Fort Lauderdale, FL – October 13, 2010 – Regent Seven Seas Cruises has been voted the worldâ€™s best cruise line in the â€œlarge-shipâ€ category in the 2010 CondÃ© Nast Traveler readersâ€™ poll. The ultra-luxury lineâ€™s overall score of 92.3, tied with Crystal Cruises.
Regent Seven Seas is the worldâ€™s only cruise line to include airfare, all-suite accommodations, acclaimed cuisine, open bars, sightseeing excursions, gratuities and taxes for the ultimate, ultra-luxury vacation.
â€œWe are proud to be recognized as the best of the best by discerning CondÃ© Nast Traveler readers,â€ stated Mark Conroy, president, Regent Seven Seas Cruises. â€œAs the worldâ€™s most inclusive ultra-luxury cruise line, we take great pride in exceeding our guestsâ€™ expectations every day. Iâ€™m biased, for sure, but our shipboard and shore-side staff is without question the finest at sea.â€
Considered among the travel industryâ€™s most coveted honors, the Readersâ€™ Choice Awards from CondÃ© Nast Traveler celebrate the best-of-the-best cruise lines, hotels, airlines, cities, rental car companies and islands. Travelers evaluated cruise lines on their Itineraries and Shore Excursions, Accommodations, Food/Dining, Crew/Service, Design/Layout and Activities/Facilities to determine the overall score.
Travel + Leisure magazine readers also ranked Regent Seven Seas among the â€œTop 10 Large-Ship Cruise Linesâ€ in the world. The results of the magazineâ€™s 15th annual Worldâ€™s Bestâ€ survey were published in the August issue.
Regent Seven Seasâ€™ fleet is comprised of three all-suite ships that carry from 490 to 700 guests in luxury to ports in Australia, Europe, Asia, Alaska and the Caribbean. Public areas are resplendent with rich fabrics, textures and elegant furnishings. Suites, among the most spacious at sea, measure from 300 to 1,200 square feet and offer elegantly appointed living and sleeping areas, marble bathroom, walk-in closet, flat-screen TV, fully stocked bar and private balcony. Facilities include several bars, a show lounge, intimate casino, library, Internet center, card room, outdoor pool, hot tubs and Canyon Ranch SpaClubÂ®. Depending on the ship, guests can choose from up to four, open-seating gourmet restaurants, including Prime 7, a superb, new steakhouse.
To make a reservation, see a travel professional. For more information or to receive a brochure, visit www.RSSC.com or call toll-free 800-285-1835.