CruiseTrends report: Consumer behavior in cruise travel and tourism

CruiseTrends report: Consumer behavior in cruise travel and tourism


CruiseCompete has released its CruiseTrends report for the month of October 2017.

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 October 2017 is detailed below. To see more topics and data, please visit CruiseCompete’s pressroom or click here to see the entire October 2017 report.

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

1. Premium/Contemporary: Royal Caribbean International
2. Luxury: Oceania Cruises
3. River: Viking River Cruises

In second place is Carnival Cruise Lines 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: Anthem of the Seas (changed from Allure of the Seas last month)
2. Luxury: Queen Mary 2
3. River: Viking Hermod (changed from Queen of the Mississippi last month)

Next in popularity are Regal Princess for premium/contemporary, Queen Victoria for luxury and America 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, Caribbean 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: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
2. Luxury: Miami, Fla.
3. River: Budapest, Hungary (changed from Amsterdam, The Netherlands last month)

Next in popularity are Miami, Fla. for premium/contemporary, New York, N.Y. for luxury and Amsterdam, The Netherlands for river. More…

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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: Cozumel, Mexico
2. Luxury: Panama Canal (changed from Gustavia, St. Barthelemy last month)
3. River: Vienna, Austria (changed from Cologne, Germany last month)

Next in popularity are Nassau, Bahamas for premium/contemporary, Bora, Bora, French Polynesia for luxury and Cologne, Germany for river. More…

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
2. Luxury: Balcony
3. River: Outside (changed from Balcony 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 (changed from 10 nights last month)
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: December 2017
2. Luxury: December 2017
3. River: December 2017 (changed from September 2017 last month)

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