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A-ROSA
Introducing A-Rosa, a German river cruise line operating for a German and international audience with German and English spoken onboard.

The cruise line has a fleet of 14 comfortable, plush river ships operating on Europe’s most popular…
Wave awards winner
AE Expeditions
AE Expeditions is a small Australian cruise line which specialises in off-the-beaten-track voyages led by remote area experts. The company’s adventurous co-founders, Greg and Margaret Mortimer, established AE Expeditions in 1991 and had by the…
Winners 2022 Best Expedition Cruise Line
Amadeus River Cruises
Austrian-owned Amadeus has been going for more than 30 years, recognised as one of the oldest providers in Europe, and one of the most established and reliable river cruise lines. It's the Rolls-Royce of river cruising. Originally for the…
AmaWaterways

Luxury cruise line, AmaWaterways, has a fleet of 23 custom-designed, five-star river ships which sail to destinations all over the world, across Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Ambassador Cruise Line
Ambassador Cruise Line describes itself as a "premium value" service, offering value-for-money breaks aimed primarily at the over-50s. The company, based in Essex, first sailed out of Tilbury in 2022, with its first Ambassador ship - Ambience, now…
APT Travelmarvel
APT Travelmarvel brings expertise, knowledge and luxury to the party. From Europe to Asia, you are guaranteed the best accommodation, the highest-quality meals, and unique must-see locations.

Flexibility is the name of the game. APT…
Atlas Ocean Voyages
Atlas Ocean Voyages offers intimate yachting expeditions of the highest quality, taking each passenger on the cruise of a lifetime. Founded in 2019, Atlas operates with three custom-designed ships – World Navigator, World Traveller and World Voyager…
Wave awards winner
Avalon Waterways
Avalon's suite ships in Europe and Southeast Asia boast wall-to-wall windows that transform cabins into open-air balconies, and there are also river-facing beds to make the most of passing views. The line’s Active & Discovery sailings have…
Winners 2021 Best River Cruise Line
Wave awards winner
Azamara
Sold by Royal Caribbean Group in January 2021, Azamara is already expanding under its new owners, Sycamore Partners. The destination-focused line has brought forth a ship, Azamara Onward - the former Pacific Princess - which, like the rest of the…
Winners 2021 Best Digital or Web Based Platform
Carnival Cruise Line
Specialising in fun-filled family holidays, Carnival Cruises traverse the seas of Europe and North America with a fleet of more than 20 sleek cruise liners. Founded in 1972 and based in the United States, Carnival strives to entertain travellers of…
Celebrity Cruises
Captain Kate McCue has come to symbolise the modern approach of Celebrity Cruises. The Instagram-famous American skipper -…
Celestyal Cruises
Greek line Celestyal offers the chance to sail around a selection of islands in a handful of days, staying in port longer at…
CroisiEurope
Known for its river cruises, CroisiEurope also offers ocean voyages on two small ships. Guests boarding the 130-passenger La Belle des Oceans (formerly Silversea's Silver Discoverer) can follow in Napoleon's footsteps, visit the hilltop villages of…
Crystal Cruises
Crystal Cruises - originally founded in 1988 - offers a range of stylish luxury and expedition cruises, bringing a sense of occasion and high-end service to far-flung parts of the world. For over three decades, Crystal has gained awards and…
Cunard Line
The age of elegance lives on aboard Cunard's impressive fleet, with white-gloved afternoon teas, grand staircases, exuberant…
Emerald Cruises
Emerald Cruises offers a modern, relaxed, super-premium all-inclusive cruising experience, with contemporary and elegant ships and bucket-list destinations. Onboard, guests are able to dine at four all-inclusive and unique outlets, enjoying…
Explora Journeys
Explora Journeys aim to create a relaxed energy within their passengers. Through exemplary service and high-quality surroundings, their itineraries are specifically designed to inspire exploration and discovery, broaden your horizons and trigger new…
Wave awards winner
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Fred Olsen Cruises combine quality cruise experiences with customer-friendly value. They’ve plied the waves for 175 years, and are still going as strong today as their first day at sea. Offering a stylish & understated style of traditional…
Winners 2022 Favourite Ocean Cruise Line
Wave awards winner
Holland America Line
Holland America Line, which has been sailing for 150 years, visits 400 ports in 114 countries every year. Dutch heritage shines through in some of the $4million-worth of artwork to be seen onboard, complimenting the luxurious cruise experience. Live…
Winners 2022 Best Premium Cruise Line Winners 2022 Best for Enrichment
Hurtigruten
Hurtigruten, a Norwegian-based cruise line first launched in 1893, offers year-round sailings that traverse the ice-blue waters of the Norwegian coast. The Coastal Express boasts seven ships that connect 34 communities along Norway's coastline,…
Wave awards winner
HX Hurtigruten Expeditions
Hurtigruten Expeditions offers more than 125 years of cruising experience, providing small-ship exploration of more than 250 destinations across 30-plus countries. On Hurtigruten Expeditions cruise adventures, you will be accompanied by a highly…
Winners 2022 Favourite Specialist Cruise Line
Marella Cruises
Marella Cruises – formerly Thomson Cruises - is to add a fifth ship to its fleet in 2023. Having parted with Marella Celebration and Marella Dream during the pandemic, the line is to acquire Mein Schiff Herz from the parent TUI Group and convert it…
MSC Cruises
MSC Cruises may be headquartered in Switzerland, but the ambience onboard its 23 ships is very much Italian owing to its owners,…
Wave awards winner
Norwegian Cruise Line
Founded in 1966, Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), part of global cruise company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (which also…
Winners 2022 Best for Entertainment
Oceania Cruises
The Miami-based cruise line - a subsidiary of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings - offers seven small, luxurious ships that carry a maximum of 1,250 guests and feature the finest cuisine at sea and destination-rich itineraries that span the…
P&O Cruises
Welcome to the P&O cruise experience - where quality and value abide in perfect harmony. P&O Cruises offer a distinctive style that appeals to both new and veteran travellers alike, with trademark sailings providing opportunities for the…
Ponant
When searching for a luxury yacht expedition cruise, there’s one name above all else that you need to know – Ponant Cruises. Founded in 1988 by former French Merchant Navy officers, Ponant combines succulent luxury with authentic adventures on all…
Poseidon Expeditions
Poseidon Expeditions specialises in polar expedition cruises to Antarctica and the Arctic destinations of Svalbard, Greenland, Franz Josef Land and Iceland. With over 22 years of experience, the cruise line aims to bring you closer to these amazing…
Wave awards winner
Princess Cruises
Credited with introducing millions of Americans to the concept of a modern cruise holiday, Princess Cruises is still innovating to…
Winners 2022 Best Ocean Cruise Line Winners 2022 Favourite Luxury or Premium Cruise Line
Wave awards winner
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Regent is almost in a class of its own, offering luxury on an incredible scale with original Picassos, an acre of marble and 500 chandeliers aboard Seven Seas Explorer, Seven Seas Splendor and Seven Seas Grandeur. The most opulent suites in all…
Winners 2022 Best Luxury Ocean Cruise Line
Wave awards winner
Riviera Travel
Riviera Travel is one of the oldest and most reliable river cruise operators in the world, with 36 years of experience running guided and escorted tours, a land and water all around the world, including river cruises. Riviera Travel operates a…
Winners 2022 Best for Solo Winners 2022 Best River Cruise Line
Wave awards winner
Royal Caribbean International
North American cruise line Royal Caribbean International has an impressive history and global reputation. The cruise line is famed for its fleet of mega-ships, which consist of Utopia of the Seas, Wonder of the Seas, Harmony of the Seas and…
Winners 2022 Best Family Cruise Line
Wave awards winner
Saga Cruises
Saga’s ships have redefined British boutique cruising with their contemporary and stylish aesthetic, and impressive feat of…
Winners 2022 Best VFM Cruise Line
Scenic
Scenic River Cruises is one of the most luxurious cruise operators in the world. It’s the cruise line behind the innovative and super luxurious yacht-style ship Scenic Eclipse, a ship that revolutionised the cruise industry when it launched. That…
Scenic Ocean Cruises

