Awards & Accolades

Our Company

Featured Awards

Best Small-Ship Cruise Line

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2008 | Best Spa on a Cruise Ship | Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Poll

Gold List

Condé Nast Traveler for 25 consecutive years, 1994-2018

Best Small-Ship Cruise Line

Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards, UK Edition, 2015, 2016 and 2018

World's Best Small-Ship Cruise Line

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2007

2018 Platinum List

American Airlines, Celebrated Living Magazine

Best Cruise Line

U.S. News & World Report Gold Badge Winner, 2018 | Best Luxury Cruise Line | Best Cruise Line in the Mediterranean

Best Cruise Line

U.S. News & World Report Silver Badge Winner, 2018 | Best Cruise Line in the Caribbean | Best Cruise Line for Couples

International Six Star Diamond Award

American Academy of Hospitality Sciences

Awards

Best New Luxury Ship – Seabourn Ovation
Cruise Critic UK Editors’ Picks Award - 2018

Best Service (Luxury Category)
Cruise Critic UK Editors’ Picks Award - 2018
Cruise Critic U.S. Editors’ Picks Award - 2018

Best Luxury Cruise Line
2017 Cruise International Awards
2018 Cruise International Awards
Cruise Critic U.S. Editors’ Picks Award - 2018
The British Cruise Awards - 2018
U.S. News & World Report Best Cruise Line Rankings Gold Badge - 2018
World of Cruising magazine - 2017 Wave Awards

Seabourn Encore – Best New Ship (Highly Recommended)
The British Cruise Awards - 2017
2017 Cruise International Awards

Best for Solo Travelers (Luxury Category)
Cruise Critic U.S. Editors’ Picks Award - 2018

Cruise Line of the Year
ITB Berlin 2018 Connoisseur Circle Hospitality Awards

Best Luxury Ship – Seabourn Encore
Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers Choice Awards - 2018

Best Wellness Program
Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers Choice Awards - 2018

Best Cruise Line - Small Ship
Recommend Readers’ Choice Gold Award - 2018

Best Cruise Line - Ultra-Luxury
Recommend Readers’ Choice Silver Award - 2018

Best Cruise Line - Cuisine
Recommend Readers’ Choice Silver Award - 2018

Best Cruise Line – Expedition/Adventure
Travvy Awards - 2018

Best Cruise Ship – Luxury
Travvy Awards - 2018

Best New Ship to Launch – Seabourn Encore
2018 UK Wave Awards

Best Small Cruise Line
2017 Telegraph Travel Awards

U.S. News & World Report Best Cruise Line Rankings Gold Badge - 2018
Best Luxury Cruise Line
Best Cruise Lines in the Mediterranean

U.S. News & World Report Best Cruise Line Rankings Silver Badge - 2018
Best Cruise Lines in the Caribbean – Best Cruise Line
Best Cruise Lines for Couples – Best Cruise Line

U.S. News & World Report Best Cruise Line Rankings Gold Badge – 2017
Best Cruise Lines for Couples

Star Chefs at Sea – Seabourn/Thomas Keller
The Food & Wine Hotel Awards 2017

Best "Over The Top" Suites at Sea
Cruisetruth.com – "Best at Sea" Awards

Five Stars
2012 Berlitz® Complete Guide to Cruising and Cruise Ships, for 18 consecutive years

Six Plus Black Stars - Highest Rating
2011 Stern's Guide to the Cruise Vacation, for 14 consecutive years

Favorite Spa on a Cruise Ship
2010 Spafinder Reader's Choice Award

Six Stars - Highest Rating
Fielding's Guide to Worldwide Cruises

Favorite Small Cruise Ship Line - Highest Rating
Departures, the magazine exclusively for American Express® Platinum Card® and Centurion® members
Luxury Survey of Readers' Favorites

