Travel + Leisure’s 2018 World’s Best Cruise Lines (Update: Cunard, Viking, Windstar)
Travel + Leisure readers have again voted the 2018 World’s Best Cruise Lines, which were announced today (July 10) by the publication.
The World’s Best is a travel awards program run by Travel + Leisure and based on an annual reader survey. The 2018 survey was open at tlworldsbest.com from November 6, 2017 to March 5, 2018.
The results appear in the August 2018 issue of Travel + Leisure magazine, and on T+L’s website.
Luxury Cruise Company Cunard has merited ‘No.1 Mega- Ship Ocean Cruise Line’ in Travel + Leisure’s 2018 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey- the third consecutive year that Cunard has received this accolade. Since 1995, the readers of Travel + Leisure, the largest travel magazine brand in the United States, vote on their favorite destinations, hotels, spas, airlines, cruise lines and more in its World’s Best Awards survey.
Viking was named the #1 Ocean Cruise Line for ships carrying 600–2,199 guests and one of the World’s Best River Cruise Lines. In the three years since the launch of Viking’s ocean cruises in 2015, the company has been named a #1 Ocean Cruise Line every consecutive year. Viking has also been voted a World’s Best River Cruise Line every year since the award’s inception in 2010.
Windstar Cruises has been ranked #1 in the Midsize-Ship Ocean Cruise Lines category of the 2018 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, honoring the top travel destinations and companies around the globe as rated by its readers.