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16 Mar 2016
Cruise Copenhagen Network Announces its 2016 Ambassador Award


13 Mar 2016
Consistent Growth in Danish Cruise Business for 2016


Mar 2016
CPH News Bulletin 2016


Mar 2016
Denmark News Bulletin 2016


23 Mar 2015
Althea Palmer, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Awarded "2015 Cruise Copenhagen Network Ambassador"

 

17 Mar 2015
Cruise Business growth ahead for Danish ports 2015-2016

 

17 Mar 2015
Hundested - the new cruise port in North Copenhagen



23 Feb 2015
Great progress on the way for Danish cruise ports


22 Jan 2015
A first in Europe for Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen Airport

 

26 Sep 2014
Cruise Copenhagen Network will among other top luxury travel companies be attending the Luxury Travel Exchange 2014.

 

12 mar 2014
Shirley Henderson awarded as Cruise Copenhagen Ambassador 2014


Mar 2014
Copenhagen News Bulletin


Mar 2014
Denmark News Bulletin

 

Mar 2014
Copenhagen announces record high guest satisfaction


18 Mar 2013
Bruce Krumrine awarded Cruise Copenhagen Network Ambassador

At this year’s Cruise Shipping Miami, Bruce Krumrine, Vice-President of Shore Operations - Europe & Exotics at Princess Cruises, has been recognised as “Cruise Copenhagen Network Ambassador 2013”. Read more and download the press release.

Bruce

 

13 Mar 2013
The Baltic Sea Region reports positive growth

Results of Cruise Baltic Market Review 2013 announced at Cruise Shipping Miami. Read more and download the press release.

Cruise

 

13 Mar 2013
Scandinavian airlines commits to cruise Baltic for 2013 & 2014

Association Cruise Baltic is using the platform of Cruise Shipping Miami this week to announce that Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) will continue as a strategic partner of Cruise Baltic, with a joint agreement for an additional 2-year period 2013/2014. Read more and download the press release.

SAS 

 

13 Mar 2013
Copenhagen Malmö Port is expanding

Copenhagen Malmö Port is expanding and investing both in the Danish capital Copenhagen and Swedish city Malmö just across the sea from Copenhagen. The two ports are expanding in order to meet future demands, and a new pier and three new terminal buildings are being built in the Port of Copenhagen. In the Port of Malmö, a 2,400 sqm warehouse is being converted into a cruise terminal and will open by May 2014. Read more and download the press release.

Langelinie

 

13 Mar 2013
Mayor Lee Celebrates phase one completion of pier 27 James R. Herman Cruise Terminal

On Time, On Budget Completion of First Phase of New 60,000 Square Foot Facility at Pier 27 Improves Port Infrastructure & Will Serve as Headquarters for 34th America’s Cup Races in 2013. Read more and download the press release.

Frihavnen 


13 Mar 2013
Cruise guests satisfied with the Danish ports

The cruise guests who visited Danish ports last year are very happy, a survey shows. In fact, more than 80% are satisfied or very satisfied with their visit to Danish ports Elsinore, Copenhagen, Rønne, Skagen and Aarhus. Read more and download the press release.

Cruise Copenhagen

 

13 Mar 2013
More Focus on Baltic Cruises With New SAS Route San Francisco to Copenhagen

On Monday, April 8th 2013, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) starts new nonstop flight between United States and Scandinavia. Read more and download the press release.

sas

 

08 Mar 2013
Cruise Copenhagen Network: World Class Destination Network

Not only the largest destination in Scandinavia but also in the whole Baltic Sea, Copenhagen continues the development of the destination as one of the world’s best pre- and post-destinations. The growing Cruise Copenhagen Network aims to become the most professionally organized cruise destination network. On Time, On Budget Completion of First Phase of New 60,000 Square Foot Facility at Pier 27 Improves Port Infrastructure & Will Serve as Headquarters for 34th America’s Cup Races in 2013. Read more and download the press release.

Guests


08 Mar 2013
The Vikings Take Over Denmark in 2013

At Cruise Shipping Miami, you have probably met the Vikings, who have taken over the Danish stand. The Vikings are the Danes’ ancestors and if you want to learn more about how our wild ancestors lived more than 1,000 years ago, Denmark is the place to go in 2013. From the South to the North and from the East to the West, there are plenty of places to experience Vikings in different museums and exhibitions in Denmark. Read more and download the press release.

Vikings


08 Mar 2013
Copenhagen News Bulletin

Get a short update on “What’s New” for cruise guests visiting the city. Read more and download the press release.

Langelinie

 

29 May 2012
Baggrund om tal 2012

Den totale turistøkonomiske omsætning, som følge af krydstogtgæsternes og besætningernes forbrug i København, var ifølge en ny international GP Wild/BREA analyse i 2011 på 827 mio. kr., svarende til en stigning på 74,4% sammenlignet med 2010. Dertil kommer ca. 592 mio. kr. i direkte indtægter forbundet med rederiernes tilstedeværelse i havnen. Read more and download the press release.

Cruise Copenhagen

 

13 Mar 2012
Cruise Copenhagen Network - 20 years of collaboration put Copenhagen and Denmark ahead

For 20 years the Cruise Copenhagen Network has strived to improve and increase the cruise business in Copenhagen, as well as the rest of Denmark. “It’s not just a network, it’s teamwork” is the slogan which reflects promises of both friendliness and efficiency in the work with the cruise industry. Work that makes the Danish destinations more functional and attractive for the cruise business, as well as their guests. Read more and download the press release.

