The intense work carried out by Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer for the development of tourism in the city began to bear fruit. For the first time in a long time, 3 cruise ships docked at Alsancak Port at the same time. About 2 thousand 500 tourists came to Izmir in one day by ships.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality continues its efforts to develop the tourism potential of the city. Today, cruise ships Seven Seas, Costa Venezia and Nautica anchored in Izmir Port one after another. The business world and shopkeepers alike laughed in İzmir, which hosted 3 cruise ships at the same time for the first time in a long time. About 2 tourists came to the city by boats.
Cruise traffic in the Gulf
The first of the cruise ships that will revive the city's economy had docked at Izmir Port in April, after a 6-year hiatus. The number of ships calling in İzmir has reached eight with three cruise ships arriving today. By the end of the year, İzmir will host another 26 cruise ships.
There is also the possibility of a city tour when you get off the ship.
Izmir visuals, created by the Izmir Foundation and reflecting the urban identity of Izmir, welcome the tourists in the Customs Area at Izmir Port. At the Tourism Information Office, which is also located in the Customs area, tourists are guided by the expert personnel of the Tourism Branch Directorate, briefings about the historical city center and brochures are distributed. Tourists also have the opportunity to access the city tour with open-top buses and the Kordon tour with the nostalgic tram. In addition, with the Tourism Police teams, the tourists are able to travel safely in the city.