Málaga Cruise Port has obtained the 'Safe Travels' Stamp, as safe infrastructures preventing COVID-19, granted by the World Travel & Tourism Council, the leading global association in the sector.
Although cruise traffic has been one of the most affected during the health crisis, Malaga Cruise Port has worked in collaboration with the Malaga Port Authority to implement the sanitary measures that guarantee the safety of ships, crew and passengers. In this way, Málaga port has become, along with Barcelona, pioneering ports in the world in obtaining this international recognition.
This distinction will position Malaga very positively by regaining the confidence of cruise lines when operations of cruise ships resume in the coming future.
The Chairman of Málaga Cruise Port, Emre Sayin declares that “we have been working hard to identify and implement new health safety measures in all our ports across the world. As the world’s largest cruise port operator, our global reach and experience helps us determine the safest and most efficient protocols working together with Port Authorities. Naturally, we were delighted to hear that both Barcelona and Malaga have been one of the first ports to obtain the 'Safe Travels' World Travel Tourism Council stamp. As we implement these measures, we look forward to the day we will be welcoming cruise guests into our terminals once again”.
On the other hand, the President of the Port Authority, Carlos Rubio, highlights “the joint effort of the terminal, which is part of our Port Community, to protect the safety and trust of shipping companies, to take the initiative in the face of the possible resumption of cruise tourism, which requires the controls established by the competent authorities and which we will be especially attentive to ”.