The results of Travel+Leisure’s 2014 19th Annual World’s Best Awards were announced this morning with Disney Cruise Line being named the number one Top Mega-Ship Cruise Line and Top Mega-Ship Cruise Line for Families. According to T+L’s editor-in-cheif, Nancy Novogrod, Disney Cruise Line which in the past has been named the #1 family cruise line moved to the top of the list of mega-crusie ships (capacity of 2,200 passengers or more) for the first time as a result of great service, food, onboard experience and terrific excursions and activites for all ages.
|2014 Rank||2013 Rank||Cruise Line||Score|
|1||2||Disney Cruise Line||86.39|
|5||5||Royal Caribbean International||81.57|
In 2013, Celebrity Cruises edged out Disney Cruise Line in the category by a margin of only 0.2 points. This year, DCL edged out Celebrity by almost a full point. Disney Cruise Line also topped the list as Top Mega-Ship Cruise Line for Families of the sixth consecutive year.
“We are honored once again to be recognized as the ‘World’s Best’ for families by the readers of Travel + Leisure,” said Karl Holz, president of Disney Cruise Line. “This year is extra special because of the additional honor of Top Mega-Ship Cruise Line. These awards really speak to what Disney Cruise Line is all about – creating magical memories for guests of all ages onboard our ships and taking them to fantastic destinations around the world.”
Below is a video of today’s announcement with T+L’s editor Nancy Novogrod.