Launched in 2015,  The Wave Awards celebrate the very best of the UK’s cruise industry. The Oscars of cruising, they recognise and reward excellence and innovation across the sector with categories for cruise operators, tourist boards, travel agents, excursion service providers and tour operators. The judging panel is made up of industry leaders, travel experts and representatives from the media, and there is also a special “Favourites” category, voted for by the public. The awards therefore bring our two leading cruise brands, World of Cruising and Cruise Trade News together and winners use the accolade of a Wave award to help promote themselves to both their consumer customers and their trade customers.

Key statistics since launch


Over 300,000

public votes


Nearly 200

Wave Awards trophies won


Over 2,000

guests entertained


The Wave Awards
The Wave Awards
The Wave Awards
The Wave Awards
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