Awards & Accolades

Awards & Accolades

Awards & Accolades

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Simply The Best.

At Azamara Club Cruises®, we immerse you in the world’s most captivating destinations—all while providing unparalleled service, the finest dining at sea, glorious spa and wellness treatments, and innovative approaches to travel such as our Destination Immersion® experiences.

We’re exceptionally proud that our efforts to create voyages of a lifetime have received a great deal of attention. Read on to discover what makes Azamara…AzAmazing!

General Excellence

GLOBAL Traveler:

Cruise Line of the Year (2018)

USA TODAY'S 10BEST READERS' CHOICE AWARDS:

Voted #8 Best Boutique Cruise Line - US (2017)

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U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Cruise Lines Rankings:

Best Cruise Line for Couples - Silver (2019)

Best Cruise Line in the Mediterranean - Silver (2019)

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GLOBAL TRAVELER:

Cruise Line of the Year (2018)

Conde Nast Traveler Gold List 2018

Condé Nast Travelers:

2018 Gold List (US)

Readers’ Choice Awards: #6 in Top 10 Midsize-Ship Lines (2016)

Readers’ Choice Awards: #4 in Top 10 Midsize-Ship Lines (2014)

Readers’ Choice Awards: #4 in Top 10 Midsize-Ship Lines (2013)

USA Today 10 Best Readers Choice

USA TODAY'S 10BEST READERS' CHOICE AWARDS:

Voted #8 Best Boutique Cruise Line - US (2017)

Cruise Critic Editors Picks

CRUISE CRITIC EDITORS' PICKS AWARD IN THE LUXURY CATEGORY:

Best Itineraries - International (2017)

Wave Awards 2017

WAVE AWARDS (UK):

Best Specialist Cruise Line (2017)

Globe Travel Awards

GLOBE TRAVEL AWARDS (UK):

Best Specialist Cruise Line (2017)

Passenger Favourite Specialist Cruise Line (2017)

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U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT BEST CRUISE LINES:

Ranked #5: Best Luxury Cruise Line (2016)

Ranked #4: One of the World's Top Luxury Cruise Lines (2014)

Cruise Critic Editors Pick

CRUISE CRITIC EDITORS' PICKS:

Best Itineraries - USA (2015)

Cruise Critic Cruisers Choice

CRUISE CRITIC CRUISERS’ CHOICE AWARDS:

Best Cruise Overall: Azamara Quest and Azamara Journey (2015)

Best for Value: Azamara Quest and Azamara Journey (2015)

Best for Service: Azamara Quest and Azamara Journey (2015)

Bon Voyage Awards

BON VOYAGE MAGAZINE AWARDS:

Bronze (3rd Place) for Best Premium Line (2014)

Virtuoso Awards

VIRTUOSO AWARDS

Best Niche Cruise Line (2014)

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FC USA (PARENT COMPANY OF BRANDS SUCH AS LIBERTY TRAVEL AND GOGO VACATIONS)

TOP PICKS OF THE FOURTH ANNUAL PARTNER PRIDE AWARDS

Best Boutique Cruise Line (3rd year in a row) (2014)

Readers Choice Award

THE 17th ANNUAL RECOMMEND READERS CHOICE AWARD

Best Cruise Line – Small Ship (2013)

Recognition is by the travel agent readers of Recommend magazine, and is based exceptional products and services, and loyalty to the travel agent market.

Travel Age West Wave Award

TRAVELAGE WEST WAVE

Cruise Line with the Highest Client Satisfaction (2013)

Travel and Leisure World's Best Award

TRAVEL + LEISURE MAGAZINE'S ANNUAL WORLD'S BEST

World's Best in Service (2013)

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STERN'S GUIDE TO THE CRUISE VACATION

Highest Rating (2013)

Cruise Critic Editor's Pick

CRUISECRITIC.COM – US & UK EDITOR'S PICKS AWARD

Best Value for Money (2013)

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Destinations

Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards:

Top Cruise Line in Asia - #1 in the Small Ship category (2018)

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT BEST CRUISE LINES:

Ranked #5: Best Cruise Lines in the Mediterranean (2016)

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Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards:

Top Cruise Line in Asia - #1 in the Small Ship category (2018)

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U.S. News & World Report Best Cruise Lines:

Ranked #5: Best Cruise Lines in the Mediterranean (2016)

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Destination "French Riviera":

Best Ambassador of the French Riviera (2016)

