25 September, 2018

Seatrek Sailing Adventures and GLP Films Win Travel Weekly's 2018 Magellan Award for Their Cruise Marketing Video about Raja Ampat and their Traditional Pinisi Ships.

The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honour the best in travel and salute the outstanding travel professionals behind it all.

Travel Weekly have announced GLP Films’ Cruise Marketing Video for SeaTrek Sailing Adventures as a 2018 Magellan Award gold winner in the “Cruise Lines” category. The winners were selected from entries spanning the U.S. and around the world by a panel of top travel industry professionals. The Magellan Awards honour outstanding design, marketing, and services in a broad range of industry segments including Hospitality, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies, Tour Operators, and Ground Transportation.

The award-winning Cruise Marketing Video by GLP Films, “Exploring Raja Ampat with SeaTrek Sailing Adventures,” takes viewers to the remote, aqua seas of Raja Ampat aboard SeaTrek’s pinisi-style ship, a work of art steeped in local culture and Indonesian tradition. The film demonstrates SeaTrek’s mission to show travellers how to respect a destination while experiencing it to its fullest.

“SeaTrek is honoured to be recognized as the top in our field for Cruise Marketing Video. We have always put stewardship of local culture and environment, sustainability and authentic travel experiences first in our business, so it is extremely rewarding to see our small ship cruises stand out amidst the big cruise industry players,” says Michael Travers, Director of Marketing and Communications at SeaTrek Sailing Adventures.

“We are excited to see our strategic content marketing approach of authentic, character-driven storytelling being recognized by the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards. These awards represent the best in marketing for the travel industry, and we are very proud to accept our first Magellan Award, and add SeaTrek Sailing Adventures to our growing list of industry-recognized, award-winning film campaigns,” said Rob Holmes, Founder and Chief Strategist of GLP Films.

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