Royal Caribbean Cruises
has walked away victoriously from the 2009 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards after securing the biggest number of gold accolades in the ceremony.
The cruise operator garnered 12 awards including gold accolades for Freedom of the Seas
, the pool design on a contemporary ship for the H2O Zone kids' water park and presidential family suite on Freedom-class ships.
Other gold awards were awarded for the Clues to the Cruise marketing campaign and the cruise marketing promotional video for Oasis of the Seas
Overview and for the ship's official website.
Royal Caribbean International, which boasts 20 serving ships and has two under construction, also offers unique cruise tour land packages in Alaska, Canada, Dubai, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
The company recently announced plans to host an overnight charity cruise aboard its new Oasis of the Seas liner.
Aimed at recognising the best in the travel industry, the Magellan Awards is the premier honour for the sector and covers everything from design and marketing to services.
Written by Chris Smith.