DP World Limassol recognised at Cyprus Tourism Awards 2019
The company received the Silver Award in the
category of “Strategy & Innovation”
Limassol, Cyprus – 9 May 2019: DP World Limassol was recognized for its significant contribution to the development of the country’s tourism sector, by being awarded at the Cyprus Tourism Awards 2019.
One year after the official inauguration of the New Passenger Terminal at the Limassol Port, DP World Limassol received the Silver Award for the “Strategy & Innovation” category in the division of “Strategic Investment/Cooperation/Development/Modernization of Infrastructure”.
In a ceremony held at the Philoxenia Conference Center, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, DP World Limassol was selected amongst other local renowned business and was chosen by a Judging Committee consisting of well-known personalities from the political and business environment.
DP World Limassol General Manager Mr. Charles Meaby quotes: “We are delighted at DP World Limassol, to have received this award at the Cyprus Tourism Awards 2019. To receive such recognition reflects the great effort our team have put in order to stand out in one of Cyprus’ most important sectors, tourism. Since the operation of the New Cruise Terminal, Cyprus’ cruise tourism has entered in a new era. The New Cruise Terminal is one of the largest projects of the island, a leading-edge passenger terminal facility, which can accommodate the biggest cruise vessels in the world. Aiming at establishing Limassol port as a major cruise hub in the Mediterranean Sea, DP World Limassol, is focused on making continuous improvements that will stimulate sustainable growth”
DP World Limassol has the ambition to be the leading port in the Eastern Mediterranean and serves as a pillar of economic growth, enhancing the prospects of the tourism and cruise sector and generating significant benefits for the local market”.
Cyprus Tourism Awards 2019 assess and showcase best practices and innovative initiatives implemented by businesses and organisations of the Cypriot tourism industry; from the provision of high quality-services and the creation of novel products, to strategic investments and the contribution to the national economy.
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About DP World
DP World is a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain.
We operate multiple yet related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, maritime services, logistics and ancillary services, to technology-driven trade solutions. Our portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals is supported by more than 50 related businesses in over 40 countries across six continents, with a significant presence in both high-growth and mature markets. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring that everything we do contributes positively and sustainably to both the economy and society.
Our dedicated team of more than 45,000 employees from 103 countries cultivates long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain, providing quality value-added services today and tomorrow.
Container handling is the company’s core business and generates more than 50% of its revenue. In 2018, DP World handled 71.4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across our portfolio. With its committed pipeline of developments and expansions, the current gross capacity of 91.2 million TEU is expected to rise to approximately 100 million TEU by 2020, in line with market demand.
By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovating, DP World aims to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally.
About DP World Limassol:
In April 2016, DP World Limassol was awarded a 25-year concession to exclusively operate the multi-purpose terminal in Limassol. DP World Limassol multipurpose terminal comprises three multi-purpose quays.
Its activities include break-bulk, general cargo, Ro-Ro, oil & gas services and the brand-new passenger terminal. DP World Limassol provides a safe, stable and responsible environment for cruise itineraries in the eastern Mediterranean and further afield.
DP World Limassol aspires to make the terminal more productive and more sustainable, improving the port’s prospects for the long term, leading to better support to the community through jobs creation and better services for the wider Cypriot business community.