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CruiseCompete CruiseTrends™
January 2018

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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
Azamara Club Cruises
Seabourn
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Windstar Cruises
Crystal Cruises
Silversea Cruises
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Star Clippers
River
American Cruise Lines
Viking River Cruises
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
AmaWaterways
American Queen Steamboat Company
Avalon Waterways
Scenic
Amadeus River Cruises
Imperial River Cruises
Emerald Waterways


Most Popular Cruise Ships
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each ship.
Contemporary/Premium
Oasis of the Seas
Harmony of the Seas
Regal Princess
Celebrity Equinox
Allure of the Seas
Royal Princess
Crown Princess
Norwegian Breakaway
Norwegian Escape
Ruby Princess
Luxury
Oceania Marina
Queen Mary 2
Oceania Riviera
Azamara Quest
Oceania Insignia
Queen Victoria
Oceania Sirena
Oceania Nautica
Crystal Symphony
Seabourn Odyssey
River
Queen of the Mississippi
S.S. Antoinette
American Queen
American Duchess
America
Queen Isabel
AmaDara
American Pride
Avalon Siem Reap
S.S. Maria Theresa


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
Scandinavia
Asia/Far East
South Pacific/Australia/New Zealand
Russia/Central Asia
Luxury
Europe
Caribbean
North America
Mediterranean
South Pacific/Australia/New Zealand
Asia/Far East
South America
Scandinavia
Central America
Russia/Central Asia
River
Europe
North America
Asia/Far East
Mediterranean
Russia/Central Asia
South America
Africa
Middle East
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
Galveston
Los Angeles
New York
Tampa
Seattle
San Juan
Cape Liberty
Luxury
Miami
New York
Southampton
Barcelona
Papeete
Piraeus
Bridgetown
Civitavecchia
Venice
Copenhagen
River
Budapest
New Orleans
Amsterdam
Memphis
Basel
Lisbon
Cologne
Nuremberg
Paris
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
George Town
Labadee
Philipsburg
Falmouth
St Thomas
Grand Turk
Luxury
Bora Bora
Moorea
St Johns
St Georges
Castries
Gustavia
St Petersburg
Huahine
Havana
Livorno
River
Vienna
Cologne
Passau
Regensburg
Koblenz
Rudesheim
Baton Rouge
Melk
Natchez
Vicksburg


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
Virgin Islands (US)
Cayman Islands
Jamaica
Puerto Rico
Saint Kitts / Nevis
Haiti
Luxury
United States
Italy
Spain
Saint Lucia
French Polynesia
Antigua / Barbuda
France
Greece
Bermuda
Australia
River
Germany
Austria
United States
France
Slovak Republic / Slovakia
Netherlands
Portugal
Cambodia
Viet Nam
Bulgaria


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
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
8 Cabins
7 Cabins
20 Cabins
10 Cabins
Luxury
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
4 Cabins
5 Cabins
6 Cabins
7 Cabins
River
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
4 Cabins
10 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
11 Nights
12 Nights
15 Nights
Luxury
10 Nights
7 Nights
12 Nights
14 Nights
11 Nights
8 Nights
16 Nights
15 Nights
9 Nights
13 Nights
River
7 Nights
8 Nights
9 Nights
10 Nights
14 Nights
11 Nights
13 Nights
5 Nights
15 Nights
12 Nights


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


Requested Travel Insurance
Percentage of consumers indicating they would like to purchase travel insurance.
Contemporary/Premium
No82%
Yes18%
Luxury
No79%
Yes21%
River
No74%
Yes26%


Past Passenger on Line Requested
The percentage of consumers indicating past-passenger status on the cruise line they are requesting
Contemporary/Premium
No48%
Yes52%
Luxury
No65%
Yes35%
River
No89%
Yes11%


Booking Window
The average number of days between the date the cruise was booked and the date it sails.
Contemporary/Premium
141
Luxury
270
River
286



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