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Can Bieber fever rescue Turkey's tourism trade?

Turkey's tourism business has checked out without paying its tab, and officials are considering enlisting US celebrities like Justin Bieber to help counteract the effects of terrorist attacks and Russian sanctions.
Singer Justin Bieber performs on NBC's 'Today' show in New York November 18, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid  - RTS7SU3

Turkey's tourism industry is now feeling the dire consequences of downing a Russian jet in November, along with the repercussions of terrorist attacks.

Beginning Jan. 1, Russia banned all package tours to Turkey. The economy of Antalya, the "tourism capital" of Turkey that used to host about 4 million Russian tourists annually, is now on the verge of collapse.

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