What’s Trending in Cruises: Oceania Cruises Continues Trend as Most Popular Luxury Cruise Line

DETROIT (Mar. 5, 2019) – CruiseCompete has released its CruiseTrends™ report for the month of March 2019. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for March 2019. The report 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.


The CruiseTrends™ report for March 2019 is detailed below. To see more topics and data, please visit CruiseCompete’s press room or click here to see the entire March 2019 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 Line for luxury and Viking River Cruises for river. More...


Most Popular Cruise Ships

(Based on the total number of quote requests for each ship)

1. Premium/Contemporary: Symphony of the Seas

2. Luxury: Queen Mary 2

3. River: Queen of the Mississippi


Next in popularity are Anthem of the Seas for premium/contemporary, Crystal Symphony for luxury and American Duchess 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 New Orleans, Louisiana 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: Havana, Cuba

3. River: Vienna, Austria


Next in popularity are Nassau, Bahamas for premium/contemporary Kotor, Montenegro for luxury and Cologne, Germany 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 Mexico for premium/contemporary, Greece for luxury and United States 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

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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, 14 nights for luxury and 8 nights for river.

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Most Popular Sailing Months Requested

(Based on the most requested months)

1. Premium/Contemporary: March 2019

2. Luxury: July 2019

3. River: July 2019

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Booking window of time

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


Contemporary/Premium - 205

Luxury - 229

River - 201

Other data available at the March 2019 CruiseTrends™ report:

• Number of cabins requested

• Most popular cruise itinerary lengths

• Travel insurance requested

• Cruise line past passenger status requested


This cruise trend information is available monthly from CruiseCompete and can be insightful, especially for financial analysts and travel writers. To see 12 months of cruise trend data, please click here: http://www.cruisecompete.com/cruise_trends.php.


For purposes of the CruiseTrends™ report, cruise lines recognized as premium or contemporary are grouped together as premium/contemporary. The CruiseCompete CruiseTrends™ report is sponsored by ©EyeforTravel Ltd.