‘Travel Weekly’ names Royal Caribbean best overall cruise line

“Travel Weekly” magazine has named Royal Caribbean International Best Overall Cruise Line in the publication’s First Annual Readers Choice Awards. The awards competition, which surveyed more than 2,200 travel professionals, also gave the line top honors in the Best Cruise Line: America and Best Cruise Line: Caribbean categories.The “Travel Weekly” awards join an impressive list of honors garnered by Royal Caribbean for 2003. In total, Royal Caribbean was recognized by travel agents, journalists and travelers alike for excellence in the areas of ship design, family cruising, entertainment, dining, travel agent support, technology and loyalty programs.

“We are extremely pleased to be recognized in such a wide range of categories, reflecting our commitment to providing outstanding vacations,” said Adam Goldstein, executive vice president, Brand Operations, for Royal Caribbean International. “We place a great deal of importance on each element of the cruise experience. It is rewarding to see those efforts acknowledged by both industry experts and travelers.”