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Seabourn Celebrates More Than 45 Top Travel Awards In 2019

December 19, 2019 GMT

SEATTLE, Dec. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 2019 has concluded as another award-winning year for Seabourn as the world’s finest ultra-luxury travel experience celebrates a multitude of honors for its vessels and all-inclusive cruise vacations around the world. With the 2019 travel awards season now complete, Seabourn collected more than 40 top travel industry awards that reinforce its position as best in class, with notable distinctions including the best luxury cruise ship for Seabourn Ovation, and best onboard dining venue in the luxury category for The Grill by Thomas Keller.

Seabourn received wide-ranging recognition from readers’ polls, cruise press critics, and travel professionals whose collective knowledge covers every aspect of the cruise industry. Highly awarded throughout line’s 30-plus-year history, Seabourn was lauded from every angle in 2019 for its ships, service and talented team, repeating as winner in some categories while earning coveted new awards in others. Accolades included the best luxury cruise line; excellence in luxury leisure, best luxury cruise line for couples; the best cruise line for solo travelers; the best cruise line for spas; the best boutique cruising experience; and much more.

“We always look at our travel awards with a great sense of pride and gratitude as it offers us recognition that the ships we sail, the cruise vacations we design, and the hard-working and unfailingly congenial talent we employ are the best in the ultra-luxury category on the seas,” said Richard Meadows, president of Seabourn. “As delighted as we are to receive so many honors, the real winners are Seabourn guests who enjoy the finest luxury cruise experiences in well-traveled marquee ports and less accessible small destinations all over the world. We have a lot more in store for them coming up, as we count down to launching our two new expedition vessels in 2021 and 2022.”

Here’s a quick look at the selection of awards showing how Seabourn impressed industry observers and luxury travelers in 2019:

American Airlines Celebrated Living Platinum List

Cruise Critic UK Editors’ Pick Award

Cruise Critic US Editors’ Pick Award

Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards

Cruise Stars Awards (UK)

Cruising Excellence Award

Elle Décor Travel A-List

Food & Travel Awards

Global Traveler Leisure Lifestyle Awards

Luxury Briefing Awards

Luxury Travel Advisor

Luxury Travel Intelligence

Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers Choice Awards

Robb Report – Best of the Best Awards


Telegraph Travel Awards

The British Cruise Awards

TIME Magazine World’s Greatest Places List

TTG Travel Awards

Travel Magazine (Belgium)

Travel Weekly Magellan Awards
Gold Magellan Awards

Silver Magellan Awards

Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards

TravelPulse Travvy Awards

U.S. News & World Report Best Cruise Line Rankings
Gold Badge

Silver Badge


WAVE Awards

Seabourn represents the pinnacle of ultra-luxury travel with intimate ships offering key elements that set the line apart: spacious, thoughtfully appointed suites, many with verandas and all oceanfront; superb dining in a choice of venues; complimentary premium spirits and fine wines available on board at all times; award-winning service and a relaxed, sociable atmosphere that makes guests feel at home on board. The ships travel the globe to many of the world’s most desirable destinations including marquee cities, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and lesser-known ports and hideaways. The line is also the Official Cruise Partner of UNESCO World Heritage, aiding its mission of safeguarding and promoting the world’s unique cultural and natural heritage recognized for its outstanding universal value.

Regular guests of Seabourn will continue to find a number of innovative offerings and programs, including partnerships with a select group of companies and individuals whose dedication to superior quality, exceptional service and consistent customer satisfaction matches Seabourn.

Such programs include ′ An Evening with Tim Rice’, the evening entertainment experience created exclusively for the line in association with Belinda King Creative Productions; ‘Shopping with the Chef’ excursions in select ports, with an expert Seabourn chef as guide to learn about regional markets and see how the freshest ingredients are selected; ‘Seabourn Conversations’ with special guest speaker including knowledgeable historians, naturalists, marine biologists, destination experts and more; Spa and Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil, offering guests a holistic spa and wellness experience that integrates physical, social, environmental and spiritual well-being; and The Grill by Thomas Keller, reminiscent of the classic American restaurant from the 50′s and 60′s. Exclusive to Seabourn, The Grill is a unique culinary concept for Chef Keller, focusing on updated versions of iconic dishes. Guests will be treated to table-side preparations of Caesar salad and ice cream sundaes, as well as a range of other favorites like premium steaks, whole roasted chicken, and Lobster Thermidor, presented à la carte.

For reservations or more details, please contact a professional travel advisor; call Seabourn at 1-800-929-9391 or visit www.seabourn.com. A dedicated shore excursion call center is available for guests at 1-800-984-3225.

About Seabourn:
Seabourn currently operates a fleet of five modern ultra-luxury ships and is a proud member of World’s Leading Cruise Lines. The exclusive alliance also includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Costa Cruises, AIDA, P&O Cruises UK, and P&O Cruises Australia. Seabourn is a brand of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL and NYSE: CUK). Seabourn is the official cruise partner of UNESCO World Heritage under a multi-year agreement to help promote sustainable tourism at World Heritage sites around the world.

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Seabourn is consistently ranked among the world’s top travel choices by professional critics and the discerning readers of prestigious travel publications such as Departures, Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler. Its stylish, distinctive cruising vacations are renowned for:

*Optional programs, for additional charge
^Available on Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn, Seabourn Quest, Seabourn Encore, Seabourn Ovation
†Not available on board Seabourn Venture

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