Press Release - February 26, 2018

CRUISEDIRECT.COM RECEIVES STEVIE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SALES AND CUSTOMER SERVICE

MORRISTOWN, NJ – February 26, 2018 – CruiseDirect.com, the highest rated online cruise agency, received the Silver Award for Customer Service Department of the Year in the Leisure and Tourism category at the Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.   The Awards recognize the achievements of contact center, customer service, business development and sales professionals worldwide.   Awards were presented at a ceremony in Las Vegas on February 23.

CruiseDirect.com is dedicated to excellent customer service.  As part of their entry, they shared how they recommitted to this over the past year, pushing staff to deliver even better results for customers and making it a mission to continuously improve. The company’s efforts paid off – for the past 12 months CruiseDirect.om has held a consistent 4.6 Shopper Approved rating, an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and a 95% guest satisfaction rating while achieving their highest revenue in the company’s 15-year history.  These initiatives did not go unnoticed, resulting in their Stevie Award.

“We are thrilled to be named a winner of the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service,” said John Maguire, CruiseDirect.com CEO.  “Our team has always provided excellent customer service, but over the past year we have made even greater strides to be the best in the business and it is very rewarding for the team to be recognized in this category.”

The Stevie Awards are the world's premier business awards.  They were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide.  In short order the Stevie has become one of the world's most coveted prizes.  

For more information about CruiseDirect.com, visit https://www.cruisedirect.com or @CruiseDirectInc.

About CruiseDirect.com

CruiseDirect.com 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, CruiseDirect.com 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 CruiseDirect.com a one-stop shop for all things cruise related. 

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Media Contact:  John Dwyer, media@cruisedirect.com.