Crystal Cruises Voted Favourite Cruise Line: Large Ship At Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards

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LOS ANGELES, September 11, 2007 – For the first time, the readers of Britain’s Condé Nast Traveller voted Crystal Cruises their “Favourite Cruise Line: Large Ship.” Crystal Cruises also received the highest scores for “environmental friendliness” and “standard/comfort of cabins.” Winners of the publication’s 10th annual Readers’ Travel Awards were announced in London on September 3rd and will appear in the October 2007 issue.

“I am thrilled that all the efforts of the Crystal Cruises staff, both on board and shoreside, have been publicly recognized by the discerning readers of Condé Nast Traveller,” says UK-based Philip Ordever, Crystal’s vice President, sales & marketing, Europe, Middle East & Africa. “Our team here in the UK is honored to have received such international distinction.”

Condé Nast Traveller subscribers were asked to rate cruise ships on a 100-point scale. Scores are percentages based on votes from the readers in 11 categories, which include service, safety, environmental friendliness, ambience/décor, nightlife/entertainment and standard/comfort of cabins, among others.

The Crystal Difference

Aboard the ultra-luxurious ships of Crystal Cruises, refined elegance meets casual simplicity. With an emphasis on innovative product differentiation, the renowned Crystal experience is distinguished by classic service, abundant space, extensive choices and quality, providing worldwide vacations that bridge the best of land and sea.

Crystal Cruises enjoys an unparalleled reputation for excellence, anchored in 12 consecutive years of “World’s Best Large-Ship Cruise Line” awards by the readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler magazines – the only cruise line, resort or hotel to have achieved such distinction.

For additional information, please contact a travel agent or call 888-799-4625. Visit the luxury line’s website at crystalcruises.com.