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Katia Hetter | 10/15/2016, 6 a.m.
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— (CNN) -- Like to party on a Carnival cruise, vacation on an entertainment-packed Disney cruise or take a romantic trip on a Princess ship?

Those cruise lines have got the goods, according to the 9th annual Cruise Critic Editors' Picks Awards, which were revealed on Wednesday.

"With these awards we highlight the top lines and cruise ships sailing today and aim to help travelers narrow down their choices when selecting a cruise," said Colleen McDaniel, Cruise Critic's senior executive editor.

Carnival Cruise Line's newest ship, the Carnival Vista, was named the year's best ship, with 14 restaurants, an onboard water park and a brewery. The cruise line also won the best value for money award.

Disney Cruise Line won for best dining and best for families -- no surprise, since Disney is known both for its kid's programming and adult-only venues (with childcare available).

Princess Cruises won for best romance and best shore excursions, while Royal Caribbean won for best suites and best inside cabins.

Luxury cruises for the win

It's the first year that Cruise Critic named a full list of winners in the luxury category, and Seabourn Cruise Line won the award for best luxury cruise line.

"We added a luxury category for the first time this year to acknowledge the different offerings of this cruise sector and to provide more insight for travelers interested in this cruise style," McDaniel said.

Viking Ocean Cruises won for best spa and best value for money, while Azamara Club Cruises won for best refurbishment of two ships (the Quest and Journey) and for best shore excursions.

Cruising down a river

River cruise lines also took home some awards. AmaWaterways was named the year's best river cruise line and named best for families, a nod to its partnership with Adventures by Disney.

Viking River Cruises won for best itineraries and Emerald Waterways received best value for money.

Check out the complete list of awards below.

2016 Cruise Critic Editors' Picks Awards

Best New Ship: Carnival Vista

Best Ship Refurbishment: Cunard's Queen Mary 2

Best Dining: Disney Cruise Line

Best Entertainment: Norwegian Cruise Line

Best Standard Cabins: Holland America Line

Best Inside Cabins: Royal Caribbean International

Best Suites: Royal Caribbean International

Best Itineraries: Celebrity Cruises

Best Shore Excursions: Princess Cruises

Best for Adventure: Lindblad Expeditions

Best for Romance: Princess Cruises

Best for Families: Disney Cruise Line

Best Value for Money: Carnival Cruise Line

Best Nightlife: MSC Cruises

Best North American Homeport: Seattle, WA

2016 Cruise Critic Editors' Picks: Luxury Category

Best Luxury Cruise Line: Seabourn Cruise Line

Best New Luxury Ship: Regent's Seven Seas Explorer

Best Refurbishment: Azamara Journey/Azamara Quest

Best Dining: Oceania Cruises

Best Cabins: Regent Seven Seas

Best Itineraries: Silversea Cruises

Best Shore Excursions: Azamara Club Cruises

Best Enrichment: Crystal Cruises

Best for Romance: Windstar Cruises

Best Value for Money: Viking Ocean Cruises

Best Spa: Viking Ocean Cruises

2016 Cruise Critic Editor's Picks: River Category

Best River Cruise Line: AmaWaterways

Best New River Cruise Ship: Crystal Mozart

Best Luxury River Cruise Line: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Best Dining: Tauck River Cruising

Best Cabins: Avalon Waterways

Best Itineraries: Viking River Cruises

Best Shore Excursions: Scenic

Best Enrichment: American Cruise Lines

Best for Active Cruisers: AmaWaterways

Best for Families: Adventures by Disney/AmaWaterways

Best Value for Money: Emerald Waterways