Posted: 20 Dec 2017 Products Represented by Cruise Vacations win 6 Cruise Critic Editor's Picks awards


Cruise Vacations announced on Friday that five of the cruise products represented by them locally in South Africa were named award winners in six categories in the esteemed Cruise Critic Editor’s Picks for 2017.

Awards were received by Silversea Cruises, Silversea Expeditions, Scenic, Emerald Waterways and Carnival Cruise Lines.

In the luxury category, Silversea’s Silver Muse won the award for ’Best New Luxury Ship’ while Silversea Expeditions was named ’Best for Adventure’.

Scenic won ‘ Best Ship Refurbishment’ for the Scenic Diamond and Scenic Sapphire while Emerald Waterways scooped the award for ’Best Value for Money’ for the third consecutive year,  both in the River Cruises Category.

Carnival Cruise Lines took awards for ‘Best Service’ and ’Best Value for Money’ in the Ocean Cruise category.

The Cruise Critic Editors' Picks Awards are chosen by Cruise Critic's international team of editors, based on the lines and ships they feel best represent excellence in each of the designated categories. Awards were announced in December 2017.

“The Cruise Vacations team are absolutely delighted to receive news of these awards” said Gaynor Galbraith Neill, General Manager of Cruise Vacations.  “The Cruise Critic Editor’s Picks are highly regarded in the industry and we are extremely proud that no less than 6 awards were won by cruise lines which we represent here in South Africa.  All of the awards are utterly deserved in our opinion and a fantastic endorsement of some of the best cruise lines both on the river and ocean”, she added.