Another amazing year for Royal Caribbean as it is awarded the coveted Travel Weekly Award for the tenth year


For the tenth year running Royal Caribbean has been named the best overall cruise line by readers of the magazine Travel Weekly.

A fantastic ceremony was held at the Plaza Hotel in New York to celebrate Royal Caribbean’s success, as the company was named “best overall cruise line” by readers of the magazine Travel Weekly.   RCI was also awarded with the Best in Sales & Services Award for an amazing fifth year running! To round this off, the company also came at the top of the US and Caribbean categories.  2012 has definitely been a fantastic year for Royal Caribbean!

How the Travel Weekly Award was drawn

For the coveted Travel Weekly Award, there were 59 categories in total, including airline, rail, car, tour, cruise and theme parks, among many others. The important decisions were made by the readers of Travel Weekly themselves who carefully considered and voted for whom they believed to be the worthy winners.

“We are honored to be chosen again as the Best Cruise Line Overall by Travel Weekly readers – now for 10 straight years…We are also grateful to the travel agent community for voting us the best in Sales & Service for a fifth year in a row. This recognition reflects our ongoing Royal is Loyal to You Always commitment, where we strive every day to better support and empower our valued travel agent partners.”

— Vicki Freed, senior vice president of Sales, Trade Support and Services, Royal Caribbean International.

Loyal to You Always

Loyal to You Always is a commitment given by Royal Caribbean which guarantees excellent support to travel agents and aims to help them increase their profits. The principles of Loyal to You Always include personal interaction and support; increasing profits for agents; Valuable resources that get results and an award-winning development and education programme for travel agents. Loyal to You Always has been instrumental in Royal Caribbean winning the Sales & Service award for yet another year!

About Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean is one of the most recognisable and well-known cruise lines in the world. It is a global brand with 22 ships in its fleet and sails across six continents. With exclusive holiday packages in amazing locations such as Dubai, Australia, Alaska and New Zealand, Royal Caribbean matches amazing locations to luxury cruises. There is always a large variety of dining, bars and entertainment options onboard. For example, the dining options range from the exclusive Chef’s Table to the laid back Seafood Shack. If you have children, they’ll never be short of activities on any of the line’s ships. With live music, 3d Cinema, Comedy, special kids’ clubs and energetic activities such as rock climbing, your children will never be bored. And there’s plenty for adults to do too, from relaxing in the different swimming pools, saunas and whirlpools, to sitting back in the luxurious bars. With so much on offer, it’s easy to see why Royal Caribbean has won one award after another!


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Claire has worked in the travel industry since leaving college in 1994. One of this blog's most regular contributors, Claire covers cruise news and industry trends.

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