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DFDS Seaways has been named as ‘Best Ferry Operator’ for its Newcastle to Amsterdam route by the Scottish Passenger Agents Association (SPAA).

This is the second award in as many months for DFDS Seaways which was recently named Europe’s Leading Long Sea Ferry Operator 2010 by the World Travel Awards.

The accolade recognises excellence in travel and highlights DFDS Seaways’ outstanding customer service and onboard facilities including restaurants, cinema, casino and Kids’ club.  

The SPAA Travel Awards 2010 were held at the Hilton Glasgow and included 25 travel business categories voted for by Scottish travel agents.

Image caption: Andrew Crowe, DFDS Seaways head of sales (right) receive the award.

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Notes to editors

DFDS Seaways has acquired Norfolkline and is now one Europe’s largest ferry companies, operating both consumer and freight routes from England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Lithuania.

It holds the prestigious title of Europe’s Leading Long Sea Ferry Operator 2010 awarded by The World Travel Awards for the fourth year in a row.

Issued on behalf of DFDS Seaways by Robson Brown

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