• Azamara Club Cruises Recognized With 11 Travel Weekly Magellan Award Wins In 2013

MIAMI, September 16, 2013 – Azamara Club Cruises has been honored with 11 awards in the 2013 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards, four of which are Gold. The cruise line has been recognized for the third consecutive year for its annual Destination Guide which is rich with photography and information. The destination immersive cruise line also was recognized with Silver for its promotional video featuring  an interview with Sir Roger Moore by Azamara’s very own Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Edie Bornstein and for a series of commercials including, See the World, Money and Take Better Photos. 

“We are honored to be recipients of Travel Weekly’s Magellan Awards for a fourth consecutive year,” said Edie Bornstein, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing, Azamara Club Cruises. “Being recognized by Travel Weekly’s panel of judges affirms that Azamara is successfully conveying our distinctive experience to up-market travelers and the travel agent community in new and authentic ways.” 

Azamara’s full list of 2013 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards are: 

2013 Gold Magellan Awards:

Direct Mail 2014 Destination Guide
Direct Mail AzAmazing Evenings Brochure
Direct Mail Azamara Brings You the World
Advertising/Marketing Campaign Take Better Photos

2013 Silver Magellan Awards:

Promotional Video Sir Roger Moore Interview
TV Commercial Money
TV Commercial See the World
TV Commercial Take Better Photos
Print Advertising Marseilles
Direct Mail When Opportunity Knocks
Direct Mail Land of Az

The Magellan Awards is the premier award for the travel industry. From design to marketing to services, the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honors the best in travel and salutes the outstanding travel professionals behind it all. 

In addition to the 2013 Magellan Awards, the cruise line has continuously been recognized with some of the industry’s most coveted accolades. Among those honors, Azamara Club Cruises has catapulted to rank among the World’s Top 10 Cruise Lines in the Conde Nast Traveler: World’s Best List in the medium ship category, for the past two consecutive years, and in Travel + Leisure Magazine’s annual “World’s Best” Readers Poll for the last four consecutive years. 

Azamara Club Cruises offers distinct destination-immersive experiences for up-market travelers. The cruise line uniquely features voyages with longer stays and more overnights at ports to provide guests the opportunity to experience night touring at some of the most compelling destinations of Europe, Asia, South America, West Indies, as well as Central and North America.  On board the intimate Azamara Journey andAzamara Quest, guests receive exceptional and personal service and the cruise line’s authentic, exclusive and bespoke AzAmazing Eveningsevents that showcase the unexpected colors and flavors of a destination.Onboard, guests also enjoy fine cuisine and boutique wines from around the world, as well as more inclusive amenities, such as included gratuities; complimentary bottled water, sodas, specialty coffee, and teas, as well as complimentary boutique wines, international beers and select standard spirits in the ships’ bars, lounges and restaurants when open; complimentary self-service laundry; English Butler service for suite guests; and shuttle transportation to city centers in ports, where available.

For more information, travelers can call their travel professional, dial 1-877-999-9553, or visit www.AzamaraClubCruises.com. Connect with Azamara Club Cruises on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AzamaraClubCruises, on Twitter @AzamaraVoyages or follow President and CEO @LarryPimentel. Travel agent professionals can access more information and make reservations at www.CruisingPower.com

Azamara Club Cruises is a brand of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE/OSX: RCL), a global cruise vacation company that also owns Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, and CDF Croisières de France, as well as TUI Cruises through a 50 percent joint venture.  Together, the six brands operate a combined total of 41 ships with four under construction.  They operate diverse itineraries around the world that call on approximately 460 destinations on all seven continents.

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