MS EUROPA wins Fielding`s `Six Star Ship of the Year` award
Released on: April 15, 2008, 7:49 pm
Press Release Author: Fielding;s Guide to Luxury Cruises
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: The Hapag-Lloyd owned luxury cruise ship MS EUROPA, has been awarded the "Six Star Ship of the Year" award from Fielding's Guide to Luxury Cruises.
Press Release Body: The Hapag-Lloyd owned luxury cruise ship MS EUROPA, has been awarded the "Six Star Ship of the Year" award from Fielding's Guide to Luxury Cruises. The 408 passenger ultra-luxury passenger cruise ship, EUROPA, scored 95.4 points out of a possible 100 and won the top honor for the second year running.
The EUROPA scored top spot with high scores for food and dining, crew and service, facilities and activities, cabins, shore excursions as well as ship layout and design.
Author of the on-line Fielding's guide at www.fieldings-luxury-cruises, Tim Fielding said, "The EUROPA represents the epitome of the luxury cruising experience, a great ship, dedicated crew, global itineraries, super food and stimulating entertainment. No longer a secret just for German speakers, the bi-lingual EUROPA caters to the English speaking market in a very sophisticated and European way."
Accepting the award in Hamburg, Germany, Managing Director of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, Sebastian Ahrens said, "We are very proud and feel extremely honored to receive this coveted award for the second consecutive year. The award underscores our efforts of bringing our standards of cruising excellence to the international markets; it appears our eye for detail coupled with our passionate commitment to offering the perfect cruise experience is well-received by critics here too. We will not rest on these laurels, however, but instead continue to push quality standards to their limits."
Winners in the other size categories were also announced, and they were: Best Large Ship: Crystal Cruises 'Serenity' - For the fourth year running. Best Small Ship: SeaDream Yacht Club 'SeaDream I & II'