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BLOG: Recognising excellence and celebrating success; applications for the annual Seatrade Cruise Awards are now open!

Entries for the 2022 Seatrade Cruise Awards are now open! Discover this year's categories and how you can enter here.

Have you or your team made a significant contribution to the cruise industry? It’s time to celebrate your success at the Seatrade Cruise Awards 2022, taking place on 14 September during Seatrade Cruise Med 2022

Judges by a panel of industry experts, Seatrade Cruise Awards has acquired the reputation of being the most prestigious awards programme for the cruise industry.

The awards provide a platform to showcase the very best of the global cruise community, businesses and individuals that will help shape the future of cruising for years to come.

This year’s industry categories include:

  • Destination of the year
  • Port of the Year
  • Expedition Cruise Initiative of the Year
  • Investment in People Award
  • Product of the Year Award
  • Innovative Shorex of the Year
  • Sustainability Initiative of the Year

This year’s personality categories are:

  • Seatrade Cruise Personality of the Year
  • Seatrade Outstanding Achievement Award

The 2022 award entries cover the period of 1 August, 2021 to 31 July, 2022.

The Awards are judged by an independent panel of thought-leaders and experts from the international cruise industry including:

Per Bjorsen, Managing Director, V.Ships Leisure
Ted Blamey, Principal, CHART Management Consultants
Claus Bødker, Director, Cruise Baltic
Andrew Coggins, Clinical Professor, Management & Management Science Department- Lubin School of Business, Pace University
Michelle Fee, CEO, Cruise Planners
Liz Gammon, Consultant,
Aimilia A. Papachristou, Secretary General, MedCruise
Roberta Jacoby, Global Hospitality & Travel Operations Executive, Jacoby Advisors
Anne Kalosh, Editor, Seatrade Cruise News, Senior Associate Editor, Seatrade Cruise Review
Marie-Caroline Laurent, Director General, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe 

Jens Skrede, Managing Director, Cruise Europe 
Ingo Soerensen, Area VP Global Cruise Sales, Oracle Hospitality
Terry Thornton, Cruise Expert

John Delaney, Former President, Windstar Cruises

So, what are you waiting for? Submit your entry today for a chance to be recognised at the cruise industry’s premier awards night!

For more information on the awards and how to enter please follow this link:

We're looking forward to receiving your entry - best of luck!