AmaWaterways has been honored with the 2012 Virtuoso® Supplier Award for “Best River Cruise Line.” The annual conference and gala, newly renamed Virtuoso Travel Week, was held on Aug. 16 in Las Vegas. The recipients of the annual awards were voted on by Virtuoso agents and recognized as the best suppliers in luxury travel for 2012.
The gala was hosted by Virtuoso Chairman and CEO Matthew Upchurch, CTC and Virtuoso President and COO Kristi Jones, CTC.
“AmaWaterways is committed to providing your clients with the best service, amenities and experiences and we look forward to growing together,” said Gary Murphy, AmaWaterways’ vice president of national accounts.
Virtuoso serves the high-end travel industry market and membership is by invitation only. AmaWaterways joined the network in January 2011 as a preferred supplier to the river cruise market.
“A big thank you to all the agents for your support and hard work,” said Rudi Schreiner, AmaWaterways president and founder. “We are a global family working together to bring the best travel experience to your clients and I’m honored to work with such a professional group of people.”
AmaWaterways’ all-inclusive European cruises include all meals; free-flowing wine with dinner; daily shore excursions, with a variety of activity levels such as “Gentle Walkers”, “Active Walkers”, and “Late Starters” groups; Wi-Fi; bicycles onboard and guided bike tours.