WIT Press


The Conditions And Problems Of Turkish Yacht Tourism

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/PORTS000201

Volume

51

Pages

9

Published

2000

Size

785 kb

Author(s)

S. Incaz Guner & N. Guler

Abstract

The total length of coastal line of Turkey is 8300 km. Being a peninsula, Turkey is rounded by four seas as the Mediterranean, the Aegean Sea, the Marmara and the Black Sea. Turkish coasts are very proper for yacht tourism. Yachting tourism, being a part of maritime sector, tends to play a part in the tourist activities and provides important resources for the general economy. In order to increase the rate of yacht tourism within the general tourism infrastructure, investments, education, marketing and suitable encouragements are necessary. In addition to these, yacht tourism is an alternative way of investment instead of housing projects. Due to these, in this study the ways for improving the capacity of yacht tourism in Turkey will be considered by studying the routes of yacht

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