The port of Lisbon won, surprisingly, the honor for the Best Cruise Port Europe, and the city of Lisbon, the second time, the grant for the Best Cruise Destination Europe, which were conveyed in Athens, amid the 21st World Travel Awards – Europe 2014.
Notwithstanding Lisbon were additionally named for both classifications the urban areas of Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Venice.
The Administration of the Port of Lisbon is enchanted with the accomplishment of these grants, which are the distinguishment of the nature of the tourism item offered and also the productive relationship and complementarity cooperation between the city and its port.
Most importantly, these triumphs expands the worldwide distinguishment of the city and the port, bringing about expanded perceivability, which will be further improved with the new Cruise Terminal in Lisbon, which will positively be a reference on the universal voyage showcase and will put Lisbon among the best ports and urban communities concerning this movement, consequently contributing towards the combining of vacation destinations in the city, territory, and nation.
The World Travel Awards respect the best illustrations of great practices in the tourism part, and it is in this feeling that APL has worked and will keep on working, starting now, together with the LCT – Lisbon Cruise Terminals to seeking after a typical objective – to drive the port and the city of Lisbon, as a journey destination of fabulousness.
Is critical additionally to allude that the port of Lisbon won the honor for Best International Cruise Port in 2011, granted by the Spanish gathering Cruise News Media Group, as an aftereffect of a study of more than 2,000 journey travelers. This recompense was conveyed in Bilbao, in the second release Cruise Awards of Excellence, for the Atlantic and northern Europe.
Lisbon was the Europe’s Leading Cruise Destination in 2009 and in the wake of winning this grant, the port and the city of Lisbon were subsequent to 2010 again designated for World Travel Awards – World and Europe.
Every year, nearly 500.000 visitors dock in Lisbon from their cruise ships.