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DFDS Seaways Awarded World's Leading Ferry Operator


DFDS Seaways is celebrating success for the second time this year after being awarded the prestigious accolade of ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ at the World Travel Awards last night (12th December).

Following on from winning ‘Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator’ by the European leg of the 2012 World Travel Awards in October, DFDS Seaways was bestowed its latest gong at a gala ceremony held in New Delhi, India.

The World Travel Awards are considered to be the Oscars of the travel and tourism industry, and votes are cast by industry professionals and consumers from around the globe. The ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ award recognises DFDS Seaways’ commitment to excellence over the last 12 months and the gold winner’s trophy received will be displayed proudly by the cruise ferry operator as a sign to customers of its continual dedication to delivering high quality service.

This is the second year running that DFDS Seaways has been bestowed the honour of the ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ by the World Travel Awards and it is the sixth time the company has been recognised for excellence by the organisation.

DFDS Seaways operates ferry routes across the North Sea, the English and Western Channel and Baltic Sea. For further information and details of special offers for 2013 please visit www.dfds.co.uk or telephone 0871 882 0885.

Issued on behalf of DFDS Seaways by Robson Brown

Media contacts:
Amy Puttick on 0116 299 1144/ 07855720343 ( amy.puttick@bigcommunications.co.uk )
Stuart Boyd on 0191 244 6681 ( stuart.boyd@robson-brown.co.uk )

Notes to editors

DFDS is one of Europe’s largest ferry companies, operating both passenger and freight routes between England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Lithuania.

DFDS Seaways has been honoured by The World Travel Awards with the prestigious title of ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ awarded in January 2012, as well as ‘Europe’s Leading Long Sea Ferry Operator’ for five consecutive years.

In the UK, the company operates passenger services on routes from Newcastle to Amsterdam, Harwich to Esbjerg and Dover to Dunkirk and Calais.

For further information, visit www.dfds.co.uk