As part of its 15th annual World’s Best Awards, Travel + Leisure ranked the top five river cruise lines.
The 2010 results, released on July 8, ranked river cruise lines as follows:
- Abercrombie & Kent, Score: 91.72
- Avalon Waterways, Score: 90.09
- Tauck World Discovery: 89.83
- Viking River Cruises: 85.33
- Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection: 85.14
Readers were asked to rank river cruise lines based on these six characteristics: cabins, food, service, itineraries/destinations, activities and value, with an optional category for families.