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Finalists for the 2019 Seatrade Cruise Awards announced

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The winners are revealed live on the night
Finalists for the 2019 Seatrade Cruise Awards have been announced and are listed below in alphabetical order. Principal sponsors of the 13th Cruise Awards scheme are Oracle Hospitality and TheICEway.

The winners will be announced and trophies presented in Hamburg at the CLIA Germany & Seatrade Europe speakers dinner taking place on September 11 (invitation-only).

Port of the Year: Port of OldenLoen, Norway; Port of Yokohama, Japan; Zadar Cruise Port, Croatia

Destination of the Year: Busselton, Western Australia; Cruise Baltic; Sete Cruise Club, France

Supplier of the Year:  DeCurtis Corporation – Online Booking Platform; Intellian Technologies – v240MT VSAT Antenna System; V.Ships Leisure – Shipsure 2.0

Marketing Initiative of the Year sponsored by Cruise Baltic: Caribbean Village – Cruise Marketing Platform; OneSpaWorld & Celebrity Cruises – The Spa on Celebrity Edge; Zielia – Digital Destination Platform

Marine Interior Design of the Year launched on the occasion of Marine Interiors Cruise & Ferry Global Expo co-located with Seatrade Europe: Eumar Santehnika for Five Point Plus vanity unit - designed for bathrooms with limited space; Marella Cruises for The 19th Hole clubhouse on board Marella Explorer 2; SMC Design for Saga Cruises’ Spirit of Discovery

Environmental Initiative Award sponsor by MedCruise: DNV GL - AFI (Alternative Fuel Insight) Platform; Hullwiper Ltd – Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle; LuminUltra - LuminUltra Cloud

Innovative Shorex of the Year Award: Abercrombie & Kent (Akorn) – Incubating Vidigal Entrepreneurs, Rio de Janiero, Brazil; Astoria Shipping and Tourist Agency - The Daily Life in a Nun's Monastery, Patmos, Greece; Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services – Behind the Scenes at the Marine Mammal Center, San Francisco, USA

An international lineup of independent judges will select the winners of the seven categories. In addition, there will be Personality Awards announced in the evening chosen by Seatrade from nominations received including Seatrade Cruise Personality of the Year 2019 – sponsored by V. Ships Leisure.