Royal Caribbean International clinches Best Cruise Operator
Royal Caribbean International is named Best Cruise Operator of the TTG Travel Awards 2016 for nine years in a row, and received the award at the 27th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2016 Ceremony in Bangkok this evening.
Royal Caribbean has been voted unanimously by readers of TTG Asia, TTG China, TTG India, TTGmice, TTG-BTmice China, TTGassociations and TTG Asia Luxury for the award. The TTG Travel Awards are given out annually to honour organizations in Asia Pacific’s travel industry for their strong commitment towards service excellence.
The global cruise brand won the award for offering the best product, services and facilities. This is highlighted by the Quantum Class Ovation of the Seas, the newest and largest ship in Asia, which features unique first-at-sea amenities such as the North Star elevated glass capsule, skydiving simulator, the Bionic Bar with robotic bartenders and SeaPlex, the largest indoor active space at sea with bumper cars and a circus school. The award is also recognition for Royal Caribbean for being the most professional sales and marketing team in terms of innovative ideas and servicing.
Sean Treacy, Managing Director, Singapore & Southeast Asia of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. who received the award said, “It’s a great honour to receive this prestigious award for the ninth consecutive time. It shows Royal Caribbean’s growing strength as the leading cruise brand of choice in Asia with our amazing ships and revolutionary onboard experiences. We will continue to deliver to everyone “the One holiday” with “endless adventures”.
“We thank all our partners for their strong confidence and support, in our journey in making the cruise industry more vibrant and our brand a top vacation choice across the region. Come 2017, we can look forward to another exciting year together with even more sailings and most of all, celebrating Royal Caribbean’s 10th anniversary in Asia!” he added.
Royal Caribbean will be homeporting Ovation of the Seas in Singapore from March to April 2017 to bring more of the Quantum experience to Singapore. This is preceded by Mariner of the
Seas’ fourth consecutive Singapore season starting in October with new itineraries such as the 3-Night Penang Weekend Cruise and the 4-night Phuket Cruise. Voyager of the Seas will also be returning to Singapore in May 2017. Together, these three ships’ sailings will offer the longest-ever deployment for Royal Caribbean in Southeast Asia.
Royal Caribbean International is an award-winning global cruise brand with a 46-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. Onboard, 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 13 consecutive years in the Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards and named the “Best Cruise Operator” for 9 consecutive years at the TTG Travel Awards as well as “Best Cruise Line” at the Travel Weekly Asia’s Reader’s Choice Awards 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.