The purpose of the trip was to go see the development of similar ferry terminals, because we are working on a ferry terminal project. I was also going to see urban spaces and landscaping, as well as recreational boating facilities, because we had a project to renew our facilities. We also wanted to see interpretation facilities that house the port heritage, as well as an exhibit that we were planning to bring home. In addition , we wanted to look at signage projects and a ferris wheel, because we were studying the possibility of a project like that. It really was a justified trip.
It is normal for someone in a position such as mine to be able to go see other facilities, to see how those facilities are organized and to bring lessons back to their own company.