In this edition of Cruise News, we’re going to be taking a look at some of top cruise lines from around the world who operate across many different destination lines. With hotel prices and airfare being expensive, taking a cruise that allows you to see several different destinations along route, offers an experience that is rich in activities, knowledge, and entertainment. A lot of the cruise lines will have different activities on board, and will offer different packages based on whether you want a bigger room, are booking for a bigger family, or want all inclusive dinner and entertainment. But what makes these cruises an amazing deal, is the fact that many of them have received awards for best cruise line, and have great last minute pricing!
Today we will be ranking the top five mega cruise lines and providing a short cruise review based on what the cruise offers and what category it has best been rated in based on consumer reviews. 
1. Disney Cruise Lines: Is a perfect get-a-way for adults who want to reminisce about their childhood, and offers a ton of entertainment and activities for children. It has been ranked #1 in best cruise lines for families, and best cruise line in the Caribbean. This particular cruise line offers trips to Alaska, Europe, Caribbean, and the Panama Cannel. The cruise has Disney themed restaurants, themed pools, spa and fitness centers and live entertainment. The cruise line offers meals and non-alcoholic drinks in the cruise fare, and spacious cabins. It’s good to note that not all amenities are included in the cost, shore excursions cost an extra fee, and despite there being adult secluded pools, there aren’t many adult only activities.
2. Celebrity Cruise Lines: The celebrity cruise line is an entirely different world, and has been created for those who are looking for a premium experience. It is been rated rank two for 2014, by Travel and Leisure Magazine1 and boasts spacious staterooms with a generous storage. It has a butler service, and elite art collections that grace the walls. If you want to go all out, the Concierge Class staterooms includes numerous extras like fresh fruit, champagne, exclusive room service menus and even luxury furniture. This is one of the top cruises for a romantic get-a-way for any couple looking to reconnect with VIP perks.
3. Cunard Cruise Lines: Is ranked number three in the world because of its distinguished heritage and its deluxe transatlantic and worldwide crossings. This cruise line happens to have a more laid back atmosphere with evening tea as a daily event, but still boasts a luxury atmosphere. The cruise line is known for its top cuisine, and maritime feel. This cruise line offers North Atlantic crossings, and seasonal shorter cruises, including Northern European and Mediterranean itineraries.
4. Princess Cruise Lines: The Princess Cruise line is known for their intimate settings that have been arranged so with intimate decor and deep romantic colours throughout their ship. They offer several choices when it comes to deciding on what features you would like of the cruise, including personal choice alternatives that offer travelers the opportunity to have open seating as an option. Princess cruise lines also have wide open decks and even lovely chapels on some of their cruise ships.
5. Royal Caribbean International: Is ranked number five for 2014 according to Travel and Leisure Magazine, and offers unique surfing pools that allow travelers to swim and surf on the cruise ship. The cruise line has expansive multidecks, a lounge for dancing, and floor to ceiling windows. The cruise line features a few casinos, dance clubs, pool games, and port activities base around shopping.
If you’re looking to go on a mega cruise line this year, then these are the top rated five that have big entertainment value, wondrous off ship excursions, great pricing deals, and beautiful balcony, ocean view staterooms. Whether you are children oriented, want a romantic get-a-way or looking for a top class elite vacation, then one of these top cruise lines would be a perfect fit.
 All rankings from Travel and Leisure: http://www.travelandleisure.com/worlds-best-cruises-2014-winners-list