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10 Best Cruise Destinations in the World (2016 Edition)

No one knows cruising better than frequent cruisers. That’s why we always look forward to Cruise Critic’s annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards, which are based on port ratings provided by reader reviews. This year, Cruise Critic divided destinations into 15 different categories and ranked the top places for cruisers to visit in each. Here are 10 key destinations from the list—head over to Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards page for the full list!

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Editor’s Note: Cruise Critic is a member of the TripAdvisor Media Group, which also operates SmarterTravel. For 2016, the awards were based on port reviews from August 1, 2015, through July 31, 2016. A port must have a minimum number of member reviews in a category to be included in the top five list. Ratings have been rounded to the first decimal place.

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