VALENCIA, Calif., Jul. 11, 2017 /CNW/ -- Luxury Cruise Company Cunard has earned a new accolade in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2017. This year, readers named Cunard as No. 1 in the Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Line Category. Since 1995, the readers of Travel + Leisure, the largest travel magazine brand in the United States, vote on their favorite destinations, hotels, resorts, spas, airlines, cruise lines and more in its World's Best Awards survey.
For 177 years, Cunard's three Queens—Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, and Queen Elizabeth—have voyaged the world on epic sailings, offering effortless ways to experience the world, seamlessly connecting iconic destinations in the utmost style. Cunard holds a unique place in the cruise landscape, continuing a long legacy of great ocean liners and transatlantic travel.
"On behalf of Cunard, we are honored to again receive the No. 1 position in the Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Line Category," said Josh Leibowitz, senior vice president, Cunard North America. "Over the past year, Cunard has invested over $170 million into our fleet with Queen Mary 2's refit in 2016 and Queen Victoria's refit just this past June. This speaks greatly to our unyielding commitment to our guests, both long-time Cunarders and new passengers. We pride ourselves in our level of service and offerings that we continue to provide guests, along with new, enhanced experiences that are only offered on Cunard."
Defining true excellence at sea with over 176 years of legendary voyages, Cunard is the operator of luxury ocean liners Queen Mary 2®, Queen Victoria® and Queen Elizabeth®. Renowned for impeccable White Star Service, gourmet dining and world-class entertainment, all three Queens offer luxury on a grand scale in Britannia, Britannia Club, Princess Grill and Queens Grill accommodation. Cunard is the only line to offer regularly scheduled Transatlantic service and continues the legacy of world cruising which it began in 1922.
Awarded '#1 Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Line' by Travel + Leisure's 2016 World's Best Awards and 'Best World Cruise Itineraries' and 'Best Trans-Atlantic Itineraries' by Porthole Cruise Magazine's 2016 Readers Choice Awards, Cunard is a proud member of World's Leading Cruise Lines, a part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the largest cruise vacation company in the world. Together Cunard, Carnival Cruise Line, Fathom, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, P&O Cruises (Australia) and P&O Cruises (UK) operate 102 ships visiting over 700 ports around the world and totaling 226,000 lower berths.
Cunard photography is available online at www.cunard3queens.com.
For additional information about Cunard, contact:
Jackie Chase, Cunard, 661-753-1035, [email protected]
Maria Andriano, MGA Media Group, 212-251-1015, [email protected]
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