Cruise business

 

13 Mar 2012
Scandinavian Airlines establishes a Cruise Task Force

SAS has identified the cruise segment as being strategically important. That is why the Scandinavian airline company has been reviewing continuously organizational competencies, as well as partnerships with key stakeholders. As a result SAS has now developed a dedicated Cruise Task Force. Read more and download the press release.

SAS

 

13 Mar 2012
News from Danish cruise harbours

News from Danish cruise harbors: Copenhagen and Malmö, Elsinore, Aalborg, Faaborg and Korsoer. Read more and download the press release.

Cruise Copenhagen

 

13 Mar 2012
Port of Aarhus moves closer to city centre

In spring 2012 Aarhus welcomes cruise visitors in new and spectacular surroundings. Port of Aarhus has moved the cruise quay closer to the centre of the city and has purchased an architect-designed tent for the reception area on the quay. Read more and download the press release.

Port of Aarhus

 

13 Mar 2012
Green is Copenhagen's favourite colour

Business, bicycles and happiness go hand-in-hand in the Royal Danish capital, Copenhagen, which in 2012 was mentioned by OECD for having the world’s best work/life balance. Read more and download the press release.

Green bike

 

13 Mar 2012
Visit Copenhagen by cart

By Spring 2012 cruise guest will have the opportunity to visit Copenhagen from the comfort of a luxurious, Danish-designed electric cart equipped with an Ipad as their knowledgeable guide. Freedom and sustainability go hand-in-hand with this funny and flexible way to see and feel the city. Read more and download the press release.

Royal guard

 

13 Mar 2012
Weddings open air - and open for cruise guests

All couples either from Denmark, or abroad, are free to choose to get married in a church, or at the City Hall. In Copenhagen almost all civil wedding ceremonies take place in the Wedding Hall at City Hall. Read more and download the press release.

Café

 

13 Mar 2012
The royal North Sealand

The forests of North Sealand have long been an enticing destination for Danish royalty. It has been a favourite hunting ground. There is no other area in Denmark where royal castles and palaces have been built so close together. Read more and download the press release.

Kronborg Castle

 

13 Mar 2012
Tivoli - 169 years as market leader in fun and entertainment

At Tivoli Gardens in central Copenhagen no news is good news. Many love the old-fashioned charm and the many traditions. Yet, as the World and the people in it change and evolve, Tivoli must evolve too. Read more and download the press release.

Tivoli

 

12 Mar 2012
News from Copenhagen cruise hotels

Press releases from Copenhagen cruise hotels: Scandic Copenhagen, Palace Hotel Copenhagen, Tivoli Hotel, Kong Arthur Hotel, Bella sky Comwell Hotel, Copenhagen Admiral Hotel, Hilton Copenhagen Airport and Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel. Read more and download the press release.

Tivoli Hotel

 

15 Mar 2011
Rewarding achievements

The very first award of its kind, initiated by Bo Larsen, Director, Cruise Copenhagen Network, has been awarded to two cruise industry veterans. Read more and download the press release.

rewarding

 

14 Mar 2011
Give your passengers an extraordinary experience

There are few harbours in the world that can boast a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Port of Elsinore neighbourhood, which re-opens in 2012 after extensive renovation, is one of them. Read more and download the press release.

Kronborg


14 Mar 2011
Cruise guests love Copenhagen

It pays off to be friendly, interesting and efficient: A brand new ECC Port Survey carried out by the Business Research and Economic Advisors – BREA/GPW - shows cruise guests are extremely satisfied with their experience when calling at Copenhagen. And their spending in Copenhagen is Premium. Read more and download the press release.

Slotsholmen

 

14 Mar 2011
Teamwork makes for efficiency

"It's not just a network, it’s teamwork" is the new slogan of Cruise Copenhagen Network. It may be welcoming to be friendly and essential to have interesting places, shops and sights – but when the ships arrive in port, efficiency is what is needed to make things work. Read more and download the press release.

Teamwork

 

14 Mar 2011
Copenhagen is setting new records in 2011

Call numbers are up 20%. Passenger numbers are up 16%. Longer season. More facilities and New Cruise Line to Copenhagen. Read more and download the press release.

port

 

14 Mar 2011
The future of convenient travel

No check-in lines, no waiting time and no stress. Onboard Airline Check-in will soon offer hassle-free travel for cruise passengers departing from Copenhagen Airport. Read more and download the press release.

CPH

 

14 Mar 2011
Tivoli Gardens target cruise market

Tivoli Gardens reach out to cruise guests with a tailor-made 30 minute show – A Royal Fairy Tale – in the Tivoli Concert Hall. Partnering with other attractions to present Copenhagen’s highlights in a fun and easy way Tivoli for the first time targets the city’s cruise guests specifically. Read more and download the press release.

Christmas in Tivoli

 

14 Mar 2011
World's best Copenhagen

In 2011 Copenhagen has been seen to achieve the accolades of the world's best chef and the world's best restaurant, while Danish Film Director Susanne Bier has also just won an Oscar in the category the world's best foreign movie, for In a Better World. That’s what Copenhagen seems to be about these days - and there is much more to come. Read more and download the press release.

noma

 

31 Jan 2011
Newsletter from Cruise Copenhagen Network

Most punctual airline awarded, new hotels and a new cruise port. Read more and download the press release.

sas

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Facts and figures

No. of cruise ships in Copenhagen

2016: 304 
2015: 277
2014: 313
2013: 347
2012: 375
2011: 368
2010: 307

 

No. of turnarounds in Copenhagen

2016: 139
2015: 122
2014: 129
2013: 160
2012: 173
2011: 171
2010: 135  

 

No. of passengers visiting Copenhagen

2016: 740,000
2015: 680,000
2014: 740,000
2013: 805,000
2012: 840,000
2011: 819,000
2010: 662,000