Top Cruise Lines and Destinations From CruiseCompete

cruise in alaskaCruiseCompete’s CruiseTrends report is out for July 2015, analyzing the most popular cruise lines, destinations, departure ports and more for cruisers this summer. View the list of the top trends here:  

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

Most Popular Cruise Ships 

(Based on the total number of quote requests for each ship)
1. Premium/Contemporary: Carnival Fascination
2. Luxury: Queen Mary 2
3. River: MS AmaCerto (changed from Queen of the Mississippi last month)

Most Popular Cruise Regions 

(Based on the total number of quote requests for each region)
1. Premium/Contemporary: Caribbean
2. Luxury: Mediterranean (changed from Europe last month)
3. River: Europe

Most Popular Cruise Departure Ports 

(Based on the total number of quote requests for each departure port)
1. Premium/Contemporary: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  (changed from Miami, Fla. last month)
2. Luxury: New York, N.Y.
3. River: Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (changed from Mykonos, Greece last month)
3. River: Cologne, Germany (changed from Vienna, Austria last month)

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: Bahamas
2. Luxury: Greece
3. River: Germany

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

Most Popular Cruise Itinerary Lengths 

(Based on most requested itinerary lengths)
1. Premium/Contemporary: 7 nights
2. Luxury: 7 nights
3. River: 8 nights

Most Popular Sailing Months Requested 

(Based on the most requested months)
1. Premium/Contemporary: July 2015
2. Luxury: August 2015
3. River: October 2015

The trend report also analyzed number of cabins requested, travel insurance requested, cruise line past passenger status requested and booking window of time. For more information on the July 2015 report, visit www.cruisecompete.com.

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