Royal Caribbean Cruises
and Celebrity Cruises
have emerged victorious from the Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards in which they scooped a bevy of accolades.
The two companies walked away with seven out of ten awards including Best Overall Cruise Line and Best Caribbean Cruise Line for Royal Caribbean International.
Best Overall Cruise Ship went to Freedom of the Seas, while the gong for Best Cruise Line Sales and Service was awarded to Royal Caribbean International.
On the other hand, Celebrity Cruises scooped the Best Premium Cruise Line accolade as its vessel Celebrity Solstice was declared both the Best Premium Cruise Ship and the Best New Cruise Ship.
Dondra Ritzenthaler, senior vice president of sales for Celebrity Cruises, and Vicki Freed, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Royal Caribbean International, accepted the awards.
Royal Caribbean Cruises is the proud owner of the world's largest cruise ship Oasis of the Seas, which embarked on its maiden voyage in December 2009.
Written by Chris Smith.