It is a sea tourism which, include port visits, small city trip and shopping. The Caribbean / Bahamas, the most preferred route for cruise tourists, this route follows by other Mediterranean countries, including Turkey. Among the Mediterranean countries, Turkey ranks fourth after Spain, Italy and Greece.
Istanbul hosted 689,417 cruise tourists in 2013. Culture and Tourism Ministry's Istanbul of 2023 targets include to gain new ports to Istanbul.Galata Cruise Port, Ataköy Cruise Port and Zeytinburnu Cruise Port are new ports planned for Istanbul.
Information details for Istanbul cruiser tourism.