Prestigious award for ferry company

Transmarche ferry, Newhaven SUS-140311-111721001
Transmarche ferry, Newhaven SUS-140311-111721001

DFDS has been awarded the prestigious accolade of ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ at the 2015 World Travel Awards™ gala ceremony in Morocco at the weekend, for the fifth year in a row.

The World Travel Awards™, hailed as the most prestigious and sought after awards programme for the travel and tourism industry, are designed to recognise companies who demonstrate a commitment to excellence in the global travel and tourism industry. The winners are decided by votes from travel industry professionals and consumers.

In addition to the World’s Leading Ferry Operator accolade, DFDS also received the title of Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the European leg of the World Travel Awards™ held in September 2015. Together, these titles underline DFDS’ continued commitment to excellence.

Max Foster, passenger director at DFDS, said: “We feel immensely privileged to be awarded the title of World’s Leading Ferry Operator for the fifth time. Known affectionately in the travel industry as the ‘Travel Oscars’, I would like to thank all our staff for their hard work and commitment to delivering the best possible travel experience for our guests across all our ferry routes.

“We endeavour to put our customers at the heart of everything we do and are humbled to receive this accolade from our customers and industry peers again this year. Next year will be our 150th anniversary at DFDS and we are looking forward to involving our customers in our celebrations.”

For further information on DFDS, visit or call 0871 521 5522.

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