The Wave Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in the cruise industry, recognising cruise lines, travel agents, tourist boards and ports. We are delighted to reveal this year’s finalists.

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The finalists of 2022 have been announced: view the shortlist below

SHORTLISTED IN THE CRUISE LINE CATEGORIES

  • Amadeus River Cruises
  • Ambassador Cruise Line
  • APT & Travelmarvel
  • Aurora Expeditions
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Azamara
  • Cunard
  • Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
  • Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
  • Havila Voyages
  • Holland America Line
  • Marella Cruises
  • Oceania Cruises
  • MSC Cruises
  • Nicko Cruises
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • P&O Cruises
  • Ponant
  • Princess Cruises
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Riviera Travel
  • Royal Caribbean International
  • Saga
  • Seabourn
  • Star Clippers
  • The Majestic Line (Scotland)
  • The Scenic Group
  • TUI
  • Uniworld River Cruises
  • Viking Ocean Cruises
  • Virgin Voyages

SHORTLISTED IN THE AGENT CATEGORIES

  • Advantage Travel Partnership
  • Barrhead Travel Group
  • Bolsover Cruise Club
  • Cruise Direct (by Barrhead Travel Group)
  • Cruise118.com
  • Cruise2.com
  • Hays Travel
  • Imagine Cruising
  • Mundy Cruising
  • Panache Cruises
  • Paramount Cruises
  • ROL Cruise
  • Six Star Cruises

SHORTLISTED IN THE INDUSTRY CATEGORIES

  • ABP Southampton
  • Accord Marketing (for Ambassador Cruise Line)
  • Accord Marketing (for Celebrity Cruises)
  • Accord Marketing (for ROL)
  • A-ROSA River Cruises
  • Aurora Expeditions
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Cosmos
  • Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
  • Havila Voyages
  • Imagine Cruising
  • Intercruises
  • Just You
  • Marella Cruises
  • MSC Cruises
  • Musement
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Ponant
  • Port of Dover
  • Riviera Travel
  • Saga
  • Titan Travel
  • Travelsphere
  • Virgin Voyages

PASSENGER FAVOURITE CATEGORIES: as voted for by the public

Favourite Ocean Cruise Line

• Celebrity Cruises
• Cunard
• Fred Olsen Cruise Line
• Marella Cruise
• MSC Cruises
• P&O Cruises
• Princess Cruises
• Royal Caribbean

Favourite Luxury or Premium Cruise Line

• Celebrity Cruises
• Cunard
• Oceania Cruises
• Princess Cruises
• Regent Seven Seas Cruises
• Saga Cruises
• Seabourn

Favourite Travel Agent 

• Bolsover Cruise Club
• Cruise.co.uk
• Cruise 118
• Fred Olsen Travel (including Fred River Cruises)
• Hays Travel
• Iglu
• ROL Cruise
• Paramount Cruises

Favourite Cruise Blogger

• Ben and David -Cruise with Ben & David
• Caroline Morgan -Cruises for Families
• Cruise Mummy
• Emma Le Teace – Emma Cruises
• Gary Bembridge – Tips forTravellers
• Gavin & Luke – Cruise Monkeys
• Paul and Carole – Paul & Carole Love to Travel
• Richard and Helen – Visit With Us

Favourite River Cruise Line

• A-ROSA
• Avalon Waterways
• Riviera Travel
• Saga River Cruises
• Scenic
• TUI River Cruises
• Viking River Cruises

Favourite Specialist Cruise Line

• Aurora Expeditions
• Azamara
• Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
• Hurtigruten
• Saga Cruises
• Scenic Cruises
• Silversea Cruises

Favourite Destination

• Abu Dhabi
• Barbados
• Canary Islands
• Greece
• Jamaica
• Norway
• St Helena Island
• Sri Lanka

SHORTLISTED IN THE ONBOARD CATEGORIES

  • Aurora Expeditions
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
  • Havila Voyages
  • Holland America Line
  • Marella Cruises
  • Norwegian Cruise LIne
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International
  • Saga
  • Seabourn
  • Virgin Voyages

SHORTLISTED IN THE PORTS & DESTINATIONS CATEGORIES

  • ABP Southampton
  • Azamara
  • Intercruises
  • Marella Cruises
  • Port of Jamaica
  • Portsmouth International Port
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Venture Ashore