Aliağa Menderes Commuter System Increases Tourism in Foça
In Foça, one of the leading tourism centers of İzmir, work has been started to spread tourism throughout the year. Speaking to Anadolu Agency (AA), Foça Mayor Gökhan Demirağ stated that Foça, which is in a rapid development in tourism, exceeded 1 million visitors last year. Explaining that the Aliağa Menderes Light Rail System started to pass through Biçerova, which is close to the district, and the transfer buses placed from here, the district was especially flooded with daily visitors, Demirağ said that this situation attracted the attention of tourism investors. Stating that there are facilities with a capacity of 3 beds in Foça and Eski Foça, the number of facilities is gradually increasing and the number of boutique hotels has reached 500, Demirağ said: “We support tourism investors to create qualified bed capacity by evaluating the historical buildings in our district. There is a lot of demand. There are many groups under investigation. These are very promising developments for the future of tourism in the district. This year, we have completed the necessary preparations as a municipality. We want to make Foça the address of a quality holiday. Foça has now become a center that is visited at all times of the year. We started a study to spread tourism to 10 months and to enrich alternative tourism branches. In addition to the sea-beach-sand holiday, we will organize organizations for touristic activities for amateur fishing and other sports. " Demirağ also noted that there were problems in transportation to the district from the İzmir-Çanakkale road section, which is divided into the district, and argued that the traffic lights here should be rearranged taking into account the intensity of the tourism season until alternative road projects are activated. Being one of the rare tourism centers that can preserve its old texture on the Aegean coasts, Foça attracts the attention of holidaymakers with its historical houses, streets, siren cliffs in mythology and islands that house seal nests. 12 blue in the district bayraklı located on the beach.
Source : I yurthaber.mynet.co