Sailing on a waves of success

27 October 2009

Cruise ferry operator, DFDS Seaways, is celebrating after winning the Oscar of the travel industry for the third successive year – Europe’s Leading Long Sea Ferry Operator 2009 – at the World Travel Awards.

The World Travel Awards are recognised as the highest accolade within the travel industry. Now in their 16th year, the European awards were held at the Marriott Praia D’El Rey Golf and Beach Resort in Portugal on the 17th October. The star studded awards ceremony celebrates success in the travel industry with awards that are voted for by over 170,000 travel industry professionals.

Andrew Crowe, Head of Sales at DFDS Seaways commented: “To win three times in a row, in awards voted for by our industry colleagues, is a fantastic achievement. It really demonstrates that DFDS Seaways is recognised by the industry to be excelling in the service that we offer our customers, both in terms of the range of products we offer as well as the onboard experience on our cruise ferries.”

John Crummie, UK Managing Director commented: “The World Travel Awards are recognised as the Oscars of the travel industry. It is testament to the hard work of everyone at DFDS Seaways that we have been recognised as the leading operator for the third year running. It really does demonstrate that we are leading the way within the industry for quality ferry operations.”

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