March 24, 2016
Saguenay port of call wins for the fourth time the "Best Port Welcome" at the 2015 Cruise Insight Awards!
The Mayor of Saguenay and President of Promotion Saguenay, Mr. Jean Tremblay, is proud to announce that the Saguenay port of call was awarded for the fourth time the "Best Port Welcome ". Saguenay has received this honour once again from within the international cruise industry and representatives from all over the world.
"Saguenay has been recognized for the fourth time as the “Best Port Welcome” in the world. This honour is in thanks not only to Promotion Saguenay and the volunteers of «La Fabuleuse» but a larger team of partners and collaborators as well as, the entire population", expressed the Mayor.
The prestigious Cruise Insight magazine annually recognizes ports and destinations that stand out and are exceptional. In this regard, the "Best Port Welcome" award was given to Saguenay’s for their extraordinary reception during international cruise days. These honours once again demonstrate the full potential of the destination.
Throughout the past week, Ms. Priscilla Nemey represented and highlighted Saguenay at one of the world's largest gatherings of the international cruise industry in Fort Lauderdale Florida, «Seatrade Cruise Global». To date, several cruise companies have confirmed their future stops. For the 2017 season 45 stops have already been reserved. This represents 49,043 passengers, an increase of 30% compared to 2016, which showed a record number of passengers!!
Source : Ruth Vandal, 418 698-3157 ext. 6006 / 418 812-8419