LEADING ferry company Stena Line is celebrating after sailing away with the Best Ferry Company award at the 30th Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism Awards.
The annual event took place on Friday October 14th with Stena Line winning the prestigious ferry award for a record-breaking 29th time.
The award was presented to Orla Noonan, Stena Line’s Regional Travel Manager (Irish Sea), at the event held in the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa which was attended by travel industry VIPs from across the UK and Ireland.
“We are honoured to win this prestigious award. At Stena Line we are dedicated to providing the best travel experience for our customers. To win this award for the 29th time is an incredible achievement and a testament to our hard-working team and the quality of our service.
“We are extremely thankful to the travel trade and travel and tourism industry leaders for recognising our commitment to excellence” added Orla.
Stena Line is the largest ferry operator on the Irish Sea, with 234 sailings per week, the biggest fleet and the widest choice of routes between Ireland and Britain including Belfast to Cairnryan, Belfast to Liverpool, Belfast to Heysham, Dublin to Holyhead and Rosslare to Fishguard, as well as a direct service from Rosslare to Cherbourg.
The company transports 6 million passengers and several million tonnes of freight units per year on 38 ships, operating 18 routes across a European wide network.