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MIAMI, FL., October 18, 2017 – HCP Media is proud to announce its Crystal Living publication has once again garnered recognition of the highest order, this time from the Content Marketing Awards. Presented and owned by the Content Marketing Institute, The Content Marketing Awards recognize and celebrate the best content marketing projects, agencies and marketers in the industry annually. The 2017 edition of this leading international awards program included 92 categories ranging from strategy and distribution to design and editorial.

HCP Media’s Award
Crystal Living – Best New Print Publication, Design

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“This award reflects the breadth of experience and talent on our team,” says Marisa Beazel, President and Publisher of HCP Media. “It is the third award won by Crystal Living, which underscores just what an awe-striking publication it is.”

“We are thrilled that the very first edition of our premier publication Crystal Living, has garnered so many accolades,” says Carmen Roig, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Crystal. “The stunning photography and insightful articles beautifully capture and illustrate Crystal Cruises’ unique brand of luxury travel.”

Launched in 2004, the prestigious Content Marketing Awards program is open to all agencies, companies, organizations and institutions involved in producing content marketing, in print or digital form, for internal or external audiences, and entries may originate from any country. It is the largest international content marketing awards program in the world.

The Crystal Living publication is the first edition of what will be an annual release, featuring refreshed content representative of Crystal’s expanding collection. For more information and Crystal reservations, contact a travel professional, call 888.799.2437, or visit Crystal’s website, crystalcruises.com. Join the hundreds of thousands who follow the Crystal Cruises’ Facebook page and @crystalcruises on Twitter and Instagram, and engage in the conversation with #crystalcruises.

About the Content Marketing Institute
The Content Marketing Institute is the leading global content marketing education and training organization, teaching enterprise brands how to attract and retain customers through compelling, multi-channel storytelling.

About the Content Marketing Institute
The Content Marketing Institute is the leading global content marketing education and training organization, teaching enterprise brands how to attract and retain customers through compelling, multi-channel storytelling.

About Crystal Cruises
By sea, river, land and air, Crystal has redefined the way the world views luxury travel. Celebrating 27 years of excellence, Crystal Cruises is the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line, having earned “World’s Best Cruise Ship” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader Choice Awards for 24 years; been voted “World’s Best Large-Ship Cruise Line” by Travel + Leisure readers for 20 years; and the “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by travel professional organization Virtuoso for three consecutive years (2014, 2015 & 2016).  The readers of Travel + Leisure also voted Crystal River Cruises the “World’s Best River Cruise Line” and Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises the “World’s Best Small-Ship Cruise Line” in 2017. The newest and upcoming extensions of the celebrated Crystal brand include Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises, Crystal Luxury Air, Crystal River Cruises – The World’s Most Luxurious River Cruise Line – Crystal AirCruises and Crystal Exclusive Class with Crystal Residences. Crystal is proud to be a platinum partner of the professionals of ASTA.

About HCP Media
As communication experts, HCP Media, a division of McClatchy, creates innovative, market-leading, cross-platform solutions that stay ahead of consumers’ evolving media habits. A custom media and promotion company, HCP Media offers a wide variety of engaging print publications, developing and producing over 100 custom publications for hotels, airlines and other clients. The company’s reach extends beyond the travel niche and into the global luxury market, including en-suite cruise line publications and luxury lifestyle magazines. Additional custom products include multilingual destination guides, in-room hotel books, in-flight magazines, travel videos and websites, as well as accompanying sales, marketing and promotional programs. The company also produces commemorative coffee-table books, healthcare publications, program guides and other customized publications.

Beyond the written word, HCP Media’s top-tier marketing and branding products include custom event marketing, strategic social media and blog content, marketing publications, and materials for national and global companies targeting affluent, sophisticated consumers. Together, these turnkey, top-quality print and digital marketing solutions reach more than 80 million active travelers annually and 5 million unique monthly visitors on its combined websites. In addition, HCP Media’s work has been recognized with more than 280 prestigious awards for editorial, photography and design.

Media Contact:
Ingrid Martinez
(305) 376-2021 / [email protected]