Our Impact

Aquilafying The World By Igniting The Spirit Of Discovery

At Aquila, we pride ourselves on being the best and providing memorable experiences for our guests.  We are a company that cares about doing the right thing and that belief is woven into our values.  We believe in creating an environment of diversity and community engagement where our team can flourish.


For Aquila, that means our culture embraces all backgrounds and is committed to creating safe spaces for our team regardless of what we look like, where we come from, or who we love.  Each of our team members plays an important role in the impact at home in our local community, and on the many international destinations where our training reaches.


“Each of us has the power to make a difference and help to create the world we want to live in. We strive to be a workplace where people love what they do, and also feel supported, included and safe. We work to nurture a diverse, inclusive and equitable environment in who we are, how we think, the values that guide our decisions, the actions that we take and the plans that we make.

Danielle Timmons – Vice President, Cruise Operations


Aquila is proudly Rainbow Registered. By exceeding the set of standards set by the Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC) national accreditation, the Rainbow Registered designation affirms that Aquila is a safe, welcoming, and accepting place. Learn more about this program at rainbowregistered.ca


Our Culture


To ignite the spirit of discovery.  Aquila is committed to exceeding guest and client expectations and ensuring growth by creating moving experiences.


Integrity, Respect, Positivity, Happiness, Fun, Supportive, Balance, Flexibility, Family, Friends, and Personal Growth and Development.

Aquila’s Impact Stories & Team:

Aquila’s impact has great reach all over the world. Our team has trained in over 80 destinations, touching all seven continents. In our local community we operate over 40 different tours that visit many communities in Southern New Brunswick, Canada. That’s 60,000 guests on Aquilamazing shore excursions every cruise season! We employ upwards of 100 local employees every cruise season and bring guests to over 60 businesses including attractions, restaurants, and retailers in the Saint John region.

Here’s a look at some of our impact stories:

Celebrating a 40th By Giving Back

Aquila Celebrates 40 Years In The Saint John Region

How Saint John’s Aquila Helped Saved Canada’s Cruise Industry

Community and Mentors Help Make The Saint John Region Home

Cruise Atlantic Canada: International Women’s Day