The seventh annual Cruise International Awards 2017 took place yesterday at The Ritz in London. Liz Jarvis, Editor of Cruise International, said: “The past year has been fantastic for the cruise industry and thousands and thousands of consumers voted in this year’s Cruise Awards.
“All the finalists have done amazingly well and should feel justifiably proud of their achievements.”
This year’s Cruise Awards featured three new categories – Best UK Port, Best Online Travel Agent and Best Escorted & Specialist Tour Operator – alongside others across the 26 categories, which include Best River Cruise Line, Best New Ship and Best for First-Time Cruisers.
Wine expert and broadcaster Oz Clarke presented the event which was attended by leading figures from the cruise industry.
Bolsover Cruise Club are extremely proud to announce that we are officially the winners of the Best Cruise Agency. Bolsover Cruise Club also received the highly-commended award for ‘Best Online Cruise Travel Agent’.
Managing Director Michael Wilson also picked up a highly-commended award for the Cruise Agent Lifetime Achievement Award.
Other notable awards include Princess Cruises winning the award for Best Cruise Line for the fourth consecutive year running. Viking River Cruises collected the awards for Best River Cruise Line and Best Luxury River Cruise Line, while Silversea’s Silver Muse won Best New Ship. In a further successful day for Princess Cruises, the cruise line also collected the award for Best for First-Time Cruisers. Silversea was awarded Best for Adventure and Saga Cruises won Best for Enrichment.
We would like to thank all who voted for us. This is a fantastic achievement as voted for by the public and we are tremendously grateful.