2019 CRUIZIE Award Winners for LGBTQ Cruise Travel

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It’s time to announce the 2019 CRUIZIE© Award winners! This marks the 7th consecutive year of the LGBTQ cruise travel community voting on the cruise industry’s “bests,” and we also are pleased to include the first and second runners up in each category. Thanks to the huge number of members who voted! So mix a drink read about this year’s results below.

To help ensure the results reflect the LGBTQ cruise community, voting was once again limited to persons who identify as L,G,B, T or Q, and the 18,000+ members of MeetMeOnboard. We are pleased to announce the gay cruise community’s choices.

 

Best Large Ship Cruise Line for LGBTQ Passengers

Celebrity Cruises

1st Runner up: Royal Caribbean
2nd Runner up: Norwegian Cruise Line

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Best Small Ship Cruise Line for LGBTQ Passengers

Azamara Club Cruises

1st Runner up: Oceania Cruises
2nd Runner up: Viking Ocean Cruises

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Best River Cruise Line for LGBTQ Passengers

Viking River Cruises

1st Runner up: AmaWaterways
2nd Runner up: Amadeus Cruises

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Most Appealing New Ship

Celebrity Edge

1st Runner up: Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas
2nd Runner up: Norwegian Bliss

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Best Onboard LGBTQ Gatherings (Large Ship)

Celebrity Cruises

1st Runner up: Royal Caribbean
2nd Runner up: Norwegian Cruise Line

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Best Onboard LGBTQ Gatherings (Small Ship)

Azamara Club Cruises

1st Runner up: Viking Ocean
2nd Runner up: Oceania Cruises

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Best Onboard Shows and Entertainment (Large Ship)

Royal Caribbean International

1st Runner up: Norwegian Cruise Line
2nd Runner up: Celebrity Cruises

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Best Onboard Shows and Entertainment (Small Ship)

Azamara Club Cruises

1st Runner up: Oceania Cruises
2nd Runner up: Viking Ocean

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Best Overall Food Experience

Celebrity Cruises

1st Runner up: Norwegian Cruise Line
2nd Runner up: Holland America

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Best Overall Shipboard Décor

Celebrity Cruises

1st Runner up: Royal Caribbean International
2nd Runner up: Norwegian Cruise Line

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Most Comfortable Cabins (Cruise Ship)

Celebrity Cruises

1st Runner up: Norwegian Cruise Line
2nd Runner up: Holland America

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Most Comfortable Cabins (River Boat)

Viking River Cruises

1st Runner up: AmaWaterways
2nd Runner up: Avalon Waterways

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Best Onboard Gyms

Royal Caribbean International

1st Runner up: Celebrity Cruises
2nd Runner up: Norwegian Cruise Line

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Best Pool Areas

Celebrity Cruises

1st Runner up: Royal Caribbean
2nd Runner up: Holland America

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Best Onboard Spa Facilities

Celebrity Cruises

1st Runner up: Royal Caribbean International
2nd Runner up: Norwegian Cruise Line

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Best All-Gay Large Ship Full Charter

Atlantis Events

1st Runner up: RSVP Vacations
2nd Runner up: Olivia

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Best All-Gay Small Ship Full Charter

Brand g Vacations

1st Runner up: GaySail
2nd Runner up: Out Adventures