Hornblower Niagara Cruises Recognized as Best Water Adventure & Top Fan Choice Award in North America by Leading Booking Platform GetYourGuide
Niagara Falls, Canada, Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 — Hornblower Niagara Cruises’ Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour was named the Best Water Adventure and Top Fan Choice in North America in the second annual GetYourGuide Awards for incredible travel experiences. GetYourGuide, the booking platform for incredible travel experiences, offers more than 50,000 travel activities in 7,600 destinations worldwide. The annual awards announced October. 30th, recognize the best and most exclusive experiences on the platform FastCompany called one of the Most Innovative Companies of 2019.
Hornblower Niagara Cruises’ Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour was selected as one of the Best Water Adventurebased on a competitive selection process. GetYourGuide’s network of destination experts nominated their best local experiences in thousands of destinations across key categories and regions. A panel of judges analyzed and scored nominations against a rigorous set of standards including average review score, consistent customer service excellence, uniqueness of activity, and contribution to the local community. Top performers were awarded a 2019 GetYourGuide Award.
“This is an honor to be recognized as one of the top tours on GetYourGuide’s global platform of more than 50,000 international tours,” said Mory DiMaurizio, Vice President & General Manager at Hornblower Niagara Cruises. “We create amazing experiences for more than 2.2 million guests per year,” added Mory. “Our Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour is unlike any other, and to be recognized as the Top Fan Choice is a testament to our employees ensuring that our guests make memories that will last a lifetime.”
The 20-minute Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour is an experience no one ever forgets. Hornblower’s 700-passenger state-of-the-art catamarans take guests up close and personal with the American Falls and Canadian Horseshoe Falls – and the thundering roar, awesome power and amazing mist that come along with these natural wonders. Admission also includes access on the one-of-a-kind Hornblower Niagara Funicular with panoramic views of the Great Gorge and world-famous Falls as you travel to the boarding area.
“Experiences are the core of why we travel,” said Emil Martinsek, GetYourGuide CMO. “Long after memories of the hotel have faded, the tours and activities we book on holiday are the memories we remember. Whether it’s meeting a special tour guide who becomes a lifelong friend or discovering a new favorite food during a restaurant tour, the experiences we enjoy have the power to enrich our lives and positively influence who we are.”
See the full list of winners on GetYourGuide’s 2019 Awards page. The global list includes incredible experiences such as an Underground Caving Adventure in Budapest, learning How to Become Parisian in Paris, Cooking Class at an Organic Balinese Farm, Instagram Adventure in Bangkok,Treasures of Chicago’s Golden Age: 2 Hour Walking Tour, Sightseeing Flight over Kauai Coast & Waimea Canyon and Waterfall Jumping & Extreme Canyoning at Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano. The 2019 Awards celebrate excellence for products booked between the dates of September 6, 2018, and September 6, 2019.
GetYourGuide is the booking platform for incredible travel experiences. Travelers use GetYourGuide to connect with the best things to do wherever they’re headed — including skip-the-line tickets to the world’s most iconic attractions, walking tours by top local experts, immersive food and beverage tours, cooking and craft classes, bucket-list experiences, and niche offerings you won’t find anywhere else. Since its founding in 2009, travelers from over 170 countries have booked more than 30 million tours, activities, and attraction tickets through GetYourGuide. Powered by a global team of over 600 travel experts and technologists, the company is headquartered in Berlin, Germany and has offices in 15 countries around the world.
About Hornblower Niagara Cruises:
Hornblower Niagara Cruises, the official Boat Tour operator for the Niagara Parks in Niagara Falls, Canada, is a sister company of Hornblower Cruises and Events; a North American company based in San Francisco, California, with more than 100 vessels and 30 years of experience operating various types of marine services across the east and west coasts. As Canada’s most memorable visitor experience, the Niagara Falls boat tour operation hosts millions of visitors a year. In September 2018, Hornblower welcomed its 10 millionth visitor.