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Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 20, 2019

RCA2018

Announcing the WINNERS of the 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards!

 

THE BEST SHIPS

Best Ocean Ship — Norwegian Bliss, Norwegian Cruise Line

Best River Ship — AmaCerto, AmaWaterways

Best Luxury Ship — Seabourn Encore, Seabourn Cruise Line

Best Value-for-the-Money Line — Carnival Cruise Line

Most Family-Oriented Line — Disney Cruise Line

Best Cruise Line for Teens — Royal Caribbean International

Best Cruise Line for Solo Travelers — Norwegian Cruise Line

Most Romantic Cruise Line — Windstar Cruises

Most Eco-Friendly Cruise Line — Holland America Line

Best Expedition Cruise Line — Silversea Cruises

Best Shore Excursions — Holland America Line

Best Private Island — Holland America Line

Best Multi-Generational Cruise Line — Princess Cruises

 

THE BEST ONBOARD EXPERIENCES

Best Onboard Activities — Royal Caribbean International

Best Onboard Enrichment — Cunard Line

Best Main Dining Room Cuisine — Regent Seven Seas

Best Specialty Restaurants — Norwegian Cruise Line

Best Accommodations — Crystal Cruises

Best Computer Facilities — Carnival Cruise Line

Best Casinos — Norwegian Cruise Line

Best Wellness Program — Seabourn Cruise Line

Best Spa Facilities — Norwegian Cruise Line

Best Fitness Facilities — Royal Caribbean International

Best Onboard Shopping — Princess Cruises

Best Medical Facilities — Holland America Line

Best Facilities for Guests with Disabilities — Holland America Line

Best Children’s Programs — Disney Cruise Line

Best Entertainment — Disney Cruise Line

Best Service — Cunard Line

Best Theme Cruises — MSC Cruises

Best Signature Cocktail — The Isaac, Princess Cruises

Best Cruise Director — Matt Mitcham, Carnival Cruise Line

Best Nightlife — Princess Cruises

Best Onboard Technology — Royal Caribbean International

Best Ship Application — MSC for Me, MSC Cruises

 

THE BEST DESTINATIONS

Best Caribbean Cruise Destination — St. Maarten

Best Caribbean Shopping Port — Cozumel

Best Caribbean Beach Port  — St. Thomas

Best Alaska Port — Juneau

Best Canada/New England Port — Quebec City

Best Hawaiian Cruise Destination — Maui

Best Mexican Port — Cabo San Lucas

Best Central America Cruise Destination — Belize City

Best South America Cruise Destination — Cartagena

Best Northern Europe Cruise Destination — Copenhagen

Best Mediterranean Cruise Destination — Barcelona

Best Asia/Pacific Cruise Destination — Hong Kong

Best South Pacific Cruise Destination — Tahiti

Best Middle East/Africa Cruise Destination — Cape Town

Best Australia/New Zealand Cruise Destination — Sydney

Best World Cruise — Cunard Line


And the Winner is…

Congratulations to the voter who won the grand prize:
Tatiana Ovalle, of Miami!

Tatiana was born and raised (and still lives) in Miami, a city she calls “the cruise capital of the world.” She has enjoyed cruising all her life and developed such a passion for cruising that while pursuing her Masters in Interior Design, she completed a certification in Cruise Ship Design at Florida International University, and now works designing the interiors of cruise ships.

We hope you enjoy your 3-night stay at the sumptuous Terramar Luxury Apartments on the island paradise of Bonaire, including a private balcony with ocean view and room for up to five guests … and thanks for voting!

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