Ferry services between Izmir province (western Turkey) and Mytilene (Lesbos Island, Greece) have officially started as the first tourist group coming from the Greek island arrived at Turkish mainland on Tuesday, July 2.
The ferry services, launched to boost the tourist potential of the city and the whole region, will run on Tuesdays from Dikili to Lesbos Island and vice versa.
Image: Port of Dikili (Turkey)
The first group that is coming from the island, consisting of around 400 travelers, was welcomed at Dikili Harbor by District Mayor Adil Kırgoz and an accompanying delegation.
According to Kırgoz, such activities are due to contribute to the development of the tourist sector, stressing the importance of its economic contribution. He also noted that soon there will be additional services offered on Saturdays as well.