ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL BAGS DOUBLE BEST CRUISE LINE AWARDS OF TRAVEL WEEKLY ASIA
SINGAPORE, October 16, 2018 – Royal Caribbean International is once again named Best Cruise Line – Asia Pacific and Best Cruise Line – Family of Travel Weekly Asia 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards, at a ceremony in Singapore last evening. The global cruise brand has been a winner of Travel Weekly Asia awards since their inception in 2015.
The awards are presented to travel companies and individuals for their outstanding achievements, and recognise top travel organisations for their commitment, contributions and accomplishments. The winners were determined by the travel trade and public through voting of 10 categories. The categories represent the different segments of the travel industry which includes cruise, airline, resort, hotel, service residence, destination, technology, tourism experience, car rental and travel agency.
Royal Caribbean has been establishing its presence in the market more strongly than ever in the recent period, with its record number of sailings totalling 76 over 10 months from 2017 to 2018, spanning three ships namely Mariner of the Seas, Ovation of the Seas and Voyager of the Seas. These renowned Voyager and Quantum Class ships have been offering guests Royal Caribbean’s signature innovative and family-friendly style of cruising, with iconic onboard features such as the ice skating rink, Royal Promenade, North Star elevated glass capsule and FlowRider surf simulator.
Angie Stephen, Managing Director, Asia Pacific of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. who accepted the awards said, “We are very honoured by our double wins, and we thank all Travel Weekly Asia readers and our travel agents for their long-time unwavering support for Royal Caribbean. We aim to continue living up to and delivering our award-winning cruise experience and service, by bringing our best ships such as Quantum of the Seas and the new Spectrum of the Seas to the region next year for our customers and agents.”
About Royal Caribbean International
Royal Caribbean International is an award-winning global cruise brand with a 49-year legacy of innovation and introducing industry “firsts” never before seen at sea. The cruise line features an expansive and unmatched array of features and amenities only found on Royal Caribbean including, jaw-dropping, Broadway-style entertainment and industry-acclaimed programming that appeals to families and adventurous vacationers alike. On board, guests are catered to with the cruise line’s world-renowned friendly and engaging Gold Anchor Service by every staff and crew member. Royal Caribbean has been voted “Best Cruise Line Overall” for 15 consecutive years in the Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards and entered into TTG Travel Awards’ Travel Hall of Fame in 2018 after being “Best Cruise Operator” for 10 consecutive years. It is also named “Best Cruise Line” of the Travel Weekly Asia’s Reader’s Choice Awards since 2015.
The cruise line sails 25 of the world’s most innovative cruise ships to the most popular destinations in Bermuda and the Caribbean, Europe, Canada and New England, Alaska, South America, Asia, and Australia and New Zealand.
Chin Ying Duan (Ms)
Corporate Communications Manager
Royal Caribbean Cruises (Asia) Pte Ltd
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