DP World ’s Mina Rashid port defends its title as the World’s Leading Cruise Port
DP World ’s Mina Rashid port has successfully defended its title as the World’s Leading Cruise Port , for the seventh consecutive year, at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2014.
Mina Rashid, now home to the “ Hamdan Bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal ”, the world’s largest single cruise facility , has been voted the World’s Leading Cruise Port , winning against some of the finest cruise port operators from around the globe , including Jamaica, Rio de Janeiro, South Africa, Mexico, Seychelles, USA, Portugal and Singapore .
The 28,000 square metre Hamdan bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal is capable of welcoming 14,000 cruise passengers a day, enabling Mina Rashid to handle up to seven cruise vessels at one time and more than 25 ,000 passengers in its three cruise terminals. The new terminal offers visitors world class services and efficient customs and handling facilities with streamlined immigration and entry procedures coordinated by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs. Features include duty - free outlets, shops, currency excha nge, ATM machines and a VIP business centre. It also provides office facilities to related organisations including the police, customs, immigration, shipping agents and airlines. As well as Mina Rashid, DP World also developed and operates South America’s largest and most modern cruise terminal, Quinquela Martin in Buenos Aires, Argentina, located in its Terminales Rio de la Plata (TRP).