Again this year, Global Ports Holding has successfully represented Turkey at the "Seatrade Cruise Shipping Convention 2011" at Miami, the leading and most important annual meeting of the cruise sector, where several exhibitions and conferences are taking place and where world famous suppliers and decision makers of the sector attend. Global Ports Holding is proud to have returned with a unique award received by Port Akdeniz - The Port of Antalya.
"Dream World Cruise Destinations Magazine", one of the most prestigious and reputable publication of the cruise industry, conducted a survey among top executives of the cruise sector to determine among hundreds of ports and destinations 15 separate categories for 2010. Further to investments and client-oriented services, the success of Port Akdeniz - The Port of Antalya has been recognized by leading and experienced decision makers of the cruise world and received "the Most Improved Terminal Facilities" award.
Ranked as number one, Port Akdeniz - The Port of surpassed world famous ports and cities in the same category including Dubai from United Arab Emirates, Malaga from Spain, Seattle or Port Everglades from the Unites States, Stockholm from Sweden and Tianjin from China. Moreover, Port Akdeniz has distinguished itself as the only Turkish company or Turkish port to have received this award.
Global Ports Holding, Turkey's largest port operator started to operate Port Akdeniz - Antalya in 2006 and took full control of the port on 29 July 2010. Since its takeover, GPH has substantially increased the port's capacity via capital investments it made over a short period of time.
For the "Most Improved Terminal Facilities" awards presented in line with the construction of new facilities, development of new technologies, transportation services, security, communication or developments related to the services offered to the passengers, "Dream World Cruise Destinations Magazine" has taken the comprehensive survey carried out among the top executives of the sector as the basis. Accordingly, Port Antalya has received the approval, support and appreciation of the most important decision makers and representatives of the sector for its progress in development.
Antalya, Bodrum ve Kuşadası limanlarında gerçekleştirdiği modernleşmenin yanı sıra yakaladığı kapasite, hacim ve yolcu artışıyla Türkiye'nin öncü liman operatörü olan Global Liman İşletmeleri, işlettiği limanlara yaptığı güçlü yatırımlarla, yeni başarılara ve ödüllere ulaşmayı hedefliyor.
Thanks to the constant improvements carried out at Port Akeniz, Bodrum Cruise Port and Ege Ports - The Port of Kusadasi, Global Ports Holding recorded increase in its capacity, volume and passengers flow in a short period of time and has become the leading port operator in Turkey. Global Ports Holding's main goal is to continue excelling in its services and certifying its successes with many more awards.