Dubrovnik – The Best Mediterranean Cruise Port / Destination in 2016

Premios Excellence de Cruceros, Cartagena
Dubrovnik – The Best Mediterranean Cruise Port / Destination in 2016

At the jubilary tenth edition of the Mediterranean CRUISE EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2017 hosted in the Auditorium El Batel in Cartagena, Spain on the 16th of February 2017, the Port Authority of Dubrovnik won the award in the category of "The Best Mediterranean Cruise Port / Destination in 2016.

The recognition was presented at the gala ceremony of the cruise industry and received by Dario Barbaric, B.Sc., Acting General Manager of the Port Authority of Dubrovnik.

The award winning ceremony was held in scope of the major event in the international cruise sector, which was attended by more than 300 managers, executives and professionals from cruise shipping lines operating in Europe, representatives of European ports and destinations as well as travel agencies, tour operators, community members and stakeholders from the maritime and tourism industry in general.

The awards in 12 categories are the result of a macro survey carried out by CRUISES NEWS MEDIA GROUP among Spanish cruise passengers who have chosen the best cruise company, the best cruise ship, the best entertainment on board and the best Mediterranean cruise port / destination in 2016. The Port Authority of Dubrovnik has the honour to receive this important acknowledgement again this year as the best cruise destination in 2016 recognizing the work and achievements of the port.

Previously at the event Excellence Cruise Awards (Mediterranean Edition) in 2012, the Port of Dubrovnik won the award as the best Mediterranean cruise port in 2011 jointly with the Port of Venice in the category of the best service for cruise ships in the Mediterranean as well as winning the award of the best Mediterranean cruise port / destination in 2013.
These are premium specialized awards not only in Spain but throughout Europe, and the results are highly valued by the cruise industry, since it represents the opinion of the users.

Spain has the largest European increase in cruise passengers who spend over 75% of their vacations on Mediterranean cruises. In 2016, the Port of Dubrovnik has recorded a 14% increase of Spanish cruise passengers arrivals compared to the year 2015.


17.02.2017.



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