Cesme Marina wins “best tourism investment of the year” award

Following their 2011 Real Estate Award at ArkiPARC where they were named “Best Marina” by the Dünya Newspaper and Deniz News Agency, Cesme Marina has now been awarded “Best Tourism Investment”. 

This most recent trophy was presented by Izmir’s Department of Culture and Tourism at the 4th Izmir Tourism Awards held on Friday 20th April.

The awards bring authorities, organizations and volunteers together who have contributed to the region’s tourism through various activities during Tourism Week which aims to increase awareness of tourism in the region.

Cesme Marina won “Best Tourism Investment” as decided by the judging panel of tourism professionals.  The award was one of eighteen presented on the night including; Best Tourism Management, Best Tourism Journalism, Best Tourism Professional, Best Travel Agency, and Special Mansions.  General Manager, Kemal Saatcioglu, received the award from the Deputy Governor of Izmir, Mr. Haluk Tuncsu at the prize giving ceremony attended by leading tourism-related professionals and local journalists.

Kemal Saatcioglu commented “Cesme Marina continues to receive accolades due to the quality of facilities developed by owners IC Holding and Camper & Nicholsons Marinas and the commitment of our staff.  We are delighted that the judges voted for our marina over the other nominees.  The marina has provided not only a new, full service facility for yachtsmen to both base their boats long term and to visitors of the area, but also a new destination for visitors who enjoy the shoreside offering.”  

With a choice in shops, bars, and restaurants along with an events calendar, occupancy rates continue as owners keep improving the marina and facilities.  The most recent of which has been the extension of the breakwater that provides increased comfort.”

Cesme Marina is a 400 berth, full service, luxury marina catering for yachts up to 60m.  A town within a town, the marina is home to an array of bars, shops and restaurants, as well as a full service boatyard with 80 ton travel lift and 20 ton boat mover.

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