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AWARDS


2012 – 2013

AWARD PUBLISHER
Best Family Cruises – March 2013
Freedom of Choice Ship, Norwegian Breakaway
Family Circus
Best Cruise Ships of 2012
Entertainment Ship, Norwegian Epic
Mass Market Fun – Norwegian Jewel, Jade, Pearl, Gem
Frommer’s
2012 World Travel Awards
World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line
Europe’s Leading Cruise Line (5th consecutive year)
2012 World Travel Awards
10 best cruises for 2013 - December 2012
Best Cruise for Families, Norwegian Breakaway
Yahoo Travel
Today Travel - February 2012
Norwegian Epic selected as one of the “Best Cruise Ships For Kids”
Today Travel
Best Overall Individual Cruise Ship: Norwegian Epic Travel Weekly Readers' Choice Award
2012 Editor’s Choice Awards – December 2012
Best for First-Timers
Cruise Critic
Courier's Distinguished Dozen – November 2012
Favorite sightseeing cruise line
NTA Services, Inc.
2012 "Tzoo" Award – November 2012
Best Overall Provider of Cruise Deal by a Cruise Line
Travel Zoo
14th Annual Readers' Choice Awards – November 2012
Best Mega-Ship (At least 2,000 passengers) - Norwegian Epic
Best Cruise Line for Solo Travelers
Best Short-Duration Cruise
Best Alternative Restaurants
Best Casinos
Best Fitness Facilities
Best Hawaii Itineraries
Best Bermuda Itineraries
Porthole Cruise Magazine
2012 Annual Maritime Safety Awards – October 2012
Quality Ship Management Award – Norwegian Cruise Line
American Maritime Safety Inc.
2013 Stern's Guide to the Cruise Vacation – October 2012
6 stars, Deluxe Category – The Haven, Norwegian Epic
2013 Stern's Guide to the Cruise Vacation
2012 Magellan Awards – September 2012
Gold Awards:
Advertising/Marketing Campaign - Partners First Ad Campaign, Partners First Campaign; Social Media - Norwegians Are Social; Mobile App - NCL.com Mobile Website; Print Advertising - 2012-2014 Fleet Brochure
Silver Awards:
TV Commercial - :30 TV Commercial; Loyalty Program - Latitudes Rewards; Advertising/Marketing Campaign - Brand Campaign, Destination Campaign
Travel Weekly
World’s Best Awards – August 2012
Named One of the Top Large-Ship Cruise Lines for Families
Travel + Leisure
SMITTY Award – July 2012
Best Use of a Social Media Platform – Facebook
Travel + Leisure
Cruise Critic – July 2012
Best Ship for Sea Days, Norwegian Epic
Cruise Critic
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce – June 2012
Good to Great Award
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
Readers’ Choice Award - June 2012
Favorite Cruise Line
Budget Travel

2011

AWARD PUBLISHER
Best Travel Agent Educational Program
NCL University
2011 Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards
Best Cruise Ship, Overall Individual:
Norwegian Epic
2011 Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards
Best Casino At Sea
Porthole Cruise Magazine
Europe’s Leading Cruise Line

2011 World Travel Awards
Best Cruise Parties
White Hot Party
Frommer's
Ultimate CEO Awards
Norwegian Cruise Line CEO, Kevin Sheehan
South Florida Business Journal
Readers' Choice Platinum List
Top Five Cruises, Large Resort Ships: #2 Norwegian Epic
Celebrated Living Summer
Design Award | Best Transportation
Innovative design of Norwegian Epic’s Studio stateroom
Travel + Leisure
Best Cruise Ship Entertainment
Norwegian Epic
USA Today
Best Family Cruises
Norwegian Epic
Family Circle

2010

AWARD PUBLISHER
Green Gateway Partners Award Recipient
Environmental Achievements
Port of Seattle
Marine Environmental Protection Award
Gold in the foreign vessel category
William M. Benkert
Editors’ Picks Awards
Norwegian Epic named Best for Evening Entertainment and Best for Gamblers
Norwegian Epic’s Moderno Churrascaria named Best New Restaurant
Pride of America named Best for Honeymooners
Cruise Critic
Editors’ Picks Awards
Norwegian Epic named Best for Non-Stop Fun
Norwegian Epic’s Blue Man Group named Best Entertainment at Sea
Cruise Critic UK
Magellan Awards
Gold awarded to Norwegian Epic in the Contemporary Ship category as “Best Cruise Ship Overall”
Gold awarded in the Cruise Elements/Contemporary Ship/Suite Design category for the Villas on Norwegian Epic
Gold awarded in the Advertising/Marketing category for Norwegian Epic’s trade campaign; and the “Year of the Freestyle Vacation” trade campaign
Silver awarded in the Cruise Elements/Contemporary Ship Design categories for Norwegian Epic’s Studios in Cabin Design (non-suite); Cirque® Dreams & Dinner in Restaurant Design; Mandara Spa in Spa Design; the Aqua Park for Pool Design
Silver awarded in the Advertising/Marketing category for Norwegian Epic’s Digital and Out of Home Campaigns.
Travel Weekly
Best Big Ship Debut:
Norwegian Epic
Sherman’s Travel
Europe’s Leading Cruise Line
World Travel Awards
Five-Star mainstream ship ratings
Norwegian Epic, Gem, Pearl, Jade, and Jewel
Frommer's

