Yacht owners propose making Blue Cruise tours year round

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Recommendations have been put forward to extend the Blue Cruise, a voyage along Turkey’s Mediterranean and Aegean coasts, to cover the whole year, in an effort to extend the tourism season.

Arif Yılmaz, chairman of the Bodrum Chamber of Commerce Yacht Committee, believes providing the Blue Cruise year round could help the tourism sector. The climate is warm along the coast all year long, and there are many historical sites and animals to see both on land and under the water.

The Blue Cruise also stops by a number of coves and provides tourists with an opportunity to relax and enjoy the sun. The clarity of the water makes stops ideal locations for snorkeling, diving, amateur sponge hunting and underwater photography.

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