Forbes Names `Best of the Web`; Leading Cruise Travel Service Is Distinguished With `F, the leading cruise information and reservation service on
the Internet, today announced that it has been named a “Forbes Favorite”
honoree in the Travel-Cruises category of Forbes` Spring 2001 issue of the
“Best of the Web.”
Citing a feature that lets consumers “compare up to four
cruises simultaneously,” as highly useful and distinctive, the following
review of
was published on the Web ( and in
the February 26, 2001 issue of Forbes magazine:
“If it floats on the big briny, it`s here. Use the Cruise Finder feature to search offerings from more than 28 cruise lines. The Cruise Buzz and Learning Center sections let you compare special interest cruises (like food, finance or music) or check out reviews and awards (Crystal`s got the most). Never heard of a Muster Drill (pre-launch safety drill)? Check the FAQs. Message boards dish on dinky cabins and sea-worn
entertainment. Lets you reserve without a deposit, and all cruises booked here are discounted 10%.” ranked the highest in the Travel-Cruises category, placing
higher than such travel heavyweights as, Uniglobe and
as well as many of the cruise lines` own Web sites.
“It is truly an honor to be recognized as the best in our business by Forbes Magazine,” says Dave Lucas, president and CEO of
“This endorsement speaks volumes about the vision of our founder, Lee Rosenbluth,
the strength of our business model, our employees and most importantly, the commitment we offer our customers. In a crowded travel market, is the only unbiased provider of cruise information that consumers can use to make intelligent, informed decisions to book their ideal cruise vacation. I cannot overstate the degree of pride with which we all received this recognition from Forbes.”