Finalists for the 2018 Seatrade Cruise Awards announced

The winners are revealed live at Seatrade events. This year the 2018 Awards will be presented during Seatrade Cruise Med The winners are revealed live at Seatrade events. This year the 2018 Awards will be presented during Seatrade Cruise Med

Finalists for the 2018 Seatrade Cruise Awards have been announced and are listed below in alphabetical order. Principal sponsor of the 12th Cruise Awards scheme is once again Oracle Hospitality.

The winners will be announced and trophies presented in Lisbon at the Seatrade Cruise Med Welcome Reception taking place on September 19 at Patio de Gala (invitation-only).

Port of the Year:

Dublin; Martinique; Quebec

Destination of the Year:

Dubai Tourism, UAE; Eidfjord Hardanger, Norway; Geraldton, Western Australia

Supplier of the Year:

ADELTE; DNV GL; Global Ports Holding

Marketing Initiative of the Year sponsored by Cruise Baltic:

Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism; Capital Cruising - Forth Ports Ltd; Discover Saint John

Environmental Initiative Award:

JC Wetcleaning Services; Lankhorst Ropes; Port of Santo Domingo(San Souci Ports)

Innovative Shorex of the Year Award sponsored by Abu Dhabi Department of Culture & Tourism

Intercruises Shoreside & Ports Services – Panda Sanctuary CSR Program; Rainforest Adventure St Maarten for The Flying Dutchman; The Best Day Cartagena Tours – The Spanish Horse

An international lineup of independent judges will select the winners of the six categories. In addition, there will be three Personality Awards announced in the evening chosen by Seatrade from nominations received including Seatrade Cruise Personality of the Year 2018 - sponsored by V. Ships Leisure. 


Posted 28 August 2018

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