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CruiseTrends: Caribbean destinations are HOT for winter cruise season

CruiseTrends: Caribbean destinations are HOT for winter cruise season

CruiseTrends report for the month of November 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for November 2019.

Cruise experts have mined the wealth of data to provide information on the most popular cruise trends among consumers, including most requested cruise 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: Royal Caribbean International
2. Luxury: Oceania Cruises
3. River: Viking River Cruises

In second place is Norwegian Cruise Line for premium/contemporary, Cunard Line 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: Harmony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean
2. Luxury: Queen Mary 2. Cunard, Ltd.
3. River: Queen of the Mississippi, American Cruise Lines

Next in popularity are Oasis 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: Fort Lauderdale, FL
2. Luxury: Miami, FL
3. River: Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Next in popularity are Miami, FL for premium/contemporary, Barcelona, Italy. 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: Cozumel, Mexico
2. Luxury: Gustavia, Saint Barthelemy
3. River: Cologne, Germany

Next in popularity are Nassau, Bahamas for premium/contemporary Castries, St. Lucia 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 France 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: 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: 7 nights

Second are 5 nights for premium/contemporary, 10 nights for luxury and 9 nights for river.

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

1. Premium/Contemporary: December 2019
2. Luxury: December 2019
3. River: June 2020

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

1. Contemporary/Premium – 163
2. Luxury – 247
3. River – 256

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