July 2017 CruiseTrends Report: What is trending with ocean and river cruise customers?

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CruiseCompete has released its CruiseTrends™ report for the month of July 2017. This report is sponsored by © EyeforTravel Ltd.

We have mined our 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 2017 is detailed below. To see more topics and data, please visit CruiseCompete’s pressroom or click here to see the entire July 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: American Cruise Lines

In second place is Carnival Cruise Lines for premium/contemporary, Cunard for luxury and Viking River Cruises for river.

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

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

Next in popularity are Anthem of the Seas for premium/contemporary, Azamara Quest for luxury and Queen of the Mississippi 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, Fla.
2. Luxury: Miami, Fla.
3. River: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Next in popularity are Miami, Fla. for premium/contemporary, Barcelona, Spain 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: Kotor, Montenegro (changed from Halifax, Nova Scotia last month)
3. River: Cologne, Germany

Next in popularity are Nassau, Bahamas for premium/contemporary, Bora Bora, French Polynesia 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: Italy (changed from United States last month)
3. River: Germany

Second are Bahamas for premium/contemporary, United States 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
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 2017
2. Luxury: August 2017
3. River: July 2017