2011 Awards and Honors Keep Accumulating
SEATTLE (Dec. 1, 2011)—-First-place awards and honors keep accumulating for Seabourn’s intimate all-suite ships in 2011. Recent announcements by the editors of the twin Cruise Critic websites in the U.S. and U.K. confirm the opinions resulting from earlier readers’ polls at both Travel + Leisure and… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Cruise Lines Wins Six Porthole Awards, Including Best Value and Best Entertainment

Carnival Cruise Lines took home six Porthole Magazine Annual Readers Choice Awards, earning top honors in the Best Value for the Money and Best Entertainment for the 12th consecutive year.
Since the awards were established in 1999, Carnival Cruise Lines has earned 115 individual honors – the most of any cruise line.
The annual awards are based… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam to Feature Multiple Dining Options, Diverse Cuisine

Seattle, Wash., June 7, 2010 – The newest Holland America Line Signature-Class ship, the ms Nieuw Amsterdam, will debut July 4, 2010, with exceptional dining options featuring a selection of diverse, innovative restaurants serving international cuisine. Each venue is highlighted by elegant décor for a one-of-a-kind culinary event. The line also will introduce an intimate… [Continue Reading]

Pinnacle Grill Recognized by Porthole Magazine as Best Alternative Restaurant in the Cruise Industry

Seattle, January 15, 2009 –Holland America Line’s Pinnacle Grill has been chosen best alternative restaurant in the cruise industry in Porthole Magazine’s 2009 Editor-in-Chief Awards.
“The Pinnacle Grill offers a level of elegant sophistication unmatched anywhere on the seven seas,” says Bill Panoff, Porthole Magazine’s Editor-In-Chief.
Available on all 14 ships in Holland America’s premium fleet, the… [Continue Reading]

Heald Named Top Cruise Blogger By Porthole Editors

The blog of Carnival Senior Cruise Director John Heald – which has attracted 3.6 million visits since being launched two years ago – has been named “Best Cruise Line Blog” in Porthole Magazine’s 2009 Editor-In-Chief Awards. In his popular blog, Heald provides readers with a unique behind-the-scenes look at “Fun Ship” cruising while sharing his… [Continue Reading]