Cruise deals company Cruise Nation has officially become Best UK Cruise Agent for Costa Cruises after winning the prestigious award at the Costa Champions of the Seas event.


The event, which took place onboard the Costa Luminosa, is dedicated to highlighting Costa Cruises’ best trade partners, and was held on Sunday May 11th. All in all, thousands of Costa Cruises’ greatest travel agents from Europe, Asia and Africa boarded the Costa Luminosa. Cruise Nation won out in the end though, by achieving the sought-after Best UK Cruise Agent for Costa Cruises award.

Phil Evans, Managing Director of Cruise Nation said: “We’re absolutely delighted to have won this prestigious award, which is testament to the skill and hard work put in by our product, marketing and sales teams during 2013. We’ve been very close to winning this award in previous years, but it’s great to finally have made it to number one.”

In the last 18 months, Cruise Nation has focused on growing its team in order to cope with increasing demand, as well as providing an ever-increasing number of fantastic cruise deals and offers through its official website. The company has also expanded its marketing team and has made additions to its product team, which has allowed it to create even more demand for the Cruise Nation brand.

Costa Cruises is known for its ethos of providing value for money cruises, and Cruise Nation shares this ideal. Because of this, Cruise Nation has been able to sell Costa Cruises’ fantastic products to their dedicated customers with great success.

The event itself was much-anticipated, being hosted by Costa Cruises’ Michael Thamm, CEO; Norbert Stiekema, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing; and Neil Palomba, Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations and Guest Experience.

Cruise Nation is known for its smart cruise packages, which provide customers with fantastic money-saving deals. Aside from offering Costa cruises, it also hosts cruise deals from cruise lines including Carnival, Celebrity Cruises, Princess, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, P&O Cruises and many more.