why you shouldn't go on a holiday in Turkey.

Although the corona pandemic is currently reaching its peak, many are already thinking about their vacation in 2021. Travel experts predict that normal travel could be possible again from Whitsun *.

At the same time, tour operators will focus on more security and flexibility in the future.

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For these reasons, a British travel expert advises against a vacation in Turkey.

The government failed to publish the correct case numbers for months during the corona pandemic.

Instead of the actual new infections, only those who actually became patients were included in the statistics.

In this way, Turkey has long been able to

avoid a travel warning for popular vacation destinations

and continue to welcome international tourists.

For Paul Charles, from the PC Agency - an agency for luxury travel - the Turkish government must first restore confidence: “

Greece will do well in the summer, as will Portugal, Spain, Italy and France.

Turkey must prove that their figures are correct

- last year the figures were recorded only patchy, "the travel expert to the British

The Sun

.

It must be observed how the situation develops.

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Corona numbers in Turkey: what is the current situation?

After more and more doubts about Turkey's official corona statistics were raised in autumn 2020, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca revealed that he had adjusted the count around July 2020.

According to estimates by the Turkish Medical Association, around 350,000 infections were suppressed in this way.

According to the information, correct - and significantly higher - figures were only reported in November

.

On November 26th alone there should have been 29,000 new infections.

Since then, the number of cases has apparently fallen sharply again.

On January 17, 6,436 new infections were reported according to the official Corona website of the Turkish government.

However, a travel warning from the Federal Foreign Office continues to apply.

(fk) * Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editorial network.

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Source: merkur

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