Travel Industry Experts Recognize Crystal In 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards
The travel savvy readers of Travel Weekly Asia have voted Crystal Cruises as the Best Luxury Cruise Line for the annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The publication’s 2016 Awards included input from esteemed travel professionals throughout Asia, each experts in various specialties across the industry. Now in its second year, the awards recognize the “best of the best” in 12 select categories, including Airline, Airport, Cruise Line, Hotel, Resort, Serviced Residence, Travel Agency, GDS, Travel Insurance, Attraction and Destination. Crystal earned the accolade with Travel Weekly Asia’s recognition of the company’s demonstrated standard of excellence and dedicated loyalty to professional partners and peers.
“We are honored to earn such recognition from some of our most valued partners and colleagues,” says Crystal CEO and president, Edie Rodriguez. “It is our commitment to maintain and nurture the relationships we enjoy with travel experts in Asia and worldwide, so that together, we can continue to offer the world’s most discerning travelers the world’s best travel experiences.”
In the past year, the company has embarked on a tremendous brand expansion that has thus far seen the launch of Crystal Yacht Cruises’ Crystal Esprit, Crystal River Cruises’ Crystal Mozart and Crystal Luxury Air, a private jet charter service. Crystal Esprit, the boutique yacht, sails just 62 guests to exotic locales throughout Cosmopolitan Emirates, Dalmatian Coast and Seychelles, while the reimagined river ship sails quintessential itineraries to Europe’s most charming locales along the Danube River.
Adds Rodriguez, “As the individual travel styles of guests throughout the world continue to diversify, we will continue to expand in our offerings and our efforts to accommodate virtually any luxury traveler’s wish.