Lisbon Cruise Port (LCP) once again brought home the World Travel Awards (WTA) for Europe’s Leading Cruise Port for a 7th time and six years in a row. Lisbon Cruise Port, part of Global Ports Holding network of ports, continues to lead the industry with its accomplishments. As the winner of 2021 WTA Europe’s Leading Cruise Port, LCP strengthens its position in Europe as a major port of call.
Duarte Cabral, Lisbon Cruise Port General Manager said: “It is an honor to receive the ‘Europe’s Leading Cruise Port 2021” by World Travel Awards. This is the 7th time we receive this prestigious award and 6 years in a row.” He continued: “This award represents the determination of all our stakeholders who contributed to this success. The port authority, the port agents and all our partners made this possible.”
During the pandemic, Lisbon Cruise Port has continued to host layup ships and improve upon its services. LCP implemented both local and international health & safety protocols. With an estimated 107k passengers this year, LCP expects to close the season stronger than the year before.
Duarte Cabral commented: “As part of the world’s largest cruise port operator Global Ports Holding, Lisbon Cruise Port has continued to invest in the future during the pandemic. We focused on our Health & Safety Protocols and received “Clean & Safe” seal from the Tourism of Portugal organization. We now have new guidelines to guarantee a safe journey for our passengers. We hope that everything will enter a new normality and 2022 will be the year of the industry’s recovery. We look forward to welcome you in beautiful Lisbon.”
Lisbon Cruise Port serves as a transit port to all cruise lines travelling between the Atlantic Coast and Europe, West Med to Northern Europe and transatlantic voyages. With its award-winning terminal, Lisbon Cruise Port caters to the needs of both transit and turnaround passengers, offering variety of services to the cruise ships.