Cruise Critic’s 6th Annual Editors’ Picks Awards – The best of the best in cruise travel.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises is wotld’s best luxury cruise line, according to the Cruise Critic, billed as the world’s largest site dedicated to cruise reviews. Regent Seven Seas took the top spot for offering a “luxury experience that blends contemporary lifestyle and cornerstone traditions”. These range from a relaxed ambience and resort casual dress to superb service and top-notch cuisine. Itineraries include exotic and marquee ports of call.
“We love Regent’s inclusive policy, which covers airfare, pre- and post-cruise hotel, excursions, cocktails, and even, occasionally,
Internet,” explained Cruise Critic.
2013’s 18 awards were hand-picked by Cruise Critic’s editorial staff, experts in the field who have a combined 100 years of cruise
“Cruise Critic’s editorial team is out traveling the world on cruise ships 12 months of the year,” said Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor in
chief. “Editors’ Picks gives us a chance to highlight the true excellence that we experience.”
Want to know which lines earned the nod for best inside cabins, best dining and best entertainment? Curious to know which ship was given top honors for best itineraries?
Best new ship: Norwegian Breakaway
Best Ship Refurbishment: Carnival Sunshine
Best for Luxury: Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Best for Families: Disney Cruise Line
Best Itineraries: Princess Cruises
Best for Adventure: Lindblad Expeditions
Best Value-for-Money: Azamara Club Cruises
Best Dining: Oceania Cruises
Best Entertainment: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
Best Suites: Oceania Cruises
Best Inside Cabins: Norwegian Cruise Line
Best Standard Cabins: Celebrity Cruises
Best Shore Excursions: Disney Cruise Line
Best for Honeymoons: Windstar Cruises
Best Cruise Ship Bar: Martini Bar, Celebrity Cruises
Best North American Homeport: Vancouver
Best New River Ship: AmaPrima, AmaWaterways
Best River Cruise Line: Viking Cruises.