Press Release - September 20, 2018


MORRISTOWN, NJ – September 20, 2018 –, the world’s highest rated online cruise travel company, is thrilled to announce that it received a 2018 Travel Weekly Magellan Award.   The company was recognized with a Silver Award in the Online Travel Services Segment for its mapping/directions tool

The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honor the best in travel and salute the outstanding travel professionals behind these companies.  Honoring a broad range of industry segments including Hotels and Resorts, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies, Tour Operators and Car Rental Companies, the Magellan is a coveted award for those in the business of travel.   Winners will be listed in the October issue of Travel Weekly and receive an award statuette.

"We are honored to receive Magellan awardstwo years in a row," said John Maguire, CEO of  "To be recognized by Travel Weekly in the company of so many distinguished travel organizations means a great deal to us.  We are extremely proud of our website and its many unique features, like ratings and reviews. While we consistently receive great accolades from our customers, it is wonderful to be also celebrated by our peers."

Judges for the Magellan Awards represent some of the top travel brands and travel media professionals in the industry.  They judge each entry against a standard of excellence, not against the other entries.  Winners will be listed in a special section in an October issue of Travel Weekly. has preferred partnerships with the top cruise lines in the industry and offers customers access to exceptional deals on cruise vacations.  Since its inception 16 years ago, has assisted over half a million travelers find the perfect cruise packages through their easy-to navigate website.

For more information about please visit or @CruiseDirectInc.

About is the world's highest-rated online cruise travel company.  It is dedicated to providing its customers with access to exceptional deals on cruise vacations. The company works with the industry's leading suppliers, giving them access to special rates that they use to give customers great savings. Since 2001, has helped half a million customers find the perfect cruise packages through their easy-to-navigate website. Their cutting-edge booking engine provides travelers with live pricing and availability, while their customer reviews, CDC ratings and illustrative maps offer more detailed information than any other booking site, making a one-stop shop for all things cruise related. 


Media Contact:  John Dwyer,