Seatrade Cruise Awards Categories

Entries for the 2022 Seatrade Cruise Awards are now open!

Have you or your team made a significant contribution to the Cruise Industry over the last year* that's worth celebrating? If so, the Seatrade Cruise Awards are calling you! Enter the awards by choosing one of the categories below for a chance to be recognised at the most prestigious industry awards taking place at Seatrade Cruise Med 2022.

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

2022 Industry categories

Destination of the Year

Who is this award for? A region/tourism body/association which has made significant strides in promoting cruise-tourism over the past 12 months* 

Port of the Year

Who is this award for?  A port authority, port management company, cruise terminal operator which has made significant improvements to its operational facilities/cruise-tourism infrastructure over the past 12 months*

Expedition Cruise Initiative of the Year

Who is this award for? To any company, organisation or individual who has introduced an innovative concept, product, ship, shore excursion, or service specifically tailored to/for the expedition cruise sector over the past 12 months*

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Investment in People Award

Who is this award for?  To any company, organisation or individual who made a significant contribution to the recruitment, training, advancement or diversity & inclusion initiatives for the industry’s most valuable asset, its people. 

Product of the Year Award

Who is this award for?  This Award will recognise the development and/or application of innovative technology for the cruise sector in this past year*.

Judges will be looking for a description of the technology in question, how it has been used to meet goals e.g. sustainability targets, efficiency gains, financial gains, guest experience enhancement etc in addition to the customer benefit.  

Innovative Shorex of the Year

Who is this award for? To any cruise line, company or individual who has created, sourced or introduced an innovative shore excursion over the past 12 months* 

Sustainability Initiative of the Year

Who is this award for?  To any company, organisation or individual who has shown that it puts sustainability, both socially and environmentally, at the forefront of its business operations over the past 12 months*   

2022 Personality Awards

Seatrade Cruise Personality of the Year

This award is for an individual who has gone above and beyond in their particular sector or industry, representing the best in their field and embodying the values we want to celebrate. 

To be selected by Seatrade and V.Ships Leisure from nominations received.

Sponsored by V.Ships Leisure

Seatrade Outstanding Achievement Award

This award is for an individual who made an outstanding contribution to continuous growth and innovation of cruise industry.

To be selected by Seatrade from nominations received.

Submitting your entry for the Seatrade Cruise Awards has never been easier! Our online entry form allows you to upload supporting documentation such as images, diagrams, presentations and testimonials.