Tall ship operator named World’s Leading Luxury Sailing Cruise Company and World’s Leading Green Cruise Line

Star Clippers was named World’s Leading Luxury Sailing Cruise Company and World’s Leading Green Cruise Line at the 19th annual World Travel Awards held in New Delhi, India, Dec. 12, 2012. This is the 14th time the line has won a World Travel Award.

The winners were selected by thousands of industry professionals and consumers worldwide who voted online. Nominations featured global companies across 1,000 categories.

“To be honored again by agencies and consumers around the world for not only our overall product but also our green initiatives is a true testament to the Star Clippers product,” said Jack Chatham, president of Star Clippers Americas. “Star Clippers values the strong relationships we have with our travel agent partners and those who sail with us, and we’ll continue to strive to offer the most exceptional vacation experiences.”

The World Travel Awards were developed in 1993 to celebrate excellence and achievement in the world’s travel and tourism industry, and winners comprise a “who’s who” of the travel community. The Wall Street Journal has called the awards the “Oscars of the travel industry.”

Additional winners included Etihad Airways (World’s Leading Airline and World’s Leading Airline First Class), Dubai’s Burj al Arab (World’s Leading Hotel) and the Maldives (World’s Leading Island Destination).

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