European Luxury Liner Nabs Top Honor in Cruising Guide

For the seventh consecutive year, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' luxury flagship, Europa, received the highest scores in Berlitz Publishing's annual cruising guide: Complete Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships 2007, in bookstores this month. Europa earned 1,858 out of a possible 2,000 points to reclaim the position of top luxury liner, as doled out by cruise authority Douglas Ward. Rounding out the top five in order are SeaDream Yacht Club's SeaDream II and I, followed by Seabourn's Legend and Pride. Europa's luxurious amenities include a 65-foot saltwater pool with retractable roof and 21-course golf simulator. For more information on Europa, visit [www.hapaglloydcruises.co.uk].

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