The Atlantic Canada cruise destination of Port Saint John in New Brunswick has a brand-new space just for crew members when their ship pulls into port.
As part of the newly opened AREA 506 Waterfront Container Village development, the Crew Lounge is the perfect spot for crew to kick back, relax, and connect with their friends and family back home. Made from three recycled 40-foot shipping containers, the lounge is a testament to the community’s welcoming spirit.
“We’re thrilled to be able to offer this special new space to visiting cruise ship crew members. We know they’re eager to relax and connect with loved ones when on shore leave. We think we’ve created a really welcoming and laid-back environment for them to enjoy,” says Natalie Allaby, Cruise Development Manager at Port Saint John.
The lounge space, located adjacent to the Marco Polo Cruise Terminal, is private and exclusively for cruise ship crew. It includes a rooftop patio overlooking the harbor, two levels of comfortable seating, tables with device charging stations, dedicated high-speed free wifi, and air conditioning.
“The investment was an easy decision for the Port while we aim to broadly enhance and elevate the passenger experience at Port Saint John,” says Allaby. “Happy crew means great service, and great service means happy passengers. This investment just made sense for many reasons.”
Cruise lines that are calling on Port Saint John this September and October include Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, among others.