LONDON: The winners of the British Cruise Awards 2019 have been revealed in a glittering ceremony at the House of Lords, attended by Baroness Floella Benjamin, OBE.

The award for Best Cruise Line was presented to Viking, with Celebrity Cruises winning the Best New Ship award for Celebrity Edge.

Princess Cruises won Best Cruise Enhancement for their game changing Ocean Medallion device, and Norwegian Cruise Line won Best Family Cruise Line and Best for Innovation. Oceania Cruises was awarded Best Culinary Experience. Best Boutique Cruise Line was given to Seabourn, and Lynn Narraway, MD of Seabourn and Holland America, was honoured with the Outstanding Contribution to the Cruise Industry Award. Silversea won Best Luxury Cruise Line and Best Expedition Cruise Line.

Guests including the High Commissioner of Barbados His Excellency Mr Milton Inniss and leading figures from the cruise industry enjoyed celebrations on the historic House of Lords Terrace before the ceremony, which was hosted by Cruise International Contributing Editor Julie Peasgood.

The evening included a speech by the journalist and broadcaster Rachel Johnson.

Click here to see a full list of winners and the cruise lines, destinations and companies that were highly commended at the British Cruise Awards 2019.