Subscribe Now

travelers today

Home » Travel Tips

Best Cruise Lines for 2014 According to U.S. News & World Report

Travelers Today       By    Katie McFadden

Updated: Dec 10, 2013 11:12 AM EST

Text Size: A A A

There are dozens of cruise lines to choose from when booking your next trip. However some are better than others at certain things. To help travelers choose the best of the best, U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and rankings, released its ranking of the Best Cruise Lines in 2014.

After a year full of cruise accidents and malfunctions, U.S. News wanted to rank the best cruise lines to help travelers select a line that consistently delivers a high-quality experience. The list also allows travelers to search for ships and itineraries that suit their specific needs, so they can choose the best cruise for them personally.

The 20014 Best Cruise Line rankings consist of 15 of the world's most popular cruise lines and how they perform in five different categories including: Best Luxury Cruise Lines, Best Cruise Lines for the Money, Best Cruise Lines for Romance, Best Cruise Lines for Families and Best Cruise Lines in the Caribbean. The top three cruise lines chosen in each category were those that were given a "Best" designation by U.S. News.

"There are excellent cruise deals to take advantage of right now, but many would-be travelers don't know where to start," said Liz Weiss, travel editor for U.S. News. "Our goal is to solve that problem by identifying cruise lines and ships that consistently meet the highest expectations of passengers and critics. From there, we help travelers narrow down their choices to find the cruise that's best for them, whether they are seeking a deal, a romantic getaway or a great family vacation."

The cruise line were ranked based on expert evaluations of ship quality, reputation among travelers (as expressed through reviews and ratings collected by Cruiseline.com) and results from health evaluations conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This data was analyzed among 15 cruise lines, which includes 148 ships, to determine which line offers the best experience.

U.S. News 2014 Best Cruise Lines
*See the full Best Cruise Lines rankings online

Best Cruise Lines for the Money                  

Best Cruise Lines in the Caribbean

#1 Royal Caribbean International                      

#1 Disney Cruise Line

#2 Disney Cruise Line                                      

#2 Royal Caribbean International

#3 Celebrity Cruises                                         

#3 Silversea Cruises

   

Best Cruise Lines for Families

Best Cruise Lines for Romance

#1 Disney Cruise Line

#1 Crystal Cruises

#2 Royal Caribbean International

#2 Cunard Line

#3 Celebrity Cruises

#3 Azamara Club Cruises

   

Best Luxury Cruise Lines          

 

#1 Crystal Cruises     

 

#2 Silversea Cruises   

 

#3 Regent Seven Seas Cruises   

 

 

 

© 2016 Traverlers Today, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Join Our Conversation

Travel Tips

Atta Abbasi

5 Most Efficient Travel Hacks Every Traveler Should Know

Are you doing your traveling preparation the right way?

It's a Small World at Tokyo Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland Release Etiquette Guide For Visitors: Uncivilized Behaviour Banned!

Shanghai Disneyland officials made sure that the park will be in good condition when it opens by releasing an etiquette guide, after observing what the locals did around the area.

Steamboat Natchez

New Orleans Offers 7 Great Activities For Families: Find Out Here

There is no shortage of activities in the wonderful city of New Orleans.

Caribbean

Island Hopping In The Caribbean: How To Get The Best Tours

Island trips to the Carribbean should not be too hard even for those who were just doing it for the first time. In other words, even if travellers are scared of going on unfamiliar trips for the first time, they can still go on these trips, thanks to helpful resources such as guides and maps.

Phewa lake in 1982

7 Cheapest World Destinations For An Affordable and Relaxing Vacation

Every traveler wants to spend less while going to different places. With that, Price of Travel ranks world cities every year based on how affordable they are as a reference for budget travelers. With that, we have here the 7 cheapest travel destination for 2016 that will give you extra money to get a side trip to other places you dream of visiting!

Subscribe to our newsletter

Receive the latest travel news, reviews, and more..

Want more Travel?

Most Popular

Children TV

Time Travel And Other TV Trends To Expect This 2016

The three trends that are seen in TV this year which includes time travel, blast from the past and adaptations.

Airport

TSA Security Head Fired Over Long Lines In The Airport?

Kelly Hoggan, the agency's assistant administrator for security operations, has been removed from his position, according to an internal memo by TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger obtained by NBC News.

Swimming pool

US: 1 in 8 Swimming Pools Closed for Health Violations, According To Health Violations

One in eight swimming pools in most populated states were allegedly been shut down due to inspection of filthy and suspected existing harmful water around, as announced by health authorities in the United States on Thursday.

travelers today

© 2016 IQADNET LLC All rights reserved.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Real Time Analytics