Porthole Cruise Magazine Announces 2018 Readers’ Choice Winners

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Porthole Cruise Magazine has announced the winners of their 20th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The winners in 36 cruise line categories and 15 destination categories were determined by thousands of magazine readers and online fans who voted on their favorite ships, onboard amenities, and – for the first time ever – cruise destinations.

Here are some of the winners:


Best Ocean Ship – Norwegian Bliss, Norwegian Cruise Line

Best River Ship – AmaCerto, AmaWaterways

Most Family-Oriented Line – Disney Cruise Line

Best Cruise Line for Teens – Royal Caribbean International

Best Expedition Cruise Line – Silversea Cruises

Onboard Experiences

Best Onboard Activities – Royal Caribbean International

Best Onboard Enrichment – Cunard

Best Specialty Restaurants – Norwegian Cruise Line

Best Children’s Programs – Disney Cruise Line

Best Theme Cruises – MSC Cruises

Best Cruise Director – Matt Mitcham, Carnival Cruise Line

Best Ship Application (mobile app) – MSC for Me, MSC Cruises

Best Nightlife – Princess Cruises

Best Destinations

Best Caribbean Cruise Destination – St. Maarten

Best Caribbean Beach Port – St. Thomas

Best Alaska Port – Juneau

Best Mexican Port – Cabo San Lucas

Best Northern Europe Cruise Destination – Copenhagen

Best World Cruise – Cunard

For the full list of winners, head to porthole.com/RCA2018 or check out the November/December 2018 issue of the magazine, on newsstands now.

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