COURTESY Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours: Hollywood, Fla. & Vancouver, B.C. November 2022 – Scenic Group, parent company of Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, and Emerald Cruises, is proud to be recognized for its luxury river and ocean cruise products by winning six 2022 World Cruise Awards. The World Cruise Awards serve to recognize, reward and celebrate excellence in the global cruise sector through their annual awards program.

  • World’s Best Cruise Ship for Dining 2022: Scenic Eclipse
  • World’s Best River Cruise Suite 2022: Royal Panorama Suite – Scenic Spirit
  • Asia’s Best River Cruise Ship 2022: Scenic Spirit
  • Asia’s Best River Cruise Suite 2022: Royal Panorama Suite – Scenic Spirit
  • Europe’s Best River Cruise Line 2022: Scenic
  • North America’s Best Cruise Line 2022: Scenic

We work every year to deliver to our guests the best experiences and lifetime memories – and always strive to keep improving on the prior year’s results,” responded Anna Wolfsteiner, Scenic Group’s Global Chief of Sales & Marketing Officer. “It is such a great feeling and honor for us to be recognized across so many categories as being the best of the best. It serves as a testament to the strength of our brand across the world, the quality of our products, and the delivery of excellence and luxury across both our river and ocean cruises.”

This has been a stellar year for Scenic and awards. Besides the six mentioned World Cruise Awards, Scenic has received the Condé Nast Traveler 2022 Reader’s Choice Award for Best River Cruise Line and the recently announced two Cruise Critic Awards – Best Service and Best Dining in the Expedition Category. Past awards for the Scenic Group from Condé Nast Travel and Cruise Critic have recognized its level of service, value, offered experiences and ship design.

Scenic Group, which includes Emerald Cruises, Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, and Mayflower Cruises & Tours, has grown over its 36-year history to include award-winning, river and ocean cruises and handcrafted land journeys that take guests to many of the world’s most fascinating destinations covering all seven continents. Since 2008, Scenic has set the benchmark for truly all-inclusive, five-star river cruises in Europe and Southeast Asia. In 2019, Scenic introduced Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery Yacht™, a 228-guest ultra-luxury ship, and plans to deliver a second yacht of the same category, Scenic Eclipse II, in 2023. Emerald Cruises has nine branded Star-Ships offering river cruises across Europe and on the Mekong. In March 2022, the 100-guest luxury yacht, Emerald Azzurra, was the first oceangoing yacht to launch under the Emerald Cruises brand, and will be followed by a sister, Emerald Sakara, in 2023.

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Cover photo: Scenic Eclipse Antarctica


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