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2020 Annual Report

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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 2020

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

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

Premium
Oasis of the Seas
Symphony of the Seas
Harmony of the Seas
Celebrity Edge
Celebrity Equinox
Mariner of the Seas
Allure of the Seas
Anthem of the Seas
Norwegian Encore
Celebrity Reflection
Luxury
Queen Mary 2
Oceania Riviera
Oceania Marina
Oceania Insignia
Azamara Quest
Crystal Serenity
Oceania Regatta
Azamara Pursuit
Oceania Sirena
Oceania Nautica
River
Queen of the Mississippi
American Duchess
Emerald Waterways Ships
American Countess
American Queen
American Harmony
America
Queen of the West
American Song
American Empress

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

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

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

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
CocoCay
Nassau
Costa Maya
San Juan
Juneau
George Town
Ketchikan
Roatan Island
Philipsburg
Luxury
Gustavia
Barcelona
Monte Carlo
St Georges
Ketchikan
Castries
Sitka
Cartagena
Juneau
Alaskas Inside Passage
River
Budapest
Vienna
Passau
Cologne
Baton Rouge
Koblenz
Natchez
Vicksburg
Regensburg
St Francisville

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

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

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
JR Suite
Suite
River
Balcony
Outside
Inside
JR Suite
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
7 Cabins
10 Cabins
9 Cabins
Luxury
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
4 Cabins
5 Cabins
6 Cabins
10 Cabins
8 Cabins
20 Cabins
River
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
4 Cabins
5 Cabins
8 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
11 Nights
12 Nights
9 Nights
3 Nights
Luxury
7 Nights
10 Nights
14 Nights
12 Nights
11 Nights
15 Nights
16 Nights
9 Nights
21 Nights
18 Nights
River
7 Nights
10 Nights
8 Nights
14 Nights
9 Nights
11 Nights
12 Nights
4 Nights
13 Nights
6 Nights

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

Premium
March 2020
April 2020
May 2020
December 2020
August 2020
June 2020
February 2020
January 2021
November 2020
July 2020
Luxury
December 2020
January 2021
November 2020
October 2020
May 2021
August 2020
July 2021
April 2021
September 2020
July 2020
River
September 2020
June 2020
October 2020
July 2020
May 2020
April 2020
August 2020
November 2020
March 2020
July 2021

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

Premium
No 83%
Yes 17%
Luxury
No 78%
Yes 22%
River
No 69%
Yes 31%

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

Premium
288
Luxury
366
River
390

We hope you'll find this information on cruise trends useful. For any questions, suggestions, or to request an interview:

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