(PRESS RELEASE)_MIAMI, February 17, 2020 – Crystal has once again taken top honors awarded by travel advisors, winning gold and silver in six prestigious categories in the 2020 Travvy Awards. During a gala ceremony held in New York City last week, Crystal and its brand experiences were among the travel industry’s best and brightest honored at the sixth annual Travvy Awards, hosted by travAlliancemedia and voted on by thousands of actively working travel professionals. Earning Gold Awards were Crystal Cruises for “Best Luxury Cruise Line” and Crystal Esprit for “Best Small-Sized Cruise Ship,” as hundreds of individual awards were given to destinations, hotels, tour operators and services and more.
“The acclaim of our travel partners – the preeminent experts in our industry and the most trusted resources for our guests – is always an honor that we do not take lightly,” said Carmen Roig, Crystal’s senior vice president of marketing and sales. “These professionals see the ever-evolving landscape of global travel and are savvy to the desires of luxury travelers, and the fact that they continue to choose Crystal as the best of the best is extremely gratifying. We are humbled by their vote of confidence and thank the travel partner community for their continued support.”
Also honored in the 2020 Travvy Awards were Silver Award-winning Crystal River Cruises, for “Best River Cruise Line”; Crystal Symphony for “Best Luxury Cruise Ship,” “Best Cruise Mid-Size Cruise Ship” and “Best Cruise Ship Overall.”
Crystal Cruises’ ocean-going global experiences continue to represent the heart of the long-celebrated travel innovator’s brand, which remains the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary of luxury cruising this year, the industry-leading company continues to redefine luxury travel, expanding its global offerings to new waters and experiences. Across all of its brands – Crystal Cruises, Crystal River Cruises, Crystal Yacht Cruises and the upcoming Crystal Expedition Cruises – the company remains dedicated to a superlative, seamless guest experience highlighted by personalized service.
Crystal also maintains a steadfast commitment to the travel advisor community, offering travel pros a bevy of tools to equip them to sell Crystal and grow their luxury business. Crystal’s Partner Resource Center and Travel Advisor University are filled with resources to educate travel partners including videos and webinars; personalized URL services; sales and marketing kit; CruiseBuilder 2.0 and training modules that will keep them up to date on the most recent developments of the ever-evolving Crystal brand.
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