Carnival Cruise Line’s commitment to providing fun cruise vacations, and great value, has been recognized by Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine readers, with Carnival taking several top spots in the annual Porthole Readers’ Choice Awards.

Among the awards announced this week is a recognition for Carnival Celebration Cruise Director Lee Mason. He was named for a second year in a row as the industry’s “Best Cruise Director.”

Carnival was also chosen as the cruise line with the “Best Onboard Shopping.” Carnival offers an extensive retail selection across its 25-ship fleet, which will expand further with new collections when Carnival Jubilee debuts next month.

Carnival’s promise to its guests to deliver fun and memorable cruises for the entire family – no matter age or interests – by delivering the best service, food, entertainment and activities at an affordable price is exemplified by Porthole readers’ choice as “Best Cruise Line for the Money.”

Thousands of Porthole readers cast votes in the annual contest and the winners were revealed for the November/December edition of the magazine.

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