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Türkiye’s Cruise Tourism in 2022

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  
      
MonthType of ShipNumber of Cruise Passengers
Cruise ShipArrival of Cruise PassengersDeparture of Cruise PassengersTransit Cruise PassengersTotal Cruise Passengers
January43432708201,433
February110293294
March684135410629
April4855790531,55033,012
May1367,36011,36585,817104,542
June1226,6878,844100,376115,907
July12010,70713,47896,922121,107
Total43725,73934,997316,188376,924
(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 MasterType of ShipNumber of Cruise Passengers
Cruise ShipArrival of Cruise PassengersDeparture of Cruise PassengersTransit Cruise PassengersTotal Cruise Passengers
Alanya100700700
Antalya107567692,2413,766
Bodrum451,8962,53124,20228,629
Bozcaada7001,7431,743
Çanakkale19005,8835,883
Çeşme204559293,6495,033
Dikili1622412,8052,868
Fethiye200533533
Göcek200249249
İstanbul7919,26621,77356,99498,033
İzmir941513,88913,908
Kaş200474474
Kuşadası2203,3408,939200,207212,486
Marmaris4002,2962,296
Sinop100323323
Total43725,73934,997316,188376,924
General Directorate of Maritime Affairs -Department of Maritime Trade Development
10.08.2022

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