Ocean cruising has transformed into a diverse industry with a perfect itinerary and ship for just about any type of traveler. These 10 ocean cruise lines, chosen as the best by our panel of cruising experts and voted to the top by 10Best readers, are quite diverse.
Some ply the seven seas with mega ships outfitted with water parks and skating rinks. Others offer the intimacy of a luxe yacht or clipper ship. Some focus on time at port, while others provide long days at sea. Did your favorite line make the winners list?
The top 10 winners in the category Best Ocean Cruise Line are as follows:
- Princess Cruises
- Viking Ocean Cruises
- Carnival Cruise Line
- Costa Cruises
- Cunard Line
- Celebrity Cruises
- Holland America Line
- Royal Caribbean International
- MSC Cruises
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Carrie Finley Bajak (CruiseBuzz.net), Fran Golden (USA TODAY), Sherry Laskin Kennedy (CruiseMaven), Jason Leppert (PopularCruising.com), Chris Owen (ChrisCruises.com), Doug Parker (Cruise Radio) and Aaron Saunders (Fromthedeckchair.com) were chosen based on their expertise in the world of cruising.
Other nominees in this category included Azamara Club Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Fathom, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line, Silversea Cruises and Windstar Cruises.
Congratulations to all our cruise winners.License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo