Carnival Cruise Line Secures Top Spot in USA Today's '10Best' Readers Choice Awards

By Ivan PetrenkoFeb 22, 2024 14:34 PMNews
Cruise ship Carnival in the capital of Puerto Rico
Cruise ship Carnival in the capital of Puerto Rico. Source: pixabay

Carnival Cruise Line has once again clinched victory in the prestigious USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards, proudly claiming the title of Best Ocean Cruise Line for the second consecutive year. The accolade underscores Carnival's commitment to delivering exceptional cruise experiences, reaffirming its position as a leader in the industry. This year's triumph is further accentuated by Carnival Celebration's triumph, the latest addition to the fleet, which clinched top honors as the best cruise ship in both dining and entertainment categories.

The selection process for the 10Best Awards involved nominations by a panel of esteemed cruise industry experts, followed by online voting by USA Today readers. Carnival's victory resonates with the judges and readers alike, with the cruise line praised for its dedication to catering to families and casual cruisers.

The recent accolades arrive amid Carnival's exciting period of expansion, which commenced in 2021. Carnival Jubilee, the cruise line's new flagship, set sail from Galveston, Texas, marking the start of its journey. The anticipation mounts as Carnival Firenze, the 27th addition to the fleet, prepares to embark on its maiden voyage from Long Beach, California, scheduled for April 25, 2024. Looking ahead, Celebration Key, an exclusive destination by Carnival, is slated to open its doors in the summer of 2025. Furthermore, Carnival's commitment to innovation and growth is underscored by the announcement of a fourth Excel sister ship joining the ranks alongside Carnival Jubilee, Carnival Celebration, and Mardi Gras, scheduled for 2027.

Christine Duffy, Carnival Cruise Line's president, expressed gratitude for the continued support of loyal guests and the unwavering dedication of the team. "To win the 'The Best Ocean Cruise Line' award for a second consecutive year is a testament to the loyalty we value so greatly from our guests as well as the outstanding commitment of our team members who work diligently to create the fun and memorable experiences we're known for across our beautiful fleet," remarked Duffy.

Carnival Cruise Line's consecutive victories in the USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards not only reflect its unwavering dedication to excellence but also signal a promising future ahead, filled with unforgettable experiences for travelers worldwide.

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