Top Travel Awards

Top Travel Awards

The 2017 travel awards season proved to be another incredible, award-winning year for Seabourn. We were honored to receive 22 top travel awards and distinctions from readers' polls, critics and travel professionals.

Seabourn received top honors in Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards annual survey where their discerning readers, including many of you, voted us "Best Cruise Line – Small Ship," a category we are proud to have dominated for many years. In addition, Porthole Cruise Magazine's annual readers' poll recognized us for having the "Best Luxury Ship – Seabourn Encore" and "Best Africa/Middle East Itineraries."

Other awards and accolades from around the world include:

  • Telegraph Travel Awards – "Best Small Cruise Line"
  • World of Cruising magazine - Wave Awards – "Best Luxury Cruise Line"
  • Cruise International Awards – Best Luxury Cruise Line and Best New Ship (Highly Recommended) Seabourn Encore
  • Travel Weekly Readers' Choice Awards – "Best in Cruise Lines – Under 1,000 Berths" in addition to seven Gold Magellan Awards
  • U.S. News & World Report - Gold Badge Winners – "Best Cruise Lines for Couples"
  • Cruise Critic UK Editors' Picks Award – "Best Luxury Cruise Line and Best Enrichment"
  • Cruise Critic Australia Editors' Picks Award – "Best Luxury Cruise Line"
  • Cruise Critic US Editors' Picks Award  –  "Best Enrichment"
  • The Food & Wine Hotel Awards 2017 – "Star Chefs at Sea – Seabourn/Thomas Keller"
  • - "Best at Sea" Awards – "Best "Over The Top" Suites at Sea"

Thank you to all of you who voted for us throughout the year and made it possible for us to receive so many accolades. We are proud and grateful to consistently be rated top choice in travel by these prestigious publications and by guests like you! It means a lot to all of us to have our crew and team recognized for all their hard work and professionalism as the best ultra-luxury experience at sea.

We look forward to 2018 as we mark 30 years as an industry leader with the newest ultra-luxury fleet and Seabourn Ovation launching in May. We hope to greet you soon, so that once again so you can experience for yourself why we are consistently rated the world's best!

To find out more about our awards, or to book your next voyage, call Seabourn at (800) 929-9391 or visit