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Press Release

Press Release


Hamburg, 11th December 2017 . The Danish shipping company DFDS was honored for the seventh time in a row with the World Travel Award for Best Shipping Company. At the presentation of the 24th World Travel Awards on December 10, 2017 in Vietnam, the ferry company once again received the coveted award. DFDS was honored in September 2017 for the eleventh time in a row with the title "Europe's Leading Ferry Operator".

The prestigious World Travel Awards are considered the Oscars of the travel and tourism industry, and since 1993 have excelled in excellence in the sector. The awarding of the title among the 5,000 nominated travel companies is decided by a jury of industry experts and consumers. DFDS was nominated directly by the travel and tourism industry. From 140 countries and in 12 categories, over one million customer votes and industry ratings were submitted.

"With the win for the seventh year in a row DFDS has set a record. We are very pleased that our customers and partners have once again selected DFDS, "said Pete Akerman, marketing director at DFDS. "Our goal is to provide our customers with an outstanding ferry experience, be it on our cruise ferries, eg from Amsterdam to Newcastle, or on our flexible, hourly crossings from Calais and Dunkirk to Dover. We have worked hard to continuously improve our service and will continue to invest in our ships and product to ensure customer satisfaction in the future, "says Akermann.

The shipping company has ever interviewed the most honest customers and asked for their opinion why DFDS has repeatedly won the award: Video in the link .

ABOUT DFDS: As one of the leading ferry companies, DFDS operates eight passenger routes in the North Sea, Baltic Sea and across the English Channel. With a fleet of more than 50 ships a year, the Danish shipping company safely delivers around six million passengers to Scotland, England, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Estonia and Lithuania. In addition to the simple passage, the shipping company's portfolio includes mini cruises, package and round trips as well as group travel and football travel. DFDS has been honored for the sixth time with the World Travel Award as the world's best ferry operator. She wears the title "Europe's Best Shipping Company" for the tenth year in a row. More information

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We are Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2019 and the World's Leading Ferry Operator 2011-2019!