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At Princess Cruises, they’re proud that so many respected independent organizations have recognized Princess Cruises for continued excellence in almost every area — from itineraries to ships, onboard enrichment programs and much more. It’s what makes Princess Cruises the destination cruising leader! Check out all the Awards and Accolades!

Destination Cruising Publication Year(s)

Editors’ Picks Awards

Best Cruise Itineraries Cruise Critic 2013, 2014

Readers’ Choice Awards

Best Cruise Itineraries Recommend 2004-2012, 2014

(10 out of the past 11 years)

Readers Choice Awards

Best Cruise Line - Alaska Travel Weekly 2003-2005: 2007-2014

( 8 years running )

Readers’ Choice Awards

Best Central America Itineraries Porthole 2014

Best Alaska Cruises for In Depth Exploration

Land & Sea Vacations USA TODAY 2014

Travel’s Best Cruises

Best Alaska Cruise Travel Channel 2014

Cruisers’ Choice Award

Best Alaska Cruise Cruise Critic 2014

America’s Best in Travel

Best Cruise Line - Europe Women’s Choice Awards 2014

America’s Best in Travel

Best Cruise Line - Canada & New England Women’s Choice Awards 2014

Best Cruises for Fall Foliage USA TODAY 2014

Cruisers’ Choice Award

Best Cruises from the West Coast Cruise Critic 2014

America’s Best in Travel

Best Cruise Line - Alaska Women’s Choice Awards 2013, 2014

Reader’s Choice Awards

Best Asia / Pacific Itineraries Porthole 2013, 2014

America’s Best in Travel

Best Cruise Line - Asia Women’s Choice Awards 2013, 2014

America’s Best in Travel

Best Cruise Line - Australia & New Zealand Women’s Choice Awards 2013, 2014

Reader’s Choice Awards

Best Northern Europe Itineraries Porthole 2011, 2013

America’s Best in Travel

Best Cruise Line - South America Women’s Choice Awards 2013, 2014

Best Cruise Line for a Weekend Getaway USA TODAY 2013

Editor’s Picks

Best Shore Excursions TravelAge West 2013

Lifestyle Cruising Publication Year(s)

Best Cruise Line Cruise International (UK) 2014

Editor’s Picks

Cruise Line With Highest Customer Satisfaction TravelAge West 2013, 2014

SMITTY Awards (Social Media in Travel + Tourism)

Best Overall Use of Social Media by a Cruise Line Travel & Leisure 2014

Great Cruise Lines for Teens Fodor’s 2014

Best Kids-Free Zones on Ships or

Best Adults-Only Places on Cruise Ships

The Sanctuary

USA TODAY 2014

Best Cruises for Food Lovers Food & Wine Magazine 2014

Best Cruise Line for Food

Highly Commended Cruise International (UK) 2014

Best Cruise Line for Enrichment

Highly Commended Cruise International (UK) 2014

Best Cruise Ships for Night Life USA TODAY 2014

Best Cruise Lines for Comedy Shows USA TODAY 2014

America’s Best in Travel

Best Cruise Line for Romance Women’s Choice Awards 2014

Best Cruise Lines for Gamblers USA TODAY 2014

Best Cruise Lines for Fitness Junkies USA TODAY 2013

Editors’ Pick Awards

Best Cruise Line For Couples Cruise Critic 2013

Royal Princess®

Best Cruise Ship for Foodies USA TODAY 2013

Editors’ Picks Awards

Best Cruise Line for First-Timers Cruise Critic 2011

Editors’ Picks Awards

Best Cruise Line for Honeymoons Cruise Critic 2011

Fleet Publication Year(s)

WAVE Awards

Best New Ship – Royal Princess TravelAge West 2014

Editor’s Choice

Best New Ship – Regal Princess Bon Voyage Cruiseline.com 2014

Readers Choice Awards

Top Large-Ship Cruise Lines Condé Nast Traveler 2011-2014

Readers Choice Awards

Top Medium-Ship Cruise Lines Condé Nast Traveler 2011-2014

World’s Best Awards

Top 5 Mega-Ship Cruise Lines Travel & Leisure 2013, 2014

World’s Best Awards

Top 10 Large-Ship Cruise Lines Travel & Leisure 2011-2014

Most Popular Cruise Ships - Royal Princess® Cruise Critic 2013

Business to Business Publication Year(s)

Readers Choice Awards

Best Travel Agent Incentive Program Recommend 2014

Readers Choice Awards

Best Travel Agent Educational Program - OneSource

Academy

Travel Weekly 2013, 2014

Editor’s Picks

Cruise Line Providing Best Travel Agent Support TraveAge West 2013

Readers’ Choice Awards

Best Supplier/Destination Website Recommend 2013

Ship Features & Venues Publication Year(s)

Editor-in-Chief Awards - Best Bar

SeaView Bar Porthole 2015

Best Cruise Ship Specialty Restaurants

Sabatini’s USA TODAY 2014

10 Best Cruise Ship Steakhouses

Crown Grill and Sterling Steakhouse USA TODAY 2014

Best Cruise Ship Coffee Bar

International Café USA TODAY 2014

10 Best Cruise Ship Spas

Lotus Spa USA TODAY 2014

Best Wine Bars at Sea

Vines USA TODAY 2014

Readers’ Choice Award

Best Signature Cocktail Porthole 2014

Reader’s Choice Awards

Best Onboard Shopping Porthole 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

Reader’s Choice Awards

Best Onboard Photography Porthole 2014

Best Cruise Ship Cigar Bar

Churchill’s Lounge USA TODAY 2014

20 Fun and Unexpected Cruse Ship Amenities

Princess Cruises® WaterColor Fantasy Fodors 2014

Best Pizza at Sea

Princess Cruises USA TODAY 2013

Royal Princess®

Best Cruise Buffet at Sea USA TODAY 2013

Best Cruise Ship Bars

Vines and Wheelhouse Bar Cruise Critic 2013

Travel Weekly Magellan Awards - Gold Award

Royal Princess® - Large Cruise Ship Design, Spa Design and

Atrium Design

Travel Weekly 2013

Royal Princess®

10 Most Gee-Whiz Features at Sea - The SeaWalk® USA TODAY 2013

Readers’ Choice Awards

Best Spa on a Cruise Ship Spafinder Wellness 365™ 2013

Travel Weekly Magellan Awards - Silver Award

Royal Princess® - Pool Design and

Princess@Sea - Mobile App Design

Travel Weekly 2013


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