GLP Films and SeaTrek sailing adventures win 2018 magellan award for cruise marketing video

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


KENNEBUNKPORT, MAINE, September 26, 2018) – Travel Weekly 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 honor 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-Promotional 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 travelers how to respect a destination while experiencing it to its fullest.



“SeaTrek is honored 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,” commented 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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About GLP Films

Founded in 2008, GLP Films is an award-winning content marketing agency dedicated to authentic storytelling and content marketing for the travel and sustainability industry.  To date, GLP Films has produced and distributed 200+ videos from 35+ countries in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and North America. GLP Films is committed to working with the best travel brands to elevate the industry through strategic marketing, authentic storytelling, and leadership in sustainability.  We believe authentic storytelling has the power to transform industries, change conversations, and help brands communicate their core vision and positive impact. GLP Films partners with global organizations to produce custom content that supports their content marketing, branding, and distribution needs, while also protecting local cultures, livelihoods, and the natural environment.  To learn more, visit


About SeaTrek Sailing Adventures

Based in Bali, SeaTrek Sailing Adventures is the premier motor-sailing operator in eastern Indonesia, with over 30 years of experience cruising the archipelago from Bali to Komodo, Sulawesi, the Spice Islands, and through to Papua’s Raja Ampat National Park. With an emphasis on conservation, sustainability and tradition, SeaTrek offers a wide range of 8 to 12-day cruises aboard their two traditional wooden pinisi sailing ships; the 12-cabin Ombak Putih and the six-cabin Katharina. Intimate, enchanting and low to the water, the vessels have highly-trained professional crews and multilingual tour guides, and offer a variety of unique experiences for those looking to explore the natural wonder of the islands and reefs, the exquisite snorkeling, history, cultures, and the wildlife of Indonesia, including orangutans, whale sharks, manta rays, Komodo dragons and the magical birds of paradise.

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Raja Ampat Luxury Cruise with Sea Trek.


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