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CruiseCompete Cruise Report, November 2014

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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: http://www.carnival.com/
2. Luxury: Oceania Cruises: http://www.oceaniacruises.com/
3. River: Viking River Cruises: http://www.vikingrivercruisescanada.com/
In second place is Princess Cruises for premium/contemporary, Cunard Line for luxury and AmaWaterways for river.

Most Popular Cruise Ships
(Based on the total number of quote requests for each ship)
1. Premium/Contemporary: Regal Princess (Caribbean Princess): http://www.princess.com/learn/ships/gp/
2. Luxury: Queen Mary 2: http://www.cunard.com/cruise-ships/queen-mary-2/
3. River: Queen of the Mississippi (American Star): http://www.americancruiselines.com/small-riverboat-cruise-ships/Queen-of-the-Mississippi
Next in popularity are Oasis of the Seas for premium/contemporary, Oceania Riviera for luxury and American Cruise Lines’ Independence 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, Fla.
2. Luxury: Miami, Fla. (changed from New York N.Y. last month)
3. River: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Next in popularity are Miami, Fla. for premium/contemporary, New York N.Y. 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, Panama Canal, 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: Mexico (changed from Bahamas last month)
2. Luxury: United States (changed from Greece last month)
3. River: Germany
Second are Bahamas for premium/contemporary, Greece 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: Inside (changed from Balcony last month)
2. Luxury: Balcony
3. River: Balcony

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 4 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: December 2014
2. Luxury: December 2014 (changed from October 2014 last month)
3. River: May 2015

CruiseCompete has released its CruiseTrends™ report for the month of November 2014.
For more information, visit http://www.cruisecompete.com/ or http://www.cruisecompete.com/group_cruises/


Mike Keenan writes for QMI Agency (Sun Media) Canada's largest newspaper publisher, printing 44 daily newspapers as well as a web portal, Canoe.ca. Besides regular columns for the St. Catharines Standard, Welland Tribune and Niagara Falls Review, Mike has been published in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, National Geographic Traveler, Buffalo Spree, Stitches, West of the City and Hamilton-Burlington's View Magazine. Share It !
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