More than 299,000 cruise passengers visited Turkey between January and May this year, an increase of 114% from a year ago, according to the country’s transportation minister.
Hosting 150 cruise ship calls and more than 350,000 cruise passengers last year, Galataport Istanbul returns Istanbul to forefront of Mediterranean cruising.
Azamara’s new cruise ship Aamara Onward will sail a destination-heavy 21-night cruise from Dubai in the UAE to Istanbul in Turkey in 2024.
The launch of the new Galataport cruise terminal in Istanbul has had a major impact on the recovery of Turkiye’s cruise sector, with more than 200 cruise calls scheduled through the rest […]
Costa Cruises will be focusing on both the Middle East and Europe with its new itineraries aboard Costa Venezia out of Istanbul in Turkey.
Seabourn has released a new selection of Seabourn Journeys in the Middle East, Europe and Asia, featuring pre- and post-voyage land-based packages in exotic destinations as an extension of the Seabourn voyage.
Istanbul is seeing a resurgence of cruise tourism since the opening of its new Galataport cruise terminal, with Viking Sky the latest cruise line to call in the city.
Cruise itineraries between Greece and Turkey have been re-established, in a major boon for Istanbul and its new Galataport cruise terminal.
Istanbul is already benefitting from the redevelopment of its Galataport cruise terminal, with Costa Cruises announcing new Turkey itineraries just days after the completion of the project was announced.
Istanbul’s new cruise terminal, Galataport, is due to open this month, with the first cruise ship due to call on September 25th.
Azamara’s new cruise ship, Azamara Onward, will cruise 22 European itineraries and offer three related land explorations when she is brought into service.
Viking Cruises has announced that Viking Venus will join its fleet in early 2021, giving the luxury cruise line the added capacity needed to return to Istanbul, with a range of Mediterranean […]
The redevelopment of Istanbul’s Galataport cruise ship terminal is due for completion in March, 2020, with more than 50 cruise ship calls already booked and officials anticipating an initial season of more […]
Holland America Line will reinstate Turkey as a port of call on its European itineraries as part of a six-ship line-up for the region that includes the fjords of Norway, castles of […]
Royal Caribbean International has announced that all its scheduled port calls in Turkey will be cancelled for the entirety of the 2018 European cruise season.