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Virtuoso honours the network’s top cruise partners

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Winners take a bow at Virtuoso Travel Week. Crystal’s US sales and marketing team.

For the second year in a row, Crystal has earned top honours from the travel professionals of Virtuoso. The company was awarded with two of the most prestigious accolades presented during the annual Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas: “Cruise Line of the Year” and “Most Luxurious Guest Experience”.

“Luxury is whatever our guests want it to be – it’s about catering to their personal style and preferences while still delivering a consistently superb standard of excellence,” said Karen Christensen, Crystal’s senior vice president & managing director for Australasia.

Virtuoso  honoured several cruise partners with awards for their exceptional products and service as well as their strong collaboration with network member agencies.

Winners, announced to 1,800 luxury travel agents during the 31st annual Virtuoso Travel Week at the Bellagio, Las Vegas, were:

Best Multi-Generational Programme – Cruise: Royal Caribbean International
Best Culinary Experience – Cruise: Oceania Cruises
Most Luxurious Guest Experience – Cruise: Crystal Cruises
Best River Cruise Line: AmaWaterways
Best Expedition Cruise Line: Silversea Expeditions
Best Tour Partner: Belmond Trains & Cruises

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Silversea was named Best Expedition Cruise Line by Virtuoso travel agents. (Silversea Cruises)

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