Turkey Popular Cruise Tourism Destination
Turkey with its developing cruise tourism and new ports has become a popular destination for international cruise ships. A total of 542 cruise ships have docked at the Turkish ports in the year 2013. The number of cruise ship passengers that have visited the country has amounted to 2 million 250. The number of cruise ships visiting Turkey has increased by 13% in the last five years while the number of visitors has increased up to 34%. It is expected that these numbers will increase in the next season.