Disney Cruise Line Recognized as a Top Cruise Experience
Disney Cruise Line was recently ranked No. 3 on the “World’s Best” awards by Travel + Leisure magazine. Up against some of the most distinguished lines in the cruise industry, Disney’s family-focused cruise experience rounded out the top three in the "Large Cruise Ship" category just behind Crystal Cruises and Regent Seven Seas, which placed No. 1 and No. 2, respectively.
The “World’s Best” list, which is compiled annually, recognizes the best in travel for cities, hotels, islands, airlines, cruise lines, tour operators, safari outfitters and car-rental agencies each year. The “Large Cruise Ship” ranking was determined from answers given by readers when asked to rate cruise lines on cabins, food, service, itineraries, destinations, activities and value.
Known for bringing family travel to the cruise industry, Disney Cruise Line continues to raise the bar on the cruise experience, with specifically designed areas and activities for each member of the family, allowing for both quality time together and wonderful individual experiences. The accolades from the seasoned travelers who voted on these awards are a further testament to the success of the Disney Cruise Line business.
"We are delighted to be recognized in the Travel + LeisureDisney Cruise Line. "This recognition further enhances our position as the best cruise line for an unparalleled family vacation and motivates us to continue to elevate the Disney Cruise Line experience even higher." magazine “2008 World's Best” awards as one of the top three large-ship cruise lines and the highest ranked cruise line catering to the family market,” said Tom McAlpin, President of Disney Cruise Line has received nearly 50 distinguished awards and recognitions from the travel industry, since first setting sail in 1998. These awards have included all aspects of the operation from dining and entertainment, to youth activities and spa facilities.
Disney Cruise Line established the family market within the cruise industry, providing a cruise experience for families to reconnect and recharge while creating vacation memories that will last a lifetime. From a theater featuring live musical spectaculars to a luxurious spa for adults and nearly an entire deck dedicated to children’s activities, the ships offer something for every member of the family. Disney Cruise Line continues to grow by attracting passengers who say they would not have cruised if it had not been for the Disney brand.
Up against industry staples known for the best in cruising, Disney Cruise Line has continued moving up on the Travel + Leisure list each year, earning top honors and further confirming a niche position as a family product.