Third time’s a charm for DFDS at World Travel Awards
DFDS has been awarded the prestigious accolade of ‘World’s Leading
Ferry Operator’ at the 2013 World Travel Awards Gala in Doha, Qatar (30
November) for the third year in a row.
The World Travel Awards, hailed as the premier awards programme for the
travel and tourism industry, celebrates excellence throughout the global travel,
tourism and hospitality sector. The winners are decided by votes from travel
industry professionals and consumers.
In addition to the ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ accolade, DFDS also received the title of ‘Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator’ at the European leg
of the World Travel Awards held in August 2013. Together, these titles recognise
the DFDS’ commitment to excellence during the last twelve months
“We are very honoured to be awarded ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ for
three consecutive years. This is a fantastic endorsement of the excellent
service and standards we strive to deliver to our loyal customer base. This
prestigious award is testament to the hard work and commitment of our staff, who
work tirelessly to provide the very best travel experience,” said Max Foster,
Passenger Director for DFDS.
“We believe that a customer’s holiday should start as soon as they board a
DFDS ferry and are committed to continuing to provide the highest
quality service and experience for everyone who sails with us. That is why we
recently announced a £4 million investment in our Newcastle to Amsterdam cruise
ferry service to upgrade onboard facilities, as well as install new energy
saving propellers on the ships to help make them more efficient.”
DFDS operates a comprehensive passenger route network, which
incorporates six routes from the UK to Europe, via Dover-Dunkirk, Dover-Calais,
Newhaven-Dieppe, Portsmouth-Le Havre, Newcastle-Amsterdam and Harwich-Esbjerg,
providing passengers a wide range of choice and a gateway to Europe. DFDS also
operates a number of ferry routes across the Baltic Sea. For further information
please visit www.dfds.co.uk or telephone
0871 882 0885.
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