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Tortuga Rum Cakes“Greatest Caribbean Gift” in 2013 Editor-in-Chief Awards

Miami FL/ Grand Cayman BWI/Montego Bay, Jamaica- February 11, 2013 —

Porthole Cruise Magazine, the world’s leading consumer cruise and travel publication based in the United States has awarded Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cakes the 2013 Editor-In-Chief Award for Greatest Caribbean Gift. Announced in the February issue and online at, this is the ninth consecutive year that Tortuga has been honored by the magazine.

Tortuga Rum Cakes are sold in nearly 100 onboard cruise ship gift shops and stores in ports throughout the Caribbean. Made from a generations old island family recipe, Tortuga Rum Cakes are baked in Jamaica, Barbados, the Cayman Islands and the Bahamas. Each cake is hand glazed with a special, five-year-old blend of Tortuga Gold Rum, then vacuum sealed to lock in the delicious freshness.

“These awards are presented to companies in the cruise and travel industry that have gone above and beyond in terms of service, quality and excellence,” said Bill Panoff, publisher and editor-in-chief of Porthole Cruise Magazine. “I can’t remember a time when I returned from the Caribbean without a Tortuga Rum Cake– or several.”

Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Editor- in-Chief Awards annually honor cruiselines, island merchants, ports, resorts and others that the magazine consider being among the best in the business. From world-class accommodations to unique island experiences to innovative onboard features, the Editor-In-Chief Awards are presented to pay tribute to standouts in the travel industry.

“We are honored to be named the 2013 Greatest Caribbean Gift and recognized for nine consecutive years,” says Marcus Simmonds, Chief Executive Officer for Tortuga International. “Our team is dedicated to providing the finest quality products. We want to continue to earn this recognition for many years to come.”

Porthole Cruise Magazine is published by the PPI Group in Fort Lauderdale, FL and serves as an ultimate resource guide for experienced and first time cruisers. Expert writers and columnists cover the latest trends in cruise travel throughout the world, ship reviews, cuisine, popular ports of call and travel tips. See

Founded in the Cayman Islands in 1984 as the Tortuga Rum Company, Ltd., Tortuga International is part of Jamaica Producers Group of companies and has bakeries and operations in Grand Cayman, Jamaica, Barbados and the Bahamas. The company’s Miami, Florida subsidiary, known as the Tortuga Rum Cake Company, handles sales, marketing and worldwide distribution.  See  or call toll free 1-877- 486-7884.

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