As on previous occasions cruises Marian has attended the presentation of the Excellence Awards cruise. The event, attended by over 350 guests, took place for the second year in the Auditorium El Batel city of Cartagena.

The organization, which year after year never ceases to surprise us , was carried out by  CruiseNews Mediagroup .

The gala was attended by representatives of different cruise companies, tour operators, cruise ports and destinations, consignees, contractors, suppliers, press and industry partners.

The awardss in the different categories were:


  • Best Puerto Spanish 2016: Port of Barcelona .
  • Best Crew 2016: Pullmantur .
  • Popular 2016 Best Cruise Company: MSC Cruises .
  • Best Animation 2016: Norwegian Cruise Line .
  • Naviera Best Quality Price 2016: Costa Cruises .
  • Best Shipping Line Premium 2016: Princess Cruises .
  • Best Shipping Line Luxury 2016: Crystal Cruises .
  • Best Boat in the Mediterranean 2016: Harmony of the Seas .
  • Better brand recognition among Travel Agencies 2016: Costa Cruises .
  • Best brand image among consumers 2016: Costa Cruises .
  • Best River Tourism Company 2016: CroisiEurope .
  • Best Puerto / no Spanish Destination 2016: Dubrovnik .
  • Best Shipping Line 2016 for the first cruise ship: MSC Cruises .



Following delivery of the following special awards we were made:

  • Excellence Award “Tenth Anniversary”: Pullmantur Cruises .
  • Excellence Award “Tenth Anniversary”: Fernando Muñoz, Commercial Director Port Authority of Cartagena .
  • CLIA recognition: Port Authority Cartagena .
  • Recognition Port of Cartagena: Comercio Amigo Cruises .
  • City of Cartagena recognition: Yeguada Maipe .

Finally the award was made Andrés Look , which this time was granted to José Llorca, president of Ports Be or.

Do not miss the presence of the comedian Mr. Corrales who, with his peculiar touch of humor, entertained the gala, as well as the performance of Cristina Ramos , winner of the TV show Got Talent .

We look forward to the celebration of the XI contest this event next year.



I would like to apologize to my english speaking readers since this website was initially built in spanish language and after receiving numerous requests I have decided to translate it into English. This article have been translated automatically, so some meanings may not be completely correct, but I think it’s enough to share my experiences with my readers.

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