Prestige Cruise Holdings' Brands Sweep Virtuoso®> Gala Award Three Years in a Row
Miami, August 20, 2013 – Prestige Cruise Holdings' two upscale cruise brands, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, took top honors at the Virtuoso® Gala Awards in Las Vegas for the third year in a row. Virtuoso travel advisors named Oceania Cruises as "Best Premium/Contemporary Cruise Line" and Regent Seven Seas Cruises as "Best Luxury Cruise Line."
Virtuoso, the leading international luxury travel network, revealed the winners of its prestigious 2013 Virtuoso Supplier Awards on August 15 during its 25th annual Virtuoso Travel Week.
In addition to taking top honors this year, Oceania Cruises won "Most Innovative Cruise Line" in 2011 and "Best Premium/Contemporary Cruise Line" in 2012. Regent Seven Seas Cruises has won "Best Luxury Cruise Line" three years running.
Commenting on Prestige Cruise Holdings' sweep of the top awards, Chairman and CEO Matthew D. Upchurch, CTC, said, "Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises represent the best of the best. Their exceptional product offerings, along with the level of service our travel advisors receive, ensure that our members' clients are extraordinarily pleased with their cruising experience time and time again. Congratulations to the teams at Prestige Cruise Holdings and well-deserved."
"We are thrilled and honored to win these prestigious awards for the third year in a row," said Kunal S. Kamlani, president of Prestige Cruise Holdings. "The recognition is particularly special as it comes directly from the more than 7200 advisors who work with the 335 member agencies of the Virtuoso family who entrust us to deliver dream vacations to their clients every day."
To learn more about Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, please visit oceaniacruises.com and rssc.com or see a professional travel agent.
About Prestige Cruise Holdings
Prestige Cruise Holdings (PCH) is the parent company of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. PCH manages select assets in Apollo Management's cruise investment portfolio and is led by Chairman and CEO Frank J. Del Rio and President & COO Kunal S. Kamlani. PCH is the market leader in the upper-premium and luxury segments of the cruise industry with over 6,400 berths between the Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands.
Virtuoso® is the industry's leading luxury travel network. This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 340 agencies with more than 7,200 elite travel specialists in 20 countries in North and South America, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand, as well as over 1,700 of the world's best travel providers and premier destinations. The network's member agencies generate over $9.6 billion annually in travel sales, making the group the most powerful in the luxury travel segment. Their relationships with the finest travel companies provide the network's affluent clientele with exclusive amenities, rare experiences and privileged access. For more information, visit www.virtuoso.com. To view Virtuoso's latest videos, go to http://www.youtube.com/user/VirtuosoTraveler.
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