In many parts of the world, Cowes Week, America s Cup, Vintage Sails Meeting in the state of ımperia in Italy, the starting point of 2006, such as the Tall Ships Race, the city of Antwerb, Belgium, are creating important promotional opportunities for tourism destinations every year.
Among the most famous of them, more than 1000 boats and 8500 crews compete for the first place in the Skandia Cowes Week. The event attracts many amateur yachters or sailors from all over the world to the final and starting points as viewers and the media shows great interest in these events. In addition, the boat manufacturing industries are particularly spectacular in developed countries and there are boat and boat shows that can be of interest to the media. The most important ones are the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show (FLIBS), the Monaco Yacht Show in Floride, the Netherlands, the Europort Maritime in Rotterdam, the METS in Amsterdam, the Charter Yacht shows in Italy on the island of Genoa and the Caribbean, and the London Boat Show in Antigua Island. Second, the European Marina Conference held in Palma, Majorca, and the International Marine Conferences, which will be held in Ostend, Belgium by the 2008 International Council for Maritime Industry Organizations (ICOMIA), the most influential organization in the world. Provinces on April 27-May 2, 2005 held in Turkey's Marmaris International Maritime Festival was an important organization in terms of drawing attention to the potential for this type of tourism.