Winners revealed at Silver Travel Awards 2016

Liverpool Fred. Olsen Boudicca at Sea

The Silver Travel Awards 2016 were held at the London Transport Museum in London last night.

Silver Travel Advisor, the over 50s organisation, handed out awards to operators across the travel industry including three in cruise categories, voted for by their members.

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines won Best Ocean Cruise Line ahead of runner up Cruise & Maritime VoyagesNoble Caledonia won best Specialist Cruise Line, with Swan Hellenic awarded runner up.

In the Best River Cruise Line category, Emerald Waterways took the prize with Viking River Cruises finishing runner up.

Riviera Travel was also voted runner up in the Best City Breaks Operator category, losing out Kirker Holidays.

Holland America Line and Seabourn managing director, Lynn Narraway, and Graham Simpson, owner and managing director of Simpson Travel, were joint winners of the Exceptional Achievement Award.

Cruise winners
Best Ocean Cruise Line
Runner-up: Cruise & Maritime Voyages
WINNER: Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Best Specialist Cruise Line
Runner up: Swan Hellenic
WINNER: Noble Caledonia

Best River Cruise Line
Runner up: Viking River Cruises
WINNER: Emerald Waterways

Best City Breaks Operator
Runner up: Riviera Travel
WINNER: Kirker Holidays

Exceptional Achievement Award
Lynn Narraway, Holland America Line and Seabourn managing director

Anthony Pearce

Anthony Pearce is the co-publisher of CRUISE ADVISER. He can be contacted on anthony@cruise-adviser.com 

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