28. June 2018
Amadeus River Cruises crowned Best River Cruise Line
Beating out competition from scores of luxury river cruise operators from across the globe to take the coveted title, Amadeus River Cruises, specialising in sailing Europe's Waterways, impressed travel readers of the magazine with its unparalleled destination expertise and fully immersive cultural experiences - impressing judges in the final round to become the first ever winner of the award.
From the beginning, the ships of the Amadeus fleet have always defined the art of river cruising on Europe’s most beautiful waterways. Their cruises are designed for guests to experience the best of the countries and regions they cruise through, with experienced and knowledgeable English speaking guides.
As a traditional family company with over 40 years of river cruise experience, Amadeus is proud to offer authentic, culturally engaging cruises and programs by tapping into decades of destination knowledge, introducing guests to the hidden gems of Europe and to the privileged comforts of river cruising.
The awards, run by Luxury Lifestyle Magazine in partnership with Salcombe Gin, saw thousands of readers clamouring to nominate their picks of some of the industry’s most astonishing travel destinations and show-stopping hotels, across a variety of travel related categories.
Designed to reward the travel industry elite for excellence in a number of categories, winners were eventually selected by an expert panel of judges according to a strict set of criteria.
Luxury Lifestyle Magazine editor, Nick Gilmartin, says that competition was fierce – and that winners should be incredibly proud of their achievements.
“We’re thrilled to have finally been able to unveil the first ever winners of the Luxury Lifestyle Magazine Readers’ Travel Awards, in partnership with Salcombe Gin.
“At Luxury Lifestyle Magazine, we’re not just about luxury – we look out for those hotels, destinations and travel companies which have something truly special to offer, going above and beyond the expected to offer a really outstanding experience. We have our readers to thank for helping us find some of them, and after a great deal of deliberation, we can confidently say that our deserving winners are the very finest the industry has to offer”.
Marcus Leskovar, Executive Vice President of Amadeus River Cruises says,
"We are delighted that Amadeus has been recognized as the best luxury river cruise line, particularly as these awards are voted for by readers and consumers. Our unique model of optional 'al la carte' excursions has helped open up luxury cruising to those who wish to experience the very best of what Europe has to offer whilst managing their budget, and addresses the need of modern travellers to make their own unique experiences".
To find out more about this year’s Luxury Lifestyle Magazine Readers’ Travel Awards, visit www.luxurylifestylemag.co.uk
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