World's Best 2016 Awards Rank: #3 Mega Cruise Ship
Best for: Anglophiles and cruise traditionalists
Sails: Australia and New Zealand, Africa, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia, New England and Canada, Transatlantic Crossings, World Cruise
At a Glance: A Travel + Leisure World’s Best 2016 winner, placing third in the Mega Cruise Ship category. After a $132 million stem-to-stern makeover meant to evoke the glamour of the line’s former flagship, the Queen Mary, this 2,691-passenger ocean liner manages to harken back to the golden age of cruising and still feel fresh.