Stena Line is voted top ferry company
on: October 29, 2008, 4:15 am
Release Author: Stena
Release Summary: Stena Line has been voted the top ferry company
in Northern Ireland for a record 16th time.
Release Body: Stena Line was presented with the
accolade of the 'Best Ferry/Shipping Company' at
The Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism Awards.
Ireland Travel News has been organising the awards for
the past 17 years, and this year's ceremony was held in the Slieve
Donard Resort and Spa in Newcastle and presented by broadcaster
Grant, Stena Line's manager for the Belfast
to Stranraer ferry route, collected the glittering
Tyrone Crystal trophy.
am absolutely delighted that Stena Line has won
the Best Ferry Company title for the 16th time
and all of us at Stena Line feel honoured that the work we undertake
to provide the best service for our customers has been recognised
once again," said Paul.
win this accolade is recognition that the high standards we set
ourselves have impressed our customers and indeed the awards judges.
We are particularly pleased to have won this title as it comes
on the back of receiving the Star Ferry Company
title for an amazing 12th consecutive year at the Travel
Bulletin Awards in London," he added.
Line is the market leader for ferries
on the Irish Sea, offering the biggest fleet and the widest choice
of routes from Ireland to Britain, including Belfast to Stranraer,
Dun Laoghaire and Dublin Port to Holyhead, Rosslare to Fishguard
to Fleetwood ferry routes. The company carries over three
million passengers on its Irish Sea routes each year, more than
its rival ferry operators combined.
About Stena Line:
In the UK alone, Stena Line offers over 30 daily crossings on
its five different routes to Ireland including ferries to Belfast,
Larne, Dublin, Dun Laoghaire and Rosslare as well as two daily
ferries to Holland on its Harwich to Hook of Holland route, providing
fast and efficient crossings with excellent onboard services and
Line's route network consists of 18 strategically located ferry
routes throughout Europe including ferries to Northern Ireland.
Stena Line has a modern fleet with a total of 34 vessels including
fast ferries (HSS), traditional combi-ferries, RoPax-ferries for
freight and passengers, and pure cargo ships.
Line’s rail and sail product to Ireland offers customers
a seamless service from various train stations to destinations
in Ireland including Dublin, Dun Laoghaire and Rosslare by joining
forces with Arriva, Virgin Trains and First Great Western. Trains
stop just a short walk away from the ferry check-in desks and
are timed to connect to selected ferry services.
Details: PR Contact:
Duffy Rafferty Communications