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CruiseCompete CruiseTrends™
November 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
Celebrity Cruises
Holland America Line
Disney Cruise Line
MSC Cruises
Costa Cruise Lines
Viking Ocean Cruises
Luxury
Oceania Cruises
Cunard Line
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Seabourn
Crystal Cruises
Azamara Club Cruises
Silversea Cruises
Windstar Cruises
Star Clippers
SeaDream Yacht Club
River
Viking River Cruises
AmaWaterways
Avalon Waterways
American Cruise Lines
American Queen Steamboat Company
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Scenic
Amadeus River Cruises
Emerald Waterways


Most Popular Cruise Ships
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each ship.
Contemporary/Premium
Allure of the Seas
Anthem of the Seas
Oasis of the Seas
Harmony of the Seas
Norwegian Breakaway
Regal Princess
Norwegian Getaway
Crown Princess
Ruby Princess
Norwegian Escape
Luxury
Queen Mary 2
Oceania Marina
Oceania Riviera
Azamara Quest
Oceania Nautica
Crystal Symphony
Oceania Sirena
Azamara Journey
Seabourn Odyssey
Queen Elizabeth
River
American Duchess
America
MS AmaPrima
Queen of the Mississippi
American Queen
MS AmaCerto
MS AmaViola
American Empress
Avalon Imagery II
MS AmaStella


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


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
Orlando
Cape Liberty
Tampa
Seattle
Luxury
Miami
Southampton
New York
Barcelona
Bridgetown
Civitavecchia
Piraeus
Venice
Fort Lauderdale
Lisbon
River
Amsterdam
Budapest
Basel
New Orleans
Paris
Prague
Nuremberg
Lisbon
Zurich
Bucharest


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
Costa Maya
San Juan
George Town
Labadee
Falmouth
Philipsburg
St Thomas
Key West
Luxury
St Georges
Gustavia
Kotor
St Johns
Livorno
Dubrovnik
Palma De Majorca
Sicily
Monte Carlo
Valletta
River
Cologne
Strasbourg
Vienna
Breisach
Koblenz
Passau
Regensburg
Rudesheim
Bratislava
Speyer


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
Cayman Islands
Netherlands Antilles
Jamaica
Virgin Islands (US)
Puerto Rico
Haiti
Honduras
Luxury
United States
Italy
Spain
France
Greece
United Kingdom
Antigua / Barbuda
Bermuda
Portugal
Saint Lucia
River
Germany
France
Austria
United States
Netherlands
Slovak Republic / Slovakia
Hungary
Bulgaria
Serbia
Luxembourg


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
Suite
JR Suite
River
Balcony
Outside
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
9 Cabins
10 Cabins
8 Cabins
Luxury
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
9 Cabins
5 Cabins
River
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
4 Cabins
7 Cabins


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


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


Requested Travel Insurance
Percentage of consumers indicating they would like to purchase travel insurance.
Contemporary/Premium
No82%
Yes18%
Luxury
No87%
Yes13%
River
No69%
Yes31%


Past Passenger on Line Requested
The percentage of consumers indicating past-passenger status on the cruise line they are requesting
Contemporary/Premium
No49%
Yes51%
Luxury
No59%
Yes41%
River
No90%
Yes10%


Booking Window
The average number of days between the date the cruise was booked and the date it sails.
Contemporary/Premium
149
Luxury
237
River
232



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