Azamara Club Cruises Wins In 2012 Cruise Critic Awards
Azamara Club Cruises two luxury cruise ships - Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest - were the highest rated in the "Overall Small Ships Category" announced in Cruise Critic's 2012 Global Cruisers' Choice Awards.
The awards are based on ratings by cruising consumers when they post reviews on the Cruise Critic website. The website receives approximately 9,000 reviews a year.
Best Overall - Small Ship
Azamara Journey - 5.2
Azamara Quest - 5.2
Best for Service
Azamara Journey - 5.4
Azamara Quest - 5.4
Best for Value
Azamara Quest - 5.0
Azamara Journey - 4.9
Best of Mediterranean Cruise
Azamara Quest - 5.1
Best for Fitness
Azamara Journey - 4.3
Azamara Quest - 4.2
Larry Pimentel, President and CEO, Azamara Club Cruises, said "Given the many excellent cruise lines in the small ship sector, we are greatly honoured to be recognized as a leader. For us to score so highly is amazing, since we only introduced our enhanced operation and became known as Azamara Club Cruises in 2010. That's not much time to get it right but obviously we are trying hard"
Azamara Club Cruises is a destination-immersive cruise line for up-market travellers who want to not only see the places and cultures they visit, but to live them.
Azamara's two intimate, 694-guest ships, Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest, with a combination of 347 suites and staterooms, offer a European-boutique hotel ambience with extraordinary service, fine cuisine and wines from around the world, and wellness and vitality programs, all while sailing to a host of destinations larger ships cannot reach.
Azamara Club Cruises sails European destinations, including the Baltic and Scandinavia, British Isles, Western Europe, French and Italian Rivieras, Greek Isles, Croatia, Holy Land and Black Sea, as well as Asia, South America and lesser-travelled islands of the West Indies, with more overnight and late-night stays in every region.
More information on the Cruise Critic awards are www.cruisecritic.com