Awards & Accolades

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General Excellence

Best in TravelMoney Magazine
Best Cruise ItinerariesRecommend Magazine, 11-time winner and Cruise Critic
Best Cruise Line, 3-years runningCruise International (UK)
Best Ocean Cruise Line, 2-years runningUSA Today 10Best and Cruise Passenger Reader’s Choice (AU)
Best Ocean Cruise Line OverallCruise Passenger Reader’s Choice (AU)
Best Premium CruiselineCruise Passenger 21st Birthday Awards (AU)

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Alaska Cruising

Best Cruise Line – AlaskaTravel Weekly, 13-time winner
Best Alaska CruisesCruise Critic and Travel Channel
Best Cruise Line to AlaskaCruise Fever
Best Alaska Cruises for In-Depth ExplorationUSA Today
Best Overall Education Program – North to AlaskaTravel Weekly

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Best Shore Excursions – Discovery at SeaTravel Weekly
Best Cruise Lines in the CaribbeanUS News & World Report
Best Canada & New England ItinerariesPorthole Magazine
Best Cruise line in the MediterraneanUS News & World Report
Best Cruises to see HawaiiTravel Channel

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Lifestyle Cruising

Best Cruise Ship for Families — Crown Princess®, Regal Princess® & Royal Princess® USA TODAY 10Best
Best Cruise Line for FamiliesUS News & World Report
Best Cruise Line for First-TimersCruise International (UK)
Great Ships for Sea DaysCruise Critic
Great Cruise Lines for TeensFodor’s

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Best New Ship – Regal PrincessTravelAge West and
Best Small Ship – Pacific Princess®Cruise Critic
Best Mid-size Ship – Coral Princess®Cruise Critic
Best Large Cruise Ship LinesCondé Nast Traveler
Best Mega Ship Cruise LinesTravel + Leisure

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Food & Beverage

Best Cruise Ship for Dining – Royal PrincessUSA TODAY 10Best
Best Cruise Line for FoodCruise Passenger (AU) and Cruise International (UK)
Best Cruises for Food LoversFood & Wine Magazine
Best Pizza at Sea – AlfredosUSA TODAY
Best Burgers at Sea – The ErnestoCruise Critic

Cruising Value

Cruise Line with the Highest Customer SatisfactionTravelAge West
Best Cruise Lines For The MoneyUS News & World Report
Best Cruise Value Award (Deluxe 5 star)World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society
Best Cruise Ship for Value – Island Princess®Cruise Critic

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Onboard Entertainment

Best Cruise Ship for Entertainment – Regal PrincessUSA TODAY 10Best
Best Contempory Ship Entertainment – Magic to DoTravel Weekly
Best Contempory Ship Entertainment – Voice of the OceanTravel Weekly
Best Cruise Lines for GamblersUSA Today 
Best Cruise Line for Onboard Entertainment, 2-years runningCruise Passenger (AU)

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Best Cruise Line for RomanceUS News & World Report, Women’s Choice Award, Cruise Critic, Cruise Critic (AU) and Cruise Critic (UK)
Best Cruise Line for CouplesCruise Critic
Best Cruise Line for HoneymoonersCruise Critic
Best Cruise Line for WeddingsCruise Critic

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Dining Venues

Best Restaurant Design – SHARETravel Weekly
Best Onboard DiningTravelAge West
Best Cruise Ships Specialty Restaurants – Sabatini’sUSA TODAY
Top 5 Mainstream Lines for

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Bars & Lounges

Best Cruise Ships for Night LifeUSA Today
Editor-in-Chief Award Best Bar – SeaView BarPorthole
Best Wine Bars at Sea – VinesUSA Today
Best Cruise Ship Bars – Vines and Wheelhouse BarCruise Critic
Best Cruise Ship Cigar Bar – Churchill’s LoungeUSA Today

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Spa & Fitness

Best Mid-size Cruise Ships for Fitness & Recreation – Coral PrincessCruise Critic
Best Cruise Line for Wellness/Spa, 2-years runningCruise Passenger (AU)
Best Spa FacilitiesPorthole Magazine
Readers’ Choice Awards: Top 10 Cruise Ship Spas – Lotus SpaSpa Finder
Best Spa on a Crise Ship- Lotus SpaSpafinder Wellness 365™

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Shopping & Services

Best Onboard ShoppingPorthole Magazine, 8-time winner
Best Onboard PhotographyPorthole Magazine
Best Mobile App – Princess@SeaTravel Weekly
Best Atrium Design – Royal PrincessTravel Weekly

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Port of Seattle – Green Gateway Award Gold Level Award– Recognizes comprehensive environmental achievements
Port of Vancouver – Blue Circle Award Recognition for highest emissions reduction achievements
Port of San Francisco Cruise Ship Environmental AwardsGold Award, Silver Award
Port of Los Angeles – Vessel Speed Recognition Award Recognition for all homeported vessels for being 100% compliant with port speed limit to reduce air emissions
Venice Blue Flag Awarded for efforts to safeguard the city of Venice, Italy, by burning low sulfur fuel in port to reduce air emissions