Stella Awards 2022: Best Cruise Line


Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, LTD

NCLH is a leader in immersive destination events at sea thanks to its commitment to host groups of all sizes and types. Its experienced crews and best-in-class operations help planners realize the goals of their agendas with top-flight services — and a generous helping of ocean-going fun. NCLH strives to offer customization, value, innovative accommodations, amenities and unique experiences to its meeting customers, even offering go-karts at sea for team building and bonding.

In spring 2023, one ship in the NCL fleet will play host to an unprecedented 66 nights of 13 back-to-back dynamic event sailings across multiple companies, and within a diverse range of affinities in music (from dance to blues, Beach Boys to rock, pop and country) as well as sports (wrestling), nursing (certification), LGBTQ+ lifestyle and comedy.

silver star Stellas winner

Royal Caribbean International

Offering planners award-winning vessels sailing on voyages of three to seven nights and longer to the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska, Australia, Asia and more, Royal Caribbean’s ships all feature dedicated state-of-the-art conference facilities in addition to unique event venue spaces, like its Studio B (an ice-skating rink) and impressive Boardwalk neighborhood. The cruise line has a range of customizable venues to suit any group size and meeting objective, accommodating gatherings as small as 16 and up to 1,500 on larger ships. Plus, every ship offers complimentary meeting space and A/V services as well as the fastest internet at sea.