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CruiseTrends report: What is trending with consumers for ocean and river cruises

Jul 07, 2016

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

The 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.

The CruiseTrends report for July 2016 is detailed below.

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 AmaWaterways 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: American Queen (changed from America 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: Miami, Fla. (changed from Southampton, U.K. last month)
3. River: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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
3. River: Vienna, Austria (changed from Cologne, Germany last month)

Next in popularity are Cozumel, Mexico for premium/contemporary, Dubrovnik, Croatia for luxury and Cologne, Germany 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: Balcony (changed from Inside last month)
2. Luxury: Balcony
3. River: Balcony

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
2. Luxury: July 2016
3. River: July 2016 (changed from September 2016 last month)

CruiseTrends report: What is trending with consumers for ocean and river cruises



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