Proud Accomplishments

Always Striving For Excellence
Throughout the years, Alcatraz Cruises has been awarded a number of prestigious awards.


2008-2018 EPA – Green Power Partnership Recognition.

2018 City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors – Green Business Certification Award.

2018 EPA – WasteWise Certification.

2017 U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service – National Concessions Accessibility Achievement Award for superior accomplishments advancing park opportunities for persons with disabilities.

2017 Acterra – Business Environmental Award. Alcatraz Cruises’ Hornblower Hybrid Fleet.

2017 San Francisco California Chamber of Commerce – Sustainability Award finalist.

2017 EPA – WasteWise Certification.

2017 City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors – Green Business Certification Award. In order to be designated as a San Francisco Green Business, applicants must meet the program standards and be in compliance with all applicable environmental regulations.

2017 California Legislature Assembly – Certificate of Recognition. For dedication to Environmental Programs.

2017 County of Santa Clara – Certificate of Commendation. In honor of outstanding achievements for the Business Environment Award.

2017 National Tour Association – Pioneer Award. Terry MacRae was recognized as an individual whose accomplishments produced a significant change in the travel industry.

2016 United Nations World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) – Tourism for Tomorrow Award. Alcatraz Cruises honored as one of three global finalist candidates for the Environment category.

2014 Travel and Tourism Marketing Association – Anastasia K. Mann Leadership Award. Terry MacRae was recognized for the importance of leadership in California’s travel and tourism industry.

2012 San Francisco Business Times – Top Tourist Attraction Award.

2012 California Travel Association – Emerging Leader Award. Received by Antonette Sespene.

2012 Work Boat Magazine – Environmental Excellence Award.

2009 Visit California – Key Partner Certificate of Recognition Award.

2009 Work Boat Magazine – Hornblower Hybrid, Significant Boats.

2009 Work Boat Magazine – Hornblower Hybrid featured in April.

2009 Virgin Holidays – Responsible Tourism Award. Best low carbon transport & technology.

2008 San Francisco Business Times – Green Business Award. Best Small Business Practices.

2008 Sonoma County Business Environmental Alliance – Certificate of Environmental Commitment.

2008 US Coast Guard Child Development Center – Certificate of Appreciation for generous contribution to Month of the Military Child Campaign.

2007 San Francisco Business Times – Most Admired CEO of the year, awarded to Terry MacRae.

Third-Party Certifications – ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/OHSAS 18001, ISO 14065.

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