The city and its port at the top of tourism excellence
The port of Lisbon has just won for the first time, the World Travel Awards prize for best cruise port in Europe, and the city of Lisbon, the second time the award World Travel Awards as best cruise destination in Europe, in what was the 21st edition of the Worl Travel Awards Europe, which took place on August 02 in Athens, Greece.
Note that Lisbon had his hand in both nominations, the cities of Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Venice.
APL – Port Administration of Lisbon, SA, welcomes the allocation of both awards, which are recognition of the quality of the tourism product offered as well as the fruitful relationship of collaboration and complementarity between the city and its harbor . These victories increase, especially the international recognition of the city and harbor, giving them greater visibility, which will be exacerbated with the new Cruise Terminal in Lisbon that will contribute decisively to the improvement of service, and put the Lisbon and port not only among the best European destinations and ports but also worldwide.
The World Travel Awards honor the best examples of good practices in the tourism industry, and is in this sense that APL has worked and will continue to work, as of now, in conjunction with the dealership LCT – Lisbon Cruise Terminals, the pursuit of a common goal: to enhance the harbor and the city of Lisbon as a cruise destination of excellence.
Besides the award now conquered, noted that in 2011 the port of Lisbon won the award for Best International Cruise Port, awarded by the Spanish group Cruise News Media Group as a result of a survey of more than 2,000 cruise passengers . The award was presented in Bilbao, in the second edition of Cruise Excellence Awards, covering the North Atlantic and Europe.
As for the city of Lisbon, noted in 2009 won the World Travel Awards in Europe, as the best cruise destination in Europe, held in Obidos premium.
Even at the level of World Travel Awards since 2009 that the port and the city of Lisbon has been named the European and global level to the categories of best port and cruise destination.