Awards & Accolades

The Experts Love Us

View of ship from upper deck

General Excellence

Best in Travel
– Money Magazine

Best Cruise Itineraries
– Recommend Magazine, 12-time winner, and Cruise Critic

Best Cruise Line, 3-years running
- Cruise International (UK)

Best Ocean Cruise Line, 3-years running
- USA Today 10Best Awards; Condé Nast Gold List Award

Best Ocean Cruise Line Overall
- Cruise Passenger Reader's Choice (AU)

Best Premium Cruise Line
- Travvy Awards - TravAlliancemedia; Cruise Passenger 21st Birthday Awards (AU)

Learn more about our cruise itineraries

Two women lean against railing with mountains and glaciers in view

Alaska Cruising

Best Cruise Line - Alaska
– Travel Weekly, 14-time winner; Women's Choice Awards

Best Alaska Cruises
- Cruise Critic and Travel Channel

Best Alaska Itineraries 
- Porthole Magazine

Best Alaska Cruises for In-Depth Exploration
- USA Today

Best Overall Education Program - North to Alaska
- Travel Weekly

Learn more about Alaska Cruises

Couple embraces with seaside Italian village as the backdrop.


Best Shore Excursions - Discovery at Sea
– Travel Weekly

Best Cruise Lines in the Caribbean
– US News & World Report

Best Canada & New England Itineraries
– Porthole Magazine

Best Cruise line in Europe
– Travvy Awards; Women's Choice Awards

Best Cruises to see Hawaii
– Travel Channel

Learn more about our destinations

Lifestyle Cruising

Best Cruise Ship for Families
- USA TODAY 10Best; Cruise International (UK)

Best Cruise Line for Families
– US News & World Report

Best Cruise Line for First-Timers
– Cruise International (UK); Cruise Critic

Great Ships for Sea Days
– Cruise Critic

Great Cruise Lines for Teens
- Fodor's


Best New Cruise Ship - Majestic Princess
– Thrillist, Ctrip (CN)

Best Small Ship - Pacific Princess®
– Cruise Critic

Best Mid-size Ship - Coral Princess®
– Cruise Critic

Best Large Cruise Ship Lines
- Condé Nast Traveler

Best Mega Ship Cruise Lines
- Travel + Leisure

Food & Beverage

Best Cruise Ship for Dining
– USA TODAY 10Best; Cruise Critic

Best Cruise Line for Food
– Cruise Passenger (AU) and Cruise International (UK)

Best Cruises for Food Lovers
– Food & Wine Magazine

Best Pizza at Sea - Alfredos

Best Burgers at Sea - The Ernesto
– Cruise Critic

Cruising Value

Cruise Line with the Highest Customer Satisfaction
– TravelAge West

Best Cruise Lines For The Money
– US News & World Report

Best Cruise Value Award (Deluxe 5 star)
- World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society

Best Cruise Ship for Value - Island Princess®
- Cruise Critic

Search for cruises

Onboard Entertainment

Best Cruise Ship for Entertainment - Regal Princess
– USA TODAY 10Best

Best Contemporary Ship Entertainment - Magic to Do
- Travel Weekly

Best Contemporary Ship Entertainment - Voice of the Ocean
- Travel Weekly

Best Cruise Lines for Gamblers
– USA Today 

Best Cruise Line for Onboard Entertainment, 2-years running
- Cruise Passenger (AU)

Couple embracing by railing, overlooking the ocean


Best Cruise Line for Romance
- US News & World Report, Women's Choice Award, Cruise Critic, Cruise Critic (AU) and Cruise Critic (UK)

Best Cruise Line for Couples
– Cruise Critic

Best Cruise Line for Honeymooners
– Cruise Critic

Best Cruise Line for Weddings
- Cruise Critic

Dining Venues

Best Restaurant Design - SHARE
– Travel Weekly

Best Onboard Dining
– TravelAge West

Best Cruise Ships Specialty Restaurants - Sabatini's

Top 5 Mainstream Lines for Dining

Bars & Lounges

Best Cruise Ships for Night Life
– USA Today

Editor-in-Chief Award Best Bar – SeaView Bar
– Porthole

Best Wine Bars at Sea – Vines
- USA Today

Best Cruise Ship Bars – Vines and Wheelhouse Bar
– Cruise Critic

Best Cruise Ship Cigar Bar – Churchill's Lounge
– USA Today

Spa & Fitness

Best Cruise Line for Wellbeing
- Cruise International (UK)

Best Cruise Line for Wellness/Spa, 2-years running
– Cruise Passenger (AU)

Best Spa Facilities
– Porthole Magazine

Readers' Choice Awards: Top 10 Cruise Ship Spas – Lotus Spa
- Spa Finder

Best Spa on a Crise Ship- Lotus Spa
– Spafinder Wellness 365™

Best Mid-size Cruise Ships for Fitness & Recreation - Coral Princess
– Cruise Critic

Shopping & Services

Best Onboard Shopping
– Porthole Magazine, 10-time winner

Best Onboard Photography
– Porthole Magazine

Best Mobile App - Princess@Sea
- Travel Weekly

Best Atrium Design - Royal Princess
- Travel Weekly