Disney Cruise Line Awarded Best for Families at the 2016 Cruise International Awards Ceremony

Cruise International, the leading UK cruise magazine announced the winners for their sixth annual Cruise International Awards. At the September 21st ceremony held at the Ham Yard Hotel in London, Cruise International awarded Disney Cruise Line Best for Families. Disney was also nominated for Best for Onboard Activities and Best for Onboard Entertainment. Previously, Disney Cruise Line took home top billing as Best for Families in 2013, earned a highly commended in 2014, and earned back the crown in 2015.

Cruise International Awards 2016 Dcl Families

New York and The Norwegian Fjords earned top billing for best destinations in the World and Europe respectively with Alaska and Venice earning a highly commended. Except for Venice, Disney has current itineraries sailing to or from these destinations.

Cruise International Awards 2016 Destinations

Liz Jarvis, Editor of Cruise International, said: “The past year has been extraordinary for the cruise industry, with the launch of new ships including Viking SeaMS KoningsdamHarmony of the Seas and Carnival Vista, and the world’s first social impact cruise line, Fathom.

“The cruise industry is constantly evolving with new innovations and excellence and we’re delighted to be able to celebrate its achievements in this way. The Cruise International Awards are voted for by the holidaymakers themselves, so they’re a fantastic benchmark of consumer opinion.”

The Winners of the Cruise International Awards 2016

BOLD Categories denote categories in which Disney Cruise Line received nominations.

Award Winner Highly Commended
Best for Encrichment  Saga Cruises  Cunard Line
Best for Families Disney Cruise Line Royal Caribbean International
Best Cruise Blogger Shipmonk Tips for Travelers
Best Cruise Agency Iglu Cruise Bolsover Cruise Club
Best Cruise Agent Jane Chadwick
Go Cruise with Jane
Sue Winsby
Cruise Connections
Best for Adventure Silversea Cruises Voyages of Discovery
Best Boutique Cruise Line Seaborn Cruise Viking Ocean Cruises
Best for Food Oceana Cruises Princess Cruises
Best for Wellbeing Holland America Line MSC Cruises
Best for Value for Money P&O Cruises Celestial Cruises
Best for First-Time Cruisers Carnival Cruise Lines Norwegian Cruise Line
Best Destination (Europe) The Norwegian Fjords Venice
Best Destination (World) New York Alaska
Best for Onboard Activities Royal Caribbean International P&O Cruises
Best for Onboard Entertainment Royal Caribbean International P&O Cruises
Lifetime Achievement Beryl Gibson
Northumbria Travel
John Cooper
Vision Cruise
Best Product or Service Titan’s VIP Home Departure Service Azamara’s AzAmazing Evenings
Ouststanding Contribution to the Cruise Industry Arnold Donald
CEO Carnival Corporation & PLC
Best River Cruise Line Viking River Cruises Emerald Waterways
Best New Ocean Ship Harmony of the Seas Viking Sea
Best Luxury Cruise Line Regent Seven Seas Cruises Holland America Line
Best Luxury River Cruise Line Viking River Cruises Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Best Cruise Line Princess Cruises P&O Cruises

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