Best Ocean Cruise Line 3 years running accolade given by USA Today. Couple embracing with seaside Italian Village as their backdrop.

Awards & Accolades

The experts love us

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General Excellence

Best in Travel
Money Magazine

Best Cruise Itineraries
Recommend Magazine, 14-time winner; Cruise Critic

Best Cruise Line, 5-years running
– Cruise International (UK)

Best Ocean Cruise Line Overall
– Cruise Passenger Reader's Choice (AU)

Best Premium Cruise Line
– Travvy Awards - TravAlliancemedia; Cruise Passenger 21st Birthday Awards (AU)
Silver Travel Advisor’s Awards (UK)

Learn more about our cruise itineraries

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Alaska Cruising

Best Cruise Line - Alaska
Travel Weekly, 16-time winner; Women's Choice Awards

Best Alaska Cruises
– Cruise Critic and Travel Channel

Best Alaska Itineraries 
– Porthole Magazine

Best Overall Education Program - North to Alaska
– Travel Weekly

Learn more about Alaska Cruises

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Best Shore Excursions - Discovery at Sea
Travel Weekly

Best Cruise Lines in the Caribbean
US News & World Report

Best Canada & New England Itineraries
Porthole Magazine

Best Cruise Line in Europe
Travvy Awards; Women's Choice Awards

Best Cruises to see Hawaii
Travel Channel

Learn more about our destinations

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Lifestyle Cruising

Best Multi-Generational Cruise Line
Porthole Magazine

Best Cruise Line for First-Timers
Cruise International (UK); Cruise Critic

Great Ships for Sea Days
Cruise Critic

Great Cruise Lines for Teens
– Fodor's

Learn more about lifestyle cruising

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Best New Cruise Ship - Majestic Princess
Thrillist, Ctrip (CN)

Best Small Ship - Pacific Princess®
Cruise Critic

Best Mid-size Ship - Coral Princess®
Cruise Critic

Best Large Cruise Ship Lines
– Condé Nast Traveler

Best Mega Ship Cruise Lines
– Travel + Leisure

Learn more about our ships

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Food & Beverage

Wine List Award of Excellence
Wine Spectator

Healthiest Cruise
Shape Magazine

Best Cruises for Food Lovers
Food & Wine Magazine

Best Burgers at Sea - The Ernesto
Cruise Critic

Learn more about food & beverage

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Cruising Value

Cruise Line with the Highest Customer Satisfaction
TravelAge West

Best Cruise Lines For The Money
US News & World Report

Best Cruise Value Award (Deluxe 5 star)
World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society

Best Cruise Ship for Value - Island Princess®
Cruise Critic

Best Value for the Money
Cruise International (UK)

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Onboard Entertainment

Best Contemporary Ship Entertainment - Magic to Do
– Travel Weekly

Best Contemporary Ship Entertainment - Voice of the Ocean
– Travel Weekly

Best Cruise Line for Onboard Entertainment, 3-years running
– Cruise Passenger (AU)

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Best Cruise Line for Romance
– US News & World Report, Women's Choice Award, Cruise Critic, Cruise Critic (AU) and Cruise Critic (UK)

Best Cruise Line for Couples
– Cruise Critic

Best Cruise Line for Honeymooners
– Cruise Critic

Best Cruise Line for Weddings
– Cruise Critic

Learn more about romance onboard

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Dining Venues

Best Onboard Dining
TravelAge West

Top 5 Mainstream Lines for Dining

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Bars & Lounges

Editor-in-Chief Award Best Bar – SeaView Bar

Best Cruise Ship Bars – Vines and Wheelhouse Bar
Cruise Critic

Learn more about our bars & lounges

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Spa & Fitness

Healthiest Cruise
Shape Magazine

Best Cruise Line for Wellbeing
Cruise International (UK)

Best Cruise Line for Wellness/Spa, 4-years running
Cruise Passenger (AU)

Best Spa Facilities
Porthole Magazine

Readers' Choice Awards: Top 10 Cruise Ship Spas – Lotus Spa
Spa Finder

Best Mid-size Cruise Ships for Fitness & Recreation - Coral Princess
Cruise Critic

Learn more about Lotus spa & fitness

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Shopping & Services

Best Onboard Shopping
Porthole Magazine, 11-time winner

Best Onboard Photography
Porthole Magazine

Best Mobile App - Princess@Sea
Travel Weekly

Best Atrium Design - Royal Princess
Travel Weekly

Learn more about our shopping & services

Planet Princess. Protect | Conserve | Recycle


Port of Seattle - Green Gateway Award 
Gold Level Award– Recognizes comprehensive environmental achievements

Port of Vancouver - Blue Circle Award 
Recognition for highest emissions reduction achievements

Port of San Francisco Cruise Ship Environmental Awards
Gold Award, Silver Award

Port of Los Angeles – Vessel Speed Recognition Award 
Recognition for all homeported vessels for being 100% compliant with port speed limit to reduce air emissions

Venice Blue Flag 
Awarded for efforts to safeguard the city of Venice, Italy, by burning low sulfur fuel in port to reduce air emissions