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Top Cruise Lines in the World: Readers' Choice Awards 2015

Condé Nast Traveler readers rank the best cruise lines in the world, including large ships and river cruises. View as a gallery.

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Large Ships (more than 2,000 passengers)

  1. Disney 90.563
  2. Cunard 89.411
  3. Princess 84.463
  4. Norwegian Cruise Line 83.023
  5. Royal Caribbean International 82.374
  6. Celebrity 81.729

Medium Ships (500 to 2,000 passengers)

  1. Crystal Cruises 90.546
  2. Disney 89.398
  3. Regent Seven Seas Cruises 86.674
  4. Princess 84.052
  5. Oceania Cruises 82.475
  6. Azamara Club Cruises 81.722
  7. Holland America Line 81.438

Small Ships (fewer than 500 passengers)

  1. Seabourn Cruise Line 89.214
  2. Paul Gauguin Cruises 89.211
  3. Windstar Cruises 88.715
  4. SeaDream Yacht Club 85.756
  5. Silversea 84.398
  6. Lindblad Expeditions - National Geographic 82.760
  7. American Cruise Lines 81.583

River Ships

  1. Grand Circle Cruise Line 92.572
  2. Viking River Cruises 91.559
  3. Uniworld Boutique River Cruises 91.072
  4. Tauck 90.048
  5. Vantage 89.210
  6. American Queen Steamboat Co. 85.770
  7. AmaWaterways 85.570
  8. Avalon Waterways 84.649
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