19 Oct 2023
October 16, 2023 – Zadar Cruise Port, operated and manged by Global Ports Holding, the world's largest cruise port operator, has achieved a remarkable milestone by winning in the category the Europe’s Best Cruise Terminal at the World Cruise Awards. The award ceremony took place on October 15, 2023, at the renowned Atlantis The Royal hotel in Dubai, UAE.
The World Cruise Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in the global cruise sector through an annual awards programme, with awards spanning 26 categories, covering cruise ports and terminals, destinations, and cruise ships. Among the 13 European ports nominated for the Europe’s Best Cruise Terminal award, Zadar Cruise Port emerged as the deserving winner.
In response to this remarkable achievement, Rebeka V. Pevec, General Manager of Zadar Cruise Port, expressed her elation, stating, "Receiving this award is a great honor. What makes it even more special is that this is the first time a Croatian cruise port and terminal have been recognized with this prestigious title. It means tremendeously a lot to us that both industry professionals and the public have recognized our commitment to service excellence, professionalism, and hospitality on a global scale, thanks to the extensive expertise and support provided by Global Ports Holding. Our entire team and all our partners take immense pride in this accomplishment."
Aziz Güngör, GPH Regional Director East Med, said, "We as Global Ports Holding, are thrilled and honored that Zadar Cruise Port in Croatia has been recognized as the Europe’s Best Cruise Terminal at the prestigious World Cruise Awards. This remarkable achievement is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our team and the outstanding experience we provide to cruise passengers. Zadar Cruise Port continues to set the standard for excellence in the cruise industry, showcasing Croatia's beauty and hospitality. We are immensely proud of this accomplishment and look forward to welcoming even more passengers to our stunning destination."