World Cruise Awards 2021


We’re delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for four awards at the inaugural World Cruise Awards 2021. 

Sister to the World Travel Awards, this event has been designed to celebrate excellence within the cruise sector. At Scenic, we strive to deliver exceptional truly all-inclusive river cruises and ultra-luxury ocean voyages on board Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery Yacht™ and we would like to thank our guests for acknowledging this excellence with the below nominations. 

Scenic River Cruising – Best Suite and Best River Cruise Ship
We have been nominated in two categories in the river cruise sector, with the sophisticated Scenic Diamond in the running for Best River Cruise Ship, and the award for Best Suite has seen the elegant Royal Owners Suite on board Scenic Sapphire shortlisted.  

Europe's Best River Cruise Ship 2021 - Scenic Diamond

Meticulously designed to sail the rivers of Bordeaux, Scenic Diamond affords guests the utmost in luxury, comfort and refinement on these charming and serene waterways. The finest luxury suites married with the opulent Panorama Lounge and spacious Sun Deck makes Scenic Diamond a cut above the rest when it comes to river cruise vessels, and our truly all-inclusive philosophy on board means guests want for absolutely nothing, with every expectation exceeded. What’s more, Scenic Diamond offers Scenic Culinaire cooking school and an innovative Salt Therapy Lounge within the wellness area, both totally exclusive to Scenic.

Europe's Best River Cruise Suite 2021 - Royal Owner’s Suite, Scenic Sapphire

When it comes to luxury at its finest, the Royal Owners Suite on board Scenic Sapphire is simply unsurpassable. Located on the Diamond Deck, this impressive suite boasts 47 square metres of space, a personal butler and even an extensive pillow menu. The spacious balcony allows guests to enjoy every single vista along the way, and the sumptuous freestanding bath is the perfect way to unwind after a long day exploring a destination. Luxurious bathroom amenities and a queen-sized slumber bed are the finishing touches on this sublime suite, but not before the complimentary bottle of Champagne on arrival, and a selection of canapés and fruit skewers delivered to your suite daily.

Scenic Eclipse – Best New Cruise Ship and Best New Cruise Ship for Dining
Setting the benchmark in ultra-luxury cruising, Scenic Eclipse, the World’s First Discovery Yachts™ combines a wealth of world-class facilities with the opportunity for unrivalled exploration, and we are honoured to have been nominated for Best New Cruise Ship and Best New Cruise Ship for Dining. 

World's Best New Cruise Ship 2021 

Taking you closer to the extraordinary than ever before, Scenic Eclipse is inspired by the sleek contours of a sailing yacht, where unparalleled levels of indulgence and an expert Discovery Team enable for an experience unlike any other. Each suite features a private verandah and butler service, and the elegant Senses Spa includes indulgent treatment rooms, thermal areas and indoor and outdoor vitality pools. A voyage on board Scenic Eclipse invites you to soar above remote fjords and icebergs by helicopter, dive to great depths by submarine and weave your way through glaciers by Zodiac or kayak. You’ll experience the extraordinary in every way, enveloped in a level of ultra-luxury that simply cannot be matched. 

World's Best Cruise Ship for Dining 2021 

With a culinary team hailing from more than 14 nations worldwide who’s philosophy is to make you think ‘OK, now that’s special’, we believe the team on board Scenic Eclipse have truly earned this coveted nomination. Featuring up to 10 all-inclusive dining experiences on board, during your Scenic Eclipse voyage you’ll celebrate flavours from all four corners of the globe, from soy sauce for sushi flown in especially from Japan, to the 24-hour brining and air-drying of the traditional roast chicken, no meal is taken for granted. Corporate Chef Tom Götter is all about reinventing time-tested recipes and giving them his own unique spin. He knows exactly how to keep things enchanting, and meticulous attention to detail in designing each recipe is evident from the moment your plate arrives in front of you. 

Voting for the World Cruise Awards close on 31 August 2021. To learn more about the awards, click here.