The Cruise Baltic Crown Award scheme was launched in 2011. Each year the award will be given to either a person or organisation, who/which has made a significant contribution towards promoting and growing the Baltic Sea Region as a cruise destination.
2017Federico Bartoli, Director of Itinerary Planning, Costa Crociere.
2016Bruce Krumrine, Vice-President of Shore Excursions and Asia Port Operations for Holland America Group.
2015Michael Thamm, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Costa Crociere S.p.A.
2014Eduardo López-Puertas, Vice President Operations of Pullmantur Cruises
2013Stein Kruse, President & CEO of Holland America Line
2012Richard Pruitt, Associate Vice President & Deputy DPA Environmental Compliance & Maritime Safety, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Tom Strang, Vice President, Policy & Regulation Maritime Policy & Compliance, Carnival Corporation
2011The first recipient of the accolade was Nigel Lingard then Marketing Director of Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines.