The big winners at this year’s AFTA National Travel Industry Awards came from the cruise industry.

Royal Caribbean International won Best Cruise Operator – International Deployment, while its sister company Celebrity Cruises was awarded Best Cruise Ship (for Celebrity Solstice).

Meanwhile, APT was the most appreciated at the event, taking out three top gongs: Best River Cruise Operator as well as Best Tour Operator International and Domestic.

Other 2015 winners include:

Travellers Choice (Best Travel Agency Group)

Qantas Airways (Best Domestic Airline)

Emirates (Best International Airline – Online)

Finnair (Best International Airline – Offline)

Dubai Tourism (Best Tourist Office)

Infinity Holidays (Best Wholesaler – International and Australian Product)