Fort Lauderdale – September 10, 2008 – The luxury guest accommodations of Regent Seven Seas Cruises have been rated best in the world by readers of CondÃ© Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure. In the 2008 Conde Nast Traveler Gold List, RSSC is named “Best by Rooms”, and in the 2008 World’s Best Awards just published by Travel + Leisure magazine, RSSC once again ranks # 1 in the “Cabins” category.
“It is extremely gratifying to receive such recognition from the discerning readers of the country’s top two consumer travel magazines,” said Mark Conroy, president of RSSC. “Our guest suites have set the bar for luxury cruising,” he added.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises operates the world’s only all-suite, all-balcony cruise ships, the 700-guest sister ships Seven Seas VoyagerÂ® and Seven Seas MarinerÂ® in addition to the all-suite 490-guest Seven Seas NavigatorÂ®. RSSC offers the largest lead-in suites in the cruise industry, measuring 356 sq.ft (on Seven Seas Voyager). These standard suite accommodations include a private balcony, walk-in closet and marble-appointed bathroom with full size tub and separate shower stall.
About Regent Seven Seas Cruises – Regent Seven Seas, a Prestige Cruise Holdings company, operates a fleet of medium-sized luxury cruise ships that visit over 300 ports on all seven continents, including Antarctica. RSSC is consistently rated among the world’s top three cruise lines by readers of luxury travel magazines. Travel professionals worldwide voted RSSC the “World’s Best Luxury Cruise Line” for the fourth consecutive year as part of the 2007 Travel Weekly Awards and readers of CondÃ© Nast Traveler magazine voted RSSC “World’s Best Small-Ship Cruise Line” in 2007. For further information, contact Regent Seven Seas Cruises, 1000 Corporate Drive, Suite 500, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33334. For brochures, call toll-free (866) 284-4079; for reservation information call toll-free (800) 285-1835.
About Prestige Cruise Holdings – Prestige Cruise Holdings (PCH) is a subsidiary of Apollo Management L.P. and the parent corporation of Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Oceania Cruises. Formed in 2007 to manage select assets in Apollo Management’s cruise investment portfolio, PCH is led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frank J. Del Rio, the founder of Oceania Cruises. PCH is the market leader in the Upper Premium and Luxury segments of the cruise industry with more than 4,450 berths between the Regent Seven Seas and Oceania Cruises brands, a number the company expects will grow to more than 6,700 berths by 2011.