|DETROIT (May 12, 2020) – CruiseCompete has released its CruiseTrends™ report for the month of May 2020. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for May 2020 and is sponsored by ©EyeforTravel Ltd.
CruiseCompete has mined its 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.
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The CruiseTrends™ report for May 2020 is detailed below. To see more topics and data, please visit CruiseCompete’s press room or May 2020 to see the entire May 2020 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 Line for luxury and American Cruise Lines for river. More…
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: American Duchess
Next in popularity are Oasis of the Seas for premium/contemporary, Oceania Marina for luxury and American Queen for river. More…
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, North America for luxury and North America for river. More…
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. More…
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, St. Barthelemy
3. River: Budapest, Hungary
Next in popularity are CocoCay for premium/contemporary Sicily, Italy for luxury and Vienna, Austria 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: Bahamas
2. Luxury: United States
3. River: Germany
Second are United States for premium/contemporary, Italy for luxury and Hungary for river. More…
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. More…
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, 7 nights for luxury and 10 nights for river.
Most Popular Sailing Months Requested
(Based on the most requested months)
1. Premium/Contemporary: December 2020
2. Luxury: December 2020
3. River: October 2020
Booking window of time
The average number of days between the date the cruise was booked and the date it sails.
- Contemporary/Premium – 270
- Luxury -330
- River – 530
Other data available at the May 2020 CruiseTrends™ report:
• Number of cabins requested
• Most popular cruise itinerary lengths
• Travel insurance requested
• Cruise line past passenger status requested
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