Porthole Readers Choice

Porthole Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards:

Best Asia / Pacific Itineraries (2015)

Cruise Critic Cruiser's Choice

Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards:

Best Mediterranean Cruises: Azamara Quest (2015)

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Shore Excursions

Travel Weekly Magellan Awards (US)

Gold: Azamara Club Cruises’ Cruise Global, Stay Local - Expeditions-Shore Excursion (2018)

CRUISE CRITIC EDITORS' PICKS AWARD IN THE LUXURY CATEGORY:

Best Shore Excursions - International (2017)

Best Shore Excursions - UK (2017)

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Gold: Travel Weekly Magellan Awards (US):

Gold: Azamara Club Cruises’ Cruise Global, Stay Local - Expeditions-Shore Excursion (2018)

Cruise Critic Editor's Pick

Cruise Critic Editors' Picks Award In The Luxury Category:

Best Shore Excursions - International (2017)

Best Shore Excursions - UK (2017)

Cruise Critic Editors' Pick Award:

Best Shore Excursions - Australia (2016)

Best Shore Excursions (2016)

Best Shore Excursions - USA & UK (2015, 2013)

UK Cruise International Award

UK Cruise International Awards:

Best Holiday Extra: Azamara’s Azamazing Evenings (2015)

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Travel One Kompass (Germany) Award

AzAmazing Evenings: The Most Innovative Product Innovation (2013)

Travel Age West Wave Award

Travelage West Wave

Best Shore Excursions (2013)

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Fleet

PORTHOLE MAGAZINE READERS' CHOICE AWARDS:

Best Medium-Sized Ship: Azamara Quest® - US (2017)

Best Medium-Sized Ship: Azamara Journey® (2016)

CRUISE CRITIC EDITORS' PICK AWARDS:

Best Refurbishment (2016)

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Porthole Magazine Readers' Choice Awards:

Best Medium-Sized Ship: Azamara Quest® - US (2017)

Best Medium-Sized Ship: Azamara Journey® (2016)

Best Medium-Sized Ship: Azamara Quest® (2014)

Cruise Critic Editors' Pick

Cruise Critic Editors' Pick Awards:

Best Refurbishment (2016)

Travel and Leisure World's Best Award

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards:

3rd place in Large-Ship Category (2015, 2013)

2nd Place in Large-Ship Category (2014)

Cruise Critic Cruiser's Choice

Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards:

Best for Fitness: Azamara Quest and Azamara Journey (2015)

Best for Fitness: Azamara Quest - UK (2015)

Best for Cabins: Azamara Quest (2015)

Best for Public Rooms: Azamara Quest and Azamara Journey (2015)

Best for Public Rooms: Azamara Quest - UK (2015)

Best for Embarkation: Azamara Quest (2015)

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Entertainment

MEETMEONBOARD.COM CRUIZIE AWARDS (US):

Best Onboard Shows and Entertainment (Small Ship) (2017)

EXPEDIA CRUISE SHIP CENTERS BY OWNERS, MANAGERS AND CONSULTANTS (US):

Top Onboard Experience in the deluxe market segment (2017)

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MeetMeOnBoard.com Cruizie Awards (US):

Best Onboard Shows and Entertainment (Small Ship) (2017)

Expedia Cruise Ship Award

Expedia Cruise Ship Centers By Owners, Managers And Consultants (US):

Top Onboard Experience in the deluxe market segment (2017)

Cruise Critic Cruiser's Choice

Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards:

Best for Entertainment: Azamara Quest and Azamara Journey (2015)

Best for Entertainment: Azamara Journey - UK (2015)

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Lifestyle Cruising

MEETMEONBOARD.COM CRUIZIE AWARDS (US):

Best Small Ship Cruise Line for LGBTQ Passengers (2017, 2016)

Best Onboard LGBTQ Gatherings (Small Ship) (2017)

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT BEST CRUISE LINES:

Silver Award: Best Cruise Line for Couples (2016)

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MeetmeonBoard.com Cuizie Award

MeetMeOnBoard.com Cruizie Awards (US):

Best Small Ship Cruise Line for LGBTQ Passengers (2017, 2016)

Best Onboard LGBTQ Gatherings (Small Ship) (2017)

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U.S. News & World Report Best Cruise Lines:

Silver Award: Best Cruise Line for Couples (2016)

Best Cruise Lines for Romance: Ranked #3 (2015)

