Cruise company, Cruise & Maritime Voyages has picked up the accolade for Best Cruise Line at the 2018 Group Leisure & Travel Awards.

Cruise & Maritime Voyages wins Best Cruise Line

Harold Burke from just for groups! (right) presents the award to Mike Hall, Deborah Rixson and Oliver Tillson (left to right) from Cruise & Maritime Voyages.

The winners of the 2018 Group Leisure & Travel Awards were honoured at a glittering ceremony held in Birmingham on 10th October. Voted for by readers of Group Leisure & Travel magazine, the annual awards celebrate first class destinations, attractions and providers across group travel.

The Best Cruise Line award recognises the very best cruising companies out there. A variety of factors are considered, from the initial booking process, to onboard facilities, to the quality of excursions offered.

Deborah Rixson, group sales manager, Cruise & Maritime Voyages, spoke to GLT about winning the award. She commented: “We are really, really pleased to have won Best Cruise Line. Thank you to all the readers for their support and their votes. 

“We hope to continue to interest our customers into the future and hope to keep their support. We’re a fairly small company so to get the recognition is fantastic.”

About Cruise & Maritime Voyages

Cruise & Maritime Voyages is an independent cruise line and 2018 marks its ninth year of operating no-fly cruises from a choice of 11 UK ports. 

With smaller more intimate ships, the cruise line aims to offer a leisurely and traditional home from home country house style of cruising with the emphasis on personal service and going that extra mile.

To find out more about Cruise & Maritime Voyages and what it could offer your group, visit its dedicated groups page here.

The finalists

Congratulations to the Best Cruise Line finalists: Croisi Europe, Emerald Waterways. Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Line and Saga.

About the Group Leisure & Travel Awards 2019

The 2019 Awards will be held on Wednesday 9th October, 2019 at the Hilton in Milton Keynes, adjacent to the Marshall Arena at Stadium MK where the Group Leisure & Travel Show will be held the following day (Thursday 10th October, 2019).

For more information about the awards, visit our Awards pages