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CruiseCompete CruiseTrends™
October 2017

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CruiseTrends™ reports are compiled based on actual consumer quote requests and transactions taking place via CruiseCompete.com, the premier online cruise marketplace since 2003. Consumers request an average of more than 25,000 cruise quotes per month via CruiseCompete.

Most Popular Cruise Lines
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each particular line in the given month.
Contemporary/Premium
Royal Caribbean International
Carnival Cruise Lines
Norwegian Cruise Line
Princess Cruises
Holland America Line
Celebrity Cruises
Disney Cruise Line
MSC Cruises
Costa Cruise Lines
Viking Ocean Cruises
Luxury
Oceania Cruises
Cunard Line
Seabourn
Azamara Club Cruises
Crystal Cruises
Windstar Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Silversea Cruises
Star Clippers
Paul Gauguin Cruises
River
Viking River Cruises
American Cruise Lines
AmaWaterways
Avalon Waterways
Amadeus River Cruises
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
American Queen Steamboat Company
Scenic
Emerald Waterways
Imperial River Cruises


Most Popular Cruise Ships
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each ship.
Contemporary/Premium
Anthem of the Seas
Regal Princess
Allure of the Seas
Oasis of the Seas
Harmony of the Seas
Norwegian Breakaway
Ruby Princess
Norwegian Getaway
Norwegian Epic
Norwegian Escape
Luxury
Queen Mary 2
Queen Victoria
Oceania Marina
Azamara Quest
Oceania Riviera
Crystal Serenity
Oceania Sirena
Oceania Insignia
Azamara Journey
Seabourn Odyssey
River
Viking Hermod
America
Queen of the Mississippi
MS AmaSerena
MS AmaSonata
Queen of the West
American Duchess
American Queen
Viking Mani
Avalon Illumination


Most Popular Cruise Regions
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each region.
Contemporary/Premium
Caribbean
North America
Europe
Central America
Mediterranean
South America
South Pacific/Australia/New Zealand
Asia/Far East
Scandinavia
Russia/Central Asia
Luxury
Europe
Caribbean
North America
Mediterranean
Asia/Far East
South Pacific/Australia/New Zealand
South America
Central America
Africa
Scandinavia
River
Europe
North America
Asia/Far East
Mediterranean
Russia/Central Asia
Middle East
South America
Africa


Most Popular Cruise Departure Ports
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each departure port.
Contemporary/Premium
Fort Lauderdale
Miami
Port Canaveral
Los Angeles
Galveston
New York
Cape Liberty
Orlando
Seattle
Tampa
Luxury
Miami
New York
Southampton
Barcelona
Piraeus
Papeete
Venice
Fort Lauderdale
Civitavecchia
Lisbon
River
Budapest
Amsterdam
Basel
Prague
Passau
New Orleans
Paris
Memphis
Nuremberg
Portland


Most Popular Cruise Ports Visited
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each port visited during cruise itineraries. (Excludes departure ports).
Contemporary/Premium
Cozumel
Nassau
San Juan
Costa Maya
Philipsburg
St Thomas
Labadee
Grand Turk
Falmouth
George Town
Luxury
Panama Canal
Bora Bora
Gustavia
Moorea
St Georges
Monte Carlo
St Johns
Valletta
Dubrovnik
Livorno
River
Vienna
Cologne
Melk
Regensburg
Koblenz
Strasbourg
Bratislava
Passau
Breisach
Linz


Most Popular Countries Visited
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each country visited during cruise itineraries. (Excludes countries of departure).
Contemporary/Premium
Mexico
Bahamas
United States
Netherlands Antilles
Cayman Islands
Virgin Islands (US)
Jamaica
Puerto Rico
Honduras
Haiti
Luxury
United States
Italy
Spain
France
Greece
Mexico
Panama
Portugal
Australia
Canada
River
Germany
Austria
France
United States
Slovak Republic / Slovakia
Netherlands
Hungary
Bulgaria
Serbia
Romania


Most Popular Cabin Types
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each cabin type.
Contemporary/Premium
Balcony
Inside
Outside
JR Suite
Suite
Luxury
Balcony
Outside
Inside
JR Suite
Suite
River
Outside
Balcony
Inside
JR Suite
Suite


Number of Cabins Requested
Most popular numbers of cabins per request.
Contemporary/Premium
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
4 Cabins
5 Cabins
6 Cabins
7 Cabins
8 Cabins
10 Cabins
20 Cabins
Luxury
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
20 Cabins
4 Cabins
5 Cabins
River
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
4 Cabins
5 Cabins
6 Cabins
7 Cabins


Most Popular Cruise Itinerary Lengths
Most requested itinerary lengths.
Contemporary/Premium
7 Nights
5 Nights
4 Nights
10 Nights
14 Nights
8 Nights
3 Nights
12 Nights
11 Nights
15 Nights
Luxury
7 Nights
10 Nights
14 Nights
12 Nights
8 Nights
15 Nights
18 Nights
16 Nights
9 Nights
11 Nights
River
8 Nights
7 Nights
11 Nights
10 Nights
9 Nights
15 Nights
13 Nights
14 Nights
12 Nights
4 Nights


Most Popular Sailing Months Requested
Most requested months for consumer travel.
Contemporary/Premium
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
January 2018
March 2018
February 2018
May 2018
June 2018
April 2018
September 2017
Luxury
December 2017
October 2017
November 2017
January 2018
June 2018
August 2018
May 2018
July 2018
April 2018
February 2018
River
December 2017
October 2017
June 2018
May 2018
September 2018
November 2017
April 2018
August 2018
July 2018
October 2018


Requested Travel Insurance
Percentage of consumers indicating they would like to purchase travel insurance.
Contemporary/Premium
No81%
Yes19%
Luxury
No78%
Yes22%
River
No68%
Yes32%


Past Passenger on Line Requested
The percentage of consumers indicating past-passenger status on the cruise line they are requesting
Contemporary/Premium
No46%
Yes54%
Luxury
No64%
Yes36%
River
No93%
Yes7%


Booking Window
The average number of days between the date the cruise was booked and the date it sails.
Contemporary/Premium
171
Luxury
192
River
320



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