Carnival Corporation's Nine Cruise Lines Earn Nearly 600 Awards for Great Vacations
The 2019 recognition for
A sample of 2019 awards includes:
AIDA Cruiseswas named Germany's Most Trusted Cruise Lineby Reader's Digest, and received the Blue Angel ecolabel for excellence in environmentally friendly ship design for its newest ship, AIDAnova, the world's first cruise ship capable of being powered in port or at sea by liquefied natural gas (LNG), the marine industry's most advanced fuel technology. Carnival Cruise Linewas certified as a Great Placeto Work™ based on employee surveys by the Great Placeto Work organization. Carnival Cruise Linewas also named Best Domestic Cruise Linefor the fourth year in a row at the annual Travel Weekly Readers' Choice Awards, in addition to Best Family Experience and Best Travel Advisor Educational Program. Additionally, Carnival Cruise Lineearned several USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Awards, including Best Ocean Cruise and Best Cruise Ship for Families. Costa Cruises'innovative approaches to support environmentally friendly operations were recognized at the Business Performance Awards with the Sustainable Performance Award highlighting 4GOODFOOD, the brand's food waste reduction program. The 4GOODFOOD program was also recognized as a finalist of the 15th UNWTO Enterprise Award and earned the MedCruise Award for Cruise Line with the Greatest Charity Program.
- Cunard earned the Porthole Cruise Magazine Editor-in-Chief Award for Best Trans-Atlantic Experience, and was also named
Favorite Luxury/Premium Cruise Linein the 2019 World of Cruising Wave Awards. Holland America Linewas named the top-rated Alaska Cruise Linefor Large Ships by Cruise Critic readers, and the brand's private island, Half Moon Cay, was named as Best Private Island Destination by Porthole Cruise Magazinereaders for the 19th consecutive year. Additionally, Holland America LinePresident Orlando Ashfordreceived Seattle Business Magazine's2019 Executive Excellence Award, honoring senior executives who have demonstrated extraordinary, consistent leadership in guiding their organizations. P&O Cruises( Australia) was named the winner of Trusted Cruise Operator by Reader's Digest Trusted Brands Australia, and was honored with multiple Cruise Critic Australia Cruisers' Choice Awards including Best Cruise for Families, Best Shore Excursions for Mid-Sized Ships, Best for Fitness & Recreation for Mid-Sized Ships and Best Nightlife. P&O Cruises( UK) earned several Travel Weekly Cool CruisesAwards, including Best for Value, Best for World Cruises, Best for Mediterranean and Best for Caribbean. Princess Cruiseswas named Best Cruise Linein Alaskain the Travel Weekly Readers' Choice Awards for the 13th consecutive year. Additionally, Princess Cruisesreceived the Wine Spectator 2019 Restaurant Award of Excellence after recently introducing a newly reimagined wine menu. Princess Cruisesalso received its second consecutive SHAPE Magazine Healthy Travel Award, recognizing the brand's fleetwide and state-of-the-art Lotus Spaand Fitness Centers.
- Seabourn was named one of
TIME magazine's World'sGreatest Places to Stay, and as Best Cruise Linefor Luxury Small Ships in Luxury Travel Advisor's Awards of Excellence. The brand also ranked at the top of U.S. News & World Report'sBest Cruise Lines list for Best Cruise Linein the Mediterranean. Additionally, Seabourn was recognized as Best Small-Ship Ocean Cruise Linein the Telegraph Travel Awards.
Additional notable honors in 2019 included
"These awards are a strong testament to the success of our collective efforts and the passion and dedication of our 150,000 employees around the world to provide the best vacation experiences in the world at an extraordinary value," said
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About Carnival Corporation & plc
Together, the corporation's cruise lines operate 105 ships with 254,000 lower berths visiting over 700 ports around the world, with 16 new ships scheduled to be delivered through 2025. Carnival Corporation & plc also operates Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, the leading tour company in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. Traded on both the New York and London Stock Exchanges, Carnival Corporation & plc is the only group in the world to be included in both the
With a long history of innovation and providing guests with extraordinary vacation experiences,
Additional information can be found on www.carnival.com, www.princess.com, www.hollandamerica.com, www.seabourn.com, www.pocruises.com.au, www.costacruise.com, www.aida.de, www.pocruises.com, and www.cunard.com.
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