Best in Cruise: Cruise Critic U.K. Names 2011 Editors' Picks Award Winners

November 15, 2011
(4:20 p.m. EST) -- Cruise Critic U.K. has announced the winners in its third annual Editors' Picks Awards. We're showcasing the best of the best in cruise travel in categories covering both the hotly contested "Best New Ship of 2011" and "Best for First-Timers," as well as the more eclectic categories of "Best Buffet," a subject close to many a cruiser's heart, and "Best Guest Speaker Programme."

2011's 25 awards were hand-selected by Cruise Critic's U.K. editorial staff, experts in the field who've collectively sailed on hundreds of cruises on ships of all sizes, from tiny expedition vessels to river cruisers to the world's largest mega-ships.

Click to see this year's winners.