Most Recent International Awards

Silversea and Silversea Expeditions are proud to say that they are consistently being recognised for their outstanding levels of service, itineraries, suites and excursions. Named Best Small Ship Cruise line for 12 years by Condé Nast Traveller, our list of constantly-growing accolades is one of the longest in the industry.

Travel Industry Awards by TTG, UK & Ireland

‘Boutique Cruise Line Of The Year’ 2021

Gold Travvy Awards

"Best Cruise Line - Asia" 2020

Silver Travvy Awards

Silver Explorer – "Best Expedition Ship" 2020



Irish Travel Industry Awards

"Best Ultra Luxury Cruise Company" 2020, 2019

World of Cruising Wave Awards

"Best Specialist Cruise Line" 2019

Cruise Critic Cruiser's Choice Awards

Silver Galapagos– "Best Overall Ship" 2019
Silver Galapagos - "Best Public Rooms" 2019
Silver Galapagos - "Best Shore Excursions" 2019
Silver Galapagos - "Best Value-for-Money" 2019

Cruise Critic Cruiser's Choice Awards

Silver Muse – "Best Cruise Ship Cabins" 2019

Connoisseur Circle - Special Awards

"Cruise Line of the Year" 2019

The Aspire Awards

"Luxury Ocean Cruise Line of the Year" 2019
“Outstanding Contribution - Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, Chairman, Silversea” 2019


SPAA (Scottish Passenger Agents Association) Awards

"Luxury Cruise Company of the Year" 2019

Selling Travel Agents Choise Awards

"Ocean Cruising - Long Haul" 2019

Silver Travel Advisor Awards

"Best Luxury Cruise Line" 2019, 2018

Irish Travel Trade Awards

"Best Luxury Ocean Cruise Company" 2019, 2018

ttgluxury Travel Awards

“Ultra-luxury Cruise Line of the Year” 2019, 2018

British Travel Awards

"Best Ultra-Luxury Cruise Line" 2019, 2018
"Best Specialist Cruise Line (Ocean & Expedition)" 2019
"Best Ultra-Small/Boutique Cruise Line" 2018

Porthole Cruise 2018 Readers' Choice Awards

"2018’s Best Expedition Cruise Line "

Travel Weekly Asia 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

"2018’s Best Cruise Line (Service Excellence)"

Ultras Luxury Awards

"Best Luxury Cruise Line " 2018

Cruise Critic Cruiser's Choice

Silver Galapagos – "Best Small Cruises Overall" 2018
Silver Galapagos – "Best Small Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions" 2018
Silver Galapagos – "Best Small Cruise Ships for value" 2018

Cruise Critic US and UK Editors' Picks Awards

"Best Luxury Cruise Line for Adventure" 2018
Silver Spirit - "Best Luxury Ship Refurbishment" 2018

Cruise Critic Editors' Picks

"Best Luxury Itineraries" 2017
Silver Muse – "Best New Luxury Ship" 2017
Silversea Expeditions – "Best for Adventure" 2017

The British Cruise Awards

"Best Luxury Cruise Line" 2019
"Best Expedition Cruise Line" 2019, 2018
“Best For Adventure” 2017, 2016
“Best New Ship – Silver Muse” 2017
“Outstanding Contribution - Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, Chairman, Silversea” 2017

Northern Ireland Travel & Tourism Awards

"Best Luxury Cruise Line" 2021, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

U.S. News & World Report

"Best Cruise for Groups": Silver Spirit - 2018, 2016 and Silver Shadow - 2015, 2014
"Best Luxury Cruise": Silver Whisper - 2016, 2015
"Best Cruise for Singles": Silver Whisper - 2016 and Silver Spirit - 2014
“Best Cruise for Couples”: Silver Whisper – 2016
"Best Cruise in Europe": Silver Whisper - 2016
"Best Cruise in Alaska": Silver Shadow - 2016, 2015, 2014
"Best Cruise Line for Romance" 2015
"Best Cruise in the Mediterranean": Silver Spirit - 2014

Global Traveler - Leisure Travel Awards

"Best Luxury Cruise Line" 2018, 2016
"Best Cruise Line Suites" 2018
"Best Small Ship Cruise Line" 2015, 2014, 2013

The Gold List Awards

"Best Luxury Ocean Cruise Line" 2019, 2018, 2017, 2012
“Best Cruise Ships in the World” 2019

Excellence Awards by Spain's Cruise News Media Group

"Best Luxury Cruise Line" 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Luxury Travel Advisor

"Best Cruise Line for Luxury Small Ships" 2017, 2011, 2009, 2008

World Travel Awards

"Africa’s Leading Cruise Line" 2019, 2018, 2009, 2007



Travel Bulletin Star Awards

"Star Luxury Cruise Company" 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

Travel Weekly Awards

"Best Luxury Cruise Line" 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2004, 2003

Condé Nast Traveller, UK

"Best Small Ship Cruise Line" 2017, 2014, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2006, 2005,1999-2003 (Twelve years)
"Best Stand in Show" 2019

Travel & Leisure US

"World's Best Small Ship Cruise Line" Seven Years


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