Sinop Cruise Port
Our country is a highly developed country that hosts many tourists every year. Marine tourism, which has a share of twenty percent in Turkey's total tourism income, is very important. Cruise tourism has an important place in marine tourism as well. Rich people prefer marine and cruise tourism and this leads many people to have the business.
Cruise ports make important contributions to the economy of the region. The Turkish government tries to increase the revenue of tourism activities. In particular, the policies set for 2023 also extend the length of stay of tourists coming to Turkey. For this purpose, infrastructure and superstructure improvement work, especially for cruise ports, are available. The port of Sinop is a cruise port. To provide its services in a wider area, re-works are continuing. 7,098 passengers come to Sinop with 7 ships in 2010, 4,088 passengers come to Sinop with 9 ships in 2011, 3,708 passengers come to Sinop with 10 ships in 2012, 7,460 passengers come to Sinop with 16 ships in 2013, 17,518 passengers come to Sinop with 30 ships in 2014, 1,361 passengers come to Sinop with 5 ships in 2015, 171 passengers come to Sinop with 2 ships in 2016, 103 passengers come to Sinop with 1 ship in 2017 and no ships come to Sinop in 2018 and 2019.
Sinop cruise port, where 30 ships berthed in 2014, wants to return to these days in 2014, The Sinop port's officials ıntroduce the port in the international fairs. That is why 8 cruise ships will dock in Sinop port in 2020. Most of the tourism revenues in Turkey are derived from mass tourism. Especially marina operations, yacht tourism, and cruise ports affect increasing these revenues. The number of tourists visiting Turkey with cruise ships will increase in 2020. The International Ship and Port Facilities Security Code, which entered into force in 2004, is an element that increases the number of visitors to cruise ports. With this application, the security level of our ports has increased. In this way, large cruise companies organize trips to Turkey.