Malaga Cruise Port obtained the ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp, as safe infrastructures preventing Coronavirus (COVID-19), granted by the leading global association in the sector, World Travel & Tourism Council.
Despite the cruise traffic has been one of the most affected during the Coronavirus crisis, Malaga Cruise Port has worked in collaboration with Malaga Port Authority to implement sanitary measures that guarantee the safety of cruise ships, passengers, and crew. In this way, Port Malaga, along with Port Barcelona, has become a pioneering port in obtaining international recognition.
The distinction positions Malaga positively by regaining the confidence of cruise companies when cruise operations resume in the near future.
Malaga Cruise Port also obtained the ‘Responsible Tourism’ quality stamp, which was granted by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism of the Government of Spain, recognizing the application of the guidelines contained in the measurement guides for the contagion reduction approved by the country's Ministry of Health. This includes service specifications, sanitation, disinfection, maintenance, and risk management for various subsectors of the tourism market.
The certification, which has to be renewed every year, recognizes the responsibility of the company to create a safe environment to generate security for tourism companies and their clients.