2009

AWARD PUBLISHER
Editors' Picks Award
Norwegian Cruise Line named Best for Big Ship Suites
Cruise Critic
Europe’s Leading Cruise Line
World Travel Awards
TTG Travel Awards
Cruise Line of the Year - under 75,000 passengers - Highly commended: Norwegian Cruise Line Training Program of the Year for NCL University
TGG
Magellan Awards
Gold awarded in the Advertising/Marketing category for Norwegian's Summer Blockbuster promotion and Norwegian's Awards campaign
Gold awarded in the Website category for the launch of NCLUniversity.com
Silver awarded in the Advertising/Marketing category for Norwegian's Alaska campaign and for the Norwegian Epic website
Travel Weekly
Readers' Choice Platinum List
Top Five Cruises, Large Resort Ships - #3
Celebrated Living Summer
World’s Best Cruise
Best Overall Vibe
Forbes Traveler Magazine
West WAVE Editor’s Pick Awards
Best Onboard Children’s Program
Best New Ship: Norwegian Gem
TravelAge
Annual Cacique Awards
Norwegian Cruise Line named cruise line of the year
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation
Readers' Choice Award
NCL named as one of the top five best cruise lines
Southern Living

2008

AWARD PUBLISHER
Readers' Choice Awards
Best Alternative Dining Room Cuisine
Best Spa Facilities
Best Hawaii Itineraries
Best Bermuda Itineraries
Porthole Cruise Magazine
World Travel Awards
Norwegian Cruise Line named Europe's Leading Cruise Line
World Travel Awards
Editor's Pick Awards
Best Value for a Contemporary Cruise Vacation
TravelAge West WAVE
Editor's Pick Awards
Norwegian Pearl – Best Cruise Ship for Families
TravelAge West WAVE
Editors' Picks Awards
Norwegian Cruise Line won for Best Entertainment and Best Suites
Cruise Critic
Magellan Awards
Gold awarded in the Cruise Ship/Suite Design category for NCL's Garden and Courtyard Villas
Gold awarded in the Advertising/Marketing category for Norwegian Gem's "It Girl" campaign; NCL's overall brand print advertising; Partnership 2.0 print advertising; and the "Pity the Procrastinator" marketing promotion
Silver awarded in the Advertising/Marketing category for NCL's print advertising featuring its European and Hawai'i itineraries
Travel Weekly
Readers' Choice Awards
Norwegian Cruise Line named one of the top ten best cruise ship spas
SpaFinder Magazine
World Savers Awards
Norwegian Cruise Line named as finalist for its environmental programs
Condé Nast Traveler
Condé Nast Traveler - Cruise Issue
Norwegian Gem named one of the best cruise ships for "spa lovers"
Norwegian Jade named one of the best cruise ships for "foodies"
Condé Nast Traveler - Cruise Issue
World's Best Awards
Top 10 Large-Ship Cruise Lines (Norwegian Cruise Line, #10)
Travel + Leisure
Readers' Choice Platinum List
Top Five Cruises, Large Resort Ships (Norwegian Cruise Line, #2)
Celebrated Living Summer
Best Family Cruises
Norwegian Cruise Line named the best cruise line for those who like to be independent
Family Circle
Annual Readers’ Poll
Norwegian Pearl named one of the top large cruise ships worldwide
Condé Nast Traveler
Readers’ Choice Award
One of the best cruise lines
Southern Living

2007

AWARD PUBLISHER
Best Cruise Value Award
Norwegian Cruise Line named the best cruise value in the standard, 4-star category
Ocean & Cruise News
Reader’s Choice Award
Favorite Cruise Line – Silver Level
Leisure Group Travel
Readers’ Choice Awards
Best Website
Best Alternative Dining Room Cuisine
Best Hawai’I Itineraries
Porthole Cruise Magazine
Editor’s Pick
Best Onboard Teen Program
Best Onboard Entertainment
TravelAge West Magazine WAVE Awards

2006

AWARD PUBLISHER
Readers’ Choice Awards
Best Alternative Dining Room Cuisine
Best Hawai`I Itineraries
Best South America Itineraries
Porthole Cruise Magazine
World’s Best Awards
Top Ten Large Ship Cruise Lines (Orient Lines, #5)
Travel + Leisure
Readers’ Choice Platinum List
Top Five Cruise Lines (Large Ships, #3)
Celebrated Living
Mid-Sized Employer of the Year
NCL Corp
University of Miami School of Business
Editor’s Pick
Best Onboard Children’s Program
Best Cabin Configuration and Amenities – Mass Market Line
TravelAge West Magazine
Best Large Cruise Ship
Norwegian Jewel, #5
Daily Cruise News

2005

AWARD PUBLISHER
Cruise Innovation Awards
Most Innovative in Developing Homeport Cruising
Most Innovative in Onboard Dining
Cruise Critic
Readers’ Choice Awards
Best Alternative Dining Room Cuisine
Best Hawai`i Itineraries
Porthole Cruise Magazine

2004

AWARD PUBLISHER
Readers’ Choice Awards
Most Romantic Dining Ambiance (Le Bistro)
Porthole Cruise Magazine

2002

AWARD PUBLISHER
Readers’ Choice Awards
Best Cruise Line
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