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News, Announcements & Press Releases

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News, Announcements & Press Releases

Below please find a list of recent press announcements from and media coverage about CruiseDirect.com. For additional information or interview requests, media professionals can contact Jope Mendoza at marketing@cruisedirect.com, (888) 407-2784.

CruiseDirect.com Aids Maui's Recovery with Every Cruise Booking
October 11, 2023
Morristown, NJ - CruiseDirect.com, the premier online cruise agency is proud to announce its support of relief efforts in Maui. The destructive wildfires that swept through Maui forced a halt to travel to the island, resulting in significant adversity for the local residents and businesses. Read More

CruiseDirect.com Wins Gold for Customer Service Department of the Year - Leisure & Tourism at the STEVIE®Awards 2023
March 15, 2023
Morristown, NJ - CruiseDirect.com, the leading online cruise booking platform, has been named the Customer Service Department of the Year - Leisure & Tourism at the prestigious STEVIE® Awards 2023. The STEVIE® Awards recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide and are widely regarded as the world's top honors for customer service, business development, and sales. Read More

CruiseDirect Named World's Best Looking Website 2022 at the World Travel Tech Award
December 22, 2022
International Voyager Inc. is thrilled to announce the success of CruiseDirect.com at the World Travel Tech Awards. The company was recently awarded as World's Best Cruise Booking Website 2022. This prestigious award is a testament to our commitment to providing exceptional service to our customers. The timing of this award could not be more perfect, as the cruise industry is slowly recovering from the impacts of the pandemic.Read More

CruiseDirect Wins 2021 Travel Weekly Magellan Award for Its Website Redesign
November 1, 2021
CruiseDirect, a leading online travel company dedicated to providing customers with unbeatable cruise deals, has won the 2021 Travel Weekly Magellan Award in the category of Online Travel Services for its website redesign. Read More

Online Cruise Agency Works Towards Environmental Sustainability with Each Cruise Booked
May 26, 2021
CruiseDirect, a leading online travel company dedicated to providing customers with unbeatable cruise deals, has partnered with One Tree Planted, a non-profit organization focused on global reforestation, to plant a tree for every passenger who sails with CruiseDirect. The initiative will begin on World Environment Day (June 5). Commitment to environmental sustainability is becoming one of CruiseDirect’s core values, along with award-winning customer service and best price guarantees. Read More

International Voyager Ranks Among the Fastest Growing Private Companies on the 2020 Inc 5000 List
September 10, 2020
International Voyager is thrilled to announce that the company was once again named to the Inc. 5000, Inc Magazine’s annual list of America’s fastest growing private companies. 2020 will be the fifth time the company has been named to the prestigious list which represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Read More

International Voyager Receives Top Online Travel Partner of the Year Excellence Award
September 17, 2019
International Voyager, the award-winning company which represents a collection of online travel agencies including the world’s fastest growing cruise booking site, CruiseDirect.com, is thrilled to announce that the company received an Online Travel Partner Excellence Award in Carnival Corporation’s second annual World’s Leading Cruise Line Excellence Awards. Read More

International Voyager Named to the Inc 5000, The Magazine's Annual List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies.
September 13, 2019
International Voyager is thrilled to announce that the company was named to the Inc. 5000, Inc Magazine’s annual list of America’s fastest growing private companies. Read More

International Voyager and Its CruiseDirect.com Brand Win Trifecta of Travel Industry Awards
January 28, 2018
CruiseDirect.com, the world’s highest rated online cruise travel company, and its parent company, International Voyager, are thrilled to announce that the brand was named Best Cruise Line Travel Agency in Travel Weekly Magellan Awards, Travvy Awards and World Travel Awards. Read More

CruiseDirect.com Receives World Travel Award
September 22, 2018
The World Travel Awards named CruiseDirect.com the 2018 North America’s Leading Cruise Travel Agent. The Awards voted for by travel professionals and consumers worldwide recognize and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Read More

CruiseDirect.com Awarded 2018 Magellan Award
September 20, 2018
International Voyager is thrilled to announce that CruiseDirect.com 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. Read More

CruiseDirect.com Receives Stevie Award for Excellence in Sales and Customer Service
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. Read More

CruiseDirect.com Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Reimagined Website
October 4, 2017
In honor of its 15th anniversary in business, CruiseDirect.com, the world’s highest-rated cruise travel company, has reimagined its award-winning consumer website. Read More

CruiseDirect.com Awarded Two Magellan Awards
September 26, 2017
CruiseDirect.com, the world’s highest rated online cruise travel company, is thrilled to announce that it received two Travel Weekly Magellan Awards.  The company was recognized with two Silver Awards in the Online Travel Services Segment, one for its website and the other for its mapping/directions tool. Read More

CruiseDirect.com Announces Partnership with AmaWaterways
July 26, 2017 
International Voyager is pleased to announce that AmaWaterways is now a preferred vendor and its cruises are now available for booking on its site, CruiseDirect.com, the world’s highest-rated cruise travel company. Ama is the second river boat company to join CruiseDirect.com’s prestigious list of preferred cruise clients. Read More

Awards & Accolades

Stevie Awards 2024Stevie Awards 2023World Travel Tech Awards 2022Travel Weekly Magellan Awards 20212020 World Travel Awards - World2020 World Travel Awards - North America2020 Inc 5000 - America's Fastest Growing Private CompaniesGold 2020 Customer Service Department of the Year - Stevie Awards2019 World Travel Awards - WorldOnline Travel Partner Excellence AwardInc 5000 - America's Fastest Growing Private CompaniesTravvy Best Retail 2019Travel Weekly Magellan Awards 2018World Travel Awards - North America 2019Travel Weekly Magellan Awards 2018World Travel Awards - North America 2018Stevie Customer Service AwardTravel Leaders Network - President's Award Winner 2017Travel Weekly Silver Magellan Award 2017Travel Weekly Silver Magellan Award 2017Disney Cruise Line - Top Sales Performer 2017Norwegian Cruise Line - Online Travel Partner of the Year 2017Princess Cruise Line Sales Excellence Award 2016Disney Cruise Line Earmarked Silver AwardCosta Cruises Top Performer 2015Carnival Excellence Award 2014