Scenic started out in 1986 as a coach touring specialist. In 2008, the Australian company launched their river cruise programme.

Just over a decade later, Scenic entered the world of ocean cruising. Scenic Eclipse made her…

Wave awards winner
Seabourn
For decadent luxury that sails hand-in-hand with personalised experience and in-depth access to world heritage, may we introduce Seabourn Cruises. Blending nimble power and grace with beautifully designed spaces, Seabourn ships can be likened to…
Winners 2022 Grand Prix Award Winners 2022 Best Specialist Cruise Line Winners 2022 Best for Wellbeing Spas Winners 2022 Best for Accommodation
SeaDream Yacht Club
SeaDream led the industry down a path of post-lockdown recovery during a Norwegian cruise. However, the line's two 112-passenger ships are more at home in the Med and Caribbean, where they can offer a "champagne in the surf" experience. Dining and…
Silversea Cruises
Wellness should be about balanced indulgence, not self-sacrifice - that's the philosophy behind Silversea's new programme called…
Swan Hellenic
Swan Hellenic cruise line takes pride in providing elegant cruises that sail their guests to far-flung destinations across the world such as New Zealand and the Arctic. With over 70 years of experience, enjoy a sophisticated and comfortable…
Tauck
Tauck is a super-premium river cruise line offering small, intimate sailings on the waterways of Europe. The cruise line launched in 1992, offering luxurious and all-inclusive river cruises on the likes of the Danube, Rhine and Rhone. With many…
TUI river cruises
TUI river cruises offer adults-only voyages on all the major European rivers. The all-inclusive sailings come with top service and an array of tempting shore excursions. You'll be spoiled for choice! There are currently three river cruise ships -…
U by Uniworld
U by Uniworld is Uniworld’s younger, more edgy sister; a new cruise line offering Uniworld’s signature market-leading river cruises but in a more modern environment aimed at a younger audience. The cruise line was designed to attract more active…
Wave awards winner
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
Uniworld is one of the most luxurious river cruise lines in existence, operating a fleet of 13 unique, opulent and lavish six-star river ships. The company was founded in 1976, becoming part of the Travel Corporation in 2004 – a group which also…
Winners 2022 Best Luxury River Cruise Line
Viking - Ocean Cruises
Viking began as a river cruise line and entered the ocean-cruise market with the launch of the 930-guest Viking Star. Viking has already made an indelible mark on the sector with its fleet of stylish, near-identical, adult-only ships. The cruise…
Wave awards winner
Viking - River Cruises
Viking is the largest river cruise line operators in the world, with a fleet of 76 ships running sailings across four continents on an army of award-winning ships. The river arm of Viking is just one of Viking's cruise options, the super-premium…
Winners 2022 Favourite River Cruise Line
Wave awards winner
Virgin Voyages
Almost everything is different on this brash new entry to the cruising market, including an emphasis on adult relations, gym time,…
Winners 2022 John Honeywell Best ship launch Winners 2022 Best for Cuisine
Windstar Cruises
Windstar Cruises operates a fleet of small luxury cruise ships. The cruise line has six yachts - three of which are masted sailing ships - and offers laid-back luxury with a tinge of historic seafaring adventure. Wind Star and Wind Spirit each…