27. June 2018
Awarded Best River Cruise Line
Amadeus River Cruises has been crowned the winner of best river cruise line in the prestigious Luxury Lifestyle Magazine Readers’ Travel Awards 2018.
Beating off stiff 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, blew well-travelled readers of the magazine away with its unparalleled destination expertise and fully immersive cultural experiences - impressing judges in the final round to become the first ever winner of the accolade.
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 guest to experience the best of the countries and regions they sail through with experienced and knowledgeable English speaking guides.
As a traditional family company with over 40 years of river cruise experience, Amadeus is are proud to offer authentic, culturally engaging cruises and programme 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 det of criteria.
Luxury Lifestyle Magazine editor, Nick Gilmartin, says that competition was fierce – and that winners should be incredibly proud of their achievements.
“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.
Natalie O'Mahoney, Head of UK Sales for Amadeus River Cruises says,
"We are delighted that Amadeus has been recognised as the best luxury river cruise line, beating off stiff and very worth competition, particularly as these awards are voted for by readers. Our unique proposition 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 for modern travellers to tailor their experiences to their own preferences".
To find out more about this year’s Luxury Lifestyle Magazine Readers’ Travel Awards, visit www.luxurylifestylemag.co.uk
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