Lindblad Expeditions, Un-Cruise Adventures, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection and Hurtigruten also winners
Our 10 winners for Best Boutique Cruise Line, as voted on by USA TODAY 10Best readers, bring something extra to the cruising experience, whether it be small ships with attractive passenger-to-staff ratios, luxury amenities, unique on-board activities and excursions or all-inclusive fares.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Boutique Cruise Line are as follows:
- Variety Cruises
- Lindblad Expeditions
- Un-Cruise Adventures
- Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
- Island Windjammers
- Sea Cloud Cruises
- Crystal Cruises
- Star Clippers
- International Expeditions
10Best Local Experts and Editors picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Doug Parker (Cruise Radio), Fran Golden (USA TODAY), Gene Sloan (USA TODAY) and Stewart Chiron (The Cruise Guy) were chosen based on their extensive experience with the cruise industry.
Other nominees for Best Boutique Cruise Line included Azamara Club Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Paul Gauguin Cruises, Ponant, Quark Expeditions, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line, SeaDream Yacht Club, Silversea Cruises and Windstar Cruises.
Congratulations to all of our winning cruise lines!License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo