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Travel + Leisure Awards Uniworld's River Countess Highest Score Among All Cruise Ships

January 9, 2014 -

Travel + Leisure Awards Uniworld’s River Countess the Highest Score of All Ships, Both River and Ocean, in “World’s Best”.

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection announced that seven of their luxury boutique river cruise ships were listed in Travel + Leisure’s 2013 World’s Best Awards for “Top 20 River Cruise Ships” with the River Countess landing the number one spot with the highest score of all cruise ships, both river and ocean. Using a scale of 100, River Countess scored 95.83 for the "Top River Ships" category.

In addition to the River Countess receiving the number one spot, six additional Uniworld ships placed in the top 20. The other Uniworld ships named in the top 20 were River Queen (3) with 95.14; River Ambassador (4) with 95.00; S.S. Antoinette (8) with 93.85; River Baroness (10) with 93.80; River Royale (17) with 92.59; and River Beatrice (18) with 92.44. The 18th annual Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards were just announced in their January edition and reflect the votes of thousands of their discerning readers who participated in the survey.

“What a befitting way to mark our beautiful River Countess’ 2013 inaugural season sailing the ‘Gems of Northern Italy and Venice’ with this top honor,” stated Guy Young, President of Uniworld Boutique River Cruises. “I am so very proud, not only did the River Countess earn the highest score of all cruise ships, river and ocean, we also have six other ships in Travel + Leisure’s ‘World Best’ top 20 river ships with scores over 92.”

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