Oceania's Marina made her maiden call at Marmaris Cruise Port today. The luxury ship came to Marmaris in the early hours of the morning with her 1,247 passengers and 771 crew onboard.

Once again Marmaris Cruise Port welcomed maiden guests in traditional Turkish style.

Marina’s guests were greeted with the music and shows of the Turkish Folk dancers. Marmaris Cruise Port kept the traditional style welcome with a complimentary mini Turkish bazaar on the pier. The guests had the chance to walk through the mini bazaar as they disembarked their ship.

The mini Turkish bazaar incorporated many Turkish tastes for the guests to see and try. These included; a baklava stall, traditional Turkish ice-cream and honey doughnuts, Turkish delight and a Turkish coffee stand. Guests were also presented with free souvenirs and gifts on behalf of Marmaris Cruise Port such as, white roses, evil eye beads, bookmarks, magnets and postcards.

The warm Marmaris weather kept guests happy as they enjoyed the various Turkish tastes and the Turkish Folk dancers. The passengers then had the opportunity to discover Marmaris or go onto excursions of their choices.

The master of Marina was presented with a commemorative plaque, made of a traditional Turkish tile; a handcrafted ceramic with Ottoman Galleon motives by Marmaris Cruise Port’s General Managing Director, Sukru Tugay.