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CruiseCompete CruiseTrends™
March 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
MSC Cruises
Disney Cruise Line
Costa Cruise Lines
Viking Ocean Cruises
Luxury
Oceania Cruises
Seabourn
Azamara Club Cruises
Silversea Cruises
Cunard Line
Crystal Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Windstar Cruises
Star Clippers
Paul Gauguin Cruises
River
American Cruise Lines
Viking River Cruises
AmaWaterways
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Avalon Waterways
American Queen Steamboat Company
Scenic
Emerald Waterways
Amadeus River Cruises
Blount Small Ship Adventures


Most Popular Cruise Ships
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each ship.
Contemporary/Premium
Harmony of the Seas
Allure of the Seas
Oasis of the Seas
Norwegian Escape
Regal Princess
Norwegian Breakaway
Celebrity Equinox
Anthem of the Seas
Liberty of the Seas
Norwegian Getaway
Luxury
Oceania Riviera
Queen Mary 2
Azamara Quest
Crystal Symphony
Oceania Marina
Oceania Sirena
Seabourn Encore
Azamara Journey
Oceania Insignia
Azamara Pursuit
River
Queen of the Mississippi
America
American Queen
S.S. Maria Theresa
Queen of the West
American Pride
Viking Hemming
Viking Lif
AmaVida
American Duchess


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
South Pacific/Australia/New Zealand
Russia/Central Asia
Asia/Far East
Luxury
Europe
Mediterranean
North America
Caribbean
South America
Asia/Far East
Scandinavia
Central America
South Pacific/Australia/New Zealand
Africa
River
Europe
North America
Mediterranean
Asia/Far East
Middle East
Russia/Central Asia
South America
Africa


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


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
Philipsburg
Costa Maya
Juneau
Labadee
Ketchikan
George Town
Grand Turk
Luxury
Cartagena
Havana
Livorno
Palma De Majorca
Gustavia
Ketchikan
Valencia
Juneau
Rhodes
St Georges
River
Vienna
Cologne
Regensburg
Passau
Baton Rouge
Melk
Natchez
Vicksburg
Koblenz
Strasbourg


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)
Puerto Rico
Jamaica
Honduras
Haiti
Luxury
United States
Italy
Spain
France
Greece
Canada
Portugal
Colombia
Cuba
Mexico
River
Germany
United States
Austria
France
Netherlands
Slovak Republic / Slovakia
Hungary
Bulgaria
Serbia
Portugal


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
10 Cabins
12 Cabins
Luxury
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
4 Cabins
3 Cabins
5 Cabins
River
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
5 Cabins
15 Cabins
4 Cabins


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


Most Popular Sailing Months Requested
Most requested months for consumer travel.
Contemporary/Premium
March 2018
April 2018
May 2018
June 2018
August 2018
July 2018
September 2018
December 2018
October 2018
February 2018
Luxury
June 2018
July 2018
September 2018
March 2018
October 2018
May 2018
August 2018
April 2018
January 2019
December 2018
River
May 2018
June 2018
April 2018
July 2018
September 2018
October 2018
August 2018
November 2018
May 2019
March 2018


Requested Travel Insurance
Percentage of consumers indicating they would like to purchase travel insurance.
Contemporary/Premium
No82%
Yes18%
Luxury
No78%
Yes22%
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
No45%
Yes55%
Luxury
No63%
Yes37%
River
No89%
Yes11%


Booking Window
The average number of days between the date the cruise was booked and the date it sails.
Contemporary/Premium
174
Luxury
215
River
229



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