The Wave Awards are proud to be associated with some of the leading brands within the cruise travel industry.
Find out more about our partners below:
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud of its fleet of smaller ships and the experiences they offer for their guests. Fred. Olsen resumed sailing in the summer of 2021 with new ships Bolette and Borealis. Complimenting existing ships Balmoral and Braemar perfectly, both bring an array of new and exciting facilities. Plus, with each ship carrying fewer than 1,400 passengers, once on board guests will receive the same warm welcome and attention to detail from the crew for which Fred. Olsen are renowned.
HEADLINE MEDIA PARTNER
The Sun is one of the UK’s leading newspapers and websites and is well known as a leading voice in travel.
Whether you’re looking for a cheap break or advice on a luxury cruise then The Sun’s travel section has the right information for you. With news and views from some of the UK’s leading journalists and incredible offers there’s always something for everyone.
HEADLINE DESTINATION PARTNER
Qatar became an independent nation in 1971, before which it was a British Protectorate. It has come a long way since then, achieving an impressive transformation. Witness its progress and development, from a pearl fishing community to the world’s wealthiest country, through images.
WELCOME RECEPTION SPONSOR
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Celebrating its 30-year anniversary in 2022, Regent Seven Seas Cruises offers guests An Unrivaled Experience with every luxury included. Carrying no more than 750 guests, the line’s spacious and stylish ships – Seven Seas Explorer®, Seven Seas Mariner®, Seven Seas Navigator®, Seven Seas Splendor® and Seven Seas Voyager® – form The World’s Most Luxurious Fleet™, and explore more than 500 immersive destinations.
Marella Cruises, formerly TUI cruises, owns and operates five ships (the fifth coming into service in 2023). ‘Marella’ means ‘shining sea’ in Celtic and indeed guests can sail all over the world, from Mediterranean beaches to time-stamped Asian temples. There’s the option to fly from 24 regional UK airports, or setting sail from the UK. The growing fleet covers everything from family-friendly to adults-only ships.
For over 180 years Cunard have set the bar, and then raised it. Cunard constantly refine the definitive experience of ocean travel, delivering signature experiences that set us apart.
A Cunard ship feels like another world yet as welcoming as home. The Cunard fleet currently includes three iconic ships, Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, and Queen Elizabeth, welcoming a fourth ship, Queen Anne in 2024.
Travelzoo® provides exclusive offers and experiences for our 30 million global members. Our insider deals and one-of-a-kind lifestyle experiences are personally reviewed by one of our deal experts around the globe. We have our finger on the pulse of outstanding cruise, travel, hotel and entertainment experiences.
Accord is the UK’s leading travel marketing agency. Founded in 1988, we regularly work with over 500 clients operating in every sector of travel, tourism, hospitality and leisure. Everything we do is brilliantly joined-up, achieving real results by using the right channels, targeting the right audiences and developing the right strategy.
Seabourn offers a six-star cruise experience, from the décor, interiors and amenities of its ships and the all-inclusive drinks and dining, through to tailored excursions, extraordinary destinations and exclusive ‘Seabourn Moments’.
Riviera Travel is an established, traditional and award-winning cruise line, experts in what they do and guaranteed to deliver a fantastic cruise experience. What makes this cruise line so special is its programme of escorted tours and shore excursions, offering experiences such as tours of wineries not open to the public and special concerts in grand European buildings.
Traveltek is an award-winning travel technology company that provides an innovative and comprehensive range of products that enables travel companies to become more productive, efficient and scalable.
Our vision is to build a global marketplace by connecting the world of travel through leading technologies, extensive distribution capabilities and sophisticated data insights. Our customers are our partners, and we are committed to providing them with the best in market customer service and support.
Holland America Line
Holland America Line is part of the Carnival group of companies operating a fleet of eleven modern medium-sized ships. Holland America Line have been sailing for 150 years and their latest ship Rotterdam has recently completed her first season of cruising.
Holland America Line’s ships sail throughout the world and are especially famous for their cruises to Alaska where they’re synonymous with cruises to this special region.
The Port Authority of Jamaica
The Port Authority of Jamaica was created to promote excellence in all Jamaica’s ports. The authority is responsible for the safety of all ships using any of the ports and works actively to promote Jamaica as a key port. Jamaica’s ports include Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, Port Antonio, Port Royal and Falmouth.
From its modest beginnings in 1965 with a single ship cruising to Mexico, Princess Cruises has grown to become one of the premiere cruise lines in the world. Today, its fleet carries more than a million passengers each year to more worldwide destinations than any other major line.
A-Rosa River Cruises
A river cruise with A-ROSA is like no other. Explore the rivers, cities, towns and villages of Europe and experience our difference. Our cruises are designed around your needs, so you can dine when you prefer, choose to explore a port independently or on one of our optional excursions, enjoy quality drinks throughout the cruise at any time and relax in your spacious cabin.
Gail Kenny Executive Recruitment is regarded as the market leader when it comes to connecting the best travel and digital talent with innovative, diverse and growing brands within travel & hospitality.
Expertly crafted cruise and stay itineraries across ocean, luxury, expedition and river cruising.
Cruise Plus provides tailor made cruise and stay packages, incorporating the world’s most popular cruise lines, as well as the best airlines, hotels, attractions and touring companies for a truly bespoke touch.