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4 cruise ships moored off the coast of Kusadasi

Four cruise ships have arrived at the port of Kusadasi in Aydın province in western Turkey.

There are 2,800 passengers on board, mostly US citizens.

The Seabourn Encore under the flag of the Bahamas, the Class R cruise ship Sirena under the flag of the Marshall Islands, the Star Pride liner under the flag of the Bahamas and Viking SKY under the flag of Norway moored at the Aegean port in the morning.

Most of the tourists went on an excursion to the ancient city of Ephesus and the House of the Virgin Mary, the rest preferred to walk around the center of Kusadasi.

Aziz Gunger, Regional Director of Global Ports Holding for the Eastern Mediterranean, Kusadasi Port General Manager, said that 74 cruise liners will call at the port this month.

According to him, for the first time after a six-month break, Kusadasi receives four cruise ships at once.

“During the summer season, there will be days when six ships will enter the port at the same time. The port of Kusadasi is one of the ports that receive the largest number of ships in the Mediterranean,” he said.

The representative of the company expressed hope that this year’s cruise tourism season will bring great income to Turkey.

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