Bride's Best Honeymoon Award

Bride’s Best Honeymoon Awards:

2016 Best Honeymoon Award (2016)

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Dining

GLOBAL TRAVELER MAGAZINE AWARDS:

Best Cruise Line Dining (2016)

CRUISE CRITIC CRUISERS’ CHOICE AWARDS:

Best for Dining: Azamara Quest and Azamara Journey (2015)

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Global Traveler Magazine Award

Global Traveler Magazine Awards:

Best Cruise Line Dining (2016)

Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Award

Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards:

Best for Dining: Azamara Quest and Azamara Journey (2015)

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Marketing

TRAVEL WEEKLY MAGELLAN AWARDS (US):

Gold: Azamara Explore Further℠ Campaign Launch  -
Campaign-Advertising/Marketing (2018)

Gold: 2019 Destination Guide - Direct Mail (2018)

Silver: Azamara Blog - Cruise Blog (2018)

Silver: Azamara Pursuit Campaign Launch - Campaign-Advertising/Marketing (2018)

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Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Gold: Travel Weekly Magellan Awards (US):

Gold: Azamara Explore Further Campaign Launch - Campaign-Advertising/Marketing (2018)

Gold: 2019 Destination Guide - Direct Mail (2018)

Gold: Azamara Loyalty Newsletter - Direct Mail (2018)

Gold: Azamara - The Voyager - Direct Mail (2018)

Gold: Azamara WAVE Direct Mail Campaign - Direct Mail (2018)

Silver: Azamara Pursuit Campaign Launch - Campaign-Advertising/Marketing (2018)

Silver: Azamara 2020 Deployment Campaign Launch - Campaign-Advertising/Marketing (2018)

Gold: Destination Immersion 2.0 - Cruise Marketing Campaign-Advertising/Marketing (2017)

Gold: 2018 Destination Guide - Cruise Marketing-Direct Mail (2017)

Gold: 2017 WAVE Direct Mail – Mediterranean Cruise Marketing - Direct Mail (2017)

Silver: Country Intensive Voyages Campaign Cruise Marketing - Campaign-Advertising/Marketing (2017)

Silver: Cruise Global, Taste Local - Cruise Marketing - Campaign-Advertising/Marketing (2017)

Silver: When the sun sets (print) - Cruise Marketing-Print Advertising (2017)

Gold: Promotional Video: Reimagine Azamara (2016)

Silver: Advertising & Marketing Campaign: Cruise Global, Customize Local shore excursions (2016)

Gold: Cruise Marketing TV Commercial (2015)

Gold: Cruise Marketing Promotional Video (2015)

Gold: Cruise Marketing Website (2015)

Gold: Cruise Marketing Direct Mail (2015)

Silver: Land Promotional Video (2015)

Silver: Love Travel Campaign (2015)

Silver: Azamara 3DI (2015)

Silver: Destination Immersion Blog (2015)

Gold: Print Advertising/Marketing Campaign – Take Better Photos (2013)

Gold: Direct Mail – 2014 Destination Guide (2013)

Gold: Direct Mail – AzAmazing Evenings Brochure (2013)

Gold: Direct Mail – Azamara Brings you the World (2013)

Silver: Promotional Video – Sir Roger Moore Interview (2013)

Silver: TV Commercial – Money (2013)

Silver: TV Commercial – See the World (2013)

Silver: TV Commercial – Take Better Photos (2013)

Silver: Print Advertising – Marseille (2013)

Silver: Direct Mail – When Opportunity Knocks (2013)

Silver: Direct Mail – Land of Az (2013)

2015 Hsmai Adrian Award

2015 Hsmai Adrian Awards:

Gold: Special Event: Azamara 3DI Launch

Gold: Digital Marketing: Social Media

Silver: Digital Marketing: Blog

Silver: Feature Placement in Online Consumer Media: Conde Nast Traveler Through the Drake Passage

Bronze: Digital Marketing: Website

2015 Travolution Award

2015 Travolution Awards:

Best Technological Innovation: Azamara 3DI (UK)

2015 Skifties Social Media Award

2015 Skifties Social Media Awards:

The Most Effective Brand on Social Media: Cruise line category

2015 #CRUISECHAT Award

2015 #CRUISECHAT:

Most Engaging Cruise Executive on Twitter: @LarryPimentel

Favorite Cruise Line: @AzamaraVoyages runner‐up

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