Cruise Copenhagen Network announces its 2016 Ambassador Award

At a presentation held today at Seatrade Cruise Global, Matt Grimes, Executive Director, Itinerary Planning, Nautical and Technical Operations, Viking Ocean Cruises has been recognised as ”Cruise Copenhagen Network Ambassador 2016”.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

”Teamwork and long-lasting friendships” is the Copenhagen slogan, which reflects the importance of both efficiency and personal relationships in the destination’s work with the cruise

Recipient Matt Grimes received his accolade from Claus Bødker, Cruise Copenhagen Director. Speaking at the ceremony, Claus said: "The Ambassador Award is presented annually to an industry personality, who has been an active part of placing Copenhagen, or Denmark on the global cruise map. With the launch last year of Viking Star and its Baltic itineraries, Matt has more than assisted us in achieving our mission of bringing increased cruise business to our part of the Baltic Sea region, particularly to the ports of Aalborg and Copenhagen." 

Matt responded: “I feel incredibly humble, delighted and grateful to receive this prestigious award, which is also due in no small part to the work achieved by all my colleagues at Viking Ocean Cruises."

About Cruise Copenhagen Network:
Cruise Copenhagen Network was established in 1992 and comprises all the key players within the Danish cruise industry. Over the years, the partners have gained all the experience and knowledge needed in order to execute a smooth operation, both when it comes to transit calls and turnarounds. The network comprises 55 dedicated partners working within all the key sectors, e.g. destination management, transportation, attractions, hotels etc. Cruise Copenhagen Network is not only representing the Danish capital but also several other beautiful destinations in Denmark that have experienced growth over the past few years.

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For Further Information

Claus Bødker,
Director, Cruise Copenhagen Network,

on tel.: +45 3355 7429;
mobile: +45 6120 9674;


Jill Faulds,
PR Consultant, JF Associates,
on UK tel: + 44 (0) 1795 536446
or at jill@jfapr....

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