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CruiseCompete CruiseTrends™
November 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
Princess Cruise Tours
Luxury
Oceania Cruises
Cunard Line
Viking Ocean Cruises
Azamara Club Cruises
Seabourn
Crystal Cruises
Silversea Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Windstar Cruises
PONANT
River
American Cruise Lines
Viking River Cruises
AmaWaterways
American Queen Steamboat Company
Avalon Waterways
Scenic
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Amadeus River Cruises
Tauck River Cruising
Imperial River Cruises


Most Popular Cruise Ships
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each ship.
Contemporary/Premium
Norwegian Escape
Regal Princess
Symphony of the Seas
Anthem of the Seas
Oasis of the Seas
Harmony of the Seas
Allure of the Seas
Norwegian Bliss
Norwegian Epic
Royal Princess
Luxury
Queen Mary 2
Oceania Marina
Oceania Riviera
Azamara Journey
Azamara Pursuit
Crystal Symphony
Crystal Serenity
Seabourn Odyssey
Oceania Sirena
Oceania Regatta
River
Queen of the Mississippi
American Empress
American Queen
American Duchess
America
AmaLyra
AmaViola
American Pride
American Song
AmaVida


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
South Pacific/Australia/New Zealand
Asia/Far East
Scandinavia
Russia/Central Asia
Luxury
Europe
Mediterranean
Caribbean
North America
South Pacific/Australia/New Zealand
South America
Asia/Far East
Scandinavia
Central America
Africa
River
Europe
North America
Asia/Far East
Mediterranean
Russia/Central Asia
Middle East
South America
Scandinavia
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
New York
Galveston
Los Angeles
Tampa
Cape Liberty
New Orleans
Seattle
Luxury
New York
Miami
Barcelona
Venice
Civitavecchia
Sydney
Piraeus
Vancouver
Athens
Bridgetown
River
Budapest
New Orleans
Amsterdam
Paris
Memphis
Portland
Basel
Passau
Vancouver
Lisbon


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
Philipsburg
St Thomas
George Town
Grand Turk
Grand Cayman Island
Labadee
Luxury
Dubrovnik
Kotor
Gustavia
Castries
Corfu
Basseterre
Livorno
Santorini
Sorrento
Monte Carlo
River
Vienna
Baton Rouge
Cologne
Natchez
Vicksburg
Bratislava
Regensburg
Passau
St Francisville
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
Virgin Islands (US)
Cayman Islands
Jamaica
Puerto Rico
Honduras
Belize
Luxury
United States
Italy
Greece
Spain
France
Saint Lucia
Canada
Croatia / Hrvatska
Australia
Montenegro
River
United States
Germany
France
Austria
Slovak Republic / Slovakia
Netherlands
Hungary
Portugal
Spain
Cambodia


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
10 Cabins
7 Cabins
8 Cabins
9 Cabins
Luxury
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
11 Cabins
5 Cabins
River
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
10 Cabins
4 Cabins
20 Cabins
5 Cabins
6 Cabins


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


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


Requested Travel Insurance
Percentage of consumers indicating they would like to purchase travel insurance.
Contemporary/Premium
No84%
Yes16%
Luxury
No78%
Yes22%
River
No67%
Yes33%


Past Passenger on Line Requested
The percentage of consumers indicating past-passenger status on the cruise line they are requesting
Contemporary/Premium
No44%
Yes56%
Luxury
No66%
Yes34%
River
No89%
Yes11%


Booking Window
The average number of days between the date the cruise was booked and the date it sails.
Contemporary/Premium
156
Luxury
277
River
317



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