Cruise Market Watch Announces 2015 Cruise Trends Forecast

We at Cruise Market Watch are proud to release our seventh consecutive annual cruise market forecast, now looking out into 2015 and beyond. Actual 2014 revenues came in +0.5% better

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Cruises Becoming Increasingly Popular Among Younger Holidaymakers

A new study aiming to discover the holiday preferences among young Britons has revealed an increase in the popularity of cruises among young adult holidaymakers. The research was carried out

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Top 5 Annoyances of Cruisers Revealed

A new research study has revealed what cruisers deem to be the most annoying characteristics of their fellow passengers while on board. Top of the list included the mindless chatter

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Cruise Market Watch Announces 2014 Cruise Trends Forecast

Now in its sixth consecutive year, we are proud to release the 2014 cruise market forecast. Over the last six years the industry has adeptly managed a “great recession” and

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Celebrity Millennium mechanical issue cost about $13 million in ticket revenue

After the recent mechanical issues with the Celebrity Millennium, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., which owns Celebrity Cruises, announced Tuesday the cancellation of the remainder of the ship’s seven-night cruise to

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World’s Top Ten Cruise Ports for 2013

Click on the info-graphic below to review data details about 2013 top 10 cruise ports in the world.   Sources:  Each ship’s unique destination itinerary, sailing days and passenger capacity from Cruise Market

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Is the Carnival Triumph strike three for the Cruise Industry?

The “Pop Tart Cruise” on Carnival Splendor November 2010 was greeted with curiosity and had little impact to bookings or ticket prices.  The Costa Concordia January 2012 incident was greeted with

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Cruise Market Watch Announces 2013 Cruise Trends Forecast

Now in its fifth consecutive year, we are proud to release our 2013 cruise market statistics.  In that short span of time the industry has robustly managed both a “great

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When to book your Caribbean Cruise for the best price

The infographic below guides you on how far in advance you should book, and the season to set sail for the best deal on a Caribbean cruise.  This provides a framework for

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Cruise sailing disruptions from Hurricane Sandy

List of possible cruise sailing disruptions from Hurricane Sandy: Scheduled Departure Dates Departure Port/Ship Name 10/28/2012 10/29/2012 10/31/2012 Baltimore MD Carnival Pride            2,251 Bayonne NJ Explorer of the Seas

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