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World’s Best Awards honor the best possible travel destinations and companies around the world, as rated by Travel + Leisure’s discerning audience.
SEATTLE, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Windstar Cruises has been ranked #1 in the Midsize-Ship Ocean CRUISE COMPANIES group of the 2018 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, honoring the most notable travel agents and destinations around the world as rated by its readers. The World’s Best Awards can be found in the August 2018 problem of Travel + Leisure, for sale July 27, and online only at that link: https://www.travelandleisure.com/worlds-best.
“We have been thrilled to be acknowledged by Travel + Leisure readers, and welcome the opportunity to celebrate our talented staff because the true creators of the Windstar experience,” said Windstar President John Delaney. “Our officers and crew will be the best on the market – delivering a secondary unlike any with personalized and immersive experiences that allow our guests to find and become inspired by people, places and cultures round the global world. A sincere many thanks to T+L and their fans for honoring our dedicated team with this particular prestigious award.”
Every year for the magazine’s World’s Best Awards survey, the publication asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the world – to talk about their opinions at the top hotels, resorts, cities, islands, cruise lines, spas, airlines and much more. Readers rated individual cruise lines on the facilities and cabins, food, service, destinations and itineraries, value and excursions. Those assessments were combined to create results for the cruiselines in five categories; Midsize-Ship Ocean CRUISELINES have vessels that may carry 250 to 599 passengers.
Windstar’s 310-guest flagship Wind Surf draws admiring glances as she glides majestically into port with her tall sails billowing. The ship, among the largest commercial sailing vessels in the global world, wows guests with a few of the most beautiful public spaces at sea and a timeless and classic design, but it’s Windstar’s “180 Degrees from Ordinary” method of cruising that helped earn the line the very best spot.
In addition to the midsize-ship ocean cruise line distinction, Windstar was ranked in the most notable 10 Small-Ship Ocean CRUISELINES category also. small-ship ocean cruiselines have vessels that may carry around 249 passengers. Five of Windstar’s ships carry less than 249 passengers, with Wind Wind and Star Spirit at 148 passengers each, in addition to Star Pride, Star Breeze and Star Legend all with 212 passengers each.
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