Yesterday, Disney Cruise Line president, Karl Holz was presented with the biennial Cruise Award from the American Association of Port Authorities. AAPA’S Cruise Award is presented to a individuals whose outstanding work or service has had a positive impact on the relationship between the cruise port and the cruise industry in the Western Hemisphere.
Holz was selected for this award for his distinguished leadership at Disney which includes his handling of the 2004 storm crisis in Florida that closed Port Canaveral for two weeks along with his efforts in expanding the Disney Cruise Line’s brand by more than doubling… Continue reading
Disney Cruise Line Named Top Large-Ship Line in Condé Nast Traveler 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards The “Best Of The Best” Of Travel
Condé Nast Traveler published the results of their 26th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards which ranks an array of all things travel from the best cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, hotels, and resorts in the world. Disney Cruise Line was ranked by the magazine’s readers as the top large-ship cruise line with an overall rating of 90.3, edging out Celebrity Cruises (86.6), Royal Caribbean International (81.6) and Princess Cruises (81.1). Disney was one of 11 cruise lines to score above 90!
Disney Cruise Line was ranked higher in almost every category except one, food. Celebrity Cruises edged ahead… Continue reading
Disney Cruise Line Honored as Best Cruise Line for Families and Entertainment at the 2013 Cruise International Awards Ceremony
Cruise International, the leading UK cruise magazine announced the winners for their third annual Cruise International Awards today. Disney Cruise Line which was nominated in four categories, took home the awards for Best For Families and Best for Entertainment. Disney Cruise Line was also nominated for Best Cruise Line and Best for Activities which both went to Royal Caribbean. The awards were presented during a ceremony hosted by Jennie Falconer at the British Film Institute in London, England. Continue reading
For the second time, Condé Nast Traveler has named Disney Cruise Line as a finalist in the magazine’s prestigious World Savers Awards. The World Savers Awards honor travel companies for going above and beyond with regards to achievements in environmental and social responsibility in education, environmental and cultural preservation, health, poverty relief and wildlife conservation.
Disney Cruise Line was previously nominated in 2008. Disney was named the runner up in the wildlife conservation category, and honorable mentions in cultural and environment preservation, and education.
According to Disney Line Cruise president, Karl Holz, Disney is honored to be recognized for their… Continue reading
Disney Cruise Line Ranked #1 For Families for the Fifth Consecutive Year by Travel+Leisure and #2 Overall in the Mega-Ship Category
The results of the 2013 Travel+Leisure Worlds Best Awards have been released and Disney Cruise Line, for the fifth consecutive year earned top billing as the Best Mega-Ship cruise line for families. Overall, Disney placed a close second in the Mega-Cruise Ship category trailing only Celebrity Cruises by 0.2 points.
“We are honored that the readers of Travel + Leisure have recognized Disney Cruise Line as the ‘World’s Best’ for families,” said Karl Holz, president of Disney Cruise Line. “We are fortunate to be in the business of delivering memories that endure for a lifetime for… Continue reading
I’m sure, the first thing that comes to mind when you hear J.D. Power & Associates are the automotive awards that are touted in almost every car commercial. As it turns out, they are much more than just automotive awards. Today, JD Power & Associates released the results of their inaugural Cruise Line Satisfaction Report for 2013. Disney Cruise Line earned a five Power Circle rating for consumers in JDPower.com Power Circle Ratings by ranking the highest in the consumer satisfaction survey. Disney topped the report card with an 87% scoring 871… Continue reading
Cruise International, the leading UK cruise magazine announced the nominees for their third annual Cruise International Awards today. The Cruise International Awards celebrate the very best in the cruise industry. Awards will be presented at a ceremony in London in September 2013. Disney Cruise Line was awarded Best for Kids at the 2012 Cruise International Awards ceremony which was broadcast on the Travel Channel. Continue reading