The Ceremony showcasing Spain´s Cruise Industry achievements.
Cruise Excellence Awards celebrate the very best of the Spain’s cruise tourism sector.
The awards duly recognize, perfection, imagination, creativity, excellence, impeccable service and innovation in an emerging and unstoppable industry that is continuously evolving in Spain. Spain is today both as destination and source market one of the top markets in the world and delivers an exceptional experience, both on board and ashore with one of the best port terminal networks in the world.
Cruise Excellence Awards are owned and organised by Cruises News Media Group, the company behind that leads one of the most important B2B Cruise events, The International Cruise Summit, and the top leading cruise industry magazine for Spanish speaking countries, Cruises News Magazine among other products.
The Awards launched in 2008, and rotating all over the Iberian Peninsula, are firmly established as the premier distinctions in the Spain´s cruise industry with cruise lines representatives coming to receive their awards from all over the world.
This year, the Excellence Awards will be hosted in Cartagena.
• 2008: Barcelona
• 2009 to 2013: Málaga
• 2014 and 2015: Palma de Mallorca
• 2016 to 2019: Cartagena
• 2020: A Coruña
• 2021: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
The EXCELLENCE CRUISE AWARDS are decided by a survey of cruise passengers, which gives a special value to these results, as it is the assessment done by the users themselves. In 2019 the Mediterranean edition received more than 5,000 respondents.
The organization honours awards in 15 separate categories:
• Excellence Award Best Spanish Port
• Excellence Award Best Crew
• Excellence Award Best Popular Cruise line
• Excellence Award Best Entertainment Onboard
• Excellence Award Best Value for Money Cruise Line
• Excellence Award Best Premium Cruise Line
• Excellence Award Best Luxury Cruise Line
• Excellence Award Best Cruise Ship in the Mediterranean
• Excellence Award Best Cruise Ship in Northern Europe
• Excellence Award Best Consumer Brand Recognition
• Excellence Award Best River Cruise Company
• Excellence Award Best Cruise Line for the First Cruise
• Excellence Award Best Gastronomy Experience
• Excellence Award Best Itinerary
• Excellence Award Best Brand Recognition by Travel Agents
This hallmark is used by the awarded company to accredit the use of it in their promotional communications as a label of quality of the company.
Family photo of the gala celebrated in 2020 in A Coruña.
Each year, the Excellence Cruise Awards is well attended by more than 300 people. Among the special guests are the top executives of the main cruise lines, ports, tourism boards, auxiliary industry, tourist services, travel agencies, tour operators, public administrators, press, promotional companies and cruisers.
A unique opportunity to showcase your business in the cruise industry, contact potential customers and gain visibility through Spain’s leading event.
"Cruise Excellence Awards " tradename and corporate image are owned and organized by Cruises News Media Group S.L. and are registered trademarks of CNMG.
The gala and awards ceremony of the Cruise Excellence Awards are commercial and intellectual property of CruisesNews Media Group.
Editions: Since 2008.
Method: Cruise passengers survey.
Guests: 300 pax.
Companies: Cruise line executives, ports, tourism boards, auxiliary industry, tourist services, travel agencies, tour operators, public administrators, press, promotional companies and cruisers.
"Cruise Excellence Awards" tradename and corporate image are owned and organized by Cruises News Media Group S.L. and are registered trademarks of CNMG.
CRUISES NEWS MEDIA GROUP is the leading publishing and promotion, communication and marketing group in the cruise industry in Spain and a highly respected member of the business community and participates actively in the development of the cruise industry in Europe, being a reference in the planning of promotion and marketing strategies within the cruise sector.
Cruises News Media Group is an Executive Partner of CLIA