Experiential Travel Award
The publishers of AFAR travel magazine, have named Seabourn as the only cruise line recipient of its inaugural Experiential Travel Awards. Inaugural Awards Honor Sources for "Deeper, Richer, More Authentic Experiences"

2018 Travel Weekly Magellan Gold Award
Cruise Elements – Luxury Ship – Restaurant Design: The Grill by Thomas Keller, Seabourn Ovation Cruise Elements – Luxury Ship - Suite Design: Luxurious Wintergarden Suites, Seabourn Ovation
Cruise Elements – Luxury Ship – Atrium Design: Seabourn Ovation
Cruise Elements – Luxury Ship – Entertainment: Exclusive Production Show: “An Evening with Tim Rice”
Cruise Elements – Luxury Ship – Spa Design: Spa & Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil, Seabourn Ovation
Cruise Marketing – Direct Mail - An Introduction to Seabourn Ovation
Cruise Marketing – Promotional Video – Experience the Seabourn Difference
Cruise – Overall – Loyalty Program: Seabourn Club
Cruise – Overall – Loyalty Program: Seabourn Club Offers Valuable Benefits and Rewards to Loyal Guests

2018 Travel Weekly Magellan Silver Award
Cruise – Overall - Education Program: Seabourn Academy
Cruise Marketing – Promotional Video – “Ventures by Seabourn” Video Series
Cruise – Expeditions – Itinerary: Innovative Extended Explorations
Cruise Elements – Luxury Ship – Pool Design: Seabourn Ovation
Cruise Elements – Luxury Ship – Entertainment: Seabourn Conversations
Cruise – Overall – Education Program: Seabourn Academy – Selling Luxury Travel

2017 Travel Weekly Magellan Gold Award
Cruise – Overall Mid-Size Cruise Ship: Seabourn Encore
Cruise Elements – Luxury Ship – Spa Design: Spa & Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil, Seabourn Encore
Cruise Elements – Luxury Ship – Entertainment: "An Evening with Tim Rice"
Cruise Marketing – Website: "Extraordinary Worlds"
Cruise Marketing – Promotional Video: Extraordinary Worlds Anthem
Cruise – Overall – Education Program: Seabourn Academy
Cruise – Overall – Loyalty Program: Seabourn Club

2017 Travel Weekly Readers Choice
Best in Cruise Lines - Under 1,000 Berths

2016 Travel Weekly Magellan Gold Award
Overall - Blog
Overall - Small Cruise Ship
Elements - Luxury Ship - Spa Design
Expeditions - Shore Excursion
Expeditions - Itinerary
Marketing - Direct Mail

2016 Travel Weekly Magellan Silver Award
Overall - Luxury Ship - Seabourn Quest
Overall - Loyalty Program - Seabourn Club
Elements - Luxury Ship - Entertainment

2015 Travel Weekly Magellan Gold Award
Luxury Ship Entertainment - Seabourn Conversations
Cruise Marketing - Promotional Antarctica Video
Cruise Marketing - Seabourn Encore's Dedicated Microsite
Cruise Marketing - UNESCO Partnership
Cruise Marketing - Multi-Product Direct Mail

2015 Travel Weekly Magellan Silver Award
Overall Luxury Ship - Seabourn Quest
Overall Loyalty Program - Seabourn Club
Luxury Ship Suite Design - Signature Penthouse Spa Suites 
Expedition Shore Excursions - Ventures by Seabourn™

2014 Travel Weekly Magellan Gold Award
Luxury Suite Design – Penthouse Spa Suites
Luxury Spa Design – The Spa at Seabourn
Overall Luxury Ship – Seabourn Quest

2014 Travel Weekly Magellan Silver Award
Overall Blog – Seabourn Blog

2013 Travel Weekly Magellan Gold Award
Luxury Ship Suite Design – Grand Winter Garden Suite
Overall Blog – Seabourn Blog
Seabourn Antarctica Site

2013 Travel Weekly Magellan Silver Award
Overall Blog – Seabourn Blog