Alcatraz Cruises is the official Golden Gate Recreation Area National Park Service Concessioner providing services for the Alcatraz Island experience. As an innovative leader in maritime hospitality, Alcatraz Cruises focuses on creating shared values and continuously driving improvement in guest and employee satisfaction, quality business operations, health and safety, environmental sustainability, education, social responsibility, community engagement and quality of life.
Alcatraz Cruises operates under a “Respect Our Planet” mission and implements environmental strategies through action taken to protect and conserve natural resources and ecosystems; prevent pollution, conserve water and energy, reduce waste; educate guests and employees on environmental stewardship; seek opportunities to innovate with stakeholders for sustainability; and partner with vendors with green procurement standards. In 2009, Alcatraz Cruises launched its Hornblower Hybrid Fleet, which was the first hybrid ferry fleet in North America and one of the first in the world. The Hybrid Fleet uses power generated by ten‐foot‐tall wind turbines and photovoltaic solar arrays covering the awning on the top decks.