Best Luxury Cruises

What’s the hottest sail on the seven seas? Say ahoy as we share with you The World’s Best Luxury Cruise Lines 2014.

Australian Cruise Passenger Readers Choice Awards

Best Luxury Cruise Line
WINNER: Seabourn Cruise Line
SECOND: Silversea Cruises
THIRD: Crystal Cruises

Best Luxury Cruise Ship
WINNER: Seabourn Pride
SECOND: Seabourn Sojourn
THIRD: Silver Shadow

Best Premium Cruise Line
WINNER: Cunard Line
SECOND: Princess Cruises
THIRD: Celebrity Cruises

Best Premium Cruise Ship
WINNER: Queen Mary 2
SECOND: Azamara Quest
THIRD: Celebrity Solstice

Best Soft Adventure Cruise Line
WINNER: Captain Cook Cruises Fiji
SECOND: True North
THIRD: Windstar

Best Soft Adventure Cruise Ship
WINNER: Reef Endeavor
SECOND: True North
THIRD: Murray River Princess Queen

Best Expedition Cruise Line
SECOND: Silversea
THIRD: Aurora

Best Expedition Cruise Ship
WINNER: Silver Explorer
THIRD: Silver Spirit

Best River Cruise Line
WINNER: Scenic Tour
THIRD: Avalon Waterways

Best River Cruise Ship
SECOND: SS Antoinette
THIRD: Avalon Panorama

Best Cruise Region
WINNER: Mediterranean
SECOND: Alaska
THIRD: Baltic/Northern Europe/UK

Travel + Leisure Awards

Top Large Ships
1. Crystal Cruises – Crystal Serenity
2. Regent Seven Seas – Seven Seas Voyager
3. Regent Seven Seas – Seven Seas Mariner
4. Oceania Cruises – Oceania Riviera
5. Azamara Cruises – Azamara Quest

Top Small Ships
1. Seabourn – Seabourn Quest
2. Seabourn – Seabourn Odyssey
3. Seabourn – Seabourn Pride
4. Seabourn – Seabourn Legend
5. Seadream – Seadream II

Top River Cruise Ships
1. Uniworld Boutique River Cruises – Uniworld River Countess
2. Viking River Cruises – Viking Prestige
3. Uniworld Boutique River Cruises – Uniworld River Queen
4. Uniworld Boutique River Cruises – Uniworld River Ambassador
5. Viking River Cruises – Viking Longship Freya

Conde Nast Favourite Cruise Lines: The Gold List 2014

Luxury Cruises (Ocean)
1. Crystal Cruises
2. Seabourn
3. Windstar Cruises
4. Seadream Yacht Club
5. Regent Seven Seas Cruises
6. Silversea

River Cruises
1. Tauck River Cruising
2. Viking River Cruises
3. Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
4. Vantage

Conde Nast Traveler Cruise Awards

Midsize Cruise Lines
1. Crystal Cruises
2. Holland America Line
3. Norwegian Cruise Lines
4. Azamara Club Cruises
5. Oceania Cruises
6. Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Small Ship Cruise Lines
1. Windstar Cruises
2. Seabourn
3. Silversea
4. American Cruise Lines
5. Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic
6. Celebrity Cruises
7. Seadream Yacht Club

River Cruise Lines
1. Grand Circle Cruise Lines
2. Tauck
3. Viking River Cruises
4. Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
5. Avalon Waterways
6. Vantage
7. Ama Waterways
8. American Queen Steamboat Co.