Cruise Critic Announces 2017 Editors’ Picks – DCL Named Best for Families and Best Entertainment

Cruise Critic, the world’s leading cruise reviews site and online cruise community, announced the winners of its 10th annual Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards, naming the best cruise lines of the year across dozens of categories, as chosen by the site’s international team of editors.

In this year’s Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards, Disney Cruise Line earned Best for Families and Best Entertainment. Disney’s foray into river cruising via Adventures by Disney resulted in a Best For Families in the River Cruising Category.

“Whether on a cruise with Adventures by Disney along the storied Rhine River or a Caribbean sailing with your favorite characters aboard Disney Cruise Line, we take pride in helping guests make memories that last a lifetime,” said Anthony Connelly, President of Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club, Golden Oak, Adventures by Disney and Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa. “Being recognized with awards and accolades speaks volumes to the hard work, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of our Cast and Crew.”

2017 Cruise Critic Editor’s Picks Awards

Best New Ship: MSC Seaside
Best Ship Refurbishment: Westerdam
Best Dining: Holland America Line
Best Entertainment: Disney Cruise Line
Best Cabins: Celebrity Cruises
Best Suites: Royal Caribbean International
Best for Solo Travelers: Norwegian Cruise Line
Best Service: Carnival Cruise Line
Best Itineraries: Princess Cruises
Best Shore Excursions: Celebrity Cruises
Best for Adventure: Lindblad Expeditions
Best for Romance: Celebrity Cruises
Best for Families: Disney Cruise Line
Best Value for Money: Carnival Cruise Line
Best Nightlife: Norwegian Cruise Line
Best North American Homeport: Quebec City

River Category
Best River Cruise Line: AmaWaterways
Best New River Cruise Ship: Joie de Vivre
Best Ship Refurbishment: Scenic
Best for Adventure: Pandaw River Cruises
Best Luxury River Cruise Line: Tauck River Cruising
Best Dining: Crystal River Cruises
Best Cabins: Avalon Waterways
Best for First-Timers: Viking River Cruises
Best Itineraries: CroisiEurope
Best Shore Excursions: Viking River Cruises
Best Enrichment: Viking River Cruises
Best for Active Cruisers: AmaWaterways
Best for Families: Adventures by Disney/AmaWaterways
Best Value for Money: Emerald Waterways
Best Service: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Best for Solo Travelers: America Cruise Lines

Luxury Category
Best Luxury Cruise Line: Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Best New Luxury Ship: Silver Muse
Best Refurbishment: Crystal Symphony
Best Dining: Oceania Cruises
Best Cabins: Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Best Itineraries: Azamara Club Cruises
Best Shore Excursions: Azamara Club Cruises
Best Enrichment: Seabourn Cruises
Best for Romance: Windstar Cruises
Best Value for Money: Viking Ocean Cruises
Best Service: Crystal Cruises
Best for Adventure: Silversea Expeditions
Best for Solo Travelers: Crystal Cruises
Best Spa: Viking Ocean Cruises

To view the full details on each category, visit the 2017 Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards.

Earlier this year, DCL earned a number of accolades in Cruise Critic’s 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Awards.

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