2018 Cruise International Awards Announced

Cruise International, the leading UK cruise magazine announced the winners for their 8th annual British Cruise Awards. At the September 3rd ceremony held at House of Lords, Cruise International Royal Caribbean bested Disney Cruise Line in the Best for Families category. DCL walked away with a Highly Commended in the family category. 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 and 2016, and 2017.

According to Liz Jarvis, Editor of Cruise International magazine there were over 80,000 votes cast in this year’s awards.

Overall, Disney Cruise Line received nominations in six categories.

The Winners of the Cruise International Awards 2018

BOLD Categories denote categories in which Disney Cruise Line or the DCL Blog received nominations.

Award Winner Highly Commended
Best Cruise Line  Princess Cruise (5th consecutive year)  P&O Cruises
Best Luxury Cruise Line Seaborn Silversea
Best Value for Money Cruise Line Marella Cruises P&O Cruises
Best Family Cruise Line Royal Caribbean Disney Cruise Line
Best New Ship Norwegian Bliss Seabourn Ovation
Best for Solo Travelers Saga Cruises Titan
Best Cruise Line for Millennials Royal Caribbean Celebrity
Best River Cruise Line Viking Emerald Waterways
Best Luxury River Cruise Line Viking Scenic
Best River Cruise Itinerary Scenic: Treasures of the Mekong Viking: Portugal’s River of Gold
Best Boutique Cruise Line Ponant Azamara Club Cruises
Best for New to Cruise P&O Cruises Royal Caribbean
Best Expedition Cruise Line Silversea Ponant
Best for LGBT Cruisers Celebrity Cruises P&O Cruises
Best for Wellbeing Holland America Line Viking
Best for Culinary Experience Oceania Seabourn
Best for Onboard Entertainment P&O Cruises Royal Caribbean
Best Tour Operator Titan Travel Virgin Holidays
Best Online Cruise Agency Bolsover Cruise Club Cruise.co.uk
Outstanding Contribution to the Cruise Industry Jo Rzymowska, Vice President and Managing Director, Celebrity Cruises
Best Cruise Travel Agency Bolsover Cruise Club Titan Travel
Best for Innovation Norwegian Cruise Line Royal Caribbean
Best UK Port Southampton Liverpool
Best Worldwide Destination Alaska Hong Kong
Best European Destination Venice Norway
Best Product or Service Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service Saga Cruises Travel Insurance
Best Blogger English Mum Tips for Travellers

I would like to thank everyone that took the time to cast your vote for me as Best Cruise Blogger, your votes this year helped make the list of finalist.

Thank you for your support and it was great to be nominated again and simply awesome to make the final list.

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