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CruiseCompete CruiseTrends™
August 2019

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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

Premium
Royal Caribbean International
Norwegian Cruise Line
Carnival Cruise Lines
Princess Cruises
Celebrity Cruises
Holland America Line
MSC Cruises
Disney Cruise Line
Costa Cruise Lines
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line
Luxury
Oceania Cruises
Cunard Line
Seabourn
Azamara Club Cruises
Crystal Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Viking Ocean Cruises
Silversea Cruises
Windstar Cruises
Variety Cruises
River
American Cruise Lines
Viking River Cruises
AmaWaterways
American Queen Steamboat Company
Avalon Waterways
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Scenic
Riviera River Cruises
Emerald Waterways
Amadeus River Cruises

Most Popular Cruise Ships
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each ship.

Premium
Symphony of the Seas
Norwegian Escape
Harmony of the Seas
Celebrity Equinox
Allure of the Seas
Norwegian Breakaway
Norwegian Bliss
Oasis of the Seas
Navigator of the Seas
Anthem of the Seas
Luxury
Queen Mary 2
Oceania Insignia
Oceania Sirena
Oceania Riviera
Crystal Symphony
Azamara Journey
Oceania Marina
Crystal Serenity
Azamara Quest
Queen Elizabeth
River
American Harmony
Queen of the Mississippi
America
American Duchess
Queen of the West
American Queen
American Pride
Emerald Waterways Ships
American Empress
AmaStella

Most Popular Cruise Regions
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each region.

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

Most Popular Cruise Departure Ports
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each departure port.

Premium
Miami
Fort Lauderdale
Port Canaveral
New York
Galveston
Los Angeles
Seattle
Vancouver
Cape Liberty
Civitavecchia
Luxury
Miami
New York
Barcelona
Southampton
Piraeus
San Juan
Vancouver
Civitavecchia
Venice
Buenos Aires
River
Amsterdam
New Orleans
Budapest
Memphis
Basel
St Louis
Portland
Clarkston
Paris
Porto

Most Popular Cruise Ports Visited
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each port visited during cruise itineraries. (Excludes departure ports).

Premium
Cozumel
Nassau
Cococay
Costa Maya
San Juan
Juneau
Ketchikan
Roatan Island
George Town
Philipsburg
Luxury
Castries
Gustavia
Halifax
Philipsburg
St Georges
Bridgetown
Muscat
Costa Maya
Roatan Island
Basseterre
River
Baton Rouge
Natchez
Vicksburg
Cologne
Vienna
Strasbourg
Breisach
St Francisville
Oak Alley
Passau

Most Popular Countries Visited
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each country visited during cruise itineraries. (Excludes countries of departure).

Premium
Bahamas
Mexico
United States
Virgin Islands (US)
Netherlands Antilles
Cayman Islands
Puerto Rico
Canada
Honduras
Italy
Luxury
United States
Italy
Spain
Greece
Canada
Mexico
Saint Lucia
Portugal
Bermuda
Australia
River
United States
Germany
France
Austria
Netherlands
Slovak Republic / Slovakia
Portugal
Hungary
Spain
Serbia

Most Popular Cabin Types
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each cabin type.

Premium
Balcony
Inside
Outside
JR Suite
Suite
Luxury
Balcony
Outside
Inside
Suite
JR Suite
River
Balcony
Outside
JR Suite
Inside
Suite

Number of Cabins Requested
Most popular numbers of cabins per request.

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

Most Popular Cruise Itinerary Lengths
Most requested itinerary lengths.

Premium
7 Nights
5 Nights
4 Nights
10 Nights
14 Nights
8 Nights
3 Nights
11 Nights
9 Nights
12 Nights
Luxury
7 Nights
12 Nights
14 Nights
10 Nights
11 Nights
16 Nights
15 Nights
8 Nights
9 Nights
21 Nights
River
7 Nights
10 Nights
8 Nights
9 Nights
14 Nights
4 Nights
11 Nights
12 Nights
13 Nights
15 Nights

Most Popular Sailing Months Requested
Most requested months for consumer travel.

Premium
August 2019
December 2019
September 2019
November 2019
October 2019
January 2020
March 2020
July 2019
February 2020
June 2020
Luxury
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
February 2020
January 2020
August 2019
September 2019
June 2020
July 2020
May 2020
River
October 2019
August 2019
September 2019
April 2020
May 2020
July 2019
March 2020
December 2019
September 2020
June 2020

Requested Travel Insurance
Percentage of consumers indicating they would like to purchase travel insurance.

Premium
No 82%
Yes 18%
Luxury
No 81%
Yes 19%
River
No 72%
Yes 28%

Past Passenger on Line Requested
The percentage of consumers indicating past-passenger status on the cruise line they are requesting.

Premium
No 41%
Yes 59%
Luxury
No 60%
Yes 40%
River
No 95%
Yes 5%

Booking Window
The average number of days between the date the cruise was booked and the date it sails.

Premium
194
Luxury
236
River
277

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