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Uniworld Boutique River Cruises Given Top Honors In Travel + Leisure “World’s Best Service”

(LOS ANGELES, CA) – Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection proudly announces top honors in Travel + Leisure’s Annual Readers’ Poll highlighting 2012 “World's Best Service.” Uniworld received a score of 93.26, earning the number one spot in the ”Top Cruises: River” category. Every year Travel + Leisure spotlights the top hotels, airlines, and cruise lines in nine regions that excel in service, as rated by readers in the World’s Best Awards survey. Travel + Leisure has recognized Uniworld Boutique River Cruises as one of the World’s Best River Cruises annually since 2008.

“I am so proud our outstanding service has been acknowledged by the readers of Travel + Leisure,” stated Guy Young, President of Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. “Uniworld’s goal is to deliver consistent hospitality throughout all areas of our company, so whether onshore or onboard, our guests will be treated to a five-star experience reflecting our philosophy ‘no request too large, no detail too small.’ This accolade further supports our commitment to provide our guests with the finest experience onboard the most luxurious river cruise ships in the world,” furthered Young.

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, the world’s only authentic boutique cruise line™, is recognized among the “World’s Best River Cruises” by Travel + Leisure. Uniworld was voted the“#1 River Cruise Line in the World” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards, was named to Condé Nast Traveler ’s prestigious Gold List and their Platinum Circle for having made the list consistently for the past five years, and won “Best River Ships” in their Readers’ Poll, which ranked River Queen and River Beatrice #1 and #2, respectively, along with eight other highly ranked ships in the top 40. Uniworld’s cabins and dining are also ranked among the top three in the world by Zagat Survey®, with Uniworld being the only river cruise line named in the Zagat Survey® amongst the best of the best in the cruise industry. Uniworld features luxurious boutique ships with an average capacity of 130 guests, included shore excursions fully hosted by local experts, world-class gourmet cuisine, and award-winning, personalized hospitality. Uniworld offers over 500 departures sailing on over 13 rivers in more than 20 countries throughout Europe, Russia, Egypt, China, Vietnam, and Cambodia.

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Uniworld is a member of CLIA, Cruise Lines International Association.