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Türkiye's Cruise Tourism in 2022

Kusadasi cruise port

Cruise tourism in Türkiye attracts extraordinary attention in the first seven months of 2022 compared to the same term last year. In the first 7 months of 2022, 437 cruise ships docked ports, while it was 11 ships for this period last year.

According to the data released by the General Directorate of Maritime Trade, in the first 7 months of 2022, 437 cruise ships berthed at Turkish ports, while the total passenger number accounted for 376,924.

Of this number, 25,739 were inbound passengers, 34,997 outgoing passengers, and 316,188 transit passengers. The busiest ports in terms of passenger traffic were Kuşadası (212 thousand 486 passengers), Istanbul Galataport (98 thousand 033 passengers) and Bodrum Port (28 thousand 629).

In the first seven months of last year, only 11 cruise ships approached Turkish ports due to the pandemic.

Statistics of cruises and cruise passengers arrived at Turkish ports, January-July 2022  
           
Month Type of Ship Number of Cruise Passengers
Cruise Ship Arrival of Cruise Passengers Departure of Cruise Passengers Transit Cruise Passengers Total Cruise Passengers
January 4 343 270 820 1,433
February 1 1 0 293 294
March 6 84 135 410 629
April 48 557 905 31,550 33,012
May 136 7,360 11,365 85,817 104,542
June 122 6,687 8,844 100,376 115,907
July 120 10,707 13,478 96,922 121,107
Total 437 25,739 34,997 316,188 376,924
(General Directorate of Maritime Affairs -Department of Maritime Trade Development )
10.08.2022

 

Statistics of cruises and passengers arrived at Turkish ports according to the harbour masters area of jurisdiction, January-July 2022
           
Harbour Master Type of Ship Number of Cruise Passengers
Cruise Ship Arrival of Cruise Passengers Departure of Cruise Passengers Transit Cruise Passengers Total Cruise Passengers
Alanya 1 0 0 700 700
Antalya 10 756 769 2,241 3,766
Bodrum 45 1,896 2,531 24,202 28,629
Bozcaada 7 0 0 1,743 1,743
Çanakkale 19 0 0 5,883 5,883
Çeşme 20 455 929 3,649 5,033
Dikili 16 22 41 2,805 2,868
Fethiye 2 0 0 533 533
Göcek 2 0 0 249 249
İstanbul 79 19,266 21,773 56,994 98,033
İzmir 9 4 15 13,889 13,908
Kaş 2 0 0 474 474
Kuşadası 220 3,340 8,939 200,207 212,486
Marmaris 4 0 0 2,296 2,296
Sinop 1 0 0 323 323
Total 437 25,739 34,997 316,188 376,924
General Directorate of Maritime Affairs -Department of Maritime Trade Development
10.08.2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

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