İzmir, Turkey, preparing to welcome first cruise ship in years

İzmir, Turkey’s third-largest city and a major holiday destination on the country’s Aegean coast, is preparing to welcome its first cruise ship after years of hiatus.

Work coordinated jointly by the İzmir Governor’s Office, the metropolitan municipality and the İzmir Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism is underway at the city’s Alsancak port, where this year’s first cruise ship will dock on April 14.

The revamping of the Alsancak Port is part of the effort to lure more international tourists into the city.

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