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SEVENTEEN YEARS RUNNING, ROYAL CARIBBEAN WINS ‘BEST CRUISE LINE OVERALL’

Cruise Line Takes Home Coveted Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards, including “Best Cruise Line in the Caribbean” and “Best Cruise Line Sales & Service”

MIAMI, Dec. 13, 2019 – Celebrating 50 years of innovation and delivering unforgettable vacations, Royal Caribbean International closed out another record-breaking year with five wins at the prestigious Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards last night. The top recognition in the major cruise categories include “Best Cruise Line Overall” and “Best Cruise Line in the Caribbean” for the 17th year in a row and “Best Cruise Line Sales & Service” for the 12th consecutive year.

The 2019 awards gala in New York City, recognizing the best of the best in travel as voted on by the growing travel advisor community, also honored the cruise line with the following awards once again: “Best Overall Individual Cruise Ship” for Symphony of the Seas and “Best Entertainment.”

“It’s more than an honor to be recognized as the leading cruise line yet again. In fact, we see it as a resounding vote of confidence in Royal Caribbean vacations and the mark they are making on the industry year after year,” said Vicki Freed, senior vice president, Sales and Trade Support & Service, Royal Caribbean International. “With our sweep of the industry’s top categories and the power of our relationships, 2020 will hands down be our biggest year to date. We are so grateful for the support from the travel partner community and Travel Weekly – our success is your success and these awards are for you, too.”    

Travel Weekly recognized the 17th annual Readers’ Choice Awards honorees at the Conrad New York. Winners were selected in 79 categories in the airline, car, hospitality, rail, agent education, tour, cruise, destination, loyalty program and theme park sectors. The awards are presented to suppliers considered by Travel Weekly readers as those that have led the way in product and service in the past year.         

About Royal Caribbean International
Royal Caribbean International has been delivering innovation at sea for more than 50 years. Each successive class of ships is an architectural marvel featuring the latest technology and guest experiences for today’s adventurous traveler. The cruise line continues to revolutionize vacations with itineraries to more than 270 destinations in 72 countries on six continents, including Royal Caribbean’s private island destination in The Bahamas, Perfect Day at CocoCay, the first in the Perfect Day Island Collection. Royal Caribbean has also been voted “Best Cruise Line Overall” for 17 consecutive years in the Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards

Media can stay up to date by following @RoyalCaribPR on Twitter and visiting RoyalCaribbeanPressCenter.com. For additional information or to make reservations, vacationers can call their travel advisor; visit RoyalCaribbean.com; or call (800) ROYAL-CARIBBEAN.

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