2020 Seatrade Cruise Awards Winners

Our independent panel of expert judges have released this year's awards winners. We recieved over 150 entries from every corner of the globe, highlighting remarkable new innovations, technologies and projects and honouring key personalities that have made an outstanding contribution to the industry. Winners were announced at the virtual Seatrade Cruise Awards ceremony on Tuesday 6th October as part of Seatrade Cruise Virtual.


Destination of the Year

WINNER

  • Barbados

FINALISTS

  • CruiseCopenhagen
  • St Kitts and Nevis

Supplier of the Year

WINNER

  • Vikand Solutions

FINALISTS

  • Broward Health International     
  • Tritan Software  

Innovative Shorex of the Year

WINNER

  • Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services - Plastic Fishing, The Netherlands

FINALISTS

  • Excursion Ireland’s Traditional Ireland tour of Ardara
  • Mifsud Brothers Ltd – Retro Ride, Malta

Port of the Year

WINNER

  • Icy Strait Point, Alaska 

FINALISTS

  • Port of Dover, UK  
  • Passenger Port of St. Petersburg "Marine Façade", Russia 

Sustainability Award

Sponsored by

WINNER

  • Silversea Cruises – The Silversea Fund for the Galapagos

FINALISTS

  • Hurtigruten’s hybrid electric powered expedition ships - Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen
  • Marseille Provence Cruise Club - Blue Charter Cruise initiative 

Expedition Cruise Initiative of the Year Award

WINNER

  • Scenic Neptune luxury submersible onboard Scenic Eclipse

FINALISTS

  • ASENAV’s newbuild Magellan Explorer
  • Ponant’s Bijages Archipelgo, Guinea-Bissau itinerary

Talent Development Award

WINNER

  • Peter Kollar, Head of Training & Development, CLIA Australasia

FINALISTS

  • American Caribbean Maritime Foundation 
  • Claudine Pohl

Seatrade Cruise Lifetime Achievement Award for Services to Cruising

WINNER

  • David Vass, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Cruise Business & Operations, Abercrombie & Kent Destination Management

Seatrade Cruise Outstanding Achievement Award

WINNER

  • Universal Marine Medical Supply “Unimed”

Seatrade Cruise Personality Of The Year Award

Sponsored by

WINNER

  • Mário Ferreira, Chairman, Mystic Invest Holding