June 2016 CruiseTrend Report: What is trending with consumers for ocean and river cruises

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DETROIT, MI – CruiseTrends report for the month of June 2016 was released today.

Cruise experts have mined the wealth of data to provide information on the most popular cruise trends among consumers, including the top ships, lines and travel dates for premium, luxury and river cruising.


Most Popular Cruise Lines
(Based on the total number of quote requests for each cruise line in the given month)

1. Premium/Contemporary: Carnival Cruise Lines
2. Luxury: Oceania Cruises
3. River: Viking River Cruises

In second place is Royal Caribbean International for premium/contemporary, Cunard for luxury and American Cruise Lines for river.

Most Popular Cruise Ships
(Based on the total number of quote requests for each ship)

1. Premium/Contemporary: Oasis of the Seas
2. Luxury: Queen Mary 2
3. River: America (changed from Viking Ingvi last month)

Next in popularity are Allure of the Seas for premium/contemporary, Oceania Riviera for luxury and Emerald Waterways Ships for river.

Most Popular Cruise Regions
(Based on the total number of quote requests for each region)

1. Premium/Contemporary: Caribbean
2. Luxury: Europe
3. River: Europe

Next in popularity are North America for premium/contemporary, Mediterranean for luxury and North America for river.

Most Popular Cruise Departure Ports
(Based on the total number of quote requests for each departure port)

1. Premium/Contemporary: Miami, Fla.
2. Luxury: Southampton, U.K. (changed from New York, N.Y last month)
3. River: Amsterdam, The Netherlands (changed from Budapest, Hungary last month)

Next in popularity are Fort Lauderdale, Fla. for premium/contemporary, New York, N.Y for luxury and Budapest, Hungary for river.

Most Popular Cruise Ports Visited
(Based on the total number of quote requests for each port visited during cruise itineraries, excluding departure ports)

1. Premium/Contemporary: Nassau, Bahamas
2. Luxury: Kotor, Montenegro (changed from Bora, Bora, French Polynesia last month)
3. River: Cologne, Germany

Next in popularity are Cozumel, Mexico for premium/contemporary, Mykonos, Greece for luxury and Vienna, Austria for river.

Most Popular Countries Visited
(Based on the total number of quote requests for each country visited during cruise itineraries, excluding countries of departure)

1. Premium/Contemporary: Mexico
2. Luxury: United States
3. River: Germany
Second are Bahamas for premium/contemporary, Italy for luxury and Austria for river.

Most Popular Cabin Types
(Based on the total number of quote requests for each cabin type)

1. Premium/Contemporary: Inside (changed from Balcony last month)
2. Luxury: Balcony
3. River: Balcony (changed from Outside last month)

Number of Cabins Requested
(Based on most popular number of cabins per request)

1. Premium/Contemporary: 1
2. Luxury: 1
3. River: 1

Second are 2 cabins for premium/contemporary, 2 cabins for luxury and 2 cabins for river.

Most Popular Cruise Itinerary Lengths
(Based on most requested itinerary lengths)

1. Premium/Contemporary: 7 nights
2. Luxury: 7 nights
3. River: 8 nights

Second are 5 nights for premium/contemporary, 10 nights for luxury and 7 nights for river.

Most Popular Sailing Months Requested
(Based on the most requested months)

1. Premium/Contemporary: July 2016 (changed from May 2016 last month)
2. Luxury: July 2016
3. River: September 2016 (changed from July 2016 last month)