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CruiseTrends report: What’s trending in cruise industry


CruiseTrends report for the month of February 2019 was released today. The report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for February 2019. The CruiseTrends report for February 2019 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: Royal Caribbean International
2. Luxury: Oceania Cruises
3. River: American Cruise Lines

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

Next in popularity are Symphony of the Seas for premium/contemporary, Oceania Insignia for luxury and American Queen 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, FL
2. Luxury: Miami, FL
3. River: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Next in popularity are Miami, FL for premium/contemporary, New York, NY 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 Barthélemy
3. River: Vienna, Austria

Next in popularity are Nassau, Bahamas for premium/contemporary Havana, Cuba 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: Bahamas
2. Luxury: United States
3. River: Germany
Second are Mexico 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: 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, 14 nights for luxury and 8 nights for river.

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

1. Premium/Contemporary: March 2019
2. Luxury: April 2019
3. River: September 2019

Booking window of time

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

1. Contemporary/Premium – 188
2. Luxury – 271
3. River – 236