Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Named One of Courier Magazine’s Distinguished Dozen Winners
NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises was named ‘Favorite Sightseeing Cruiseline’ in a recent survey in which NTA tour operators selected their favorite member destinations or supplier partners in 12 different categories for Courier magazine’s Distinguished Dozen, an annual contest. This year’s first-place gold winners were announced at the NTA Convention in Las Vegas, Dec. 8, 2011.
“It is an honor to be named ‘Favorite Sightseeing Cruiseline’ for Courier’s Distinguished Dozen,” said Chief Marketing Officer, Jason Hackett. Hackett continues, “Circle Line has been providing sightseeing cruises since 1945, and we are thrilled that both our tour operators and customers continue to recognize us as one of America’s favorite sightseeing cruise lines.”
“We’re pleased to announce our first-ever Courier Distinguished Dozen winners, recognizing Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises as a top industry partner as voted on by our tour operator members,” said NTA President Lisa Simon, CTP. “The Distinguished Dozen represents the best in NTA’s area of focus: travel to, from and within North America. Each has earned this acknowledgement for their excellent customer service, dynamic product and valued relationships with our travel buyers.”
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ABOUT CIRCLE LINE SIGHTSEEING CRUISES
Sailing since 1945, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises at 42nd Street has hosted more than 60 million passengers in New York City. Owned and operated by New York Cruise Lines, Inc., Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises is New York’s oldest and largest provider of scheduled and chartered sightseeing and special function cruises. Residents and tourists can choose from five different leisurely tours including a three-hour Full Island Cruise, a two-hour Semi-Circle Cruise, 75-minute Liberty Cruise, two-hour twilight Harbor Lights Cruise or a 30-minute thriller boat ride aboard The Beast, coupled with convenient schedules to accommodate guests’ needs, state-of-the-art vessels, first class service and attentive crews. Cruises are not only designed to provide the best viewing opportunities, but to also be informative, comfortable and entertaining. Today, the company is recognized as one of the most famous boat rides in the entire world and is one of the oldest 42nd Street landmarks. Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises is not affiliated with Circle Line Downtown.
Founded in 1951, NTA is the leading business-building association for travel professionals interested in the North American market-inbound, outbound and within the continent. Our buyer members are tour operators who buy and package travel product from around the world. Our seller members are destination marketing organizations and tour suppliers from the United States, Canada and more than 40 countries. For more information, see www.NTAonline.com.
About Courier magazine
Reaching 6,000 tourism professionals around the globe, Courier is the official monthly trade publication of NTA. Courier aims to facilitate member-to-member partnering by spotlighting member product and destinations worldwide, to provide information on current industry trends and issues and to inform members about NTA initiatives, events and member benefits.
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