LOS ANGELES, CA (November 3, 2014)—Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection recently won in three out of five categories for AAA Travel’s 2014 Partner of the Year awards for cruise lines. In recognition of Uniworld’s commitment to support AAA Travel and its counselors, the company was presented with this year’s prestigious “Best in Service,” “Best in Sales and Training” and “Best in Marketing” awards at AAA Travel’s annual conference on October 20 in Orlando, Florida. “It is a tremendous honor to receive this acknowledgement,” said Guy Young, president of Uniworld. “Our partnership with AAA Travel plays a critical role in our sales and marketing initiatives, and these awards reflects our commitment to this valuable and mutually beneficial relationship. As always, we appreciate being recognized for our efforts to provide both our agent partners and our guests with the best possible experience and I look forward to expanding upon our important work together.”
Club travel agency executives rated 38 preferred travel suppliers during a comprehensive process of surveys and evaluations.“We are proud to present AAA Travel’s Partner of the Year awards to some of the best and most well-respected companies in the travel industry,” said Bill Sutherland, senior vice president, AAA Travel Services and Publishing. “AAA members benefit from our strong relationships with companies like Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, who are committed to providing world-class service and amazing vacation experiences.” Uniworld is renowned for its one-of-a-kind ships, stylish décor, superb cuisine and thoughtful, gracious service. Guests experience the highest standards of excellence and truly all-inclusive cruising on European river cruises that have been perfectly crafted to deliver the ultimate luxury river cruise experience.
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About Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Award-winning Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection—the world’s only authentic boutique river cruise line™—features luxurious ships with an average capacity of 130 guests, exclusive excursions, gourmet cuisine, gracious hospitality, and the highest staff-to-guest ratio in the river cruise industry. Based in Los Angeles, California, Uniworld offers truly all-inclusive itineraries in Europe, as well as voyages in Russia, Asia, and India—a total of 21 rivers in 28 countries worldwide. Uniworld is a member of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and is highly regarded by discerning travelers, media, and cruise industry experts:
- Listed among the “World’s Best River Cruises” by Travel + Leisure, and recognized for the “World’s Best Service” in the River Cruise category
- Seven ships listed among Travel + Leisure’s “Top 20 River Ships,” with River Countess rated highest of all cruise ships (river & ocean)
- Distinguished as a Condé Nast Traveler “Platinum Circle Member” – an honor bestowed for being on the prestigious Gold List every year for seven years (2008 – 2014)
- Top three ranking on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top Ten” list of cruise lines (river & ocean)
- Named “Best Luxury River Cruise Line” by Cruise International (2012 – 2014)
- Named “Best Culinary Cruise Line” by readers of SAVEUR (2014)
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