Royal Caribbean Named “Best Cruise Line Overall” for 10th Year

royal logo2For the 10th consecutive year, Royal Caribbean International was named the Best Cruise Line Overall in the 2012 Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards. The cruise line also was named the Best in Sales & Service for a fifth year, as well as topped the Domestic U.S. and Caribbean categories. Royal Caribbean was among the winners of the 10th annual Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards gala dinner held in New York City’s Plaza Hotel on Thursday night.

“We are honored to be chosen again as the Best Cruise Line Overall by Travel Weekly readers – now for 10 straight years,” said Vicki Freed, senior vice president of Sales, Trade Support and Services, Royal Caribbean International. “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.”

Royal Caribbean International is a global cruise brand with 22 innovative ships, calling on more than 270 destinations in 72 countries across six continents. The line also offers unique cruise tour land packages in Alaska, Canada, Dubai, Europe, and Australia and New Zealand.

Royal Caribbean provides a world-class vacation experience with a wide range of signature onboard amenities, entertainment, and award-winning family programming. The cruise line has a 40-year history of giving guests the Royal Advantage – the most innovative cruise ships, exciting itineraries to popular destinations, and world-renowned friendly and engaging Gold Anchor Service.


Article and photos courtesy of Royal Caribbean.



Mike Faust

Mike Faust is an avid world traveler, often found traversing city streets in Asia and Europe rather than his home city of Boca Raton. Mike has touched down in 39 countries, set sail on 35 cruises, and flown over 400,000 lifetime miles.