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

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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 March 2017 is detailed below. To see more topics and data, please visit CruiseCompete’ s pressroom or click here to see the entire March 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: Carnival Cruise Lines
2. Luxury: Oceania Cruises
3. River: Viking River Cruises

In second place is Royal Caribbean International for premium/contemporary, Cunard for luxury and Uniworld Boutique River Cruises for river. More…

Most Popular Cruise Ships
(Based on the total number of quote requests for each ship)
1. Premium/Contemporary: Norwegian Escape (changed from Oasis of the Seas last month)
2. Luxury: Queen Mary 2
3. River: S.S. Maria Theresa (changed from American Queen last month)

Next in popularity are Harmony of the Seas for premium/contemporary, Azamara Quest for luxury and Queen of the Mississippi 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, Mediterranean 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: Miami, Fla.
2. Luxury: Miami, Fla.
3. River: Budapest, Hungary (changed from Amsterdam, The Netherlands last month)

Next in popularity are Fort Lauderdale, Fla. for premium/contemporary, Civitavecchia, Italy for luxury and Amsterdam, The Netherlands 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 (changed from Nassau, Bahamas last month)
2. Luxury: Kotor, Montenegro (changed from Gustavia, Saint Barthélemy last month)
3. River: Vienna, Austria

Next in popularity are Nassau, Bahamas for premium/contemporary, Livorno, Italy for luxury and Linz, 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: Mexico (changed from Bahamas last month)
2. Luxury: Italy (changed from United States last month)
3. River: Germany

Second are Bahamas for premium/contemporary, Spain for luxury and Austria 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: Outside (changed from Balcony last month)
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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: 8 nights

Second are 5 nights for premium/contemporary, 10 nights for luxury and 7 nights for river.
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Most Popular Sailing Months Requested
(Based on the most requested months)
1. Premium/Contemporary: March 2017
2. Luxury: May 2017 (changed from February 2017 last month)
3. River: September 2017 (changed from May 2017 last month)
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Other data available at the March 2017 CruiseTrends™ report:
• Number of cabins requested
• Most popular cruise itinerary lengths
Travel insurance requested
• Cruise line past passenger status requested
• Booking window of time